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PLEASE NOTE, IF THERE ARE LIQUIDITY ISSUES, ALWAYS KEEP THE STAKES LOW
AUSTRALIAN OPEN DAY 3:
1. 00:00 – Davis v Rybarikova
Both players had tough deciding sets in the earlier round. The better server for me is Rybarikova so stick to her at the start. Another 3 setter is on the cards for this match..
Keep the stakes low here..
—> Back Rybarikova @1.7, Lay @1.4
2. 01:30 – Vinci v Falconi –> HOT TIP
Was very impressed how well Vinci played in the previous round dominating an in-form Tamira Paszek in pretty much every department. Back the favourite without a doubt!
—> Back Vinci @1.27, Lay @1.08
3. 08:00 – Radwanska v Bouchard: NO STOP LOSS RECOMMENDED ->> HOT TIP
Bouch has looked good in recent weeks but Aga Radwanska has been stepping up her game big time in the last few months. I agree the Pole should be a huge favourite here.
—> Back Radwanska @1.3, Lay @1.1
4. 01:30 – Thiem v Almagro
Thiem was simply spectacular to watch against a very tough Leo Mayer in the last round. Suggesting to back the Austrian who is the right favourite here.
—> Back Thiem @1.42, Lay @1.16
5. 05:00 – Herbert v Rubin
I wonder if bookies have underestimated Rubin who caused a big upset beating Paire in 3 sets previously. Considering the American is a good server, worth laying Herbert at the beginning.
—> Lay Herber @1.4, Back @1.7
Keep the stakes for this tip..
Some Terms Explained:
Back: Normal Stakes – use 10% of bank with Stop loss at 40%.
Back Heavy(BH) – use up to 30% of bank. Used at members discretion. Delay and Trade. Use Stop Loss at 40% unless stated otherwise.
Lay: Normal stakes – use 10% of bank with Stop Loss at 40%.
Lay Heavy(LH) – use up to 30% of bank. Used at members discretion. Delay and Trade. Use Stop Loss at 40% unless stated otherwise.
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.
No Stop Loss Suggested – Use of Stop Loss is not recommended for this tip. Use half Normal Stake.
Tips are deemed unsuccessful at 40% loss of stake, when stop loss is used
All odds shown with the tips are correct at time of publishing. Odds are often given several hours ahead of the event. If odds have changed, adjust your back/lay stake accordingly e.g. if I tip ‘Back at 1.5, Lay at 1.25’ – and back odds move to 1.55, adjust your lay odds to 1.3 – there are still 25 ticks between the back and lay odds.
Delay and Trade!! It’s OK to place your trades before the match starts, but in my opinion, waiting 2/3 games before placing your trades is the safest way to trade. This is advised in many of the articles below. To delay and trade will give you a good feel for the match. Delay and Trade is a MUST if you are Backing Heavy. Delaying is advised mostly for the women’s game, as early breaks of serve are more likely. Please read the relevant article below.
Please read all of the articles below if you are new to the tips!