UFC Fight Night 238 Picks - Vitor Petrino vs Tyson Pedro Prediction

Tyson Pedro vs Vitor Petrino

UFC: Saturday March 2nd at 4:00 PM ET

The Line - Tyson Pedro +240 / Vitor Petrino -298 // Total Rounds 1.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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Vitor Petrino vs Tyson Pedro face off on Saturday in a light heavyweight showdown in UFC Fight Night 238 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. 

Vitor Petrino vs Tyson Pedro Odds

Petrino is the favorite sitting at –298 while Pedro is the underdog sitting at +240. // The total rounds sits at 1.5 rounds with the over paying out -135. 

Vitor Petrino Betting Preview

Vitor Petrino comes into this fight with a perfect 10-0 record and since coming into the UFC he has a perfect 4-0 record. In November of 2023, he faced off against Modestas Bukauskasand it was in the second round that he was able to win the fight by knockout. Three of his four fights in the UFC have come by finish. Two of the four fights have gone into the third round, and the other two fights went into the second round. Petrino is averaging 3.07 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 2.65 significant strikes per minute. He wants to get the fight ot the ground and is averaging 4.15 takedowns every 15 minutes and is successful on 70 percent of his attempts. He also stops 68 percent of his opponent's takedown attempts. 

Tyson Pedro Betting Preview

Tyson Pedro sits with a 10-4 record overall and he has won three of his last four fights. Pedro’s last fight came against Anton Turkalj in September of 2023, and it was midway through the first round that he was able to win by knockout. Pedro at one point was considered a serious title contender and he hopes that he can climb the ranks again. Pedro is averaging 3.11 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 2.53 significant strikes per minute. He is averaging 0.94 takedowns every 15 minutes and is successful on 36 percent of his takedown attempts. Get my other main card winners for UFC Fight Night 238 here

Vitor Petrino vs Tyson Pedro Betting Prediction

Petrino has been getting finishes, but it’s been in the second third or round. Getting fights over quickly really hasn’t been his thing and that is going to be the case again in this game. This is going to be a grind it out fight, with neither fighter finishing it early. I actually think this fight goes to the judges, but Petrino also could end up getting the finish in the third round. Back the over 1.5 rounds to cash. 

Shane’s Pick Over 1.5 Rounds

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