Betfair Tennis Trading Tips: ATP/WTA Tuesday 14th October

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All times are UK/Irish and are subject to change, and all times are in 24hr format e.g., 01.00 = 1am and 16:00 = 4pm:



1. 12:50 – Mathieu v Bellucci

I have been impressed by Mathieu’s recent form. The odds are saying this one will be a tough one to call and I think that is probably the right assessment here. A likely 3 setter but laying Bellucci is the correct option for me.

Lay Bellucci @1.96, back @2.5

2. 14:35 – Delbonis v Karlovic

Karlovic’s serves are too hot to handle for Delbo here. Definitely back Karlo in this one.

Back Karlo @1.33, lay @1.12

3. 16:20 – Melzer v Gombos –> HOT TIP

Playing at home, Melzer is going to be difficult to beat. Back the Austrian!

Back Melzer @1.36, lay @1.14

4. 16:45 – Pospisil v Brands

I disagree with the odds here. While the Canadian should be the favourite, I’m not sure if the odds should be so low on him. Suggesting to lay hence.

Lay Pospisil @1.45, back @1.7

5. 17:30 – Haase v Thiem –> HOT TIP

Another home favourite who looks to be one of the future stars of ATP. Back Thiem!

Back Thiem @1.41, lay @1.18



6. 8:00 – Sela v Donskoy

Recent form of Sela suggests he’s worth backing here on his favourite surface.

Back Sela @1.85, lay @1.45

7. 9:00 – Youzhny v Baluda –> HOT TIP

At home, Youzhny is going to be a huge challenge for the inexperienced Baluda!

Back Youzhny @1.13, lay @1.02



8. 15:30 – Konjuh v Pavlyuchenkova –> HOT TIP

Another Russian playing at home, Pavlyuchenkova will be a strong opponent for the teen Konjuh. I can’t see Pavlyu losing here!

Back Pavlyu @1.42, lay @1.18



9. 11:00 – Young v Mayer

Superb Mayer has been extremely consistent in the past few months and should be backed here against Young who has been rather erratic recently!

Back Mayer @1.54, lay @1.2

10. 17:30 – Verdasco v Matosevic

Matosevic has the habit of grinding out wins against some good players. I’m not sure if Verdasco is the kind of player who will give him an easy match. Going for Verdasco to start better off these two..

Back Verdasco @1.81, lay @1.45

Good luck!

Some Terms Explained:

Back: Normal Stakes – use 10% of bank.
Back Heavy(BH) – use up to 30% of bank. Used at members discretion. Delay and Trade.
Lay: Normal stakes – use 10% of bank.
Lay Heavy(LH) – use up to 30% of bank. Used at members discretion. Delay and Trade.
Likely 3 Setter – consider laying the winner of the first set.
Hot Tip – I have more confidence in these tips. However, use normal stake sizes.

Tips are deemed unsuccessful at 40% loss of stake.

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