In the second title fight on the UFC 238 Chicago fight card, decorated Muay Thai operator Valentina Shevchenko will defend her shiny new Featherweight belt against Jessica ‘Evil’ Eye.
Jessica Eye is a quality striker with a well-rounded mixed martial arts base, fighting out of the Strong Style Gym in Las Vegas. She comes here on a three fight win streak and should reach this fight in peak condition and confidence. However, her best chance of a win here will be a knockout and Shevchenko, quite simply, has the far better ability in terms of defence and attack in the standing position.
Shevchenko’s impressive win over Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 231 back in September commands the utmost respect and has to be the main train of thought when making any UFC betting predictions for this match-up. She is a veteran of over 50 professional Muay Thai bouts and is a 19-3-0 veteran in MMA. 125lb is Shevchenko’s ideal weight class and she could dominate this division for some time to come.
Valentina Shevchenko Vs Jessica Eye Betting Lines & Pick
The online bookmakers are taking no chances here, installing Shevchenko as their -1000 favourite; these best odds are available at Betway Sports with other bookies as short as -1200! Jessica Eye is a respected +500 challenger at Betway, but 888sport are offering a much bigger betting line of +650 on the underdog, who lost 6 of her first 7 UFC fights, but has managed to win her last three outings and now finds herself on the brink of championship gold.
All of the key indicators we look for in a top UFC betting pick suggest that Valentina Shevchenko will produce a dominating performance here.
On the alternative UFC odds and betting lines, look out for the latest odds on ‘Method Of Victory’ market where ‘Shevchenko to win by KO/TKO’ could be worth of UFC 238 bet. This UFC pick will be a better value price than the outright win odds and it is the most likely outcome.
UFC 238 Betting Pick: Valentina Shevchenko to beat Jessica Eye by KO/TKO