Pavlik vs Ward Betting Odds

Published on December 1st, 2012 1:33 pm EST

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Andre Ward will be a big favorite when he squares off against Kelly Pavlik at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, California on January 26th, 2013.

Two titles will be on the line in this fight - the WBC Super Middleweight title and the WBA Super World super middleweight title.

The odds for this 168 pound battle between two seasoned and experienced fighters look something like this as of this moment:

Kelly Pavlik, +900
Andre Ward, -2000

This means that a $100 bet on Pavlik would yield a $900 profit (if he won, of course), while a $2000 bet on Andre Ward would yield a total profit of $100.

Kelly Pavlik currently has a lifetime record of 40-2-0. He has won four fights in a row, including knockout wins over Scott Sigmon and Aaron Jaco.

Andre Ward, on the other hand, currently has a record of 26-0-0. Recent victories include a knockout win over Chad Dawson and a decision victory over Carl Froch.

Kelly Pavlik is not being given much of a chance of winning this fight. Experts believe that some sort of a flash knockout is the only chance that Pavlik has of toppling the skilled Andre Ward.

What do you think - can Pavlik pull off the upset, or will Ward retain his titles?

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