Artur Beterbiev vs Anthony Yarde Odds, Prediction & How to Watch (Beterbiev Stays Undefeated With Another Knockout)

Larry Rupp
Betting preview for the Artur Beterbiev vs Anthony Yarde bout.
Betting preview for the Artur Beterbiev vs Anthony Yarde bout. / AP Photos/Frank Franklin II
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Beterbiev vs Yarde Date, Time & How to Watch

Artur Beterbiev (18-0-0, 18 KOs) vs. Anthony Yarde (23-2-0, 22 KOs)
Date: Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023
Fight Time: PPV Coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET
Venue: OVO Arena – Wembley, England
Broadcast: DAZN

Artur Beterbiev will be defending his IBF, WBC and WBO World Light Heavyweight Title against Anthony Yarde in an exciting boxing match at OVO Arena in Wembley, England this weekend. The champion will have to take down his opponent on his home turf as Yarde hails from England.

What Time is Artur Beterbiev vs Anthony Yarde?

If all goes to plan, the main event ring walks should be happening around 5 p.m. ET on Saturday.

The fight will be available to watch on pay-per-view through DAZN.

Beterbiev vs Yarde Tale of the Tape

Name: Artur Beterbiev –– Anthony Yarde
Country: Russia — England
Age: 38 — 31
Height: 6'0" — 5'11"
Reach: 73" — 72"
Stance: Orthodox — Orthodox
Record: 18-0-0 –– 23-2-0

Beterbiev vs Yarde Odds & Betting Info

All boxing odds, lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline:
- Artur Beterbiev: (-1250)
- Anthony Yarde: (+630)

Method of Victory:
- Beterbiev by KO/TKO: (-440)
- Beterbiev by Points: (+600)
- Yarde by KO/TKO: (+850)
- Yarde by Points: (+1900)
- Draw: (+2600)

Beterbiev is the clear favorite in this one and that shouldn't come as a shock to anyone. The 38-year-old has yet to lose in his professional boxing career and has knocked out every opponent put in his way. Yarde is not an easy matchup by any means, but the odds clearly side with Beterbiev as a victor.

Beterbiev vs Yarde Prediction

Boxing fans are in for a treat as Beterbiev and Yarde are undeniably two of the hardest-hitting men in the sport. These fighters are similar in stature and record, but Beterbiev's technique and approach outshine Yarde's. Meanwhile, Yarde's speed and footwork are ahead of Beterbiev's.

One thing sticks out about this bout, though. Yarde has a tendency to let his guard down at times, which obviously works in Beterbiev's favor. The Russian has shown in the past that he can force his opponent to backpedal into the ropes and land one punch after another until he knocks them out.

Backing Beterbiev as a massive -1250 favorite or even backing him to win by knockout at -440 odds comes with a small payout. Shifting gears to picking which round he wins in is a riskier, but wealthier option. Beterbiev has fought in 83 rounds over 18 bouts, making the average length 4.6 rounds.

Bet: Artur Beterbiev to Win in Round 4-6 (+170)

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