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UFC Fight Night Betting Preview: Tracy Cortez vs. Jasmine Jasudavicius

September 16, 2023

The prelims will show off talented prospects for great betting opportunities in the upcoming UFC Fight Night. One of those matchups to consider is a women’s flyweight bout between 14th ranked Tracy Cortez and 15th ranked Jasmine Jasudavicius.

  • Location: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023

  • Main Card: 10:00 PM ET (ESPN+)

  • Prelims: 7:00 PM ET (ESPN+)

Tracy Cortez Betting Preview

Cortez has won 10 consecutive bouts since losing in the debut of her professional career in 2017. Her recent victory was a unanimous decision over Melissa Gatto back at UFC 274 in May of last year.

Her 10 wins have been built by one knockout, one submission, and eight decisions. She has one win that ended in the first round and her only loss has been by submission.

She has been landing strikes with an accuracy of 55 percent and takedowns at 48 percent. She has a good ratio in her significant strikes each minute, as she delivers 3.56 and takes on 2.32.

She defends well against significant strikes and takedowns, at 59 and 71 percent respectively. She is also active in her ground game with 2.80 takedowns and 0.40 submissions every 15 minutes.

Jasmine Jasudavicius Betting Preview

Jasudavicius is currently on a two-fight win streak heading into this showdown. Her most recent success was a unanimous decision over Miranda Maverick in June of this year at UFC 289.

She has nine wins so far in her professional career, stemming from two knockouts, one submission, and six decisions. Two of her wins have been finished in the first round and both of her losses have been by decision.

She boasts an impressive 41 percent accuracy when it comes to her striking, in addition with a solid 44 percent takedown accuracy. However, her significant strike ratio slightly falls short, as she maintains a pace of 3.23 strikes per minute while absorbing 3.92.

Over a 15-minute bout, she consistently secures 2.20 takedowns. Defensively, her skills shine as she defends against significant strikes at a formidable 51 percent and thwarts takedowns with an impressive 79 percent success rate.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

MyBookie's odds indicate that Tracy Cortez is the frontrunner for victory in this matchup. Since the fight is evenly matched, it could go either way, but bettors have given some favoritism towards Cortez.

  • Jasmine Jasudavicius: +100

  • Tracy Cortez: -120

This matchup slightly favors Cortez due to her ability to land quality significant strikes each minute. Assuming this goes to a decision, as both fighters typically win by that method, she looks the best at least on paper to get it done. Look for Cortez to win the striking war and claim the decisive win.

Spooky Express Pick: Take Tracy Cortez to Win at -120