Canelo Álvarez and Billy Joe Saunders square off on Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas for the early front-runner for biggest fight of the year. Three of the four alphabet titles in the super middleweight division are on the line and we will move one step closer to a fully unified division.
The main card gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on DAZN and ring walks for the main event are expected to get going around 11 p.m.
Álvarez is a huge favorite and it is not at all surprising that the betting public is backing him in a big way. We’ve got a look at betting splits courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook for who will win and how they will win.
Moneyline betting splits
Canelo comes into the fight installed as a -715 favorite, while Saunders is a +425 underdog. The betting public has backed Canelo to the tune of 78% of handle and 82% of total bets.
Winning method betting splits
Given most think Canelo is going to win this fight, his winning method bets are dominating the action. 97% of total handle and 96% of total bets at DraftKings Sportsbook are on one of two bets. The favorite for winning method is Canelo by way of stoppage. Odds are -110 that the pound-for-pound champ will win by KO, TKO, or DQ and that bet is getting 87% of the handle and 89% of total bets. Canelo by way of decision is +150 and that is getting 10% of handle and 7% of total bets.
Saunders by stoppage is +2200 and there are some longshot bets there on the chance he gets in a lucky punch. 2.6% of handle and 3% of bets are on that one. Saunders by decision is +550 and is getting 0.5% of handle and 0.7% of bets.
People thinking we might get some shenanigans that result in a draw (+2000) have dropped in 0.4% of the handle and 0.5% of total bets.
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