Nov 1, 2001 10:09 PM

Zab Judah is a solid $3.30 favorite over Kostya Tszyu in Saturday's 12-round fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena that will unify the junior welterweight title.

Judah (27-0, 21 KOs) has made five successful defenses of his IFB title. Tszyu (27-1-1, 22 KOs) owns both the WBC and WBA championships.

Las Vegas Sports Consultants has Tszyu as a 9-2 choice to win by decision and a 4-1 selection to produce a knockout victory. Judah is rated 9-5 to win by decision and 3-2 by knockout.

The odds opened at 15-1 for a draw. LVSC has the fight not going the distance at minus $1.40. The price for going the full 12 rounds is plus $1.10.