Big-time boxing returns to our screens on Sunday 6 October when fans favourite Gennady Golovkin faces off against Sergiy Derevyanchenko at Madison Square Garden in New York. The stands will be packed and there will be millions more watching the live TV coverage around the world, all hoping to catch a glimpse of GGG delivering another knockout performance. Here are our top Gennady Golovkin v Sergiy Derevyanchenko betting tips and predictions.
A Closer Look
He is favourite, as you would expect, but there’s an opportunity to back Golovkin at a decent price if taking advantage of the many specials markets available. Have your say on the fight winner of bet on the likes of the method of victory, round betting and over/under total rounds. There’s a market and price to suit all punters and you can even bide your time and bet in-play with major bookies.
Golovkin was last seen stopping Steve Rolls at this venue back in June, getting rid of his opponent in the fourth round. It was a demolition that has become typical of Triple G over the years and shows, despite the fact he’s now 37 years old, the middleweight still has plenty of power. More than enough to see him earn the respect of everyone at the weight.
GGG for the KO?
GGG has KO’d 35 of his 41 opponents so far and that stats ensures he will be popular to secure another early night in this fight. Backing Golovkin to win the fight is 2/9 with Ladbrokes – better than we expected to find. That quote will show up on a fair share of weekend sports accas and that’s how we’d advise approaching this fight. If you are after more of a price you can back the jolly to win in rounds 7-12.