Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Odds: Snoop Dogg To Wager $2 Million On Jake Paul Winning

Snoop was looking to make a quick win on the Youtuber by betting against Dana White
Sam Eaton |
Tue, March 16, 9:07 AM EDT | 4 min read
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Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Odds: Jake Paul The Betting Favorite To Beat Ben Askren

Jake Paul is set to go up against UFC welterweight Ben Askren in just over a months time which will be Jake Paul’s third fight, following victories against AnEnsonGib and Nate Robinson.

Ben Askren has a solid record in the Octagon, with 19 victories coming from 22 of his fights to date, but despite that impressive record, the UFC star is the betting outsider for the fight against Jake Paul.

Online sportsbooks have the Youtube as the overwhelming favorite in the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren odds market, Paul’s odds are currently sitting at -250 with Unibet. Jake Paul’s odds imply he’s got a 71.4% chance of winning the bout.

DraftKings Sportsbook are also taking bets on the fight which is set to take place on April 17th, they also have Ben Askren as the outsider, Askren’s odds of beating Jake Paul currently sit at +200 with DraftKings. These odds imply Askren has a 33.3% chance of beating Paul.

Snoop Dogg Willing To Wager $2 Million On Jake Paul Beating Ben Askren

Dana White claimed he was willing to wager $1 million on Jake Paul losing to Ben Askren in Atlanta next month. If White was to place the $1 million wager on Ben Askren winning with DraftKing’s, he would be set to collect a cool $3 million ($2 million profit).

Like White, there have been plenty of people willing to cast doubt of Jake Pauls foray into boxing, however, an unlikely ally appeared this week. Snoop Dogg responded to Dana White’s claims of betting on Ben Askren, claiming he would be willing to wager $2 million on Jake Paul winning.

The 49-year-rapper claimed that Dana White has more than $1 million to wager, and told him to raise it. It appears that Snoop wants a matched-bet with Dana, and instead of placing the bet with online sportsbooks they would place the bet against each other, with both fighters having the same odds (even money).

This would be quite the deal for Snoop Dogg, as he will be getting boosted odds on Jake Paul winning, however, were sure that Dana White would rather take the +200 on Ben Askren with DraftKings rather than the +100 available with Snoop.

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Odds

1Fight OddsImplied % Chance
Jake Paul-250 (2/5)71.4%
Ben Askren+200 (2/1)33.3%

Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Betting

The online betting public are struggling to split the pair ahead of the fight next month, in the month to date, just over 49.4% of bets have been placed on Jake Paul, and 48.2% placed on Ben Askren.

The betting patterns suggest that the pair should be a lot closer in the market.

We reported last week, that one UK sportsbook was giving odds of +5000 (50/1) that Jake Paul would win a World Title before 2024. Which would imply the Youtube has a 2% chance of doing so.

Jake Paul’s Boxing Record

Result WinRecordOpponentTypeDate
Win2–0Nate RobinsonKONov 28, 2020
Win1–0AnEsonGibTKOJan 30, 2020
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