Online Boxing Betting
There are few sports that can match the raw power and excitement that boxing provides. As one of the biggest contact sports on the planet, a major fight will attract thousands of local visitors and millions of viewers from around the world. In Australia, boxing has become one of the biggest sports betting markets in the country. Betting on boxing fights is a great way to extend your betting circle and make a decent amount of money in the process. With both basic and exotic bets available, boxing is perfect sport for any punter.
The Basics of Boxing
If you are new to the world of professional boxing, here is what you need to know. A professional boxing match has three possible outcomes; a win, a loss or a draw. With that in mind, online boxing sports betting sites offer up a huge range of exotic and prop bets to extend the betting range. Exotic bets are more difficult to place than regular win/lose bets but they do tend to offer much greater odds with bigger payouts. Often more than one fight will take place on a night. In such cases, the bookmakers will take multi bets similar to horse racing bets where a punter predicts the winner of multiple fights.
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Online Boxing Bets
With online boxing betting, the most basic bet to place is a simple win/lose bet. This involves predicting the winner of a fight. The boxing betting odds will give punters a good idea of which contender is the favourite and which is the underdog. In cases where a fight is unevenly matched, the bookmakers will offer line bets where punters must predict if the winner will be over or under a certain number of points predicted by the bookmakers.
Boxing round betting is also a popular option with online bookmakers in Australia. With round betting, punters can choose a particular round in the fight bet on which contender will win that round regardless of the final outcome. Exotic boxing bets go even further with multiple options for each round or fight. Some of the most common exotic live bets include if the fight will end with a knockout or TKO, which fighter will land the first punch and how many rounds the fight will last.
Predicting the Outcome
Betting in boxing can be extremely rewarding if you have all the information available. Before placing any large bet, it is important to find out as much information about the contenders as possible. A good starting point is tracking down the fighters win/lose ratio. If both fighters are undefeated at the time of their meeting, there are many other factors that can influence the outcome.
With boxing online betting, the more you know about the contenders, the greater your chances of placing a winning bet. If one fighter has not had a fight in a while, there must be a reason for this. Factors that can influence the outcome of a fight include injuries, training time, previous matchups, time between fights and where the fight is being held. Often a home crowd can boost a fighters performance on the night.