Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns Prediction and Picks for UFC 258 Welterweight Title Fight

Usman vs Burns prediction and pick for the UFC 258 main event.
Usman vs Burns prediction and pick for the UFC 258 main event. / Isaac Brekken/Getty Images

After last defending his Welterweight championship against Jorge Masvidal, Kamaru Usman will return for another title defense on Saturday at UFC 258.

Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns odds have this as a somewhat lopsided matchup according to the UFC 258 betting odds on FanDuel Sportsbook, with Usman sitting as a -290 favorite.

But let's take a look at what the experts are predicting for Usman-Burns at UFC 258.

Usman vs Burns Predictions

Bleacher Report
Alex Ballentine, of Bleacher Report, gave his prediction for Usman vs Burns. He thinks this fight ends the same way Usman's last one did, with Kamaru Usman winning by decision.

FanSided's Thomas Albano gave his UFC 258 predictions for every fight on the main card. He predicts that Kamaru Usman wins this one by decision.

FanDuel Sportsbook
The UFC 258 betting markets on FanDuel Sportsbook have Kamaru Usman as a heavy -290 favorite, with Usman by decision (+130) being the favorite among the Method of Victory prop bets.

Usman vs Burns Picks for UFC 258

Winner: Kamaru Usman (3)
Method of Victory: Decision (3)

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