There is nothing like a major heavyweight title fight to shake the winter doldrums.
Deontay Wilder (42-0-1) and Tyson Fury (29-0-1) square off on Saturday, Feb. 22 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in one of the most highly anticipated fights in years.
The pair fought to a controversial split decision draw in 2018. Fury rose from two knockdowns by Wilder, including one in Round 12. The judges scored the the bout 115-111 for Wilder, 114-112 for Fury and 113-113.
DraftKings‘ sportsbook director of operations Johnny Avello told PlayPennsylvania:
“The fight is positioned in a good spot where college basketball, the NBA and the NHL is happening, but before the conference tournaments and March Madness. It’s getting interest at DraftKings because we have so much content around it and our customers like to have options.”
DraftKings has 10 different betting markets for Wilder v Fury II. The most popular are:
- Winning method
- To go the distance
You can bet on Wilder v Fury II at any of Pennsylvania’s seven online sportsbooks. A number of them are offering various promotions for the rematch.
Most bettors like Wilder
At FanDuel, a large majority of bettors are backing Wilder (-108) on the moneyline.
- 72% bet count and 86% of money on Wilder
- 28% bet count and 14% of money on Fury (-108)
Method of victory by handle
- 33% on Wilder by KO/TKO
- 30% on Wilder by Points or Decision
- 13% on Fury by Points or Decision
- 13% on Fury by KO/TKO
- 11% on draw
Exact method of victory by handle
- 35% knockout
- 29% split decision
- 25% majority decision
- 4% unanimous decision
- 2% technical knockout
Total Rounds in Fight by Handle
- 67% on Over 10.5 rounds
- 33% on Under 10.5 rounds
Sportbook promos for Wilder vs Fury
All bets for the following promotions must be made prior to the 11:45 ET fight.
FanDuel is offering a boxing early exit insurance for Wilder v Fury II. First, opt-in and place a pre-match moneyline wager. If your selected fighter loses during Rounds 1-6, you’ll get your money back in site credit (max $50).
DraftKings is boosting the odds on both sides. The Wilder v Fury Boost gives bettors +140 odds on either side. The odds were Wilder (-115), Fury (-106). Click “opt-in,” and apply the boost before placing the bet ($10 max bet).
New bettors might be interested in Fox Bet’s Wilder v Fury II sign-up special. The “3 Minutes to Win It” promo is for new players who sign-up on Fox Bet. If the fight goes past Round One, you double your $25 bet.
Here’s how it works:
- Register your new account at Fox Bet.
- Make a deposit to qualify for the promotion.
- The promotional bet has to bet your first wager.
- Bet on 3 Minutes to Win It. If the fight goes past Round 1, you double your $25 bet.
- Your $25 free bet will credited on Feb. 24 by noon EST.