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Bellator 298 Betting Preview: Andrew Triolo vs. Jordan Oliver

August 11, 2023

Bellator 298 is giving a few opportunities to fighters looking to make their name known. In the preliminary round, you will find some fresh prospects to wager on, including an intriguing featherweight matchup between Andrew Triolo and Jordan Oliver that is worth keeping an eye on.

  • Location: Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  • Date: Friday August 11, 2023

  • Main Card: 10:00 PM ET

  • Prelims: 6:30 PM ET

  • Watch on: Showtime

Andrew Triolo Betting Preview

Triolo is returning to action after his MMA debut went south. This was a first round TKO defeat against Adamu Isah back in April of last year.

He is making his Bellator debut after his loss in the Legacy Fighting Alliance. This will be a great opportunity to stand out against a newcomer, but it is agains Mt an aggressive wrestler.

According to rankings around the US, he is the 922nd best bantamweight fighter. He also ranks seventh in both North and South Dakota, as well as 197th best bantamweight in the Midwest.

Jordan Oliver Betting Preview

Oliver is making a jump to the MMA world after a successful collegiate career. This will be a good test to see if he can quickly translate over to this style of fighting.

He has been training at the Kill Cliff FC in Deerfield Beach, Florida to hone in on MMA skills before his debut. While that is arguably not enough time to learn everything, he has a good start for a quality foundation.

He attended Oklahoma State University for four years, where he earned many accolades while going 89-6. These include a 2019 National Champion in freestyle, won twice in division one National Champion folkstyle, was a four-time All-American, and won all four conference titles in the Big 12.

Game Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

The following moneyline from MyBookie is revealing that Jordan Oliver is an overwhelming favorite to win this fight. If you want to get the most out of a wager on Oliver, consider adding him to a parlay with other matchups on the night.

  • Andrew Triolo: +750

  • Jordan Oliver : -1200

  • *odds are subject to changes

Normally, the fighter with some MMA exposure will have the upper hand here. However, Triolo did not look great in his debut for his battle in the LFA. He was actually at risk of being submitted, but escaped before losing by TKO.

Oliver is a great wrestler that seems like he would have a knack for ending fights early. This fight will likely be a wrestling match, since Oliver has no prior experience to striking. Overall, this fight might last until the second round just long enough to get any nerves out of the way and for Oliver to land a submission victory.

Final Pick: Take Jordan Oliver to Win at -1200