The highly anticipated Devin Haney vs. Ryan Garcia showdown is almost here, and fans can witness the action live at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on April 20. The event will feature a 12-round bout, along with undercard matches, all broadcast on DAZN.

Devin Haney (31-0, 15 KOs) holds the WBC super lightweight title and is considered one of the top pound-for-pound fighters globally. After an impressive victory over Regis Prograis in December to claim the title, the 25-year-old champ will defend it for the first time.

Ryan Garcia (24-1, 20 KOs) faced a setback last year with a knockout loss to Gervonta “Tank” Davis. However, the 25-year-old fighter from Los Angeles bounced back with a knockout win over Oscar Duarte, showing his determination to compete against the best in the 140-pound division.

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The Sporting News offers insights on the odds and a final prediction for this super lightweight clash:

Devin Haney vs. Ryan Garcia betting odds

According to BetMGM, Haney is the -1000 favorite, while Garcia is the +600 underdog, with the draw at +2000.

Devin Haney vs. Ryan Garcia trends

  • Haney via KO/ TKO/ Tech. Dec/ DQ: +200
  • Haney via decision: -163
  • Garcia via KO/TKO/Tech. Dec/ DQ: +900
  • Garcia via decision: +1400

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Devin Haney vs. Ryan Garcia prediction, best bets

In terms of physical attributes, Haney and Garcia are closely matched. Both possess talent, speed, strength, athleticism, and are in their prime. However, Haney’s mental preparation sets him apart, evident in the odds favoring him.

Garcia’s promotional missteps, including distractions and lack of focus, give Haney a mental advantage. Haney’s technical skills, defensive prowess, and strategic approach position him as the favorite entering the ring.

Garcia’s recent struggles and distractions may impact his performance, while Haney’s dedication and focus are likely to lead to a convincing victory.

Sporting News prediction: Haney TKO 8 (Per BetMGM: +200)

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