UFC 249 Odds and Trends: Ferguson-Gaethje, Cejudo-Cruz Title Bouts

UFC 249 is ready to rumble on Saturday, as a main event showdown between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje for the lightweight interim title bout highlights the monster card. In another enormous clash, Henry Cejudo faces off against Dominick Cruz in the bantamweight title bout. 

So how have William Hill bettors approached the two title fights thus far?

Ferguson (25-3) opened as a -170 favorite, but is now currently listed at -175 over Gaethje (21-2), who is a +155 underdog.

While Gaethje has attracted 55% of the total number of tickets, Ferguson has commanded 73% of the total dollars wagered.

Additionally, under 2.5 rounds for the fight, which is favored at -130, has drawn 68% of the total dollars wagered. On the other hand, over 2.5 rounds (+110) has gotten 83% of the total number of tickets.

In the bantamweight title bout, bettors are siding with the underdog. Cruz (+190) has received 74% of the total number of tickets and 87% of the total dollars wagered against Cejudo (-220).

William Hill has also just released new method of victory propositions for six of UFC 249’s fights, including Ferguson vs. Gaethje.

Gaethje by KO/TKO/DQ at 2/1 has the lowest odds on the board, followed by Ferguson by KO/TKO/DQ at +270 and Ferguson by decision at 5/1. The biggest longshot result for this fight is draw, which is listed at 22/1 odds.

Below are William Hill’s current odds and trends for UFC 249’s two title bouts as well as the method of victory prop odds for each. William Hill has a wide array of offerings for UFC 249 with more than 300 ways to wager across the country and more than 60 ways to bet in each of William Hill’s mobile markets: Nevada, New Jersey, Iowa and Rhode Island.

GAETHJE/FERGUSON METHOD OF VICTORY @WILLIAMHILLUSCURRENT ODDS (5/7/20)
GAETHJE BY KO/TKO/DQ2/1
FERGUSON BY SUBMISSION13/5
FERGUSON BY KO/TKO/DQ+270
FERGUSON BY DECISION5/1
GAETHJE BY DECISION9/1
GAETHJE BY SUBMISSION20/1
DRAW22/1
CRUZ/CEJUDO METHOD OF VICTORY @WILLIAMHILLUSCURRENT ODDS (5/7/20)
CEJUDO BY DECISION5/4
CEJUDO BY KO/TKO/DQ14/5
CRUZ BY DECISION3/1
CRUZ BY KO/TKO/DQ10/1
CEJUDO BY SUBMISSION10/1
CRUZ BY SUBMISSION18/1
DRAW18/1

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