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Boxing final odds: Canelo Alvarez vs. Callum Smith expected to end early

Here are the betting lines for tonight’s WBA and The Ring super middleweight title fight between Canelo Alvarez and Callum Smith.

Canelo Alvarez v Sergey Kovalev

Tonight (December 19th) at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas 51-1-2 boxing great, Canelo Alvarez, will challenge the 27-0 WBA and Ring Magazine super-middleweight champ, Callum Smith, for his titles. This title fight can be seen on DAZN.

In Bloody Elbow’s opening odds writeup for this match 10-days ago, we discovered that Canelo was sizable -650 betting favorite to Callum’s underdog tag of +475. In terms of these straight up moneylines, not too much has really changed here since then. Alvarez is still heavily favored, now sporting a slightly more attractive line than before at -630. Smith is still a big underdog, and his line actually grew some to reach the +490 mark.

What has changed since these odds opened up can be found in the prop bets. Ten days ago, the proposition ‘Alvarez wins inside distance’ was sitting with a slight minus line of -110. Now, the Canelo inside the distance option is trending at an underdog value of +125. On the other side of this equation, the exotic bet ‘Smith wins inside distance’ went from a +535 dog to a much heftier one at +894.

The odds are still forecasting this fight to finish up early, but the betting line for this particular prop has tightened up a bit. The wager ‘Fight doesn’t go to decision’ has moved from a minus line of -165 down to a less favored level of -135. The option ‘Fight goes to decision’ slightly shriveled from a +125 value down to the +115 region.

Check out the betting odds for Canelo Alvarez vs. Callum Smith, courtesy of

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