Jake Paul Vs Nate Diaz Betting Odds and Predictions (Cruiserweight Boxing, August 5)
Jake Paul is on the comeback trail this weekend, and it’s against another aging ex-MMA fighter in the form of Nate Diaz. With Paul suffering the first loss of his career against Tommy Fury earlier this year, the Youtuber-turned-boxer will be desperate to prove that he’s still the real deal. While he’s opting to do so against someone past their prime, making their boxing debut, there’s still plenty of great betting to be had on this clash as we break down the latest Paul vs Diaz odds ahead of this clash.
Jake Paul vs Nate Diaz: Event Details
Will Paul come out swinging and score an early knockout, just like the major boxing betting odds say? Or can Diaz leverage his vast experience under the bright lights to put the youngster in his place? We’ll know on Sunday, but until then, here are all the best Paul vs Diaz predictions to get your betting started this week.
|ℹ️ Weight Class/Division:
|Professional Boxing Fight (10 rounds), Cruiserweight
|American Airlines Arena, Dallas, Texas, United States
|August 5 2023
|From 8:00 PM EST
Head-to-Head: Paul vs Diaz
These two fighters have never met before – in fact, Nate Diaz is making his debut as a professional boxer, having only fought in mixed-martial arts prior to this. Still, #PAULDIAZ request did its job and heated enough the upcoming fight, which is closer to professional than an exhibition.
Latest Paul vs Diaz Odds
To inform our Jake Paul vs Nate Diaz betting tips, let’s take a look at the latest Paul vs Diaz odds. Here are what the bookies have to say about this clash:
Looking at the outright betting odds, Jake Paul is well ahead here with odds of 1.30 (3/10) compared to Nate Diaz’s 3.50 (5/2). Because this isn’t an exhibition, the boxing betting odds are available for the method of victory as well. A Paul knockout leads at 1.67 (4/6), with a decision the 26-year-old’s way the next most likely result at 4.33 (10/3).
Jake Paul’s Recent Boxing Form
Jake Joseph Paul is entering this clash, having lost for the first time in February 2023. This was in his highly publicized clash against Tommy Fury, which he lost via split decision. Prior to this, ‘The Problem Child’ had won his first six fights, some of which were exhibitions, against a mixed caliber of opponents.
Paul Advantages Over Diaz
Youth and size are what Paul has going for him in this clash, and the resulting power comes from these two factors. The Youtuber will be looking to land big punches and know that one of his heavy hooks will be enough to put Diaz down for the night.
Nate Diaz’s Recent Boxing Form
Technically, this is the first time we’ll see Nate Diaz in boxing. The 38-year-old is a veteran MMA fighter with a professional record of 21-13-0. Most recently, Diaz defeated Tony Ferguson at UFC 279 in 2022, prior to which he had lost consecutive matches against Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards.
Diaz Advantages Over Paul
Experience and potentially stamina. Nathan Donald Diaz has been a professional fighter for the better part of the last two decades, something that Jake Paul cannot say. He’ll be looking to leverage this experience under the bright lights to his advantage, and if his body is still up for it, take this one deep and prey on a tired Paul as he’s been known to do in the UFC.
Best Jake Paul vs Nate Diaz Prediction
It’s time for Paul vs Diaz latest predictions. Based on US boxing odds, here are the three wagers we see being the most fruitful this weekend:
Jake Paul to Win by Knockout @ 1.67 (4/6)
He’s bigger, he’s angrier, and he’s got a point to prove. We say that Jake Paul will get his career back on track against Nate Diaz by scoring the kind of knockout we’ve seen from him in the past. Against Tommy Fury, he was too reserved, leaning on his jab too heavily and ultimately losing by a decision. It’s very unlikely we’ll see the 26-year-old make this kind of mistake again. Look for Paul to leverage his greater size and knockout power, landing a big blow at some stage to send Diaz packing.
High-Odds Paul vs Diaz Betting Tips
High-Odds Tip # 1
Fight to End in Round 1-2 @ 9.00 (8/1)
There are two ways we see this fight ending. The first, is Paul coming out focused and intense and winning with an early knockout. It’s genuinely possible – in the preamble before this clash, Diaz has seemed reasonably disinterested in the fight. For him, there’s little on the line, as he’s already had his career.
Not so for Paul. He knows that a loss here and his prospects of being taken seriously as a boxer are virtually nil. Score an emphatic victory, however, and he’ll be back in the conversation. He has the power to do it, and there’s every chance he’ll set his mind to it too – after all, this fight is labeled ‘Ready 4 War’.
High-Odds Tip # 2
Recommended Paul vs Diaz Betting Picks
Two contrasting fighters step into the ring on Saturday night, with the young Youtuber-come-boxer Jake Paul looking to bounce back against the MMA veteran Nate Diaz, who makes his boxing debut. While this clash is sure to entertain, we see the fight going to Paul, and there’s a good chance it’ll be over quickly too.