Tennis Betting Advice - May 2018

Semi final saver for Strasbourg...

Friday 25th May 2018

In your Ones to Watch email today:

  • Saver bet for Strasbourg...
  • 16/1 Buzarnescu in the semi finals...
  • Buzarnescu v Cibulkova, 1pm...
  • French Open - just call me Tom DAILY...

We made a profit from the match between John Isner and Radu Albot in Lyon on Wednesday, with the first set going to a Tiebreak (7-6), at odds of around 2/1.

Our 5/2 underdog bet on Albot didn’t come off, with Isner prevailing 7-6, 6-3. But we were thinking along the right lines by looking to oppose the world No.10 who has bigger fish to fry at next week’s French Open...

Isner went on to lose his very next match, to Britain’s Cameron Norrie, who was also a 5/2 outsider to beat the American. That win puts Norrie into his first ever ATP semi final.

Semi final saver for Strasbourg...

We’ve got an Outright Winner pick going well for us this week, with 16/1 Each Way selection Mihaela Buzarnescu through to the WTA Strasbourg semi finals.

The Romanian has already made two finals this season – the first WTA finals of her career – and the 30-year-old has the chance to make another today.

Buzarnescu is priced up as the slight underdog against Dominika Cibulkova, who has much more experience at this level. Our player is having the season of her career so far, and clay is her best surface, so Buzarnescu is certainly in with a shout here.

The smart and sensible thing to do today is back Cibulkova to win the match, as a saver bet for our original Buzarnescu bet – and also with the added factor of making sure we end the week break even at worst overall. A no-lose situation is always a good one to be in.

With that in mind, if you want to protect your stakes (and assuming Buzarnescu was backed to 1 pt Each Way stakes), the advice today is 4 pts on Cibulkova to win the match at 4/5.

That would leave you with a small profit if Buzarnescu goes onto reach the final, and of course the potential for a big win if she goes all the way and lifts the trophy.

SAVER BET – only place if you previously backed Buzarnescu as advised

WTA Strasbourg – Internationaux de Strasbourg

Mihaela Buzarnescu v Dominika Cibulkova

Match scheduled 1pm+

Match Winner:

BET: Cibulkova to beat Buzarnescu @ 4/5
BOOKIES: 4/5 (1.80) William Hill, Betway, 8/11 (1.73) Bet365 
STAKE: 4 pts
Latest odds here

French Open - just call me Tom DAILY...

I’ll be back on Saturday with our plan of action for the French Open which starts on Sunday. A big fortnight coming up in Paris for us and I’m looking forward to writing to you each and every day.

Enjoy the tennis...

Best wishes,

Oliver Upstone

Tom Wilson

Ones to Watch