Boxing Betting Guide

Well one of the biggest, certainly the richest fight of our time is almost upon us and its time to get them bets in. Here is a little guide as to the types of bets you can do.

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Fight Odds

  • Mayweather –220 (1.45)(5Dimes) vs. Pacquiao +180 (2.8)(Bet365)

This is a straight up bet pick the winner, no how the fight will end or things like that just who will win. If you bet $100 on Mayweather you will win $45 ($145 total) if you bet Pacman you will win $180 ($280 total). These are the current lines taken from 5 Dimes.

Method of Victory

Here is where you can get creative with your betting, there is a tonne of options available here. Many think this fight is going to decision, in boxing you can bet that multiple ways.

  • Pacquiao wins by 12 round decision: +468 (5.68) – $100 bet wins $468
  • Mayweather wins by 12 round decision: -102 (1.98) – $100 bet wins $98

There are more ways to bet a decision, naturally because you are calling the exact outcome of a fight the odds will be much better.

  • Unanimous decision – All judges score the fight for the same person.
  • Split decision – Two judges score it for one fighter, the other judge goes for the other.
  • Majority decision – Two judges score it for one fighter, the other judge scores it a draw.
  • Technical decision – The referee stops the fight because of a headbutt.

You can also bet on the fight to end in a draw, and as with decisions you can also have the options listed above. The odds on these will be very big because it is an unlikely outcome.

  • Pacquiao / Mayweather draw: +1225 (13.25) – $100 bet wins $1225

Inside the Distance

If you think one of these guys is going to stop the other you can bet who will win, you will have a couple of options here

  • Wins inside the distance – One fighter wins inside the distance, could be a KO, TKO or DQ.
  • Wins by KO – One fighter wins by knockout, does not include TKO or DQ.
  • Wins by TKO – The referee stops the fight due to knockdowns or cuts or whatever.
  • Wins by DQ – The referee stops the fight due to a serious foul.
  • Pacquiao wins inside distance: +490 (5.9)
  • Mayweather Jr wins inside distance: +504 (6.04)

Round Betting

Round betting is pretty simple to figure out, you select the round you think the fight will end. The odds for this will generally be great because you are calling exactly when the fight ends.

You can also do what called round group betting. The odds for this wont be as good as getting the correct round but you have a better chance of hitting. Generally they will go:

  • One fighter wins in rounds 1-3 / 4-7 /8-12 or 1-6 / 7-12

You can also bet the fight will end in a given round or group of rounds, this is not picking the winner but when the fight will end.

Connected to this you can bet is the fight will go the distance or not.

  • Pacquiao / Mayweather goes distance: -250 (1.4) – $100 bet wins $40
  • Fight won’t go distance: +210 (3.1) – $100 bet wins $210

These bets are available at most bookmakers, the sites who offer prop betting are best for that, you will also find other more exotic bets such as win in 60seconds and what not. Prop betting on fighting can be alot of fun, nothing like hitting that big odds bet.

These are the best sites for betting on Propositions in fights.

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Live Betting on Boxing

This is where you can make some money at betting on fights, you can bet on fights as they are happening and in between rounds. The odds will move wildly during the fight, this like knock downs and stuff will have a huge effect. It is one of the best and most fun ways to bet on fights.

These are the best sites for Betting Live on Boxing.

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Bet on Boxing with your Phone

Many of us will be watching this fight out at a bar or with buddies and the last thing you want to do is be stuck infront of the computer trying to get your bets it. Using your phone or tablet for betting is very possible, the sites below have just that and you will be able to bet live too. Just be careful if you’ve had too many drinks, dont bet dumb!

These are the best sites for Betting on Boxing with your phone or tablet.

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5Dimes MMA Sportsbook 5Dimes MMA Sportsbook $520 Our review Bet Now!
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I think I have covered most things there, betting on boxing especially live can be lucrative, just be smart and bet careful. We are an mma site but a fight is a fight and we like it all. I hope that this small guide makes some things a bit clearer and remember to visit back for our next MMA event where we will have all the info you need. Also dont forget to check out our predictions for Mayweather vs Pacquaio.

Have a good night and a great May holiday weekend!

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