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WWE Backlash 2017 predictions, betting tips and betting odds: Baron Corbin will not suffer underdog upset against Sami Zayn

  • WWE Backlash takes place on Sunday, May 21
  • Get free betting tips & the latest odds for this WWE PPV

WWE Backlash predictions for the pay per view on Sunday, May 21. WWE Smackdown Live returns to pay-per-view on Sunday night – but who will be victorious in Chicago? Read on for all of our free predictions and betting tips.

WWE Backlash 2017 Predictions


WWE Backlash 2017 betting odds


Bookmaker Paddy Power is offering odds for every single match-up at WWE Backlash, including the WWE Championship match between Randy Orton and Jinder Mahal. The bookmaker is predicting victory for Orton, but who else is the Irish firm backing for success? Here is a full rundown of the WWE Backlash 2017 betting odds…

WWE Championship: 1/5 Randy Orton; 3/1 Jinder Mahal

SmackDown Tag Team Championship: 1/14 The Usos; 11/2 Breezango

United States Championship: 1/12 Kevin Owens; 11/2 AJ Styles

1/10 Natalya, Carmella & Tamina; 5/1 Naomi, Charlotte Flair & Becky Lynch

1/66 Shinsuke Nakamura; 11/1 Dolph Ziggler

4/7 Baron Corbin; 5/4 Sami Zayn

1/14 Luke Harper; 11/2 Erick Rowan

1/6 Tye Dillinger; 7/2 Aiden English

WWE Backlash 2017 Betting Tips Explained


The bookmakers are not being particularly giving with their odds for Sunday night’s card, and that is no real shock because there is a huge air of predictability about who will win the matches. Therefore it is simply a case of looking for a bet with a decent price and that comes via the Sami Zayn-Baron Corbin match.

Zayn was one of the movers during the recent Superstar Shakeup but his career continues to follow the same path it did on Monday Night RAW – defeat after defeat. He is now taking on a superstar WWE appear to be really high on in Baron Corbin, and I am predicting another defeat for the ‘Underdog from the Underground’ in Chicago.

Zayn has the underdog character down so well he can lose matches without it harming his popularity, and at some point he will get a run at the top of the Smackdown Live card. But for now Corbin is the man heading towards the main event. This win will keep ‘The Lone Wolf’ on course for a shot at the WWE Championship – which I expect to see happen at some point this year. 

WWE Backlash 2017 Predictions


WWE Backlash 2017 Card


WWE Championship: Randy Orton (c) vs. Jinder Mahal


SmackDown Tag Team Championship: The Usos (c) vs. Breezango


United States Championship: Kevin Owens (c) vs. AJ Styles


Naomi, Charlotte Flair & Becky Lynch vs. Natalya, Carmella & Tamina


Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler


Sami Zayn vs. Baron Corbin


Luke Harper vs. Erick Rowan


Tye Dillinger vs. Aiden English (Kick-off Match)


WWE Backlash Stats


  • WWE Backlash was a Monday Night RAW brand PPV between 2004 and 2006
  • This is the second time WWE Backlash has taken place at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois
  • Randy Orton is main-eventing a WWE Backlash PPV for the third time
  • Japanese star Shinsuke Namakura will make his first ever appearance on a WWE PPV

WWE Backlash History

YEARMAIN EVENTEVENTVENUE
1999'Stone Cold' Steve Austin v The RockWWE Backlash: In Your HouseProvidence, United States
2000Triple H v The RockWWE Backlash 2000Washington, United States
2001'Stone Cold' Steve Austin & Triple H v Kane & The UndertakerWWE Backlash 2001Rosemont, United States
2002Triple H v 'Hollywood' Hulk HoganWWE Backlash 2002Kansas City, United States
2003Goldberg v The RockWWE Backlash 2003Worcester, United States
2004Chris Benoit v Triple H v Shawn MichaelsWWE Backlash 2004Edmonton, Canada
2005Batista v Triple HWWE Backlash 2005Manchester, United States
2006John Cena v Edge v Triple HWWE Backlash 2006Lexington, United States
2007John Cena v Shawn Michaels v Edge v Randy OrtonWWE Backlash 2007Atlanta, United States
2008Randy Orton v Triple H v John Cena v John 'Bradshaw' LayfieldWWE Backlash 2008Baltimore, United States
2009John Cena v EdgeWWE Backlash 2009Providence, United States
2016Dean Ambrose v AJ StylesWWE Backlash 2016Richmond, United States
2017Randy Orton v Jinder MahalWWE Backlash 2017Rosemont, United States


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