Adrien Broner vs Paul Malignaggi Betting Odds

Published on June 9th, 2013 1:16 pm EST

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Paul "Magic Man" Malignaggi will be a major underdog when he takes on Adrien "The Problem" Broner on Saturday, June 22nd at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

The fight, which will be for the WBA World welterweight title, will be broadcast on HBO in the United States.

Adrien Broner enters this fight as the #1 ranked Lightweight fighter in the world, as he currently sports a perfect 26-0-0 record, with 22 of his wins coming via knockout. Broner is currently in the midst of a long string of stoppage wins, including wins over the likes of Gavin Rees, Antonio DeMarco and Vicente Escobedo. There is a reason why Broner is considered one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world.

Paul Malignaggi, on the other hand, has a less pristine record of 32-4-0, with seven of his wins coming via knockout. Malignaggi is currently in the midst of a five fight winning streak that includes wins over Pablo Cesar Cano and Orlando Lora.

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Let's take a look at the odds for this fight:

Paul Malignaggi, +750
Adrien Broner, -1400

Let's break these odds down a little bit.

If you wanted to take Malignaggi for the upset, a $100 wager would return a total profit of $750.

If you wanted to take Broner in the fight, you would need to bet $1400 in order to win just $100 in profit back.

As I said, Broner is a big favorite in this fight.

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Having said that, bookmakers expect Malignaggi to last at least 9 1/2 rounds - here are the current over/under odds:

Over 9 1/2 Rounds, -260
Under 9 1/2 Rounds, +180

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