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Preliminary Card UFC Fight Night 174 Betting Odds (August, 8) Predictions

UFC Fight Night 174 Preliminary Card odds and picks

Saturday’s Fight Night will deliver quality action and parity.  At the beginning of the evening is a remarkable Preliminary Card lineup.  A total of six fights are on the Preliminary Card

UFC betting board.  Gamblers will note the consistently close prices.  Consider the handicapping challenge of such a quality lineup.  A welterweight bout between Tim Means and Laureano Staropoli puts the best foot forward.  While a middleweight matchup of Andrew Sanchez and Wellington Turman will draw big.  Now let’s take a look at Saturday’s Preliminary Card!

UFC Fight Night 174 – Preliminary Card Betting Information

Date: Saturday, August 8, 2020
Time: 9 p.m. ET
Location: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV Coverage: ESPN+

Tim Means vs. Laureano Staropoli Odds

Fighter ML
Means +120
Staropoli -140
Place Bets

Tim “Dirty Bird” Means has a career record of 29 wins, 12 losses, one draw, and one no contest.  By contrast, Laureano “Pepi” Staropoli has a mark of nine wins and one loss with the sportsbook odds.

Tim Means, age 36, has a wealth of mixed martial arts experience.  To illustrate Means competed in King of the Cage and Legacy FC. Means won King of the Cage lightweight and junior welterweight champions.  He has fought as a middleweight, welterweight, and lightweight.  Means is a native of Wilburton, Oklahoma that now fights out of Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Late on Means has slumped with only three wins in his last nine bouts.

Means last stepped into the octagon on February 15, 2020, against Daniel Rodriguez.  On this occasion was Fight Night from Rio Rancho, New Mexico.  Means lost in by second-round submission guillotine choke.

Previously Means faced Thiago Alves on December 7, 2019.  UFC on ESPN was the event in Washington, D.C.  Means won by first-round submission guillotine choke.

Laureano Staropoli, age 27, is a native of Argentina.  He fights out of Canton, Ohio.  Staropoli has always competed in the welterweight division.

Last time out for “Pepi” was a loss to Muslim Salikhov on October 26, 2019.  It was a five-round unanimous decision at Fight Night in Singapore.  With the loss, Staropoli snapped a seven-bout winning streak.

Nasrat Haqparast vs. Alex Munoz – Lightweight Bout Odds

Fighter ML
Haqparast -245
Munoz +205
Place Bets

At the beginning, Nasrat Haqparast brings a UFC bets record of 11 wins and three losses.  Alex Munoz has a mark of four wins and no losses.

Andrew Sanchez vs. Wellington Turman – Middleweight Bout Odds

Fighter ML
Sanchez +135
Turman -155
Place Bets

Wellington “The Prodigy” Turman has a Sportsbook record of 16 wins and three losses.  Counter to that is Andrew “El Dirte” Sanchez’s mark of 12 wins and four losses.

Andrew Sanchez, age 32, is a native of Shiloh, Illinois. Now he resides in St. Louis, Missouri.  Sanchez has competed as both middleweight and light heavyweight.  He once competed in the Resurrection Fighting Alliance.

Of major concern is that Sanchez has lost three of his last five fights.  Most recently he faced Marvin Vettori on October 12, 2019.  UFC Fight Night at Tampa, Florida was the event.  Concurrently Sanchez lost by unanimous decision.

Gavin Tucker vs. Justin Jaynes – Featherweight Bout Odds

Fighter ML
Tucker -135
Jaynes +155
Place Bets

Accordingly, Gavin “Guv’Nor” Tucker has an MMA betting record of 10 wins and one loss.  Justin “The Guitar Hero” Jaynes brings a ledger of one win and no losses.

Youssef Zalal vs. Peter Barrett – Featherweight Bout Odds

Fighter ML
Zalal -450
Barrett +360
Place Bets

At the onset is Youssef Zalal with an Online sportsbook record of nine wins and two losses.  Pete “Slippery” Barrett steps into the octagon for the first time in his career.

Irwin Rivera -200 vs. Ali Al Qaisi +170 – Bantamweight Bout Odds

Fighter ML
Rivera -200
Al Qaisi +170
Place Bets

Irwin Rivera has a career record of nine wins with five losses.  Ali “The Royal Fighter” Alqaisi will be making his UFC debut.

UFC Fight Preliminary Card CashBet Free Picks

In this situation, Wellington Turman is a justifiable favorite.  In a similar way is Laureano Staropoli a reasonably priced chalk.

UFC Fight Night Preliminary Card CashBet Best Bets:  Wellington Turman and Laureano Staropoli


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