Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Odds: Jake Paul Most Backed As Odds Draw Level

The odds are drawing level in the upcoming Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren fight and bettors are now doubling down on YouTube star
Samuel Farley
Wed, April 7, 9:32 AM EDT

Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Odds

We've been getting excited for Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren for weeks now and bettors are getting stuck into one of the most anticipated fights of the year.

Jake Paul is a figure you either love or hate. His fans think he's funny, charming and a great athlete, his detractors think he's a crude idiot and a fraud. Whatever your view on the YouTuber though, you are interested in his fight.

The MMA world too is interested in this fight with Ben Askren defending the honor of the sport. Although this fight takes place in a boxing ring you'd have to think that the repuation of the UFC and MMA in general will nosedive if Ben Askren loses to a star like Jake Paul.

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Fighter Opening Odds Current Best Odds (Click to bet)
Jake Paul -280 -110
Ben Askren +195 +100

Check out the latest odds for Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren HERE

Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Betting

Jake Paul was a heavy favorite with bettors when the fight was announced. Not only was Jake Paul a heavy favorite with the bookies, opening at -280, he was always taking the vast majority of bets that we were seeing through OddsChecker. 

As time has progressed, and in particular around the press conference, the odds shifted, with Jake Paul getting longer and Ben Askren shortening, with boxing experts, like our handicapper, beliving that Askren would win. The odds drew level, and the betting actually started to swing to Ben Askren, with the former UFC star taking the majority of bets.

As it stands today Jake Paul is a marginal favorite, with a best price of -110, compared to +100 for Askren. The majority of the books have the fight as a dead heat, with both men priced at -110. So remember to check our Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren market and make sure you're betting the best odds.

Over the past 24 hours we've seen a big swing to Jake Paul, with 47.83% of all bets on the former Disney star. Interestingly we've seen over 10% of bets on the draw, something that only took 3% of bets before that. A large swing of bets on that market indicates that some bettors believe a draw could happen with the standard of officiating being called into question.

Outcome Public Betting (Past 24 Hours)
Jake Paul Win 47.83%
Ben Askren Win 41.74%
Draw 10.43%

What date is the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight?

The Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren main event between Paul and Askren is set to get take place on April 17 at 9:00 pm ET.

How To Watch The Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight

Watch the fight on Triller Fight Club, it's where Mike Tyson had a fight earlier in 2021. The fight can be purchased for $49.99, via the Triller Fight Club app.

How To Bet On Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren

If you're looking to bet on Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren then we'd recommend signing up to FanDuel to do it. If you sign up to FanDuel then they'll give you a risk-free bet up to $1000. That means you can have a wager on the fight (up to $1000) and if it losses you'll get your account refunded with bonuses matching the amount you staked. It's risk-free so give it a go!

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How simple is that? There's no excuse to do not get involved if you want to bet on the fight.

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