Boxing Odds Explained

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This page shows odds for bets. These are bets where you pick the fighter you believe will win the battle.
Boxing odds generally look something like this: Apollo Creed -200
Rocky Balboa +180
This usually means that Creed is the favorite and Balboa is the underdog. Favorites always have a minus sign (-) until their odds and underdogs have the plus sign (+). In this case if you had $300 to play , you can throw all of it on Creed and when he wins, then you would find a payout of $450 — your own $300 is returned, plus your winnings of $150.
On the flip side, if you had faith in Rocky and think he’s going to win, a $300 bet would net you a payout of $840 — you’d get your original $300 back, along with your winnings of $540.
Our Odds Calculator can help you ascertain how much you would win based on what you choose to wager.
Our boxing chances page shows you that the opening line, which is the original betting lineup by oddsmakers, followed closely by the lines at popular sportsbooks. It is possible to scroll through to find a sportsbook with the odds you enjoy best. Having boxing odds explained in detail provides you an edge over other bettors who might be taking gambling lines blindly.
Now you understand how to read boxing odds, have a look at our boxing betting guide here.

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