UFC 283 Picks - Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno Prediction

Brandon Moreno -125 / Deiveson Figueiredo +105

UFC: Saturday, January 21st at 10:00 PM ET

The Line: -- Brandon Moreno -125 / Deiveson Figueiredo +105 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno face off on Saturday in the co-main event for the Flyweight Title at UFC 283 at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Figueiredo vs Moreno Odds

Moreno is currently the favorite sitting at -125 while Figueiredo is currently the underdog coming in at +105 on DraftKings

Figueiredo vs Moreno Previous Matchups

This is going to be the fourth time that these two fighters have faced eachother. Moreno was able to win the second fight but Figueiredo got some revenge in January of 2022 by securing a unanimous decision victory. Moreno actually outstruck Figueiredo 105-86 in that game, but it wasn’t enough as he was defeated. The first fight between these two guys was declared a draw. 

Deiveson Figueiredo Betting Preview

Deiveson Figueiredo comes into this fight with a 21-2-1 record overall and his last fight was last January against Moreno. He is averaging 3.27 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 3.53 significant strikes per minute. He is also averaging 1.48 takedowns every 15 minutes and is successful on 41 percent of his takedown attempts. He also stops 58 percent of his opponent's takedown attempts. He will try to finish fights by submission and he is averaging 1.8 submission attempts every 15 minutes. 

Brandon Moreno Betting Preview

On the other side of this fight is Brandon Moreno who sits with a 20-6-2 record overall and he is coming off a win over Kai-Kai France in July. It was a close fight, but late in the third round, he was able to win the fight by kick. Moreno is averaging 3.58 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 3.33 significant strikes per minute. He also wants to get the fight to the ground and is averaging 1.71 takedowns every 15 minutes. He is successful on 44 percent of his takedown attempts and stops 68 percent of his opponent's takedown attempts. 

Figueiredo vs Moreno Pick

Figueiredo is going to pick up his second fight over Moreno here. Figueiredo is the bigger fighter and that is a big advantage for him here. Moreno is a Warrior, but Figueiredo is going to be able to control the fight, and that is going to be the difference. He might not be able to get the knockout, but he’s going to be able to get the win. The top couple of fights on this card are going to feature some upsets. Back Figueiredo on the money line. 

Shane’s Pick Deiveson Figueiredo ML +105

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