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Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall Odds, Pick and Prediction

Dylan Bowker

by Dylan Bowker in Boxing

Feb 24, 2022 · 10:56 AM PST

Josh Taylor vs Jack Caterall odds
Josh Taylor celebrates after defeating Jose Ramirez by unanimous decision in a junior welterweight title boxing bout Saturday, May 22, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
  • Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall goes Saturday, February 26th at 2 PM EST
  • Taylor is the favorite in this looming undisputed title clash
  • Check out the Taylor vs Catterall odds, analysis, and predictions, below

Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall transpires at The OVO Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, and broadcasts on ESPN+. The former is a pronounced favorite over the latter in the Taylor vs Catterall boxing odds.

Let’s analyze the Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall odds via Caesars Sportsbook as we provide our best bet for the bout.

Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall Odds

Fighter Odds
Josh Taylor -1400
Jack Catterall +800

Odds as of February 24th at Caesars Sportsbook

This fight will see Taylor put his four super lightweight world titles on the line. Catterall aims to snatch the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO belts listed as sizeable underdog in the UK online sports betting markets.

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Josh Taylor’s Boxing Odds & Betting Outlook vs Catterall

Taylor is looking to make the inaugural defense of his undisputed distinction and will do so in front of a partisan crowd.

The Scotsman plies his trade on home soil after unifying the division last month and aims to impress his countrymen in a big way.

Something of note here is that this could be Taylor’s last bout at 140 pounds. He has discussed moving up and pursuing opportunities in the welterweight division.

Names like Terence Crawford and Errol Spence have been buzzed about as possible future opponents. But Taylor has a myopic focus on this weekend and understands those big box office welterweight wars fade away if he fails against Catterall.

Taylor vs Catterall Recent Fights

Taylor
VS
Catterall
Jose Ramirez, win via unanimous decision Fight 1 Abderrazak Houya, win via points
Apinun Khongsong, win via KO Fight 2 Timo Schwarzkopf, win via unanimous decision
Regis Prograis, win via majority decision Fight 3 Oscar Amador, win via KO
Ivan Baranchyk, win via unanimous decision Fight 4 Ohara Davies, win via unanimous decision

This fight was supposed to go down in late December 2021. But a Taylor injury amended the fight date, and now both are ready for early 2022 combat.

Catterall is a former WBO intercontinental champion. Standing in the way of championship accomplishment at a higher tier is one of the best pound-for-pound boxers today in Taylor.

Jack Catterall’s Boxing Odds and Betting Outlook vs Taylor

Catterall is the mandatory challenger and has been waiting for this crack since the stepped aside for Taylor to face Jose Ramirez for the undisputed title.

Since last competing in November 2020, Catterall has largely had Taylor squarely on his radar. He has been thoroughly game-planning to fight him for the last year-plus.

Catterall’s spotless record is a good look, and he has taken on some relatively stiff competition.

But he has not really fought anyone on that elite world-class level, and the challenger realizes just how much he’s moving up in quality of opposition this weekend.

Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall Tale of the Tape

Taylor
VS
Catterall
18-0 Record 26-0
13 Knockouts 13
5’10 Height 5’7
69.5″ Reach 67″
Southpaw Stance Southpaw

Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall Pick & Prediction

This prizefight is scheduled for twelve rounds, and I think there’s value in pursuing a prop bet on this bout going the distance.

A potential prop bet on Taylor winning via decision also strikes me as valuable. Taylor to win by decision at DraftKings Sportsbook is priced at +150 in the boxing betting odds.

Pick: Josh Taylor (-1400)

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