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UFC 303 Predictions & Best Bets

Frank AmmiranteSenior Sports Writer
@FAmmiranteTFJ
Last Updated: Jun 24, 2024

Anticipation is building for UFC 303, which will take place on Saturday, June 29, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vega.

With a stacked card that features a lightweight title bout between Alex Pereira and Jiri Prochazka, the event promises high-stakes action and intense battles that could shift the UFC landscape.

Let’s break down the UFC 303 card and pick out some of our best bets for Saturday night’s event.

UFC odds used for these UFC 303 picks are current as of Monday, June 24, and courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

UFC 303 Main Event Odds

To Win: Alex Pereira (-162) • Jiri Prochazka (+136)

Alex Pereira is the slight favorite (-162), boasting terrific striking skills with the ability to knock out his opponents.

Jiri Prochazka (+136) is also a strong striker, making this matchup have potential to be quite entertaining.

UFC 303 Card & Schedule

T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will host UFC 303, which features 13 fights in all.

The early prelims are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, the prelims will start at 8 p.m., and the main event kicks off at 10 p.m.

The main event schedule is as follows:

  • Light Heavyweight Title Bout: Alex Pereira (c) vs. Jiri Prochazka
  • Featherweight: Brian Ortega vs. Diego Lopes
  • Light Heavyweight: Anthony Smith vs. Roman Dolidze
  • Women’s Bantamweight: Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Macy Chiasson
  • Welterweight: Ian Machado Garry vs. Michael Page

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UFC 303 Main Event: Pereira vs Prochazka

Jiri Prochazka Defeats Alex Pereira (+136)

DraftKings Sportsbook • WAGER: 1 Unit

I like the value on Prochazka at (+136) odds.

What’s interesting about Prochazka is that he can be quite unpredictable with his striking, which could catch Pereira off guard.

Look for a slight upset in the main event.

UFC 303 Main Event Best Bet

Brian Ortega Defeats Diego Lopes (+120)

DraftKings Sportsbook • WAGER: 1 Unit

Let’s target Brian Ortega to pull off the win over Diego Lopes in this featherweight fight.

Ortega has strong submission skills, which could swing the pendulum in his favor over Lopes.

Look for Ortega to make an impact on the ground to neutralize Lopes’ striking and grappling skills.

Ortega looks like a solid value at (+120) odds, making this our UFC pick of the day.

Mayra Bueno Silva Defeats Macy Chiasson (-125)

DraftKings Sportsbook • WAGER: 1 Unit

I’m going with Mayra Bueno Silva to knock off Macy Chiasson at a reasonable price of (-125) odds.

While Chiasson has the height and reach advantage, Silva’s grappling and submission skills may be the difference in this fight.

Silva has a 10-3-1 professional record, giving her a slight edge over Chiasson (9-3).

This should be a close fight, but I’m rolling with Silva here.

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Frank Ammirante

Frank Ammirante is a Senior Sports Writer at The Game Day. Previously, he wrote for 4for4 Football and RotoBaller. Frank is a member of the Fantasy Sports Writer's Association while maintaining an active presence within the community. He has competed in industry contests like the Scott Fish Bowl, The Great Fantasy Baseball Invitational, and more. Frank will be making his debut in Tout Wars this year. He's got a diverse sporting background, but specializes in football and baseball.

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