On April 12 Vasyl “The Matrix” Lomancheko will defend his WBA, WBO and Ring lightweight titles against Anthony Crolla in Los Angeles. The two time Olympic gold medallist, Lomachenko has just 12 professional wins under his belt, but is still regarded as the #1 pound-per-pound boxer in the world by ESPN.
Crolla reigning from Manchester, is the former WBA lightweight champion who held the belt between 2015 to 2016. He’s on a three win fight streak after losing the rematch to Jorge Linares for the WBA title in 2017. Being an huge underdog is what’s driving Crolla, as he intends to case almighty upset against champion Lomanchenko.
“It’s going to take a career-best performance or punch, I’m a huge underdog. But I’m not going over there for the experience, I’m going over there to shock the world.”Anthony Crolla via Independent.co.uk
43% of the bets are being placed on Anthony Crolla, 4% are betting on the draw, meanwhile 53% are betting on Vasyl Lomachenko to win. This is a clear indicator that the value for betting on Lomacheko isn’t there, we believe that when the boxing round by round odds come out, that will be the ideal way to wager for this fight.
Lomachenko vs Crolla Betting Odds
- Vasyl Lomachenko: 1/33
- Anthony Crolla: 20/1
Everyone loves an underdog especially at 20/1, still knowing how much of a boxing masterclass Lomanchenko puts on every performance we can’t see Crolla getting past the undefeated Ukrainian here.
Also on the #LOMACROLLA card is Arnold Barboza Jr vs Mike Alvarado, stay tuned for Loma vs Crolla betting props closer to April 12.