Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au is struggling to take a bet on boxing legend Manny Pacquiao ahead of Sunday’s fight against Jeff Horn, with only 5% of money on the Filipino superstar.
Horn to win by KO/TKO is easily the most popular method at victory at $7.50 and is holding more money than Pacquiao to win by KO and on points combined.
One punter is right in Horn’s camp, placing a $3,250 bet on him to KO his opponent at $9.20.
Other unique bets:
- $100 on Horn to win in Round 12 at $101
- $100 on Pacquiao to win in opening 60 seconds at $81
- $100 on Horn to be knocked down during fight and win at $101
- $50 on the fight to end in the 17th minute at $34
“Punters only want to back Jeff Horn. So much so, we might have to be unpatriotic and cheer against the Aussie. Nah, just kidding!” said sportsbet.com.au’s Christian Jantzen.
Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
Manny Pacquiao v Jeff Horn
$1.20 Manny Pacquiao (out from $1.14)
$4.75 Jeff Horn (in from $5.50)
Method of Victory
$2.11 Pacquiao Points or Decision
$2.40 Pacquiao KO/TKO
$7.50 Horn KO/TKO
$13 Horn Points or Decision