Boxing biggest draw and most hated man will return to the ring May 4th when he faces top contender Robert Guerrero for the world welterweight crown. Floyd Mayweather vs Robert Guerrero Odds have Floyd as an overwhelming 11 to 1 favorite with the early action on the underdog. Mayweather, 43-0, 26 KO’s, had tougher than expected time with icon Miguel Cotto in a 117-110 decision win and “Money” will be coming off another long layoff of 11 months. Guerrero, 31-1, 18 KO’s, is coming off the biggest win of his career, a bullish decision win over juicer Andre Berto. Our fight picks experts took a closer look at this welterweight world title bout to see if Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero can dethrone the undisputed pound-4-pound king. Floyd Mayweather vs Robert Guerrero Odds have Guerrero at +700 ($1000 to win $7000) Moneyline at BOVADA CASINO
Fight Picks Analysis: “Pretty Boy” Floyd can do it all box at range, counterpunch or get ugly in the trenches. Mayweather has outstanding hand speed and his timing and stamina are unmatched in the sport. Floyd’s jab, bodypunching and intelligence also register very high on the Richter scale. Mayweather is not a home run hitter but he does have good power in both hands. Floyd’s defense as a whole is terrific but he does have a small hole for right hands and his chin is only above average. Floyd Mayweather vs Robert Guerrero Odds have Mayweather at -1100 Moneyline.
Guerrero is a polished southpaw that has underrated overall skills. “The Ghost” is a cerebral fighter that adjusts well to opponents to expose their weaknesses. When in boxer mode Guerrero flicks a crisp jab and follows up with accurate combinations to the head and body. On the inside, Guerrero is physical and wears down his foes with grit and determination. Guerrero is very well conditioned and his chin has always proven to be solid.
Robert Guerrero biggest edge on paper over Floyd Mayweather is his youth but at age 35 “Money” shows no signs of slowing down. In a nut shell Mayweather does everything great and Guerrero does everything very well. The moneyline wager at 11 to 1 provides little value but a 3 UNIT wager on Mayweather to win by decision at 1 to 3 or less is a good buy.
Fight Picks Play: Floyd Mayweather by decision 1 to 3