Sandgren vs Bublik (By: Iniestaone)
Monterrey semifinal between Sandgren (#93) and Bublik (#120)
This is going to be a very good match and a replay from just a few weeks ago when Sandgren and Bublik faced off in Miami in a match that ended in a three set victory for Bublik with a total of 35 games. It was a long match that went over two and a half hours and I expect the same thing here
Bublik is having a big season as he has two challenger title wins already from Budapest and Pau and I think he will find a way to defeat Sandgren yet again because when Bublik's serve works at its best he is very hard to top, he had an awful first set in Monterrey which he lost 1-6 to Krstin, he followed that up by winning the following two sets unbroken and he defeated Krueger and Lopez in straight sets only getting broken twice in one set by Lopez.
Sandgren is a very reliable player on tournaments in which he has shown compatibility with the surface, I don't think much of him as a player in general but he is trustworthy in tournaments where he has produced good results earlier and he is defending a final spot from last year which he lost to Johnson in three sets. He has scrapped by Olivo, King and Giron in three sets and I think we'll see three sets against Bublik as well.
The reason I am going for the lower line of 22.5 games is because I find most value there, while most bookies have raised the total to 23.5 games and give odds of between 1.80-1.90 for it, Bet365 still offers 1.83 for the 22.5 line
Sandgren vs Bublik predictions
|Over 22.5||Bet365||1.83||8||1-2 WON (+6.64 units)|
Sandgren vs Bublik betting preview represents the personal opinion of the author (Iniestaone).