Betting UFC 150: Edgar should win

Another Okami upset possible; Shields a solid bet

Originally Published: August 9, 2012
By John Candido | FightMetric
Frankie Edgar & Ben HendersonEd Mulholland for ESPN.comFrankie Edgar should be able to outlast Ben Henderson and reclaim the UFC lightweight title.

Following close on the heels of the thrilling UFC on FOX 4 card, fans will go into UFC 150 with some pretty high expectations. Fortunately, the main card will feature a rematch of Ben Henderson and Frankie Edgar, two of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the sport and owners of one of the closest title fights in UFC history. When Edgar takes on Henderson to reclaim the lightweight title he lost via a decision just six months ago, fans will be treated to some of the highest-level mixed martial arts that the sport has to offer.

The question is, with Edgar coming in on the wrong side of a close decision in their last match, does he offer any value in the rematch? Analyzing the statistics behind the fights, we'll answer this most pressing question for UFC 150 in addition to finding value in the other money lines for Saturday night.