Jose Aldo Early Favorite Over Conor McGregor

Written by Tom Ngo
January 21st, 2015

UFC Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor’s (pictured) bandwagon might be growing by the minute, but the Gambling Gods believe the chatty Irishman will be out of his depth when he challenges UFC featherweight king Jose Aldo for his throne later this year.

Aldo has opened as an early -180 odds-on favorite to retain his title against McGregor. “Notorious,” meanwhile, checks in as a 1.5-1 underdog.

The 145-pounders are rumored to collide on Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas. It will be interesting to see how the lines move as showtime approaches.

Here are the early lines for Aldo vs. McGregor (courtesy of Bovada.lv):

Favorite (-) Underdog (+)

Jose Aldo -180
Conor McGregor +150

Gambling 101:

Bet $180 on Aldo and he’s victorious, you win $100
Bet $100 on McGregor and he’s victorious, you win $150

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