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UFC Fight Night 152 DFS: Best DraftKings daily fantasy MMA picks for dos Anjos vs. Lee

Following Jessica Andrade’s exhilarating second-round knockout to win the women’s strawweight title in front of her home country in Brazil, the action returns stateside on Saturday for UFC Fight Night 152 in Rochester. Blue Cross Arena will host a 13-fight UFC on ESPN+ 10 card headlined by a welterweight bout. No. 3 Rafael dos Anjos will take on No. 7 Kevin Lee, with the action starting at 5 p.m. ET. As you fill out your MMA DFS lineups for Saturday night, you’ll be looking for value up and down the UFC Fight Night 152 card for bouts that will end in huge point-scoring stoppages. Striking the perfect balance is key to cashing in UFC DFS tournaments and cash games on DraftKings. That’s why you’ll want to see the optimal UFC Fight Night 152 lineup from DFS millionaire Mike McClure.

McClure is a predictive data engineer and a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career winnings. He’s crushed his DFS selections in multiple sports recently, including producing multiple tournament rosters that have cashed huge in NFL, NBA, golf, NASCAR and NHL in the past year.

At UFC 237 last week, McClure was all over Ryan Spann. The result: He recorded a first-round knockout against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, and anybody who had him on their roster was well on their way to a profitable day. Now, McClure has set his sights on UFC Fight Night 152 and locked in his picks. You can only see them at SportsLine

For UFC Fight Night 152 on Saturday, we can tell you McClure is high on Vicente Luque ($9,400 on DraftKings) as he takes on Derrick Krantz in a welterweight bought. Luque, known as “The Silent Assasin,” has a huge striking edge that gives him early knockout capability.

Luque lands 5.13 significant strikes per minute at a 57 percent clip. He’s also proven that he’s capable of stopping a fight from the ground. Of his 15 career victories so far, eight have come by knockout and six have come by submission.

McClure’s optimal MMA DFS optimal strategy also involves rostering Danny Roberts ($8,900 on DraftKings) as he takes on Michel Pereira in another welterweight battle. “Hot Chocolate” is 16-4, while his opponent is making his UFC debut on Saturday after compiling a 21-9 record fighting for other organizations. Roberts’ eight fights of UFC experience against higher-quality competition should give him an advantage over Pereira on Saturday. 

Roberts has had seven career knockouts and five career submissions, while Pereira was knocked out in the first round in Serbian Battle Championship 19 by Vladimir Badrljica. There’s plenty of potential for Roberts to earn another knockout on Saturday against the 25-year-old Brazilian.

McClure is also targeting a value fighter who is a must-play because his fight is a huge mismatch. This pick could be the difference between cashing huge in DFS or going home with nothing.

So what is the optimal DraftKings lineup for UFC Rochester? And which value fighter needs to be on your roster? Visit SportsLine now to see DFS millionaire Mike McClure’s complete optimal tournament lineup for UFC Fight Night 152, and cash in big on MMA DFS.

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