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How the public is betting Jussier Formiga vs. Alex Perez for UFC 250

Jussier Formiga faces Alex Perez in a flyweight bout at UFC 250 on June 6th. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight.

Update, 7:44 pm: Alex Perez wins by TKO (calf kicks) at 4:06 in the first round.

Update, 3:30 pm: We’ve got updated betting splits for Perez-Formiga money line odds a few hours before UFC 250 gets going. 58 percent of handle and 59 percent of bets are on Perez, who is -137, to Formiga’s +111 on fight day.

Jussier Formiga vs. Alex Perez is one of the more competitive fights at tonight’s UFC 250 according to the oddsmakers, but it’s also one that might be the most likely to go to the judges scorecards.

Both fighters have 23 career wins, but Formiga has only 10 career stoppages and Perez 11. These are more technical fighters, and it shows in their betting splits. Perez is getting 32% of the bets but a whopping 66% of the cash to win by decision at +175. Formiga on the other hand is +180 to win via the judges, but is getting only 8% of the bets and 6% of the cash.

The Formiga number might close significantly ahead of fight time, but for now these two ranked flyweights are expected to use all 15 minutes in the octagon to determine a winner.

Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Jussier Formiga vs. Alex Perez at UFC 250 on June 6th:

Betting splits

Perez-Formiga betting splits

Market Odds % Handle % Bets
Market Odds % Handle % Bets
Alex Perez ML -137 61% 57%
Jussier Formiga ML +111 39% 43%
Alex Perez By Decision +175 66% 32%
Jussier Formiga By Submission +555 10% 33%
Jussier Formiga By KO, TKO or DQ +1400 8% 9%
Alex Perez By KO, TKO or DQ +340 7% 14%
Jussier Formiga By Decision +180 6% 8%
Alex Perez By Submission +1600 1% 3%
Tie +5000 1% 2%

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