Eubank-Williams Thurman-Barrios Cards- What Are Odds?
It’s an exciting Saturday of boxing from Cardiff, Wales to Phoenix, Arizona to Las Vegas, Nevada and we are ready for all of it to unfold. Further, if you’re interested in wagering for any of tonight’s prominent fights we’re ready to go with the odds that you need to know.
First up in the U.K. Saturday night it’s an intriguing middleweight contender showdown as to fan-favorite Chris Eubank Jr, and Liam Williams square off in the main event at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.
Eubank Jr has 23 KOs in his 31 wins and has won five fights in a row and on the BET U-S lines for Saturday, as he is -325 to win over the Welsh native Williams. Meanwhile, Williams is a + 235 Underdog, as of Saturday morning, which is bolstered by him having been competitive in a world title shot last April against WBO Champion, Demetrius Andrade.
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The co-feature in Wales has women’s Unified Middleweight champion Claressa Shields of Michigan as a -4000 favorite over her Slovenian unbeaten opponent Ema Kozin in a 10 rounder.
Meanwhile, in the Matchroom Boxing/ DAZN main event in the “Valley of the Sun,” Saturday night, former World Super Flyweight Champion Carlos Cuadras of Mexico goes for the vacant title, again. This time he will take on young, unbeaten 22 year old Jesse Rodriguez of San Antonio, Texas in a scheduled 12-rounder.
This bout is for that same WBC Super flyweight Championship Cuadras held previously. Rodriguez has 14 Kos in his 14 pro wins is actually favored at – 400 for the matchup against the veteran former champ Cuadras who’s +300 in seeking to be a two time world champ.
The fight card with the most attention in the U.S. will be the Premier Boxing Champions/Fox Sport pay-per-view Saturday night from The Mandalay Bay Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. This will be headlined former World Welterweight Champion Keith Thurman returning after over a two-year layoff to fight fellow welterweight contender Mario Barrios.
The Clearwater, Florida native Thurman was last in the ring in his first pro defeat July of 2019 to Future Hall-of-Famer ,Manny Pacquiao. Thurman is favored -210 on the BET U-S lines to defeat Barrios of San Antonio. He’s best known for having challenged Gervonta Davis unsuccessfully last May in a TKO loss.
While Barrios is a + 170 underdog, the intriguing over/under proposition for this main event battle is at 10 1/2 rounds. A little earlier, the co-feature fight in Las Vegas has former Unified Featherweight world champion, Leo Santa Cruz, returning to the ring for the first time in a year and a half to meet Phoenix’s Keenan Carbajal in a scheduled 10-round non-title bout at 130 lb.
Santa Cruz is a massive -1400 favorite against the younger Carbajal who is + 700.
Fireworks are expected for this one as the over-under is down to 8 1/2 rounds as of Saturday morning through BET US.