www.411mania.com
|  News |  Columns |  Reports |  Video Reviews |  Title History |  News Report |
SPOTLIGHTS  SPOTLIGHTS
MOVIES/TV
// Carla Howe Shows Off Her Swimsuit Body in Instagram Selfies
MUSIC
// Aubrey O'Day Sticks Out Bikini Butt In New Instagram Pic
WRESTLING
// 411's WWE RAW Report 9.15.14
MMA
// Joe Rogan May Have Just Called You All a Bunch of Racists
GAMES
// Acheivement List for WWE 2K15 Leaks


SYNDICATE  SYNDICATE



411mania RSS Feeds





Follow 411mania on Twitter!




Add 411 On Facebook
 


 
 411mania » MMA » News

Advertisement
Oddsmaker Joey Odessa Comments on Jones vs. Cormier & Diaz vs. Silva
Posted by Larry Csonka on 08.02.2014



- Oddsmaker Joey Odessa recently spoke with MMAjunkie.com about two of the bigger fights coming up for the UFC, Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier and Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva. Here is what he had to say about those fights…

On Jones vs. Cormier: "I think Cormier is going to beat him," he said. "I saw (Jones) open at -185, and I couldn't believe Jones was favored that high. It went as high as -225. I don't think Jones has ever fought anybody like Cormier. The only way Cormier loses this fight is if they stop it on a cut. Cormier is a bully; he's like Tim Boetsch times 100 with Olympic-caliber wrestling. Not to compare freestyle and (Greco-Roman) wrestling, because that's a debate in an of itself, but he ragdolled Dan Henderson. He abused him. I think Cormier can stop Jones. I think he can swell (Jones) up. Numbers-wise, they're probably going to bet Jones because of the preview shows are going to do a lot of justice for Jones and people are going to look at Cormier and say, ‘Look at the physique on this guy,' (as opposed to) Jon Jones. Nike, physique, (he's) crushing guys, he's arguably pound-for-pound the best."

On Diaz vs. Silva: "Anything under -200 (for Silva) is stealing," Odessa said. "Diaz has a huge following, but if you really look back at who they fought, if we said Weidman vs. Diaz, we would laugh about that. I don't see Nick beating Anderson unless Anderson just does not show up and he wants to retire. The line right now indicates (Silva will win); it's up to -450 (in Las Vegas). I saw it open up at -240. If you were to take the comeback on it, you'd get like +350 on Nick Diaz."





MUST-READ 411 STORIES:

Top 8 Most Anticipated Fall Shows

Aubrey O'Day Instagrams Booty Pic

Chris Brown - X Review


comments powered by Disqus











www.41mania.com
Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.