Matthysse vs Peterson Betting Odds

Published on May 18th, 2013 12:33 am EST

Lucas Martin Matthysse is set to take on Lamont "Havoc" Peterson this Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The fight is going to be broadcast on Showtime in the United States. This fight will be for the interim WBC light welterweight title.

Lucas Martin Matthysse, who is currently the #3 ranked Light Welterweight in the world, will enter this fight as the favorite. Matthysse enters this fight with a professional record of 33-2-0, with 31 of his wins coming via knockout. Matthysse enters this fight on a five fight winning streak, with recent victories coming over Mike Dallas Jr. and Humberto Soto.

Lamont Peterson, on the other hand, will enter this fight with a record of 31-1-1, with 16 of his wins coming via knockout. Peterson is currently on a three fight winning streak that includes wins over Kendall Holt, Amir Khan and Victor Manuel Cayo.

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As mentioned, Matthysse is the favorite heading into this fight. Let's take a look at the current betting odds:

Lucas Martin Matthysse, -225
Lamont "Havoc" Peterson, +175

So, according to these odds, a successful $225 wager on Matthysse would yield a total profit of $100, while a successful $100 wager on Lamont Peterson would return a total profit of $175.

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Finally, let's take a look at the over/under odds for this fight:

Over 9 1/2 Rounds, -170
Under 9 1/2 Rounds, +120

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