Oscar De La Hoya Vs Manny Pacquiao : Betting Preview
December 1, 2008 - The Boxing super fight of the year will take place December 6, 2008 when Oscar De La Hoya will fight Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand,Las Vegas Nevada PPV. This fight will be sure to garner the attention of casual boxing fans as you have two of the most popular boxers of the last decade fighting each other in De La Hoya and Pacquiao. The "Golden Boy" Oscar De La Hoya always brings his contingent of Latin American fans and Manny has his army of Philippine followers. Most professional boxing experts are arguing that this super fight of the year is a joke that favours De La Hoya heavily over Pacquiao. Many writers are noting that Manny is moving up from his starting weight of 106 lbs a decade ago to fight to a new fighting weight of 147 lbs. As a boxing fan looking for entertainment, I say who cares and I am willing to lay the dollars on the PPV to see who will win.
Online sportsbooks have the opening betting line for Oscar De La Hoya as a heavy favourite to win the fight at -200 odds. Most online sportsbooks will also have a good variety of boxing props on the fight due to the popularity of the fighters.
Oscar De La Hoya Vs Manny Pacquiao Boxing : Bet Prediction On Who Will Win
TAKE Manny Pacquiao +160. Oscar De La Hoya is going to cut weight to get to 145 for a 35 year fighter. De La Hoya has shown to fade in grueling fight like his super fight with FloydMayweather . Manny has shown he can grind out wars and win the decision or KO. Expect this to be shocking win for Manny Pacquiao as he grinds and tires out De La Hoya.
Oscar De La Hoya Boxing Stats
Wins: 39 (KO 30)
Losses: 5 (KO 1)
Height: 5' 10 1/2"
Division: light middleweight
Manny Pacquiao Boxing Stats
Wins: 47 (KO 35)
Losses: 3 (KO 2)
Height: 5' 6 1/2"
Oscar De La Hoya Vs Manny Pacquiao Boxing Odds: Fight Lines
Oscar De La Hoya -200
Manny Pacquiao +160
Online sportsbooks have Oscar De La Hoya as a -200 odds favorite meaning that for every $200 bet will payout $100. Manny Pacquiao is the underdog at +160 odds meaning that for every $100 bet will payout $160. For a tutorial explaining boxing lines at online sportsbooks click
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Oscar De La Hoya Vs Manny Pacquiao Boxing Odds: Total Rounds
Over 9 1/2 -190
Under 9 1/2 +155
, December 1, 2008. Boxing odds will adjust in real time.
The total rounds odds for the fight are Over 9 1/2 -190 meaning that if you think the fight will go to 10 rounds or more in the 12 round scheduled fight then for every $190 bet will payout $100. The odds and betting action heavy favor the boxing match to go to a decision.
The boxing super fight of the year is generating quite a bit of interest and online sportsbooks will be offering a large variety of boxing props for boxing fans. You can bet on Round Decision for example BetUS sportsbook has +2000 odds for Oscar De Hoya winning in the second round. So every $100 bet will win $2000.
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Oscar De La Hoya Vs Manny Pacquiao Boxing Props: Fight Outcomes
Oscar De La Hoya by KO TKO or Disqualification +140
Oscar De La Hoya by Decision or Technical Decision + 170
Manny Pacquiao by KO TKO or Disqualification +600
Manny Pacquiao by Decision or Technical Decision + 300
Draw or Technical Draw +2000
Source: BetUS Sportsbook, December 3, 2008.
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