Opening Odds for UFC Vegas 74: Kara-France vs. Albazi


UFC Vegas 74: Kara-France vs. Albazi takes place on Saturday, June 3 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the betting odds for the event, and MMAOB staff writer Adam Martin takes a look at the opening odds below.

UFC Vegas 74 Odds

Amir Albazi -175
Kai Kara-France +150

Alex Caceres -175
Daniel Pineda +150

Jared Gordon -275
Jim Miller +235

Tim Elliott -150
Victor Altamirano +130

Karine Silva -150
Ketlen Souza +130

Guram Kutateladze -300
Jamie Mullarkey +240

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos -139
Abubakar Nurmagomedov +119

John Castanada -350
Muin Gavarov +275

Andrei Arlovski -160
Don’Tale Mayes +140

Daniel Santos -200
Johnny Munoz Jr. +170

Jinh Yu Frey -145
Elise Reed +125

Da’Mon Blackshear -133
Luan Lacerda +113

Maxim Grishin -115
Philipe Lins -105

Here are my quick thoughts on the UFC Vegas 74 Opening Odds:

  • The main event of UFC Vegas 74 features a pair of highly-ranked flyweights in Kai Kara-France and Amir Albazi clashing in a five-round fight. Kara-France has not fought since last summer when he suffered a TKO loss to Brandon Moreno in a failed bid to become the new interim UFC flyweight champion, but he had won three straight fights before that. As for Albazi, he has won all four of his UFC fights so far and he appears to be a serious title threat. The oddsmakers opened up Albazi as the favorite here, but you can’t count out Kara-France.
  • As for the co-main event, we have a pair of veteran featherweights Alex Caceres and Daniel Pineda clashing. Caceres has won six of his last seven fights, including a head kick win over Julian Erosa in his last bout. Pineda, meanwhile, is coming off of a submission win over Tucker Lutz. This is certainly an interesting fight to call given both men have a ton of experience in the Octagon. Caceres opened up as the betting favorite here, but Pineda is a scrappy fighter who can never be counted out of a fight.

Written by Adam Martin.

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