TENNIS FREE BETTING TIP: Marin Cilic vs Felix Auger-Aliassime

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Melbourne, Australia
Australian Open
24 January 22

Marin Cilic

04:30

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Felix Auger-Aliassime

  • Title : TENNIS FREE BETTING TIP: Marin Cilic vs Felix Auger-Aliassime
Date: 24 Jan 2022  |   Bet: 100  |   Odds: 1.65  |  
Author: Ace Marko  |   Category: Tennis  |   Value: 10/10
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Summary:

Former US Open champion will meet last year’s US Open semifinalist in an interesting Round 16 match at the Australian Open at John Cain Arena in Melbourne

Details:

Marin Cilic is playing as he is in his prime. He had a good season in 2021 finishing with a 33-23 record and 6-9 on hard surface winning two titles in St. Petersburg and Stuttgart.

The Croatian started well this year as he is at 7-2.

In the first round of the Australian Open, Cilic defeated Emilio Gomez, ranked No. 153 by 6-3, 6-1, 6-2. Next up was Norbert Gombos, ranked at No. 117, who was a tougher opponent but Cilic took care of business winning by 6-2, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6.

The third round brought a real challenge for Cilic as the 33-year-old faced world No. 6 Andrey Rublev. Cilic was playing excellent from the start and took charge of the match winning by 7-5, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3 in 2 hours and 39 minutes. Cilic hit only 54% of his first serve but convert 85% of them. He had 24 aces, made four breaks and didn’t allow any.

Felix Auger-Aliassime is one of the rising stars on the ATP tour. The 21-year-old has found his place among the Top 10 players last year and will probably stay there for a long time.

Last season the Canadian was 38-24 including 19-10 on hard surface.

He started 2022 successfully winning the ATP Cup with his country.

At the Australian Open, he had a difficult start.

In the first round, Auger-Aliassime came back from 2-1 down to defeat Emil Ruusuvuori by 6-4, 0-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. In the second, he won three of the four tie-breaks for a 3-1 win over Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.

The third-round match should have been tougher but Auger-Aliassime cruised past Daniel Evans winning 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 in only 115 minutes. The Canadian won 91% of the points on his first serve, hit 16 aces and made 6 breaks.

Key facts

  • Cilic has defeated Auger-Aliassime in all three previous matches
  • Cilic is 12 years older than the Canadian
  • Cilic is 7-2 in 2022 while Auger-Aliassime is 6-2
  • Cilic lost 2 sets so far in the tournament, Auger-Aliassime lost 3

Marin Cilic is an experienced player and has defeated Auger-Aliassime in their previous three matches. The young Canadian is improving his game and this will be a tough battle. Both players have great serves and there won’t be many breaks. This match will definitely go in at least four sets meaning that will go far over the recommended 37.5 games margin.

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Prediction Over 37.5 games
Odds 1.65
Start Time 04:30 : 24-Jan-22
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