Cuevas vs Molleker (By: Iniestaone)
Third round match from Aix en Provence challenger between Cuevas (#51) and Molleker (#156)
Everything I wrote in my preview for Cuevas vs Diez still goes for Cuevas here, he should not have won this match today. It started well for Diez as he won the first set 6-4 but then the chokes came at the wrong moments in the second and third set and he threw it away. I don't think Cuevas did a good match even though he for some very strange reason seems intent to at least attempt to go far in this tournament.
Molleker is better than Diez and especially better on clay, he is playing career high tennis on #156 right now and he has had a strong clay season so far being 9/5 and performing great at times, his match against Copil (2-1) in Munich was a real demonstration of his potential on clay and he was even a big favorite to win that match.
I will try this bet against Cuevas once again, if he wins tomorrow then I will stop going for him because then I will have to assume that he won't even go to Rome on Saturday to play the qualifiers and that he will prioritize this challenger which, still, is a mystery to me. I was really disappointed by Diez today as I felt like he had the win in the palm of his hand but he simply didn't have the mental strength to see it through.
Cuevas vs Molleker predictions
|Molleker||Pinnacle||2.85||9||2-0 LOST (-9 units)|
Cuevas vs Molleker betting preview represents the personal opinion of the author (Iniestaone).