Saturday night, the UFC returns with UFC 196. The event takes place in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Fight Forecast previews the event by providing the fighter's career StrikeScore as well as UFC Fantasy predictions, betting odds, DraftKings prices and Fight Matrix rankings. In the following table, predicted winners are in blue and predicted losers are in red.
StrikeScore is a proprietary stat that measures striking efficiency. The formula uses Fightmetric data, so fighters without fights in the database are not included. Also, a fighter must have at least three fights in the database before the formula can considered at all predictive.
UFC Fantasy numbers are the percent of players who have picked each fighter to win. (Numbers are current as of 3/4/2016 3:25 PM EST)
Odds is the betting line of 5Dimes taken from BestFightOdds.com. (Numbers are current as of 3/4/2016 3:25 PM EST)
DraftKings prices listed below are the dollar value used for the fantasy game.
Fight Matrix column represents the fighter's current unbiased and objective ranking.