Jake Paul v Ben Askren Odds & Betting Preview: 62% Of People Betting On Jake Paul KO'ing Ben Askren

The wait is finally over for one of the most anticipated boxing fights this year, however, the sports betting community don't think the fight will last too long...
Sam Eaton
Thu, April 15, 6:09 AM EDT

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Odds & Betting Preview 

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren might not be on everyones agenda this weekend, however, the sheer interest in betting on the event indicates there will be plenty of people stumping up the cash to stream the fight. 

OddsChecker has already accounted for twice as many bets on the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren fight than it did for the Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier fight back in January. 

Love it or hate, Youtubers getting in the ring is increasing the popularity of boxing, and everyone should embrace the wide stream coverage. 

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Odds

Anyway, on the actual fight. Jake Paul recently shared one of our old betting previews which showed that Ben Askren opened up as betting favorite. In true Jake Paul fashion, he posted this on Instagram:

"when I knock this cupcake out don't forget that y'all made him a betting favorite and make excuses for him".

The Jake Paul vs Ben Askren betting market has significantly changed over the last couple of months, and now Jake Paul is the odds-on favorite to win the fight. 

FanDuel Sportsbook have the best odds on Jake Paul defeating Ben Askren, they currently have the odds set at -185, which means a $100 wager would return just $154. 

Ben Askren's odds have tumbled considerably, and the best odds for him defeating Jake Paul can be found at Bet365. They currently have Ben Askren's odds set at +163, which means a $100 wager would return $262. 

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Latest Odds

  Odds Of Winning Fight Implied % Chance
Jake Paul -185 64.9%
Ben Askren +163 38%

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Betting Preview 

Betting on the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren fight have been pretty even in the last few months, however, there's been a sudden surge of people wanting to wager on Jake Paul winning. 

We reported yesterday, that the betting had started to ramp up in the winner betting market, and we've also noticed a significant shift in the number of people wanting to wager Jake Paul winning by KO. 

So far this month, 62% of wagers placed in the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Method Of Victory betting market have been placed on Jake Paul winning by KO, TKO or DQ. 

The second most popular betting option in this time period has been on Jake Paul winning by Decision or Technical Decision, which has accounted for 21% of bets. 

Only 9% of people think that Ben Askren can defeat Jake Paul by KO'ing him. 

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Betting Predictions 

Method Of Victory Latest Odds Percentage Of Wagers
Jake Paul by KO, TKO or DQ -110 62%
Ben Askren by Decision or TD +350 21%
Ben Askren by KO, TKO or DQ +500 9%
Jake Paul by Decision or TD +700 6%
Draw or Technical Draw +2000 2%

April's betting on prop markets for Jake Paul vs Ben Askren

See all the best prop markets for the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren fight here

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Odds: Round Betting 

Jake Paul could send a real statement out to the boxing world if he was to make quick work of Ben Askren. Online sports betting sites currently the odds set at +900 for Jake Paul to win the fight in Round 1. 

Interestingly, despite Jake Paul being the betting favorite, the favorite in the Round Betting market is Ben Askren to win on points which is currently +350. 

Just over 51% of bets place in April on the upcoming fight have been on Jake Paul winning in Round 1, and 25% of wagers on Jake Paul winning in Round 2. 

The betting world is predicting a Jake Paul win, and are expecting the YouTuber to win in style. Our experts have picks and a full preview for the fight. Click here to read more. 

BetMGM currently have the best odds on Jake Paul winning in Round One. Click here to bet on this outcome with BetMGM at +900. 

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Round Betting 

Round Betting Latest Odds Percentage Of Wagers
Jake Paul Round 1 +900 51%
Jake Paul Round 2 +700 25%
Jake Paul Round 3 +750 9%
Ben Askren Round 6 +5000 4%
Jake Paul On Points +700 4%
Ben Askren On Points +350 2%
Ben Askren Round 1 +3300 1%
Jake Paul Round 7 +2800 1%
Ben Askren Round 7 +6600 1%

See all the latest Jake Paul vs Ben Askren odds here. 

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