Gregory Rodrigues vs Brunno Ferreira Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for UFC 283 (Rodrigues' Experience Pays Off)

Devon Platana
Gregory Rodrigues vs Brunno Ferreira betting preview for UFC 283, including predictions, odds and best bets.
Gregory Rodrigues vs Brunno Ferreira betting preview for UFC 283, including predictions, odds and best bets. / AP Photo/Gregory Payan
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Rodrigues vs Ferreira Fight Info, Date & Time

UFC 283 — Preliminary Card Middleweight Bout
Gregory Rodrigues (13-4-0, 7 KOs) vs. Brunno Ferreira (9-0-0, 6 KOs)
Date: Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023
Fight Time: This will be one of the fights on the preliminary card, which begins at 8 p.m. ET.
Venue: Jeunesse Arena — Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Coverage: ABC, ESPN, ESPN+

Rodrigues vs Ferreira Odds & Prop Bets

All UFC 283 odds, lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline:
- Gregory Rodrigues: (-340)
- Brunno Ferreira: (+250)

Method of Victory:
- Rodrigues by Points: (+600)
- Rodrigues by KO/TKO: (+110)
- Rodrigues by Submission: (+300)
- Ferreira by Points: (+600)
- Ferreira by KO/TKO: (+500)
- Ferreira by Submission: (+1400)

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Rodrigues vs Ferreira Prediction

This is a preliminary bout between two fighters with a lot to prove. Gregory Rodrigues has been fairly consistent since returning to the UFC in 2021, going 4-1 in his last five fights. He's finished off his last two opponents before Round 2's halfway point, most recently defeating Chidi Njokuani by TKO at UFC Vegas 60.

Meanwhile, UFC 283 marks Brunno Ferreira's PPV debut. The 30-year-old Brazilian is a perfect 9-0 to begin his MMA career, finishing his opponents in each fight (six knockouts, three submissions). Keeping that in mind, he's yet to face any true UFC talent just yet.

As impressive as Ferreira has been, I expect Rodrigues to get the victory. "Robocop" has five KO/TKO victories in his last seven outings and will be too much for his inexperienced opponent to handle.

Rodrigues vs Ferreira Best Bet

As mentioned above, Rodrigues has made a name for himself with his striking abilities. Seven of his 11 career wins have come by KO/TKO and even though Ferreira hasn't been knocked out yet, that streak comes to an end this weekend.

Rodrigues' experience will prevail in what should be a hard-hitting contest.

Bet: Rodrigues by KO/TKO (+110)


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