Tonight is the Strikeforce / EliteXC co-promotion, and if it lives up to the fist event it’s going to be great. I can’t spend too much time breaking everything down about this because I have some ‘reporter-type’ duties I’m attending to today, but here’s the odds from BetUS for the show:
- Gilbert Melendez -700 vs Gabe Lemley +500
- Nick Diaz -500 vs Jae Suk Lim +350
- Jake Shields -500 vs Drew Fickett +350
- Cung Le +180 vs Frank Shamrock -230
I’d say the best underdog bet is Jae Suk Lim, who’s odds combined with Nick Diaz’s flat performances lately make him a reasonable gamble. Drew Fickett’s got the same fat line and might have the grappling chops to give Jake Shields some trouble, so if you’re feeling extra adventurous….
On the more reliable side, I honestly can’t see Frank Shamrock losing to Cung Le in a million years, and his odds are okay enough to offset any risk you take on those other fights.
As always, if you’re going to gamble, do it like Evan Tanner: fuck going halfway! Okay, maybe that’s a bad idea. But if you’re going to sign up with someone, Fightlinker recommends BetUS, not only because referencing us while signing up helps support this site, but because Damon and Travis are good people who send us drunken birthday txts on our cell phones (even when it’s not our birthday!).