Chris Eubank Jr. vs. Marcus Morrison – May 1, 2021

| May 1, 2021 2:47 am PDT

Chris Eubank Jr. has aspirations of taking on Gennadiy Golovkin next.

Eubank will put himself in the right position for a shot at the aging “GGG” with a win over fellow-Brit Marcus Morrison on the Derek Chisora versus Joseph Parker undercard this Saturday, May 1.

I’ll be breaking down the best online odds for Eubank vs. Morrison, as well as providing you with some top betting tips for the fight. So, if you’re looking to gamble on this all-British middleweight clash in Manchester this weekend, this is something you do not want to miss. 

Stay tuned for my predictions and best bets for Eubank vs. Morrison. 

Who Wins Between Eubank and Morrison?

  • Chris Eubank Jr. by KO/TKO

I’m predicting a stoppage win for Eubank on Saturday night.

Although I’ve never been the biggest fan of “Junior,” he is a comfortable level above Morrison. In fact, you could say that this is a bit of a mismatch. 

I explain my thoughts in detail, a little further down. But let’s look at the odds and best bets for Eubank-Morrison before I dissect my predictions for Eubank-Morrison.

Latest Odds for Eubank vs. Morrison

Eubank to Win-3000
Morrison to Win+1000

The odds for Chris Eubank Jr. to beat Marcus Morrison don’t exactly make my pulse race. 

I’m not sure there will be many bettors keen to get on such a short price. But there are better odds available in the Eubank vs. Morrison prop bets markets, and I’ll be looking at them in the next section.

If you’re backing Morrison to beat Eubank, you’ll find a much better prospect where the odds are concerned.

Still, I can’t see any way the Manchester-native gets the win in his hometown. That’s reflected in my betting tips and the bets for Eubank vs. Morrison that I’ll be placing on the night.

Best Bets for Eubank vs. Morrison

Eubank to Win by KO/TKO-455
Fight to End Under 5.5 Rounds+120
Eubank in Round 3+800

In line with my prediction for Eubank vs. Morrison, a win for the former by stoppage is probably the safest bet.

Choosing him to win by KO/TKO cuts those odds down nicely. I expect Eubank, who is being trained by Roy Jones Jr., to be far too fast and busy for his man to last the full twelve.

We haven’t seen Eubank in there since late 2019, and he’ll be keen to make a big impression in his return to the ring. I think he will blast Morrison away under 5.5 rounds, making this a solid bet.

And my final Eubank bet for Saturday night is that he gets the job done in the third. Just as he did with JJ McDonagh in Saudi Arabia in 2018, Eubank will chop him down before the first quarter of the bout has passed.

Why Eubank Beats Morrison

In all fairness, this is a blatant mismatch. 

As I pointed out earlier, I’m not Eubank’s biggest fan. He has too many holes in his game to establish himself among the big boys at 160 or 168, and I don’t see him winning a genuine world title at either weight. 

This is a tune-up fight, sure, but it’s pretty embarrassing. I mean, Morrison is a decent fighter, but he’s not on Jr’s level. After all, Morrison has fought some dreadful opponents in recent times. In fact, the records of the last seven men to share a ring with the Manc are 5-69-1, 12-10-1, 29-3-0, 5-50-0, 6-10-1, 5-42-0, 3-31-0. 

Shocking. 

Sure, Morrison earned a good win over Emanuele Blandamura in 2019. But other than that, his record is abysmal. It’s not that much of a push to suggest that you would find a better caliber of opponents at your local taxi stand.

Eubank holds the cards in every department and will make very light work of Morrison. If he doesn’t, he can kiss any dreams he has of meeting Golovkin or Canelo Alvarez inside the ropes goodbye.

Betting on Eubank vs. Morrison Online?

If you’re looking to place bets on Eubank’s fight with Morrison online, I have you covered.

Head over to our recommended sites, register for an account and get your bets down. That’s if you haven’t already.

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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