RotoWire Staff Picks: UFC 230
RotoWire Staff Picks: UFC 230

This article is part of our RotoWire Staff Picks series.

As a reminder, these are purely picks. If you're looking for a fantasy-specific breakdown of these fights on DraftKings, click here for Jon Litterine's UFC 230 preview.

MATCHUP WEIGHT CLASS JON EVAN JAKE
Daniel Cormier (-700) vs.
Derrick Lewis (+500)
Heavyweight
Championship
CormierCormierCormier
Chris Weidman (-190) vs.
Jacare Souza (+165)
MiddleweightWeidmanWeidmanSouza
David Branch (-370) vs.
Jared Cannonier (+310)
MiddleweightBranchBranchBranch
Jack Marshman (+240) vs.
Karl Roberson (-280)
MiddleweightRobersonMarshmanRoberson
Derek Brunson (+275) vs.
Israel Adesanya (-335)
MiddleweightBrunsonAdesanyaAdesanya
RECORD 2-3 2-3 4-1
OVERALL (since UFC 200) 89-58 80-67 90-57
PERCENTAGE .605 .544 .612
 
MATCHUP WEIGHT CLASS RICHARD CHRIS
Daniel Cormier (-700) vs.
Derrick Lewis (+500)
Heavyweight
Championship
CormierCormier
Chris Weidman (-190) vs.
Jacare Souza (+165)
MiddleweightWeidmanWeidman
David Branch (-370) vs.
Jared Cannonier (+310)
MiddleweightBranchBranch
Jack Marshman (+240) vs.
Karl Roberson (-280)
MiddleweightRobersonRoberson
Derek Brunson (+275) vs.
Israel Adesanya (-335)
MiddleweightBrunsonAdesanya
RECORD 2-3 3-2
OVERALL (since UFC 200) 68-50 46-41
PERCENTAGE .576 .529

MATCHUP WEIGHT CLASS Joe "SunTszu" DFSSniper
Daniel Cormier (-700) vs.
Derrick Lewis (+500)
Heavyweight
Championship
CormierCormier
Chris Weidman (-190) vs.
Jacare Souza (+165)
MiddleweightWeidmanWeidman
David Branch (-370) vs.
Jared Cannonier (+310)
MiddleweightBranchBranch
Jack Marshman (+240) vs.
Karl Roberson (-280)
MiddleweightMarshmanRoberson
Derek Brunson (+275) vs.
Israel Adesanya (-335)
MiddleweightBrunsonAdesanya
RECORD 1-4 3-2
OVERALL (since UFC 200) 22-14 21-15
PERCENTAGE .611 .583

THE PLAYERS

Jon Litterine: RotoWire lead MMA beat writer and scribe for our weekly DrafKings preview. Lead analyst on the RotoWire MMA Podcast. Follow him on Twitter at @JonLitterine.
Evan Dahl: Pens our bi-weekly MMA Barometer column. Follow him on Twitter at @RealEvanDahl.
Jake Letarski: MMA and NCAA Hoops Senior Editor. Sirius XM and WatchStadium contributor. Host of the RotoWire MMA Podcast and guest on the RotoWire Fantasy Football Podcast. Follow him on Twitter at @JakeSki52.
Richard Mann: Richard is a stats-based analyst that has appeared on ESPN MMA via Fightmetric. He is the primary Bellator recap writer and handles event recaps in our Fight Stat Wrap column. Follow him on Twitter at @RichardAMann.
Chris Olson: Contributor at RotoWire to "Fight IQ, presented by RotoWire," as well as DFS Baseball, and MMA fight recaps. Follow him on Twitter at @RealChrisOlson.
Joe "SunTszu": Known more commonly by his Twitter handle @SunTszu, Joe is a Hedge Fund Executive by day and high-volume DFS player by night. He is a 2x "Bracket Challenge" & "Gotham qualifier, who is currently ranked 7th in DFS MMA. You can also find him as one of the original contributors of "Fight IQ, presented by RotoWire," a DFS-centric video breakdown. He is also a co-creator of the "Creating Alpha in DFS" podcast.
@theDFSniper: @theDFSniper is the host and lead instigator of "Fight IQ, presented by RotoWire," a DFS-centric video breakdown. He also appears on the LoudMouth MMA podcast and contributes soccer content to DFS Army.

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