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Herbert Burns chokes out Evan Dunham in 1st round

Evan Dunham faces Herbert Berns at UFC 250 on June 6th. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight.

Update 6:47pm: Herbert Burns wins by submission (rear naked choke) at 1:20 of Round 1

UPDATE, 3:30 p.m.: We’ve got updated DraftKings Sportsbook betting splits for Dunham-Burns money line odds a few hours before UFC 250 gets going. 78 percent of the handle is on Dunham, while 73 percent of bets are on Burns. Dunham is a +180 underdog, while Burns is a -230 favorite.

Evan Dunham and Herbert Burns fight at a catchweight of 150 lbs. tonight at UFC 250. It will be Dunham dropping down a level from lightweight and 155 lbs., and Burns adding five pounds from his usual fighting weight.

The bettors are very much putting their faith in a Burns fighting in the octagon, which might be because of his brother Gilbert’s impressive victory over Tyron Woodley in last week’s main event at UFC Apex. The younger brother is getting plenty of action to win by submission with 44% of the bets and a whopping 89% of the action, which makes sense as he’s won seven of his ten career fights making his opponent tap.

Dunham is giving up three inches and of reach and two inches of leg reach despite normally being the heavier fighter, and he’s also lost his last two bouts by TKO. On the money line Burns is a -230 favorite, with Dunham at +180 for the win, and those figures add up with the lines and bet splits available as of now.

Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Evan Dunham vs. Herbert Burns at UFC 250 on June 6th:

Betting splits

Dunham-Burns betting splits

Market Odds % Handle % Bets
Market Odds % Handle % Bets
Herbert Burns ML -230 77% 76%
Evan Dunham ML +180 23% 24%
Herbert Burns By Submission +215 89% 44%
Herbert Burns By KO, TKO or DQ +280 5% 42%
Evan Dunham By Decision +325 3% 4%
Herbert Burns By Decision +325 2% 7%
Evan Dunham By KO, TKO or DQ +280 0% 3%
Evan Dunham By Submission +1800 0% 0%
Tie +6600 0% 0%

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