Klitschko vs Pianeta Betting Odds

Published on May 1st, 2013 4:30 pm EST

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Wladimir Klitschko, widely considered to be the #2 Heavyweight boxer in the world, will take on Francesco Pianeta this Saturday night at the SAP-Arena in Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.

Multiple titles, including the WBA Super World Heavyweight title, WBO Heavyweight title and IBF Heavyweight title, will be on the line in this fight.

According to oddsmakers, Klitschko is a massive favorite to win this fight. Let's take a look at the current betting odds:

Wladimir Klitschko, 1.02
Francesco Pianeta, 13.00

These odds mean that a successful $100 wager on Klitschko would return a paltry $2, while a successful $100 bet on Pianeta would yield a total profit of $1,200.

Oddsmakers believe that there is very little chance that this fight will go the distance - let's look at the current over/under lines for this fight:

Over 8.5 Rounds, 2.75
Under 8.5 Rounds, 1.40

Oddsmakers believe that the likeliest outcome is Klitschko winning in the fourth, fifth or sixth round of the fight.

Here are the five different fight outcomes that you can bet on:

Klitschko Wins by KO, TKO or DQ - 1.12
Klitschko Wins by Decision or Technical Decision, 6.00
Pianeta Wins by KO, TKO or DQ - 17.00
Pianeta Wins by Decision or Technical Decision, 41.00
Draw or Technical Draw, 41.00

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Klitschko, who is 37 years of age, enters this fight with a lifetime record of 59-3-0. He is currently in the midst of a long winning streak that stretches all the way back to April of 2004. Klitschko's three losses have come at the hands of Lamon Brewster, Corrie Sanders and Ross Puritty.

Francesco Pianeta, on the other hand, currently has a lifetime record of 28-0-1, with 15 of his wins coming via knockout.

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