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How the public is betting Ian Heinisch vs. Gerald Meerschaert at UFC 250

Ian Heinisch faces Gerald Meerschaert in a middleweight bout at UFC 250 on June 6th. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight.

Opponents Ian Heinisch and Gerald Meerschaert face off during the UFC 250 weigh-in at UFC APEX on June 05, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Update, 9:15 pm: Ian Heinisch wins by TKO at 1:14 in the first round.

It was an impressive performance as he caught Meerschaert with a right, and then started pounding on him. All GM3 could is turtle, and it was an easy stoppage.

Update, 3:30 pm: We’ve got updated DraftKings Sportsbook betting splits for Heinisch-Scheermaert money line odds a few hours before UFC 250 gets going. 55 percent of handle and 56 percent of bets are on Heinisch, who is a -130 favorite on fight day. Meerschaert sits at +105.

The fight that was on, and then off, and then back on again had a weigh in so we think it’s a go. Ian Heinisch takes on Gerald Meerschaert in the middleweight division tonight at UFC 250 in Las Vegas.

Heinisch appears to be taking the early (late in this case?) action, getting 52% of the handle and 64% of the bets as a slight favorite. He’ll need to survive the ground game of “GM3” most likely, who has an incredible 29 stoppages in his 31 career wins, 23 of those by submission.

In his last 15 fights, Meerschaert has only heard the final bell twice. He’s one of the most active fighters on the card, and in early trading he’s +350 to win this fight by making Heinisch tap out. Heinisch is +150 to win via the judges scorecards, his most likely method of victory by the early odds.

Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Ian Heinisch vs. Gerald Meerschaert at UFC 250 on June 6th.

Betting splits

Heinisch-Meerschaert betting splits

Market Odds % Handle % Bets
Market Odds % Handle % Bets
Ian Heinisch ML -130 52% 64%
Gerald Meerschaert ML +105 48% 36%

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