Del Bonis vs Garcia-Lopez (By: Iniestaone)
Final qualification match for ATP Barcelona between Delbonis (#74) and Garcia Lopez (#117)
Last time I covered Garcia Lopez was in his match against Querrey in Houston where I called the 2-0 win for Querrey. Garcia did lose in two pretty quick sets. I wrote about priorities in that preview and I said I had no idea what Garcia Lopez was even doing in Houston as he would surely prioritize Barcelona much more. He is 35 years old now and going still going strong, but he can't put in top notch performances outside of those tournaments that really matter to him and Barcelona is one of those tournaments, this is his tenth time competing here and the lack of good results from his side has almost always been tough opponents.
Delbonis really let me down in Monte Carlo after his miserable showing versus Klizan, he was a 1.30-ish favorite there and collapsed during crucial moments in both sets and lost in two. He didn't convince in the first qualification round in Barcelona either as he was a 1.25 favorite against Monteiro and won 7-6 6-3.
I've been seeing glitches in Delbonis game recently and an experienced player like Garcia Lopez will know how to use turn them against him. I think Garcia Lopez is being heavily underrated by the bookies here, if you're unsure on the outright win on Garcia Lopez then a bet on him winning a set at around 1.90 is also a good play but I think that he will push Delbonis to the limit here
Del Bonis vs Garcia-Lopez predictions
|Garcia Lopez||Pinnacle||3.10||8||2-0 LOST (-8 units)|
Del Bonis vs Garcia-Lopez betting preview represents the personal opinion of the author (Iniestaone).