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Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez betting odds

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Betting odds: Cotto vs. Canelo

Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez promises action and intrigue, and many fans and observers are split on its outcome. What do the odds makers think? Let’s take a look at the latest odds and lines to see what types of bets are currently available.

Cotto vs. Canelo Betting Lines

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  • Canelo Alvarez: -280
  • Miguel Cotto: +220

Over/Under – 11.5 Rounds

  • Over: -200
  • Under: +140

Method of Victory

  • Canelo by decision: +125
  • Canelo by stoppage: +275
  • Cotto by decision: +375
  • Cotto by stoppage: +450
  • Draw: +2,000

Analysis

Cotto has been stripped of our championship, but nevertheless, elsewhere, he’s still the reigning middleweight kingpin. So to see Canelo come in as a rather large favorite is a bit of surprise. People are liking Canelo’s youth, power and size, his work rate and aggression, and his rising star status.

Yet, there’s a lot to consider with this fight, and the odds seem to be swaying too far in Canelo’s favor. If Cotto comes in at full strength physically and mentally, and with a sound game plan from Freddie Roach, he’s more than capable of pulling off the “upset” here. With his big fight experience, veteran’s savvy and underrated boxing skills, getting him as an underdog at +220 is a tremendous value. Even more so is the value of picking his method of victory, with a Cotto decision currently at +375 and a Cotto stoppage at +450.

The odds will certainly change by fight night, and so might my stance on the outcome, but as of right now, those types of odds on Miguel Cotto are too good for me to pass up on.

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