The rematch between Jorge Linares and Anthony Crolla will be taking place this Saturday, March 25, in Manchester. Check out the betting odds and our prediction Linares vs Crolla 2.
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Betting odds at Bovada have Jorge Linares at (-250) and Anthony Crolla is the (+195) underdog.
- Jorge Linares to win by KO (+205)
- Jorge Linares to win by Decision (+135)
- Anthony Crolla to win by KO (+450)
- Anthony Crolla to win by Decision (+350)
- Draw (+2000)
The first time these two met up it was Anthony Crolla that was the slight favorite. Now, Linares finds himself at (-250) to beat Crolla again in the rematch. This swing in betting odds could present some value for betting on Anthony Crolla.
The rematch might benefit Crolla in a few ways. First, he will definitely be motivated to not suffer two straight defeats in front of his hometown fans in Manchester. He will also have the benefit of having seen Linares’ game plan in the first fight and make the necessary adjustments.
Crolla’s style is pretty straight forward in that he wants to be on the front foot and apply pressure. In last fight, Linares had to employ crafty footwork to avoid Crolla, and being on the back foot did not help him on the judges scorecards.
There is also the fact that Linares is prone to getting cut during fights. Despite not having much success In the first fight Crolla still managed to nick Linares above his left eye and there is a good chance he will do the same in the rematch.
Prediction: Bet on Anthony Crolla at (+195) odds