UFC Fight Night Austin DFS: Best DraftKings daily fantasy MMA picks

Before you set your UFC Fight Night Austin DFS lineups on a daily fantasy site like DraftKings, you need to hear what Mike McClure has to say. McClure is a predictive data engineer and DFS pro with more than $1 million in career winnings.

He has crushed his DFS selections in multiple sports recently, producing tournament rosters that have cashed huge in NFL, NBA, golf and NHL.

Now, he’s set his sights on MMA and revealed his optimal DFS lineup for UFC Fight Night 126 on Sunday in Austin. He’s sharing that lineup only over at SportsLine.

One fighter McClure absolutely loves on Sunday: James Vick, who is $9,000 on DraftKings and a heavy favorite over Francisco Trinaldo.

Vick is an elite option because of his substantial edge in height and six-inch reach advantage over Trinaldo.

He rolls into this matchup with three consecutive wins and it won’t hurt that he’s a Texas native who could have crowd support if it comes down to a decision.

Roster Vick and you’ll also have room to add a star such as Donald Cerrone ($8,400 on DraftKings) to your DFS lineup.

McClure recommends getting exposure to the main event in UFC, and that’s exactly what you get here. The extra rounds lead to additional points and McClure loves Cerrone’s chances to win by decision.

Don’t let his three-fight losing streak coming into UFC Fight Night Austin deceive you. Cerrone is experienced and battle-tested enough to outlast Yancy Medeiros, who is riding a three-match winning streak, but hasn’t faced this level of competition on a regular basis.

Cerrone is one of the top overall plays for Sunday, so lock him in and watch the DFS points roll in.

McClure is also targeting a value pick whom Vegas is vastly underestimating, but who should win his match and be able to score several takedowns. Picks like these could be the difference between cashing huge in DFS or going home with nothing. 

So what UFC Austin Fight Night DFS lineup should you enter? And what value picks are the key to victory in DFS? Visit SportsLine now to see the complete optimal lineups for UFC Fight Night 126, all from the man who has made over $1 million playing DFS, and find out.