Top Boxing Betting Picks of the Week – July 14th, 2022

By Hank Blaine

On Saturday night, highly-regarded pugilist Ryan Garcia returns to the ring to take on tough Javier Fortuna. Oddsmakers have installed Garcia an over -1000 chalk, making the favored fighter close to unplayable. But just because we can’t back Garcia to win, it doesn’t mean we can’t bet on the fight. Check out odds, analysis, and free boxing picks for six fantastic matcheshappening on Saturday, July 16.

Top Boxing Betting Picks of the Week (July 14th, 2022)

Los Angeles, CA – DAZN

  • When: July 16th, 2022

Nick Ball vs. Nathanael Kakololo

25-year-old Nick Ball is 15-0 with 8 technical knockout or knockout wins. Ball is on a 2-match winning streak. Both wins came via technical knockout. Nathanael Kakololo has a 14-3-1 record. Like Ball, Kakololo is on a winning streak except Nathanael’s streak is 3 matches. This should be a tough fight. There’s a chance Ball steps into the ring with a conservative strategy, which make over the play.

Boxing Betting Pick: Nick Ball Over 7.5 -120

Dennis McCann vs. James Beech Jr.

12-0 with 6 knockout victories, 21-year-old Dennis “The Menace” McCann will be looking to score his first TKO or KO win since beating Jon Chuwa last July. James Beech Jr. has a decent 14-2 record. Beech Jr. has won just 2 fights via knockout. The last time James knocked out an opponent was 2018. Also, the losses happened via unanimous decision. Go over.

Boxing Betting Pick: Dennis McCann Over 8.5 -303

Pierce O’Leary vs. Robin Zamora

Pierce O’Leary is 9-0 with 5 knockout or technical knockout wins. O’Leary won 2 of his last 3 bouts via TKO. He won his last bout via KO.

Robin Zamora has a 17-14 record. Zamora has dropped 6 bouts via knockout or technical knockout. The massive underdog in this has lost 7 of his last 8 bouts. Zamora has no chance. Don’t be surprised if O’Leary ends Zamora’s night before the bell for the fourth.

Boxing Betting Pick: Robin Zamora Under 3.5 -139

Hamzah Sheeraz vs. Francisco Emmanuel Torres

Hamzah Sheeraz is 15-0 with 11 TKO or KO wins. Sheeraz has won 3 of his last 4 bouts via technical knockout. Hamzah knocked out Jez Smith in the second round in his last bout. Francisco Emmanuel Torres has a decent 17-3-1 record. In his last bout, Torres forced a draw versus extremely talented Jose Benavidez Jr. Torres should box well enough for this to go over the rounds total.

Boxing Betting Pick: Hamzah Sheeraz Over 7.5 -139

Lennox Clarke vs. Mark Heffron

Clarke versus Heffron projects as Saturday most competitive boxing match. Underdog Mark Heffron has a 27-2-1 record with 21 knockout or technical knockout wins. Heffron has won 2 straight since dropping a bout to Denzel Bentley via referee stoppage in 2020. Clarke is 20-1-1. The chalk’s loss happened in a fight versus Lerrone Richards in 2019. This is Lennox’s first bout since March 2021. The layoff gives Heffron a better chance of winning this than the odds indicate. Heffron is the play.

Boxing Betting Pick: Mark Heffron +240

Ryan Garcia vs. Javier Fortuna

Javier Fortuna is an excellent boxer, but he doesn’t have much chance versus 22-0 Ryan Garcia. The chalk has knocked out 18 of his opponents. Fortuna beat up overmatched Rafael Hernandez in his last. Before beating Hernandez, Fortuna had lost a bout to Joseph Diaz via unanimous decision. Garcia won his last bout via unanimous decision.

Although Ryan can knock Javier out, the more likely scenario is that Garcia wins a UD. Fortuna won’t put himself in harm’s way and Garcia will take what comes to him. Over is the play.

Boxing Betting Pick: Ryan Garcia Over 7.5 -120

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