Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders Odds: Public Money Backing Shock Upset

All the latest info you need for Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders, plus the latest odds for the fight and betting offers
Samuel Farley
Sat, May 8, 9:11 AM EDT

It's finally here, it's the day of the fight and we're ready to get stuck into some great boxing tonight at the AT&T Stadium.

Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders Betting Odds

The boxing world is excited for tonight's big super middleweight unification fight between Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders, and so are we.

The Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez is a global superstar and his 55-1-2 record is testement to the success that he's had, in a CV littered with big names. 

His opponent tonight is Billy Joe Saunders and the British star, and friend of heavyweight champions Tyson Fury is a popular underdog in this fight. He's a smart fighter, ring savvy and with great footwork. As a southpaw he has exactly the sort of profile that Canelo has struggled with previously. 

Canelo is a best price -500 favorite, implying an chance 83.3% chance that he wins, but one bookie has him as short as -770, which would imply an 88.5% chance that he wins. Saunders at +475 is an outsider but his odds have shortened in recent weeks as money has begun to pile in on the Brit.

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Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders Public Betting

Over the past 24 hours we've seen the majority of both handle and bets being on Billy Joe Saunders, a trend that we've seen over the past week too. It seems like the majority of bettors are backing Saunders, perhaps because of the better odds and possibly because of increased belief in him winning.

Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders Odds

Fighter Odds (Click to Bet) Public Betting % (Past 24 Hours) Public Betting % (Past 7 Days)
Canelo Alvarez -500 24.51% 22.47%
Billy Joe Saunders +475 66.58% 68.17%

Canelo vs. Saunders Odds Movement

Over the past week we've seen the odds on Canelo Alvarez shorten. Canelo is now available for a best price of -500, which has got long in the past 7 days having originally been -625. Billy Joe Saunders meanwhile has shortened from +550 to +475, showing that there has been growing confidence that the Britsh boxer can full off a shock.

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Canelo vs. Saunders Picks

This week we've had OddsChecker's two boxing experts give their thoughts on the Canelo vs. Saunders fight. Both of them believe that the Mexican will win, but that it'll be closer than bookies believe. 

You can read Pete Morris of The Clinch's exclusive preview for OddsChecker by clicking here. He goes into great detail about the strengths of both men and how the fight will unfold.

How to watch Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders?

Where To Watch: DAZN

Day: Saturday, May 8

Time: 8pm ET. Ring walk expected at 11pm ET.

Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders Undercard

  • Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders (WBO, WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring super middleweight titles)
  • Elwin Soto vs Katsunari Takayama
  • Kieron Conway vs Souleymane Cissokho
  • Frank Sanchez vs Manny Aguilera
  • Marc Castro vs TBC
  • Keyshawn Davis vs TBC
  • Christian Alan Gomez Duran vs TBC
  • Kelvin Davis vs TBC

Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders Tale Of The Tape

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez

Name

Billy Joe Saunders

Mexican

Nationality

British

30

Age

31

55-1-2

Record (Win/Loss/Draw)

30-0-0

37

KOs

14

5”9 (175cm)

Height

5”11 (180cm)

70.5in (179cm)

Reach

71in (180cm)

Orthodox

Style

Southpaw

Canelo

Nickname

Superb

Avni Yildirim

Last Opponent

Martin Murray

You can find out more about both boxers including seeing their full records here.

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