Pacquiao vs Margarito Fight Odds & Fight Prediction: He is undoubtedly one of the biggest draws in boxing, but how many times can Manny Pacquiao move up in weight before encountering real trouble? Saturday at Cowboys Stadium, in Arlington, Texas (9 pm ET) sees the Pacman concede 5 inches in height and six inches in reach as he takes on Antonio Margarito for the vacant WBC light middleweight crown. A spectacular fight against the Mexican brawler is guaranteed, but will Pacquiao’s class come through?
As of Friday morning, BODOG.com is listing Pacquiao the favorite to win in any way at -450 odds. The rounds total OVER/UNDER odds are set at 9 1/2. Margarito backers are getting +300 odds as the undedog. Check for the latest boxing odds to find the best line on the Pacquiao vs Margarito Fight.
Method of victory odds have Pacquiao at -140 winning by KO, TKO or DQ. For Margarito winning by KO, TKO or DQ are +450. Odds on Pacquiao winning by decision are +280 while odds on Margarito winning by decision are +1100. Odds on a draw occurring are +2500.
Back in July, promoter Bob Arum announced that Pacquiao's fight on Nov. 13 against Margarito for the vacant WBC Super Welterweight World title, which gives Pacquiao the chance to win a world title in his eighth weight class, the light middleweight or super welterweight division.
Some boxing experts have commented that Pacquiao is extremely small for a welterweight. His opponent Margarito is eager to win back his reputation after a knockout loss to Shane Mosley.
Reno Gold's Pacquaio vs Margarito Fight Prediction: My view is not clouded by the Pacquiao phenomenon. As he moves up in weight class he is jeopardizing his record. Eventually he will bite off to much, and I think this fight could be disastrous. I expect an upset here – Margarito +300.
Online super-sportsbook BODOG.com is offering an extensive betting card, including moneyline and prop's odds, for Saturday's Pacquiao vs. Margarito main event as well as cards on all the undercard bouts.