PUNTERS on Betfair are backing Tony Bellew to make short work of Edison Miranda when the pair meet at Alexandra Palace on Saturday. Coming off the back of an impressive win against Danny McIntosh in April, the 29-year-old is the big odds-on favourite at 1-4 to win the headline fight at the Betfair sponsored London Calling bill.
Colombia’s Miranda is a dangerous opponent who packs a hefty punch, but odds of 4-1 on the betting exchange suggest that the 31-year-old has it all to do if he’s to get one over on his Scouse rival.
Having knocked out his last opponent, Bellew is available at 20-21 to KO Miranda and can be backed at 11-5 to triumph by way of judges’ decision. Miranda is a 9-2 shot to win the bout by knockout, while he’s a 16-1 longshot for victory courtesy of the judges.
Betfair’s Alex Bake said: “There’s no doubt that this will be a tough fight for Bellew but he’s full of confidence. The guy has what it takes to compete at the highest level and our customers are backing him to come out on top this weekend.”
Tony Bellew v Edison Miranda – Betfair bet: 1-4 Bellew, 4-1 Miranda, 41-1 the draw
Method of victory – Betfair bet: 20-21 Bellew KO, 11-5 Bellew decision, 9-2 Miranda KO, 16-1 Miranda decision
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