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Betting On Pacquiao vs. McGregor – Latest Odds, Best Bets, and More

| September 28, 2020 1:44 pm PDT
| Last Updated On January 27, 2021 at 8:21 am
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If you’re looking for an all-in-one guide to betting on Manny Pacquiao vs. Conor McGregor, I have you covered.

This page is designed to help you bet on the biggest boxing fight in 2021. Among the topics covered here are the best Pacquiao vs. McGregor odds, bets, and key updates. The aim is to help you choose the right wagers for this boxing vs. MMA crossover, which also includes finding the best sites to bet on Pacquiao vs. McGregor.

By all accounts, a fight between the former two-weight UFC world champion and the eight weight boxing king will go down at some point in 2021. Although the Middle East has been suggested by McGregor as the location of the fight, exactly when and where it will happen is currently unknown. But rest assured, you will find all of the important information for the fight right here.

WBA (Super) welterweight champion Pacquiao has long been linked with a bout against the Irishman, who will be hoping for a win in just his second professional boxing match. Can McGregor beat Pacquiao, and put his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. behind him? Or will this be nothing more than a one-sided schooling in favor of “PacMan?”

If you’re interested in this fight, you will find the following information in this Pacquiao vs. McGregor betting guide very useful.

Where to Bet on Pacquiao vs. McGregor

First, let’s talk about the importance of choosing the right site for Pacquiao vs. McGregor bets. Whether you have no experience of how to place a bet on boxing or are looking for the best boxing betting sites you can find, keep reading.

The truth is, placing a bet on Pacquiao vs. McGregor — or any other boxing fight — should be straightforward. You simply pick the bet you want to place, choose your stake, press a button, and wham! Just like that, you’re away. Its very simple.

Of course, there are various bets you can place on this fight, and I’ll get to them a little later.

It’s comforting to know that placing a bet is simple, right? If only finding a 100% safe, secure, and trustworthy site to bet on boxing was as easy. The simple fact of the matter is that you can find hundreds upon hundreds of sites online that claim to be trustworthy, but that’s not always the case. 

Thankfully, our recommended boxing sportsbooks are 100% legal and totally safe. We can guarantee this because our specialists have vetted each and every one of them. Not only do these sites come with our seal of approval, but they continuously score high when it comes to stuff like boxing odds, markets, bonuses and promotions, user-friendliness, and overall usability. 

If you’re looking for a site to wager on Pacquiao vs. McGregor, check them out. But if odds for the fight you need, read on.

Pacquiao vs. McGregor Odds

Manny Pacquiao to Win-450
Conor McGregor to Win+325

The prices above reflect the latest odds for Pacquiao vs. McGregor. Not every bookmaker will be offering these odds, so head to our recommended sites for boxing bets to shop around for more numbers.

As things stand, Pacquiao’s odds to beat McGregor are -450. This means that a $450 stake will make you a profit of $100, should Pacquiao win the fight. The implied probability of “PacMan” winning is 81.8%, making him a considerable favorite for the fight.

McGregor’s odds to beat Pacquiao are more generous, coming in at +325. This means that you will make a nice profit of $325, should McGregor emerge with the win. The implied probability of “The Notorious” winning comes to 23.5%, which makes him a considerable underdog.

Fight Card and Key Details for Pacquiao vs. McGregor

  • Manny Pacquiao vs. Conor McGregor

This section is looking a little thin right now. But rest assured, I will keep you updated with information such as when and where Pacquiao vs. McGregor will take place, the latest Pacquiao vs. McGregor undercard, and much more.

When further details have been released, you will find them here. 

Predictions for Pacquiao vs. McGregor

  • Pacquiao to Beat McGregor by KO/TKO

You will find an updated undercard for Pacquiao vs. McGregor when details of other fights have been confirmed. 

Why Pacquiao Beats McGregor

Not only do I see Manny Pacquiao beating Conor McGregor. I see it being a one-sided beat down by the legendary Filipino slickster. 

Even at the age of 41, Pacquiao is a master supreme of the Queensberry rules. In July 2019, the former pound for pound number one showed his excellence by outboxing the previously unbeaten Keith Thurman to win the WBA Super welterweight title. 

