April 29, 2017, is the date set for Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko, and this heavyweight clash is surely the most anticipated fight of 2017. Check out a full range of betting odds and our breakdown of Joshua vs Klitschko.
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Anthony Joshua is currently the (-250) favorite while Wladimir Klitschko is the (+195) underdog at Bovada boxing.
- Anthony Joshua to win by KO (-150) odds
- Anthony Joshua to win by Decision (+550) odds
- Wladimir Klitschko to win by KO (+350) odds
- Wladimir Klitschko to win by Decision (+600) odds
- Draw (+2800) odds
These two fighters have been in negotiations for some time before the April 29th date was set fr this fight. When it was still a “potential” fight, Bet365 had released odds with this fight as a “pick’em” with both fighters at a (-110) odds. Since becoming official, the odds now have Anthony Joshua as the (-250) favorite.
There are a couple of reasons for the swing in betting odds. First, many in the boxing world were impressed with how easily Anthony Joshua stopped a durable Eric Molina. But, more importantly, the venue for this fight will be Wembley Stadium in England — which is sure to help Joshua.
There is a lot of hope resting on Anthony Joshua, and he certainly appears to be the future of the heavyweight division. What he gives up in experience to Kiltschko, he makes up for in youth and athleticism.