Manny Pacquiao vs Brandon Rios Betting Preview

Published on November 23rd, 2013 4:42 pm EST
Manny Pacquiao, previously considered by many to be one of the world's top pound-for-pound fighters, will be looking to get back on track when he takes on Brandon Rios on Saturday evening in Macau.

Manny Pacquiao is looking to rebound from two straight losses. His last fight resulted in "Pac Man" lying face down on the canvas following a savage beating from Juan Manuel Marquez. Prior to that, Pacquiao lost a very controversial decision (to put it mildly) to Timothy Bradley.

Brandon Rios, on the other hand, is also looking to rebound following a unanimous decision loss to Mike Alvarado in March of 2013.


Pacquiao is a substantial favourite to win this evening - let's take a look at the current betting odds:

Manny Pacquiao, 1.17
Draw, 29.00
Brandon Rios, 5.00

So, according to these odds, a successful $100 wager on Pacquiao would yield a total profit of $17, while a successful $100 bet on Rios would yield a total profit of $400.

Here are the "method of result" odds:

Manny Pacquiao by KO, TKO, TD or DQ, 1.50
Manny Pacquiao by Decision, 4.00
Brandon Rios by KO, TKO, TD or DQ, 6.50
Brandon Rios by Decision, 12.00
Draw, 29.00

The over/under (rounds line is set at 9.5):

Under 9.5 rounds, 1.61
Over 9.5 rounds, 2.25

Fight to go the distance?

No, 1.36
Yes, 3.00

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