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Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua in 2020? Probably not, say oddsmakers

Check out the betting lines for Tyson Fury’s next possible matchup, including a heavyweight unification bout with Anthony Joshua, and odds in a Deontay Wilder trilogy.

Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

The ‘Gypsy King’ Tyson Fury stopped Deontay Wilder in the seventh round of their rematch this past Saturday to unify the WBC, Ring, and the lineal heavyweight titles. Naturally, the immediate question is: who will be next to face him? What are Fury’s odds against the IBF, IBO, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua? Will that potential matchup occur in the year 2020? What are the moneylines in a trilogy fight with Wilder? Online gambling site SportsBetting.ag has released betting odds for those exact questions along with a few other prop bets.

The site favors Fury in a possible unification bout with Joshua. The ‘Furious One’ has been listed with a moneyline of -150, with Joshua in the underdog role at +130. If that match does happen, will it take place this year? The oddsmakers don’t seem to think so. The exotic bet ‘Tyson Fury to Fight Anthony Joshua in 2020’ strongly favors the ‘No’ option at -260, with a +200 comeback on ‘Yes.’

So what about a third installment of Fury vs. Wilder? Some people may say they don’t need to see it, since their last encounter was one-way traffic. Nonetheless, Fury is much more favored in a trilogy bout than the first two times they met. His moneyline currently sits at -215, with Wilder’s being listed at +185.

SportsBetting.ag has also released some prop options for this possible third act. The bet ‘First to be Knocked Down’ owns the same value of -120 for both sides of the equation, whether you select Fury or Wilder. There is also a proposition of who will be the ‘First to Bleed.’ Despite a total domination in the second fight, Fury is favored to shed plasma first, holding a moneyline of -130. The bet for Wilder bleeding first comes at a value of -110.

Their first dance went all 12 rounds, with the second one ending in the seventh frame. The over/under for a potential third tussle has been set at 9.5 rounds. Both the ‘Over’ and the ‘Under’ can be scooped up at a cost of -120.

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