Canelo Alvarez vs Floyd Mayweather Betting Preview September 14th, 2013

Published on September 14th, 2013 3:00 pm EST

THE fight that the boxing world has been waiting for will be taking place at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada later tonight.

Floyd Mayweather, easily the biggest name in the boxing world right now, will be defending his WBA Light Middleweight title and his perfect 44-0-0 record against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. Alvarez, on the other hand, has a near-perfect record of 42-0-1. Alvarez will be attempting to defend his WBA and The Ring Light Middleweight titles tonight.

Alvarez has the size and power advantage, but Mayweather will be using his defensive style to try and flummox his larger opponent.

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Floyd Mayweather opened as a -250 favorite when the odds for this fight first came out. Let's see where they stand right now:


Floyd Mayweather, -333
Saul Alvarez, +250

So, according to these odds, a successful $333 wager on Mayweather would yield a total profit of $100, while a successful $100 bet on Alvarez would return a total profit of $250.

Bookmakers expect this fight to go to a decision - let's look at the over/under odds:

Over 11.5 Rounds, -300
Under 11.5 Rounds, +225

Practically the entire boxing world is expecting Mayweather to win this fight by decision.

Speaking of which, here are the odds for Mayweather to win by decision or technical decision:

-175

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Finally, here is the fight outcome odds:

Mayweather to Win by KO, TKO or Disqualification, +550
Mayweather to win by Decision or Technical Decision, -175
Saul Alvarez by KO, TKO or Disqualification, +500
Saul Alvarez by Decision or Technical Decision, +550
Draw or Technical Draw, +2000

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