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How to bet the Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez fight

Unified middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) takes on Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The bout will be shown live on HBO PPV beginning at 8 p.m. ET. This will be a rematch of their highly controversial draw last September, in which most boxing fans and experts saw GGG winning.

A year has passed and we have seen Alvarez suspended, GGG stripped of his IBF middleweight title, controversy, last-minute negotiations and now trash talk from both camps.

At stake are GGG's WBA and WBC middleweight titles and the vacant, but historic, Ring Magazine middleweight title, not to mention Alvarez's lineal middleweight championship he won over Miguel Cotto in 2015. Boxing fans -- we have a high-drama megafight!

Here's a look at where the money is going from Vegas bookmakers, along with opinions from boxing experts, boxers, trainers and my prediction for the fight.


Where is the money going?

Jeff Sherman, Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook's manager, opened the fight with Golovkin -155 Alvarez +135 and a total-rounds prop of 11.5 over -180 under +150.

"With 55 percent of tickets written and 61 percent of money wagered supporting Alvarez, our price is down to -140/+120," Sherman said.