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Canelo Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto Odds have Alvarez -350 with 70% of boxing predictions on Canelo

Canelo Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto Odds have Alvarez -350 with 70% of boxing predictions on Canelo to win

Expert Sports Picks: Saturday November 21st Latin boxing warriors Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto will face off in Las Vegas on PPV. Canelo Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto Odds Canelo as a -350 boxing betting favorite with 70% of Canelo vs Cotto predictions on Alvarez to win. Cotto, 40-4, 33 KO’s has rejuvenated his career under trainer Freddie Roach with three wins over top-10 contenders since losing a decision to Austin Trout. Alvarez, 45-1-1, 32 KO’s, is on a three fight winning streak since being outclassed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the biggest fight of his career. Alvarez looked like a devastating destroyer in his last bout against James Kirkland but Cotto’s performance against Mayweather was much better than Canelo’s. Can the 34-year old Puerto Rican upset the young Mexican lion Canelo’s rise to stardom? ESPN2 News staff gives away their Canelo vs Cotto Predictions. Canelo Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto Odds have Miguel Cotto as a +290 moneyline underdog (Bet $100 to win $290) at BOVADA

Canelo Alvarez – Boxer: The powerfully built 5’8″ Puncher/Boxer is aggressive, fast and technically sound. Alvarez should have 10+ pounds on Cotto by the time of the fight. Canelo is a hard puncher with both hands and is one of the best combination punchers in the game. Canelo is a slick counterpuncher with excellent ring vision and anticipation. Alvarez is a devastating bodypuncher with a deadly left hook downstairs. On the downside, Canelo tends to fade late in fights and loads up on his punches a bit too much. Alvarez has shown a good chin throughout his career but he was rocked by a modest punching Abner Cotto early in his career. Canelo is more of a puncher than a boxer and he was easily outboxed by Floyd Mayweather in the biggest fight of his career. Canelo Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto Odds Over/Under is at 9.5 Rounds at BOVADA

Miguel Cotto – Boxer: The stocky 5’7 1/2″ Puncher/Boxer is a brutal body puncher with textbook technique. Cotto is a natural welterweight that will be at a size disadvantage against Canelo. Miguel is well-rounded with excellent power, combinations, stamina, defense and agility. Miguel Cotto is a purple-hearted veteran with a solid chin and steely resolve. A natural lefty, Cotto has a heavy left hand and can even fight southpaw. Cotto can box effectively on his toes with his springy footwork and punishing jab. On the downside, Miguel is short, 34-years old, susceptible to cuts and can be outworked by volume punchers.

ESPN2 News Bottom Line: Alavrez is a little, bigger, faster and younger. Cotto’s heavy jab will give Canelo trouble but the Mexican superstar will raise the level of his game to earn a close decision.

Canelo vs Cotto Predictions: Canelo 115-113 decision (+130)

Canelo vs Cotto Odds: 

Canelo by decision: +130

Canelo by KO: +190

Cotto by decision: +400

Cotto by KO: +500

Draw: +1600

Canelo Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto Tale-Of-The-Tape


Height/Reach: 7/6

Strength/Size: 8/6.5

Power: 8/8

Hand Speed/Accuracy: 8/7.5

Stamina: 7/8

Defense: 8/8

Chin: 8/8

Agility: 7/8

Jab: 8/9

Bodypunching/In-Fight: 8/8

Boxing Ability: 7/8

Confidence/Focus: 9/8

Cuts/Injury/Age/Inactivity: Canelo +2

Judges Scoring: Canelo +1

Trainer: Cotto +1

ESPN2 News Canelo Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto Odds: Canelo Alvarez -120

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