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Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Odds, Betting, Date, Records & Predictions

A complete breakdown of the upcoming Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren fight
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Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Odds, Betting, Date, Records & Predictions

We’re just a few days away from the fight that no one asked for but can’t stop talking about, as Jake Paul, famous YouTuber and personality, takes on former UFC fighter Ben Askren in a professional boxing match.

The odds and betting numbers have been all over the place, fluctuating as we get closer to the main event. So, what can we expect? What do the betting numbers say? Let’s take a look and break down the betting market for the fight ahead of the opening bell.

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Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Odds

Like we mentioned earlier, the odds for the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren fight have been all over the place in the lead up to the fight. When the betting markets opened, Paul was a massive favorite with odds of -280. Those odds are indicative of a 73.7% chance of victory.

Now, just a few months later, Paul and Askren are almost a toss-up. Paul’s best odds sit at -106. Meanwhile, Askren’s best odds are the exact same (-106).

Of the seven sportsbooks offering odds on the fight, Paul is still favored at five of them. But, FanDuel has given both fighters -115 odds, and Askren is favored over Paul at PointsBet, with the former UFC fighter at -125 to Paul’s -106 odds.

FighterOpening OddsCurrent Best Odds (Click to bet)
Jake Paul-280-106
Ben Askren+195-106

Check out the complete betting market for Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren HERE

Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Betting

The public betting numbers have largely mimicked the movement off the odds for Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren. When the market first opened, a massive percentage of the betting public was backing Jake Paul to defeat Ben Askren. Now, as we get closer to the fight, the numbers have flipped and most are betting on Askren to defeat Paul.

From the time the market opened until March 25, 52.65% of all moneyline bets on the fight were supporting Paul. During a 24-hour stretch from March 24-25, 69.2% of all bets had come in backing the YouTube star.

But, since March 25 to today, 53.58% of bets are on Askren. From March 26-29, more than 67% of bets came in on Askren to win.

In total, 52.42% of all bets on this fight are backing Askren. 44.49% are on Paul and 3.09% of bettors are picking a draw as the outcome.

OutcomePublic Betting Since Market Opened
Jake Paul Win44.49%
Ben Askren Win52.42%

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

The Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren fight is just around the corner.  According to fight promotion, the main event between Paul and Askren is set to get underway on April 17 at 9:00 pm ET, but we all know that fights on big cards such as these never start when they’re scheduled. Still, 9 o’clock is the official start time listed for the fight.

How To Watch The Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight

The fight will be available via Triller Fight Club, which is apparently a thing. Triller is an app known as a challenger to Tik Tok in the social media landscape. They’ve also started dabbling in the fight world more recently. The fight can be purchased for $49.99, via Triller Fight Club.

Ben Askren Fight Record

Ben Askren is, predictably, the much more accomplished fighter in this event. He’s a mixed martial artist, but his striking has always left something to be desired. Askren is a world-class grappler, a two-time NCAA national champion while attending Missouri and a FILA Grappling world champion.

But how much will that actually help him in a boxing match? We're going to find out on the 17th of April. Still, throughout 22 professional MMA bouts Askren has racked up a 19-2 record, including one no contest. He’s finished 12 fights, six of which came via KO/TKO.

Jake Paul Fight Record

There isn’t much of a fight record for Jake Paul. He’s fought in two professional bouts and won each by TKO/KO for a 2-0 record.

Paul’s first fight was against fellow YouTuber Ali Loui Al-Fakhri AKA AnEsonGib. Paul knocked Al-Fakhri out in Round 1, setting the stage for his next fight against former NBA player Nate Robinson. He finished Robinson in Round 2 with a vicious knockout.

Now, in just his third ever professional fight, he faces a world-class mixed martial artist.

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!

It's so simple to do, just follow our instructions:

1. Sign up to FanDuel using our exclusive link HERE

2. Deposit your funds

3. Make your first bet on Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren (up to $1000)

4. If it wins, then happy days. If it loses you'll get your stake refunded as bonus bets

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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Brian is a sports journalist with close to ten years of experience in the business. A lifelong Philadelphia sports fan with a passion for all things sports gambling.


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