The early betting odds for WWE Backlash 2016 have been set. AJ Styles is slightly favored to defeat Dean Ambrose, but that does not necessarily mean that he will win the WWE Championship as a DQ or count out is possible. Nikki Bella is favored to win the Smackdown Women's Championship and the team of Heath Slater and Rhyno are favored to become the first ever Smackdown Tag Champions. Meanwhile The Miz is heavily favored to retain the IC title over Dolph Ziggler.

For those unfamiliar with betting lines, a simple explanation of the lines would be a - sign indicates the favorite and the + is for the underdogs. The number after the plus or minus represents how favored or unfavored a competitor is in the particular match. A $160 wager on AJ Styles -160 would win $100, while the same bet on Dean Ambrose +120 would win $120 as he is the underdog.

Below are the current betting odds, courtesy of our friends at BetWrestling:

WWE Championship
AJ Styles -160 vs Dean Ambrose +120

WWE Six-Pack Challenge for the WWE Smackdown Women's Championship
Nikki Bella -120 Becky Lynch +115 vs Natalya +300 vs vs Alexa Bliss +500 vs Carmella +1000 vs Naomi +1000

WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championship Tournament Finals
Heath Slater & Rhyno -215 vs TBA +165

Randy Orton -195 vs Bray Wyatt +155

WWE Intercontinental Championship
The Miz -530 vs Dolph Ziggler +350

All matches are graded with final decision as broadcast ends, meaning if the initial decision is reversed by the end of the PPV that will be the result the sportsbook considers valid.

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