Strikeforce: Miesha Tate Facing Long Odds Against Ronda Rousey

Written by Tom Ngo
February 29th, 2012

Strikeforce Ronda Rousey

While some are still wondering why Ronda Rousey (Pictured) was granted a shot at the Strikeforce bantamweight belt at such an early stage in her young career, the Gambling Gods believe she’s going to steamroll reigning champ Miesha Tate this Saturday and capture the crown.

Despite owning merely a 4-0 professional mixed martial arts record, Rousey is nearly a 4-to-1 odds-on favorite to snatch the hardware from Tate.

“Takedown,” on the other hand, checks in as a 2.5-to-1 longshot to retain her title.

The 135-pounders headline Saturday’s show inside Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

Unfortunately for bettors, no other lines for the card have been released.

FYI – Seven of 12 underdogs from UFC 144 served up upset specials this past weekend in Japan.

Here are the lines for Tate vs. Rousey (Courtesy of BetUS):

Favorite (-) Underdog (+)

Miesha Tate +250
Ronda Rousey -350

Gambling 101:

Bet $100 on Tate and she wins, you win $250
Bet $350 on Rousey and she wins, you win $100

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