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How public is betting and DFS considerations for Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque

Michael Chiesa and Vicente Luque meet in a welterweight bout on the main card of UFC 265 on August 7. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight and the DFS pricing from DraftKings.

UFC 265: Press Conference Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Michael Chiesa and Vicente Luque will compete in a welterweight bout at UFC 265 from the Toyota Center in Houston on Saturday, August 7th. This fight will be a part of the main card, which is scheduled to get started at 10:00 p.m. ET. Oddsmakers suggest this will be one of the most competitive fights of the night.

Michael Chiesa is a very slight underdog heading into this bout, and he will enter as the winner of four consecutive fights to improve his professional record to 18-4. He won his last fight against Neil Magny via unanimous decision, and has scored at least 100 DFS points in three of the four bouts during his win streak.

Vicente Luque won nine of his last 10 fights including each of his last three, averaging 110.6 DFS points during those three. He will enter with a 20-7-1 fighting record and defeated Tyron Woodley by submission in his last bout heading into Saturday night.

Here are the odds and betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque at UFC 265 on Saturday, August 7.

Odds and Betting splits

Michael Chiesa: -105 (57% of action, 57% of bets)
Vicente Luque: -115 (43% of action, 43% of bets)

DraftKings DFS Values

Michael Chiesa: $7,700
Vicente Luque: $8,500

The value here is on Luque, who has faced a better quality of opponent than Chisea of late. His first-round stoppage of Tyron Woodley was a big one, and he’s in form as one of the best fighters in the world. We’ll take the Brazilian in a bout that likely won’t need the judges.

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