Sportsbook Comparison: Multi-way market
As of this publication, Floyd Mayweather to win in rounds 1-3 is priced at +2000 by Bet365, so a $100 wager returns twenty times the stake and pays $2,000. This same wager is priced at +1800 by Bet365, so the total wager returns $1,800, though BetOnline has a larger first-time deposit bonus and serves the North American market whereas Bet365 serves global markets and Canada.
The below grid shows the exact payoff for common sportsbook props on Mayweather vs. Maidana at two of the top betting sites listed in the Boxing Props Directory:
|Round Group Betting||Bet365||BetOnline|
|Floyd mayweather Jr to win in rounds 1-3||+2000||+1800|
|Floyd mayweather Jr to win in rounds 4-6||+1600||+1400|
|Floyd mayweather Jr to win in rounds 7-9||+1200||+1200|
|Floyd mayweather Jr to win in rounds 10-12||+1400||+1400|
|Floyd mayweather Jr to win ny Decision or Technical Decision||-225||-275|
|Marcos Rene Maidana to win in rounds 1-3||+2500||+3500|
|Marcos Rene Maidana to win in rounds 4-6||
|Marcos Rene Maidana to win in rounds 7-9||
|Marcos Rene Maidana to win in rounds10-12||+1600||+3000|
|Marcos Rene Maidana by Decision or Technical Decision||+1100||+1200|
|Draw or Technical Draw||+2200||+2200|
Will the fight go the distance?
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds. The venue, which must be properly listed for wagering purposes, is the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Right now, the fight going the distance is priced at -450 (meaning you’d have to risk $450 to win $100) for the fight to go the entire 12 round distance. The opposite side – the fight being waved off or stopped before going 12 rounds – returns +330 (a $100 wager pays $330).
Underdog Marcos Maidana winning inside distance
5Dimes Sportsbook has priced Maidana winning inside the distance at +826, so a $100 wager returns 8.26 units, or $826. The reverse side – Maidana not winning inside the 12 round distance – is the favored side at -1501, so a $1,501 wager would have to be placed to win a base of $100. The oddsmakers have clearly priced the bout as being likely to go the 12 round distance, regardless of which fighter a handicapper might be in favor of betting.