Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Finish Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) – Who wins when Floyd Mayweather meets Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night and how will it occur? Here’s a look at the exact finish odds.
According to oddsmakers at online sports book Bovada.lv, the likeliest outcome for Saturday’s fight has Mayweather by decision, as it is listed at -130. Pacquiao winning by decision is listed at +375 while a Pacquiao KO or DQ win is set at +400. The odds of a Mayweather KO or DQ victory are at +600 and the odds of a draw are set at +1000. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is set for Saturday, May 2 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. This fight will have the Unified WBA (Super), WBC, WBO and The Ring welterweight championships up for grabs.
Despite being unbeaten, Mayweather has been very decision prone in his career. He is 47-0-0 in his career, but 21 of his victories have been by decision. Fourteen of his last 20 fights have went to the judges and his fighting style tends to lead to 12-round fights. Mayweather is a counter striker that stays patient and doesn’t get into brawls. He is technically sound and steady.
Pacquiao is the more aggressive fighter of the two. He is 57-5-2 in his career. He has won by KO in 38 of his 57 wins and also has been knocked out three times in his career. Eight of his last nine fights have went to the judges and the one that didn’t was a fight where he was knocked out. Pacquiao has good punching power and will mix it up, but in order for him to get the stoppage, he has to really take some chances, which he may not be willing to do. He may look to out-point Mayweather in this fight.