World No. 1 Novak Djokovic can inch nearer to the all-time lead in profession grand slam singles titles when he battles the red-hot Daniil Medvedev within the 2021 Australian Open last on Sunday at Rod Laver Enviornment in Melbourne Park. The 33-year-old Djokovic owns 17 grand slam titles, which ranks third behind co-leaders Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, who’ve 20 apiece. Eight of the Joker’s 17 titles have are available in Melbourne, which is 2 greater than Federer and Roy Emerson. He’ll try and win No. 18 towards Medvedev, who’s trying to win his first slam.
The match is ready to start at Three:30 a.m. ET Sunday. William Hill Sportsbook lists Djokovic as a -118 favourite within the newest Djokovic vs. Medvedev odds, whereas Medvedev goes off at +100. There are a selection of different Medvedev vs. Djokovic props obtainable reminiscent of complete video games, with the over-under set at 39.5. Earlier than making any Djokovic vs. Medvedev picks, remember to see the 2021 Australian Open predictions from famed tennis handicapper Sean Calvert.
Calvert is the tennis skilled who known as Stan Wawrinka profitable the 2014 Australian Open at 60-1, the final Australian title received by somebody apart from Djokovic or Federer. In 2019, Calvert took down an enormous rating on Dominic Thiem profitable Indian Wells at 80-1.
Earlier this week Calvert nailed his two bets within the quarterfinal between Djokovic and Alexander Zverev — first set tiebreak (+180) and over 41.5 complete video games (+115) — and appropriately known as Stefanos Tsitsipas to upset Nadal within the quarterfinal, which paid +275. Anybody following his picks is means up.
Now, Calvert has scrutinized the newest Australian Open 2021 odds and launched his coveted greatest bets for Medvedev vs. Djokovic. He is sharing his evaluation at SportsLine.
Novak Djokovic vs. Daniil Medvedev preview
Djokovic has been unbeatable when he has gotten this far in Melbourne. In eight Australian Open finals, the Serb is an ideal Eight-Zero. He has dropped simply seven units in these eight matches and has been pushed to 5 units simply twice.
On this 12 months’s match, Djokovic’s serving has been phenomenal. He has held serve 90 p.c of the time and has averaged Zero.87 aces per recreation. For comparability, he averaged Zero.54 aces per recreation on out of doors arduous courts from the beginning of 2019 to the top of 2020. His 100 aces in Melbourne lead the sector and are 14 greater than the next-best participant, Alexander Zverev.
However on Sunday Djokovic faces maybe the most well liked participant on tour. Starting within the ATP Masters occasion in Paris in November, Medvedev has received 20 straight matches — all on arduous courts. Of these 20 wins, 11 have come towards gamers ranked within the high 10. And a type of victories got here towards Djokovic, a 6-Three, 6-Three win within the ATP Finals in London.
As well as, Medvedev has owned the head-to-head matchups towards Djokovic just lately. Although Djokovic leads the collection Four-Three, Medvedev has received three of the final 4 conferences. Two of these victories got here on arduous courts.
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Calvert has analyzed the match and launched his greatest bets, together with one that will pay greater than +400. Make sure you see Calvert’s evaluation earlier than locking in your Australian Open 2021 picks for the boys’s finals.
Who wins Medvedev vs. Djokovic? And which prop may result in an enormous return? Go to SportsLine now to see Calvert’s greatest bets for Medvedev vs. Djokovic, all from the famed tennis handicapper who known as Wawrinka profitable the 2014 Australian Open at 60-1.