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Boxing odds: Anthony Joshua favored over undefeated Oleksandr Usyk

Check out the betting odds for Saturday’s WBA, IBF, and WBO title bout where the champion, Anthony Joshua, is favored over the undefeated challenger, Oleksandr Usyk.

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Anthony Joshua is heavily favored over undefeated challenger Oleksandr Usyk
Anthony Joshua is heavily favored over undefeated challenger Oleksandr Usyk
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The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England will be the setting tomorrow where Anthony Joshua (24-2, 22 KO’s) defends his WBA, IBF, and WBO titles against undefeated and former undisputed cruiser weight champ, Oleksandr Usyk (18-0, 13 KO’s). Bloody Elbow is here with the betting odds for this championship clash of titans, that sees the champ favored over the challenger in their 12-round affair.

Anthony Joshua’s favored line clocks in at around the -250 mark, with a winning $100 ticket bringing back a total of $140. As for Usyk, his underdog value has been spotted as high as +225 on some sites, and a successful $100 gamble at that line would see a total return of $325.

According to the betting odds, this title fight will not be going the distance. The prop bet ‘Fight doesn’t go to decision’ is sporting a favored line of -163, with a +120 comeback on the ‘Fight goes to decision’ option. The lines also indicate that this bout will actually make it past the halfway point. The ‘Over 9.5 rounds’ prop is trending at -150, with the ‘Under 9.5 rounds’ bet possessing an underdog value of +130.

Here are some more propositions to soak up. ‘Joshua wins by TKO/KO or DQ’ hasn’t quite hit a minus line and is hovering around +110, while ‘Usyk wins by TKO/KO or DQ’ is posted up at an altitude of +625. For anyone thinking that this one will be going to the scorecards, there’s a +200 bet on ‘Joshua wins by decision,’ which holds a higher value than his KO prop. Then going back the other way, and appearing to be his most likely route to getting a dub, ‘Usyk wins by decision’ is on the docket at +375.

Check out the betting odds for Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk, courtesy of ProBoxingOdds.com:

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