Canelo vs Cotto Picks: Saturday November 21st Latin boxing warriors Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto will face off in Las Vegas on PPV. Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez Vegas Odds have Canelo -320 with 60% Boxing Picks on Canelo. Alvarez, 45-1-1, 32 KO’s, is on a three fight winning streak since being outclassed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the biggest fight of his career. Cotto, 40-4, 33 KO’s has rejuvenated his career under trainer Freddie Roach with three wins over top-10 contenders since losing a decision to Austin Trout. Alvarez looked like a devastating destroyer in his last bout against James Kirkland but Cotto’s performance against Mayweather was much better than Canelo’s. Can the 34-year old Puerto Rican upset the young Mexican lion Canelo’s rise to stardom? Boxing Betting News staff gives away their Canelo vs Cotto Picks. Canelo vs Cotto Boxing Betting Odds have Miguel Cotto as a +290 moneyline underdog (Bet $100 to win $290) at Bovada Sportsbook
Canelo Alvarez – Boxer: The powerfully built 5’8″ Boxer/Puncher is aggressive, fast and technically sound. Alvarez should have 10+ pounds on Cotto by the time of the fight. Canelo is a hard puncher with both hands and is one of the best combination punchers in the game. Canelo is a slick counterpuncher with excellent ring vision and anticipation. Alvarez is a devastating bodypuncher with a deadly left hook downstairs. On the downside, Canelo tends to fade late in fights and loads up on his punches a bit too much. Alvarez has shown a good chin throughout his career but he was rocked by a modest punching Abner Cotto early in his career.
Miguel Cotto – Boxer: The stocky 5’7 1/2″ Boxer/Puncher is a brutal body puncher with textbook technique. Cotto is a natural welterweight that will be at a size disadvantage against Canelo. Miguel is well-rounded with excellent power, combinations, stamina, defense and agility. Miguel Cotto is a purple-hearted veteran with a solid chin and steely resolve. A natural lefty, Cotto has a heavy left hand and can even fight southpaw. On the downside, Miguel is short, 34-years old, susceptible to cuts and can be outboxed by speedsters.
Cotto vs Canelo Picks: Alvarez 115-113 decision