Mayweather vs. McGregor Odds and Preview

The sideshow finally heads into the ring this weekend as Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor get ready to throw down in Las Vegas. The war of words may turn out to be more lethal than the fight, unless McGregor can do what 49 fighters before him have failed to do and actually stop Mayweather. The undefeated Mayweather (49-0, 26 wins by knockout) is a -400 favorite at the Bovada Sportsbook.

McGregor checks in as a +300 underdog in his first professional boxing match. His MMA credentials speak for themselves, 21-3 with 18 wins by KO and title belts in multiple weight classes. But can he transfer that success from the octagon to the ring against one of the greatest boxers in the history of the sport?

As usual the oddsmakers at the Bovada Sportsbook have come up with a long list of props for the fight. Bettors can wager on almost everything from the pre-fight walk out, to the number of rounds, to the end result.

While betting on which fighter will finish the fight on the canvas and in which round can be lucrative, it can also be quite challenging - especially if the fight goes the distance like all of Mayweather’s most recent bouts. If it does go the distance it will pay on most props at +200.

Instead, we’re going to focus on some of the fun props. For instance, will either fighter lose their mouthpiece? The odds on that are Yes at +425 and No at -850. For the not-so-faint-of-heart you can even bet on which fighter you think will bleed first. Right now McGregor is the favorite to spill first at -450, while Mayweather is a +275 underdog.

Another great prop asks if McGregor will have an MMA meltdown and unleash a kick in the fight. If he does it would pay out at +200, while no kick comes in at -2000.

You can even bet on the next chapter of the whole saga. The Bovada Sportsbook has props on whether there will be an MMA rematch or a boxing rematch in 2018. For MMA, Yes is a heavy underdog at +2000 and No is listed at -450. For a boxing rematch Yes is only at +450, with No at -900.

Mayweather has said he’s retiring after the fight, but he’s come out of retirement so many times already that doesn’t mean much.

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