Boxing Odds: Groves vs. Eubank Jr. for Super-Middleweight Gold. The World Boxing Super Series continues this Saturday with a super-middleweight semifinal in Manchester, England between WBA (Super) champion George Groves and IBO champ Chris Eubank Jr. At press time, Eubank is the –190 favorite, with Groves available at +155.
Eubank (26-1, 20 KOs) is the world’s No. 4-ranked super-middleweight according to The Ring, while Groves checks in at No. 2. This will be Eubank’s first crack at a major title, but he’s a rising star in the squared circle; Groves (27-3, 20 KOs) has been in five different title fights, and he’ll be defending the WBA strap for the second time after beating Fedor Chudinov (+300) for the vacant title last May.
Besides the money line, there are 13 other ways you can bet on Saturday’s fight – including the popular Method of Victory prop, where Eubank is +165 to win by KO/TKO/DQ. Groves is +300 according to Bovada to do the same. This bout is pegged at –145 at Bovada SportsBook not to go the distance; the official total is 9.5 rounds (Over –140), but you can also bet on totals anywhere from 2.5 rounds to 10.5 rounds. The most likely stoppage in Round Betting is Eubank winning in Round 6 or 7 at +1600 apiece.