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UFC 257 Expert Picks and Prediction for Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2

Jason Schandl
Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2 predictions and expert picks for UFC 257 main event.
Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2 predictions and expert picks for UFC 257 main event. / Ethan Miller/Getty Images

After a year away from the octagon, Conor McGregor is set to return on Saturday at UFC 257.

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 is being projected as a somewhat lopsided matchup according to the UFC 257 betting odds on FanDuel Sportsbook, with McGregor sitting as a -325 favorite.

But let's take a look at what the experts are predicting for McGregor-Poirier 2 at UFC 257.

McGregor vs Poirier 2 Predictions

Bleacher Report
Alex Ballentine, of Bleacher Report, gave his prediction for McGregor-Poirier 2 on Thursday. He thinks this rematch goes the opposite way of the first fight, picking Dustin Poirier to win by decision.

FanSided's Thomas Albano gave his UFC 257 predictions for every fight on the main card. He predicts that Conor McGregor once against defeats Dustin Poirier by second-round KO/TKO.

FanDuel Sportsbook
The UFC 257 betting markets on FanDuel Sportsbook have Conor McGregor as a heavy -325 favorite. The most likely method of victory prop is for McGregor to win by KO/TKO, at -185.

McGregor vs Poirier 2 Picks

Winner: McGregor (2), Poirier (1)
Method of Victory: KO/TKO (2), Decision (1)

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Jason Schandl is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Jason Schandl also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username Jaymun. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in his articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.