Jelena Ostapenko (20) vs Aryna Sabalenka (2): Prediction & Odds, Betting Tips 22/02/2023 | News & Preview
Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction #1 – Handicap (-4) for Sabalenka – 1.78.
Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction #2 – Total Games Under 22 – 1.62.
Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction #3 – 2nd Set Games Under 9.5 – 1.61.
Match Predict – Handicap (-4) for Sabalenka
The Belarusian has been in excellent form since the start of the year. Even a pause after her triumph at the Australian Open has not adversely affected her play. Ostapenko will not be favoured to play aggressively tonight as Sabalenka is also playing attacking. That said, Aryna is making far fewer mistakes now, which could be the key to her success.
Total Games Under 22
In only one of her 12 winning matches since the beginning of the year, Sabalenka has dropped a set. In the only face-off, Aryna defeated Jelena with a score of 6-1, 6-2. We propose, accordingly, a prediction on the total of fewer games played.
Preliminary review and pre-match prediction for Jelena Ostapenko vs Aryna Sabalenka
Jelena has easily made it through the previous rounds without giving up a single set so far.
In the first match, Ostapenko defeated Katarina Zavatska (6-1, 6-4).
In the next match, the Latvian tennis player crushed Linda Fruhvirtova (6:2, 6:0). The talented Czech lasted only 56 minutes on the court.
In the first half of February, Ostapenko won one match each in Abu Dhabi and Doha, losing to Qinwen Zheng (6-7, 1-6) and Jessica Pegula (2-6, 6-2, 5-7), accordingly.
If anything, Ostapenko is the reigning champion of the Dubai Tennis Championships.
Jelena Ostapenko has won eight of her last nine matches in the UAE. Last season, the Latvian player played a brilliant tournament and defeated Kudermetova (6-0, 6-4) in the final.
🎶Dubai Open is here 🎶 pic.twitter.com/aTwEqtbVYm
— Jess 🍵 (@jessica4stein) December 13, 2022
Aryna Sabalenka has yet to lose a match in 2023. The Belarusian has a 12-match winning streak under her belt with titles in Adelaide and the Australian Open. Aryna, meanwhile, is playing her first tournament since her triumph at the Australian Open.
By all appearances, the Belarusian is still on a roll. On Tuesday, she actually overlooked American Lauren Davis (6-0, 6-1).
Sabalenka took 88% of points on her first serve, while her opponent had only one break point, which she failed to convert.
Sabalenka’s best result so far in Dubai remains a quarter-final appearance in the 2020 and 2021 seasons.
Aryna Sabalenka has won 24 of 25 sets this season!
Adelaide 1 🏆
— Tennis Channel (@TennisChannel) February 21, 2023
Match Details and Statistics
Type of Court – Hard
Speed of Court – 8/10
Jelena Ostapenko’s Rating – 20
Jelena Ostapenko Wins/Losses in 2023 – 9/5
Aryna Sabalenka’s Rating – 2
Aryna Sabalenka Wins/Losses in 2023 – 12/0
In four of Ostapenko’s previous five matches, less than 9.5 games have been played in the second set. We offer to bet on “2nd Set Games Under 9.5” with odds of 1.61.
Most popular FAQ for Jelena Ostapenko vs Aryna Sabalenka
Who won the last meeting between these players?
Sabalenka leads with a score of 1-0 in the head-to-head encounters. The only time they met was in Zhengzhou in 2019. In that match, Sabalenka defeated Ostapenko with a score of 6-1, 6-2.
Where will this fixture be played?
The match will be played in Center Court, Aviation Club Tennis Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Which bookmaker has the best odds for this encounter?
We recommend checking out the odds for the Dubai Tennis Championships: Jelena Ostapenko vs Aryna Sabalenka at 1xBet and VBET.
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