- LeBron James is favored (-500) to beat Michael Jordan in a 1v1 basketball game.
- Michael Jordan is listed at +200 odds to commit the most fouls in the game.
- LeBron James has -150 odds to be the first player to score against Michael Jordan.
LOS ANGELES – The Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James debate has engulfed the minds of basketball fans for the past couple of years as there are numerous ways to prove which player is the Greatest of All Time.
Jordan’s 10-part documentary “The Last Dance” has again sparked the conversation of who the best basketball player of all time is.
No matter which side of the debate basketball fans allegiance lies with BetOnline is giving bettors the opportunity to bet on who would win in a 1v1 game between Michael Jordan and LeBron James along with other props on the game.
There hasn’t been any talk of the two playing against each other but if this matchup were to happen in 2020 bettors should roll the dice on these early odds.
LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan one-on-one winner:
- LeBron James -550
- Michael Jordan +300
Winner: Michael Jordan (+300). Although there is a major age difference between LeBron James and Michael Jordan – in which the latter hasn’t played an NBA game in almost a decade – take the odds on MJ to win here.
Simply put, that is where the best return on this betting props lies IF these two are to play a 1v1 basketball game.
Player to commit the most fouls:
- LeBron James -300
- Michael Jordan +200
Winner: LeBron James (-300). LeBron James is arguably still one of the best players in the NBA today.
Take the odds on James to commit the most fouls in this game as Jordan is older so he’ll be looking to draw easy fouls and get to the free-throw line.
Player to make the first free throw:
- Michael Jodan -130
- LeBron James -110
Winner: Michael Jordan (-130). LeBron James throughout his career has struggled at the free-throw line.
Jordan was a much better free throw shooter through his career which is why his -130 odds are the best bet for this legal prop bet.
Player to Score First Point:
- LeBron James -150
- Michael Jordan +110
Winner: Michael Jordan (+110). This will be one of the hardest props to predict especially since both players are prolific scorers but bettors should take the +110 odds on Michael Jordan.
Jordan was one of the most lethal mid-range scorers in NBA history and that type of shooting touch just doesn’t leave with age. Bettors should feel comfortable taking the underdog odds on Jordan to score the first point.