Against 32-year-old McGregor — who was TKOd by Floyd Mayweather in his sole professional boxing match in August 2017 — he is highly unlikely to be troubled. Although a talented mixed martial artist that clawed his way through the UFC’s featherweight roster in the mid-2010s, McGregor will be severely outmatched in the skills department. 

Both men are southpaws with significant punching power. But the advantages in the boxing fundamentals are with Pacquiao. 

Does McGregor have a puncher’s chance against Pacquiao? Yes. However, there is no way that he has the skills required to win on the cards, and his cardio is nowhere near good enough to last 12 rounds inside the ropes. Especially at the kind of pace Pacquiao likes to set in his fights.

As for that puncher’s chance? Well, for McGregor to land the extremely lucky shot required to win this fight, he will need to set Pacquiao up with a convincing trap. Or find a way to land on a guy that has been stopped just three times from 71 fights. And I don’t think he has that in him.

I see this one ending pretty badly for the UFC superstar. But hey, his bank balance will look even better when his purse and pay-per-view checks are cashed.

Pacquiao vs. McGregor Moneyline Picks

  • Pacquiao to Beat McGregor

Odds for other fights will appear here when they have been released.

If you are looking to bet on McGregor beating Pacquiao, or vice versa, the easiest wager to place is the moneyline bet. All you need to do is pick Pacquiao or McGregor to win, and place your stake at the odds on offer. 

If you choose Pacquiao to beat McGregor, and that is how the fight ends, you win. If you bet McGregor to beat Pacquiao, and he wins, you win!

There are other markets to target if you are looking to wager on this fight. These are typically found in the props/specials sections for the fight on the sportsbook you are wagering on. With an event of this magnitude, you are likely to find wild and wonderful markets to bet on.

Prop Bets and Specials for Pacquiao vs. McGregor

  • Pacquiao to Win by KO/TKO (+150)
  • McGregor to be Knocked Down 3 Times or More (+600)
  • Fight to End Between Rounds 4 and 6 (+500)

Props and specials for Pacquiao vs. McGregor will be popular with bettors who are looking to get juicier odds than the moneyline.

If and when the fight is announced, expect to see some really creative markets. For example, when McGregor fought Mayweather in 2017, you could get odds of +800 on the former “Champ-Champ” kicking his opponent inside the ropes. You could also get +125 on McGregor having a larger entourage walking him to the ring. 

Bets like the ones above appeal to a wider audience and can make the fight a little more fun for those who aren’t exactly the biggest fans of the sport itself. With the star power of both men, you can expect a wide range of bets of this variety to be released ahead of the fight.

Latest Pacquiao vs. McGregor News and Updates

  • January 24 – McGregor’s TKO loss to Dustin Poirier appears to have put his match with Pacquiao on ice. Ryan Garcia is claiming that the Pac-Man will favor him over McGregor in a money-spinning bout in 2021.
  • January 19 – McGregor vs. Pacquiao will happen in 2021, according to the UFC superstar.
  • January 12 – Manny Pacquiao has reignited talk of an “inevitable” Pacquiao vs. McGregor boxing match in 2021. The WBC has claimed that McGregor is just “one win” away from being ranked by the council.
  • October 26 – Floyd Mayweather tells Conor McGregor that the money in a fight with Manny Pacquiao will not be as big as when they fought in 2017, because ‘it gets no bigger than Floyd Mayweather.’
  • October 8 – McGregor is training with boxing coach Luc Riccardi in Italy.
  • October 3 – The WBA has confirmed that Pacquiao’s title will not be on the line.
  • October 2 – Pacquiao claims that he will only fight McGregor if he is allowed to co-promote the fight with his “Pac Sports and Entertainment” company.
  • September 28 – Conor McGregor accuses UFC President Dana White of ‘lying’ about his knowledge of a Pacquiao vs. McGregor super fight.
Adam Haynes
Adam Haynes

Adam is a sports writer and tipster with a strong background in MMA, boxing, and combat sports.

When Adam isn't writing about those, as well as politics, rugby, and Gaelic Games, he can be found working on methods and strategies to beat the bookies.

For his troubles, Adam is a fan of Leinster Rugby, Glasgow Celtic, and trusting the process.

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