Martin Murray will try and take away the WBO World Middleweight championship title from Billy Joe Saunders when the two face up against each other. The fight is scheduled at the O2 Arena on April 14th. Let’s see our boxing betting tips!
Joe Saunders carries a record of 26-0 coming into the fight. The 28-year-old has been able to pick up 12 knockout victories in this run. Murray carries a 36-4-1 record over the span of his professional career. The 35-year-old from St Helens has a relatively modest 41% KO record.
Joe Saunders has never been beaten in his career while he has also can look forward to holding on to the championship title. He has been involved in 2 fights since 2017. Murray has plenty of experience coming into the fight after having been involved in 254 rounds in his career.
Despite being the current holder of the WBO World Middleweight title, Joe Saunders has been able to get only 46% KO victories. He is also relatively short at 5’11”. The biggest weakness of Murray happens to be a relatively low punching power, which has led to his rather low KO figures. He is also fighting at the O2 Arena – the scene of his last defeat.
The possibility of defending the WBO middleweight title once again will give Joe Saunders plenty of motivation. He has been able to get 3 successful defences in the past. Murray may have lost only once in his career but he is at a serious disadvantage coming into this fight. A win for Joe Saunders seems to possess the higher probability. Let’s now see the boxing odds.
Joe Saunders is fighting at the O2 Arena for the 1st time since 2011, but he will be looking for a 27th consecutive victory in his professional career. Despite a relatively average KO record, Joe Saunders has been able to beat his opponents with intelligence, movement, and points. Murray returns to the scene of his last defeat. Our Billy Joe Saunders vs Martin Murray predictions would back a win for Joe Saunders at a great price with Betfair since Billy Joe Saunders has been unstoppable lately.
The fight is part of a world title double header with Maurice Hooker stepping up in weight to face Terry Flanagan for the WBO super lightweight championship, and Billy Joe Saunders and Martin Murray will clash to fight with the winner of the other battle. Our Billy Joe Saunders vs Martin Murray betting tips witness Joe Saunders largely being capable of decision victories. Seven out of his last eleven fights have been won by decision, a pick which can be backed at a nice price with Bet-At-Home.
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