Bernard Hopkins vs Karo Murat Betting Preview

Published on October 26th, 2013 7:40 pm EST
Bernard Hopkins will be squaring off against Karo Murat at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Saturday evening.

Hopkins, despite being 48 years of age, will be the definitive favorite when the two men step into the ring on Saturday evening. The fight between Hopkins and Murat will be for Hopkins' IBF Light Heavyweight title.

Hopkins enters into this fight with a career record of 53-6-2, with 32 of his wins coming via knockout. Hopkins has been involved in a number of high profile fights over the course of his career, including battles against Roy Jones Jr., Oscar De La Hoya and Jermain Taylor. Hopkins is used to being in the spotlight, and Hopkins usually shines under these circumstances.

Karo Murat, on the other hand, currently has a lifetime record of 25-1-1 as a professional, with 15 of his wins coming via knockout. Murat's most recent bout was a TKO victory over Sandro Siproshvili in Herning, Denmark.


Here are the current betting odds for Hopkins/Murat:

Bernard Hopkins, -800
Draw, +2500
Karo Murat, +500

So, according to these odds, a successful $800 wager on Hopkins would yield a total profit of $100, while a successful $100 wager on Murat would return a total profit of $500.


Here are the five "method of results" lines that are available for this fight:

Bernard Hopkins by KO, TKO, TD or DQ, +400
Karo Murat by KO, TKO, TD or DQ, +900
Bernard Hopkins by Decision, -333
Karo Murat by Decision, +1100
Draw, +2500

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