Pacquiao A Heavy Favorite Over Juan Marquez In Upcoming Bout

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In the scheduled bout betwen Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, Pacquiao is a dominant favorite of Marquez, in spite of their similar records. The fight is set for November 12th, and the latest boxing betting odds will be up until the evening of the bout.

Pacquiao is stepping into the ring with a current record of 53-3-2, with 38 of his 53 wins by knock out. Because of his reputation and performance, the Filipino combatant is is set at odds of -800 to win. Should a wager be placed on Pacquiao, a bet of $800 will be required to yield a profit of $100.

Marquez has earned odds of +500 against Pacquiao, making him a heavy underdog in the battle. Bettors will only have to drop $100 in order to earn a profit of $500 on this betting line, making it profitable in the event that Marquez emerges from the ring victorious.

Historically, these two have fought twice before. In their first fight, back in 2004, the bout ended in a draw. Marquez lost to Pacquiao by a split decision in their more recent meeting back in 2008. While it is likely that both fighters have improved, Pacquiao is still favored to vanquish his opposition.

An over/under has been set on the total number of rounds the two fighters will see. The total is set at 10.5, meaning the over will kick in after 1 minute and 30 seconds have passed in the 11th round .The under is paying -150, while the over is paying +110.

The fight will take place in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. A 144-pound catch weight has been set, and the WBO World Welterweight Title is on the line in this fight.

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