- Danny Garcia vs. Jose Benavidez Jr. takes place on Saturday, July 30th, at 9 p.m. EST.
- Garcia is a big favorite to win the fight at Barclays Center.
- Check out the odds, analysis, and predictions for Garcia vs Benavidez Jr below.
Danny Garcia vs. Jose Benavidez Jr. takes place on Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and airs on Showtime. In the Garcia vs Benavidez Jr betting odds, the former is heavily favored over the latter, with odds of -800.
Let’s look at the Danny Garcia vs. Jose Benavidez Jr odds at OKBET Sportsbook before recommending our best bet for the fight.
Danny Garcia vs Benavidez Jr Odds
|Jose Benavidez Jr||+500|
This fight features two world-class fighters looking to re-establish their consistency and return to winning ways. Garcia’s -800 moneyline price gives him an 89% implied chance of beating Jose Benavidez Jr.
Danny Garcia’s Odds Against Benavidez Jr.
Garcia has been sidelined for over a year and a half. He returns from his longest layoff in his career with a seemingly renewed sense of purpose, despite being in a new weight category.
The two-division world champion makes his super welterweight debut in this fight. Garcia hopes to become a three-division champion by eventually settling at 154 pounds.
The former unified junior welterweight champion and former welterweight world champion will look to reclaim his title and change the course of his career.
He’ll try to recapture the form that saw him defeat notable names like Zab Judah, Paulie Malignaggi, and Erik Morales, to name a few.
Garcia vs Benavidez Jr Recent Fights
|Errol Spence Jr, loss via UD||Fight 1||Francisco Torres, Draw|
|Ivan Redkach, win via UD||Fight 2||Terence Crawford, loss via TKO|
|Adrian Granados, win via KO||Fight 3||Frank Rojas, win via KO|
|Shawn Porter, loss via UD||Fight 4||Matthew Strode, win via TKO|
The future Hall of Famer still appears eager to add to his legacy. The next chapter in that story is set to begin this weekend against Benavidez Jr.
Jose Benavidez Jr’s Odds Against Garcia Benavidez Jr was previously a welterweight world title contender. The older brother of fellow former world champion David Benavidez is willing to compete with the best. With this Garcia fight, he secures a prominent name in the sport.
Benavidez Jr’s story is inspiring because he overcame being shot in the leg in 2016 to fight again with the permanently damaged limb.
Benavidez Jr took a three-year hiatus after losing his only professional fight to welterweight champion/pound-for-pound ranked elite Terence Crawford.
While Benavidez Jr returned and fought to a draw last November, this means he has not tasted victory inside of a boxing ring for over four years.
Tale of the Tape: Garcia vs. Benavidez Jr.
Prediction for Garcia vs. Benavidez Jr
This prizefight will last twelve rounds. There is a -200 prop bet on this fight going the distance, and a +150 bet on it not going the distance.
In the end, I believe the prop on Garcia vs Benavidez Jr going the distance offers better value.
The difference between a stoppage victory and a victory on the judges’ scorecards is actually quite close. A Garcia decision or technical decision victory is priced at -145, while a Garcia KO or TKO victory is priced at +175.
Garcia will win this contest by decision, in my opinion. Garcia will display a diverse skill set throughout the twelve-round contest, in my opinion.
Danny Garcia is my pick (-800)