- Odds: Naoya Inoue -2250 favorite vs Michael Dasmarinas +1435 underdog.
- Best Bet: Naoya Inoue by KO.
- Date & Location: Saturday, June 19, Las Vegas.
Filipino boxer Michael Dasmariñas is one the biggest boxing underdogs we’ve seen this year. He takes on the Japanese “Monster” Naoya Inoue later this month and gets a crack at the IBF bantamweight title. We review the latest Inoue vs Dasmarinas odds for this bout and discuss the potential rematch between Inoue vs Donaire.
Inoue vs Dasmarinas Odds
Inoue is currently a 95% prohibitive favorite to win this bout. Fans of the “Monster” will be looking for betting props for any chance to make their bets more profitable. Standing in his way is Michael Dasmarinas who goes by the name “Hot and Spicy”, with a record of (30-2-1, 20 KO). If you put $100 on Dasmarinas to win, you could net $1435 on this longshot bet.
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If you are considering betting on Michael Dasmarinas, here is a little bit more knowledge on his backstory. “To beat Inoue, I have to make sure I am at least a level above him and fight with speed, power and precision. I am going out there to give him a good fight and win and I am putting in the necessary work to get that result,” Dasmariñas was quoted by Bad Left Hook.
Best Bets on Naoya Inoue
The three-weight world champion will have his pick on how this fight plays out. That’s not to diminish Dasmarinas as a legitimate boxer, who has recently joined Wild Card, where Pacquiao is currently training to fight Errol Spence. Speaking of which live odds are available for Pac vs Spence.
It’s the unstoppable nature of Inoue as a pound-for-pound great, who is taking this fight as a keep busy opponent on his road to rematch against the reinvigorated Nonito Donaire.
- Naoya Inoue wins in round 8-10
- Naoya Inoue wins by KO
- Naoya Inoue wins by Decision
While the exact odds for Inoue to win by any of the options are yet to be released. I believe picking the “Monster” to win by KO is a solid bet. He has a KO% of 85 percent, with 17 KO’s from his 20 wins with no losses.
Inoue vs Donaire 2 In Sights
Nonito Donaire is fresh off becoming the oldest boxer to win a major bantamweight world title. “The Filipino Flash” has had a momentous return to boxing and recently crushed Nordine Oubaali, by 4th round KO.
This was a perfect execution by Donaire to get his name back in the picture for a rematch against Inoue. The pair fought in a tremendous battle back in November 2019, where Inoue won by decision.
This was a modern-day classic and boxing fans across the world deserve a rematch. In the meantime, Inoue will look to make another statement on June 19th against Michael Dasmarinas. For more boxing coverage including betting odds and analysis, check out our boxing section on Betting Insider Journal.