The IBF World Middleweight title sees Saul Alvarez take on Gennady Golovkin. This fight is scheduled on May 5 and it will be live on HBO. Let’s see our tips for boxing betting on this fight!
Alvarez has a record of 49-1-2. He has been able to pick up 34 knockout victories in this period. Alvarez has been so good recently that he has lost only once since 2014. Golovkin comes into the fight with a 37-0-1 record. Comparatively, he has an incredibly knockout statistic with 33 of his victories coming through this way.
Alvarez is best known for his punching power and it is not a surprise to see him get eight knockout victories in the last 13 fights. He is also offensively very good. Golovkin has plenty of experience while he is also able to put constant pressure on his opponents. The 36-year-old is also extremely good at waiting for his chance and taking them.
Alvarez has the potential to suffer some heavy blows at the start of the fight with Golovkin, as he has out punched his opponent in 10 out of the last 12 rounds. The major issue for Golovkin has to come in defence, where he has had problems at stopping opponents. He is also not the best until taking control of the game.
The youth and fast paced ability of Alvarez has a much bigger say in this fight. Even though Golovkin has a lot of experience, it is expected that he will struggle against an opponent who has suffered just one loss – against Floyd Mayweather Jr – in his career. Alvarez has the athleticism and excellent punching power to be able to get past Golovkin. Let’s see the current boxing odds!
The fight is likely to see an offensive start from the word go. Alvarez will be aware that his opponent will be almost unstoppable if he manages to gain control. Golovkin is that sort of a fighter who will be able to use his experience to the maximum. There will be plenty of punches in the early rounds, but our Saul Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin betting tips expect an Alvarez win. The youth and fast paced ability of Alvarez has a much bigger say in this fight. He only lost one fight in his entire career and his form is impeccable right now.
The defensive issues for Golovkin are likely to come to the fore in such a fight. Alvarez has an excellent punching power and Saul Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin predictions would back a knockout win for Alvarez with 888sport given the great odds. Many people say Alvarez is the underdog here and we believe he will fight extremely precise to overcome his opponent. He managed 4 KOs out of 7 fights lately and is poised to win this battle.
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