Jake Paul (6-0), the YouTube star who turned professional boxer, battles Love Island reality TV star and pro boxer Tommy Fury (8-0) on February 26 at Diriyah Arena.
The pregame narrative: After two failed attempts, we’re finally getting a Paul vs. Fury fight. Both fighters are undefeated ahead of this bout, meaning one will endure the first blemish on their pro record. Bettors can wager on much more than just the result of this tilt, though.
Check out our Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury betting markets for the February 26 match in Saudi Arabia.
All odds as of 1:33 p.m. ET on 02/23/2023.
If you’re looking to bet on the winner of this fight (with the draw option removed), the odds shown above are the lines for the bout. Paul (-159) is the favourite, while Fury (+128) is the underdog.
Paul won his most recent fight against 47-year-old retired UFC legend Anderson Silva last October by unanimous decision.
Fury’s most recent fight was last April. He won via points against Daniel Bocianski at Wembley Stadium, handing Bocianski his second loss after he won his first 10 bouts.
Paul and Fury will compete in an eight-round tilt. The over on this total (-175) is heavily juiced, while the under (+128) does have some nice plus-money odds attached to it.
This is the first time Fury has fought in a fight with more than six rounds. Six of his eight bouts have been four-round matches, meaning conditioning is an unknown for Fury as the fight progresses.
Four of Paul’s six career matches have been eight-round tilts, with the fighter going seven rounds or longer twice. His most recent match with Silva went the distance.
If you think the fight will need the full eight rounds and go to decision, a wager on that outcome yields -125 odds. If you think either fighter will finish their opponent before then, a wager on the fight ending early brings with it -106 odds.
Only two of Paul’s eight fights have gone the distance, but both occurred over his last three matches.
Four of Fury’s eight career bouts went the distance, including each of his last three.
The winning method market essentially allows you to combine bout odds with the to go the distance market. If you think Paul will win by KO, TKO, or DQ, you can wager on that outcome with +240 odds. If you think he’ll win by decision, that bet’s accompanied by +195 odds.
Paul has won by KO or TKO in four of his six matches.
If you’re wagering on Fury to win by KO, TKO, or DQ, that bet is met with +280 odds. If you’re thinking Fury will take this fight via decision, you’ll receive +425 odds.
Fury has won four of his eight fights by KO or TKO.
You can also bet on the exact round the fight will end in. The rounds with the largest potential payout are Rounds 8 (+1,500) and 1 (+1,300), while the rounds with the smallest payouts are Rounds 4 (+700) and 5 (+800).
Two of Paul’s fights ended in Round 1, one completed in Round 2, and another finished in Round 6. The remaining two bouts went the distance.
Paul won his debut fight with a first-round TKO and also knocked out former UFC fighter Ben Askren in the first round.
Two of Fury’s fights ended in Round 1, another pair wrapped up in Round 2, and his other four tilts went to decision.
Betting on a fighter to be knocked down is another market available for this bout. The odds suggest it’s more likely for Paul to not be knocked down (-182) than it is for him to hit the mat (+135).
The likelihood that Fury is or isn’t knocked down (-115) is equal, per the betting odds.
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