How to bet boxing: Expert tips and strategies

When it comes to picking boxing matches, making an educated pick goes well beyond a simple glance at the odds and an opponent’s record. By getting a better understanding of what each fighter brings into the ring and identifying potential paths for victory, it becomes easier to formulate a solid pick.

Weekend boxing preview: Ramirez vs. Hooker, Davis vs. Nunez

A junior welterweight title unification and the return of a rising star highlight the in-ring action Saturday. Jose Carlos Ramirez and Maurice Hooker will put their undefeated records and titles on the line on DAZN, while Gervonta Davis will take on the rugged Ricardo Nunez on Showtime. Jose Carlos Ramirez (24-0, 16 KOs) -120 vs. Maurice Hooker (26-0-3, 17 KOs) -105 Boxing free pick: Ramirez (decision) This junior welterweight title unification features two undefeated champions who will look to establish [...]

Weekend Boxing preview: Pacquiao vs. Thurman, Plant vs. Lee

This Saturday brings a pivotal clash and the outcome will drastically alter the landscape of boxing's welterweight division and pound-for-pound ranks within the sport. Manny Pacquiao is not slowing down, even at an age where most fighters are falling apart, but standing in his way is the undefeated Keith Thurman, who is looking to re-establish his position as the best welterweight in the world and end the storied career of Pacquiao. Also Saturday, Caleb Plant will make the first defense [...]

Boxing: Demetrius Andrade vs. Maciej Sulecki preview

Undefeated WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade will defend his title against Maciej Sulecki Saturday at 9 p.m. ET inside Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Andrade (27-0, 17 knockouts) is the heavy favorite (-615) in Saturday’s bout, which will serve as a homecoming for the Providence native. The 31-year-old has been eyeing Canelo Alvarez and hopes a win over the weekend could land him a match with the No. 1 middleweight in the world. First, Andrade, the No. 7-ranked [...]

Boxing: Jermell Charlo vs. Jorge Cota preview

Jermell Charlo will battle Jorge Cota in a 12-round bout in Las Vegas to headline a solid boxing Saturday. Junior Middleweights Brad Solomon 28-1-0 vs. Navid Mansouri 19-2-2, CBS Solomon has bounced back nicely since he lost a split decision to Konstantin Ponomarev in 2016. He defeated David Bency via unanimous decision in 2017, and in 2018 beat Paddy Gallagher in a split decision. Although Solomon has won his last couple fights, the win versus Gallagher happened all the way [...]

Boxing preview: Fury-Schwarz, Warrington-Galahad

Tyson Fury's Las Vegas debut against Tom Schwarz Boxing action this weekend is highlighted by Tyson Fury's Las Vegas debut against Tom Schwarz on Saturday, while Josh Warrington and contender Kid Galahad fight for a featherweight title in England. IBF Featherweight Title Josh Warrington 28-0-0 (-325) vs. Kid Galahad 26-0-0 (+240) Warrington will defend the title he won via upset over Carl Frampton in December and has all the tools to be featherweight champion for a long time. The key [...]

Weekend boxing preview: Golovkin returns, Valdez defends title

Undefeated fighters Oscar Valdez and Jason Sanchez will fight for the WBO Featherweight Title and Gennady Golovkin will return to the ring Saturday in another quality weekend of boxing. Super Middleweights Ali Akhmedov 14-0-0 vs Marcus McDaniel 15-0-0 At 6-foot-1 Akhmedov can keep his opponents off him with his jab. Almost as important? He uses his jab to set up his power punches. On paper Akhmedov will face a stern test, as McDaniel is also undefeated, but even though McDaniel [...]

Boxing: Joshua vs. Ruiz Jr. Preview

Anthony Joshua will defends his title against Andy Ruiz Jr. in New York, but it won't be the only bout with a title on the line Saturday. Here's a rundown of some key fights tomorrow night. WBA/WBO/IBF/WBC Women's Lightweight Unification Katie Taylor 13-0-0 vs. Delfine Persoon 43-1-0 Katie Taylor is undefeated for a reason. She has exceptional speed and power. Her footwork is excellent and she throws her power punches only after setting her feet. Taylor has also beaten a [...]

Boxing Preview: Deontay Wilder vs. Dominic Breazeale

Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder takes on Dominic Breazeale in New York on Saturday. Check out a preview of the boxing match and free picks below! On the line: WBC heavyweight title Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York Where to watch: Showtime Deontay Wilder (40-0-1) vs. Dominic Breazeale (20-1-0) To Win Deontay Wilder -925 vs. Dominic Breazeale +550 Undefeated champion Deontay Wilder is a massive favorite in this fight for a reason. Breazeale suffered his only loss to Anthony Joshua, the [...]

Boxing: Saturday Night Matches to Watch

Three excellent fight cards take place on Saturday. DAZN will broadcast two championship bouts from the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana, while ESPN+ will showcase fights from SSE Arena in London. On Showtime, Viktor Postol is in action on the undercard championship bout between Robert Easter Jr. and Rances Barthelemy. Commonwealth Super Middleweight Championship Lerrone Richards 11-0-0 vs. Tommy Langford 20-3-0, SSE Arena, London Langford tends to stand right in front of his opponent, which could lead to trouble against Richards. [...]