Fight Odds: Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul

Now that the Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul fight is officially on the books as a sanctioned boxing match, let’s take a look at how the odds have shifted.

On March 7, when the fight was first announced, SportsBetting  made Paul a -300 (1/3) favorite against the Tyson, who was listed as a 5/2 (+250) underdog. 

As wagers have flooded in over the last 53 days, the odds have moved toward the old man. Here is the current fight line:

Mike Tyson       +190

Jake Paul          -240

SportsBetting has also completed a semi-scientific survey that asked America who was going to win the fight on July 20. 

The site tracked tweets using geotagged Twitter data during the last 30 days in order to see every’s states prediction for the fight.

For example, the sampling included tweets such as “Mike Tyson will KO Jake Paul,” “Mike Tyson will kill Jake Paul,” “Mike Tyson will destroy Jake Paul,” “Jake Paul will beat Mike Tyson,” “I’m betting on Jake Paul,” etc. 

More than 300,000 tweets were tracked in total, and below is the infomap that shows the state-by-state results.

Tyson/Paul infomap:

As you can see, only eight states think Paul can emerge victorious. The other 42 U.S. states are all pulling for the man formerly known as Kid Dynamite. 

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