If you’re gearing up for Saturday’s quickly approaching mega-fight between undefeated five-division boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and reigning UFC welterweight champion Conor McGregor and you want to know all about the multitude of ways you can bet on the intriguing matchup, then consider your ticket punched. Here’s the rundown on each and every way possible for you to bet on the boxing odds for Mayweather vs. McGregor bout.
Counting Ways For Betting on Mayweather vs. McGregor
Total rounds: 9.5Over 9.5 +145Under 9.5 -170 Analysis: This is a simple wager you make on whether the fight will go over or under 9.5 rounds. While Mayweather hasn’t finished off an opponent inside the distance since way back in 2011, I’ve got a feeling Conor McGregor is going to make Floyd Mayweather fight him – and finish him off before the final bell.
Method of victoryC. McGregor by KO* +550C. McGregor decision +3000 (30-1)F. Mayweather by KO* -160F. Mayweather by decision +180Draw +5000 (50-1)Analysis: If you correctly predict the outcome of Saturday’s fight, you could cash in big – especially if you pick McGregor to win by way of a decision outcome – and it actually happens!
Will C. McGregor win in Rounds 1-4?Yes +800No -1400 Analysis: If you like the UFC champ to pull off the huge upset inside of the first four rounds and it actually happens, a $100 wager will bring you a whopping $800 return, although it’s a virtual impossibility of this outcome happening.
Will C. McGregor win in Rounds 5-8?Yes +1100No -2500 Analysis: I guess it’s possible that the younger and stronger Conor McGregor could always land the proverbial ‘puncher’s luck’ blow that finishes off the unbeaten champion, but seeing as how no one has been able to pull off this feat before – or even beat Mayweather for that matter.
Will C. McGregor win in Rounds 9-12?Yes +1800No -8000Analysis: Could McGregor pull off the late upset over the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather? Um…I don’t see it, but then again, the UFC champ is younger and stronger.
Will F. Mayweather win in Rounds 1-4?Yes +350No -450Analysis: The last time Mayweather finished off an opponent inside of four rounds was way, way back in 1998 when he put a third round TKO beatdown on Miguel Melo, who is either related to Fab Melo or Carmelo Anthony, depending on which ‘Melo’ you like better.
Will F. Mayweather win in Rounds 5-8?Yes +240No -300Analysis: Again, the last time Mayweather finished off an opponent between the fifth and eighth round was back in 1998 Genaro Hernandez retired in the eighth round, probably due to sheer exhaustion from chasing the unbeaten champ around the ring.
Will F. Mayweather win in Rounds 9-12?Yes +350No -450 Analysis: The last time Mayweather won between the ninth and 12th rounds was back in 2000 when he put a TKO finish on Emanuel Augustus, who was either a Roman emperor, physician or botanist if I’ve got my history correct.
Total Rounds: McGregor-MayweatherOver 0.5 -3000Under 0.5 +1200Over 1.5 -1400Under 1.5 +800Over 2.5 -650Under 2.5 +450Analysis: If you’re expecting a Mike Tyson first round finish that takes place over a half-round, damn, you could get paid big-time. If you like the bout to be stopped between either first or second half of the ensuing two rounds, there’s still a huge haul waiting for you. Just remember, you’ve got to pick this one just right in order to cash in!
Pick the round
C. McGregor winsRound 1 +2500 (25-1)Round 2 +2500Round 3 +2500Round 4 +2500Round 5 +3000Round 6 +3000Round 7 +5000Round 8 +5000Round 9 +8000Round 10 +8000Round 11 +8000Round 12 +8000Analysis: Pick and round for McGregor to win and if it happens, you’re going to get paid handsomely, especially if you pick one of the final four rounds and it happens!
F. Mayweather winsRound 1 +1200Round 2 +1200Round 3 +1200Round 4 +1200Round 5 +1200Round 6 +1000Round 7 +1200Round 8 +1200Round 9 +1200Round 10 +1500Round 11 +2500Round 12 +2500Analysis: If you’re like me and you know this bout is going to end with Floyd Mayweather finishing off McGregor in the 10th round, then you’ll end up one happy camper.
Cross-sport propsWho will have more: Aaron Judge HRs vs. McGregor official knockdowns.Judge HRs -300McGregor official knockdowns +240*Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees game. Judge must start for Action.Analysis: If this bet were based on Judge’s strikeouts, I’d feel a lot more comfortable. All jokes aside, I’ve got to believe Connor McGregor is going down more than Judge will go downtown on Saturday. Then again, Seattle’s pitching staff if mostly horrific.Who will have more: Bryce Harper total bases vs. official knockdowns for Mayweather + McGregorHarper total bases -0.5 (-180)Mayweather + McGregor knockdowns +0.5 (+150)*New York Mets at Washington Nationals. Harper must start for Action.Analysis: Bryce Harper is average 2.3 total bases per game this year and he’ll be playing against a Mets team on Saturday that isn’t exactly pitching lights out this year.Who will have more: Bryce Love rushing yards vs. total punches landed by Floyd MayweatherLove rushing yards -10.5 (-110)Mayweather total punches +10.5 (-110)*Rice vs. Stanford at Sydney Australia. Love must start for Action.Analysis: Stanford running back Bryce Love is going to run wild against lowly Rice in their regular season opener on Saturday.Which will be greater: Margin of victory in Big 3 championship game vs. total rounds completed in fightMargin of victory +0.5 (-110)Total rounds -0.5 (-110)Analysis: Simple wager here. The total rounds in this bout should win out in this cross-sport wager.
International Odds on Mayweather vs. McGregor
- C. McGregor to be disqualified for a kick 16-1
- C. McGregor not to land a punch 20-1
- Fight to be stopped from an accidental head-butt 20-1
- Both fighters knocked down + McGregor lands more punches + McGregor wins 50-1
- C. McGregor to win by KO within the first minute (TKO/DQ doesn’t count) 50-1
- C. McGregor to win within first 36 seconds of the fight 125-1
- Both fighters knocked down at least twice and McGregor to win on points 200-1
Final Mayweather vs. McGregor Betting PredictionThere are a lot of ways to bet on the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight on Saturday night. It’s just a matter of choosing the right type of bet. So, be sure to check all of our boxing odds and props for this fight before placing any bets. Let’s get ready to rumble!
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