Novak Djokovic could join Rafael Nadal on the list of career Grand Slam winners when he takes on Stefanos Tsitsipas in the 2023 Australian Open men’s final at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on Sunday. Djokovic, 35, has 21 major titles, one short of Nadal’s record. Djokovic also has a record nine Australian Open titles. To win Grand Slam title No. 22 and Australian Open title No. 10, he needs to win over Tsitsipas, who is playing in his second Grand Slam final. Djokovic defeated Tsitsipas in the final of the 2021 French Open.
The match is scheduled to begin at 3:30 PM ET. The latest Djokovic vs Tsitsipas odds from Caesars Sportsbook have Djokovic the -525 favorite ($525 risked to win $100), while Tsitsipas is the +350 underdog. The over/under for the total games is 36.5. Before locking in any Tsitsipas vs Djokovic picks or 2023 Australian Open predictions, You Need to See What SportsLine Tennis Expert Jose Onorato Has to Say,
Onorato grew up playing competitive tennis in Caracas, Venezuela. After coming to the United States, he trained with renowned coach Nick Bollettieri at the IMG Academy in Florida and faced players such as Robert Farah, who is now one of the top-ranked doubles players in the world.
Onorato, who has a dual degree in finance and economics from the University of Miami, does extensive research before placing any tennis bets. He studies the current form, player’s tendency on a particular surface, weather conditions and many other relevant factors. That methodical approach helped Onorato go 96-67-7 — up to 60.42 units — in 2022.
Now, Onorato has delved into the latest Australian Open 2023 odds and released his coveted best bets for the Djokovic vs Tsitsipas men’s final match. He is sharing his pick and expert analysis only on Sportsline,
Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas preview
The story entering the Australian Open was Djokovic returning to Melbourne. He was famously not allowed to play last year and was sent out of the country for not getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Djokovic had won the last three Australian Open titles.
He has been dominating in Melbourne so far. He has lost only one set in six matches and that was in a tiebreak. In their last three outings, they have lost just 20 games combined. He has won 27 consecutive matches at the Australian Open, the second longest such streak in the tournament’s history.
While Djokovic has reached heights unlike any other player at the Australian Open, Tsitsipas also has a history of success in Melbourne. The 24-year-old from Greece has reached the semifinals three times and has now reached the final once in six Australian Open appearances, his best history in any of the four majors. He is 23-5 overall in Melbourne.
Tsitsipas has relied on a strong comeback game to reach the final. In Melbourne so far this year, he has won 120 points on first serve returns, which is fourth in the field. He has won 96 points even when facing second serve, which is tied for fifth. You can see Onorato’s best bets here,
How to choose Tsitsipas vs Djokovic
Onorato has locked in a pair of best bets, including one that delivers returns in the money. You can find out what it is, and watch the rest of Onorato’s analysis, on SportsLine,
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