BROOK THE BIG BETTING FAVOURITE AHEAD OF JONES SHOWDOWN

PUNTERS on Betfair are confident that Kell Brook has what it takes to defeat Carson Jones when the pair go head-to-head at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield on Saturday. Undefeated in 27 fights, Brook is the big odds-on favourite at 2-13 to win in front of his home crowd.

Carson Jones has been talking up his chances ahead of the welterweight world title eliminator bout, but odds of 13-2 suggest that the Oklahoma native has it all to do this weekend. The draw trades at 33-1.

Brook is odds-on favourite at 1-2 for victory by way of a knockout, while the 26-year-old can be backed at 13-8 to win by judges’ decision. Jones is out at 17-2 to triumph by KO, and is a 12-1 shot for success by way of judges’ decision.

Betfair’s Alex Bake said: “There’s a real buzz about Kell Brook and people are predicting big things for him. He’s a strong puncher and has excellent timing, our customers can’t see past a home victory come Saturday night.

Kell Brook v Carson Jones – Betfair bet: 2-13 Brook, 13-2 Jones, 33-1 the draw

Method of victory – Betfair bet: 1-2 Brook KO, 13-8 Brook decision, 17-1 Jones KO, 12-1 Jones decision

The Betfair cameras caught up with Kell Brook at his gym in Sheffield ahead of Saturday’s clash with Carson Jones. Check out the video: