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With the ATP London Finals due to start next week, the match-up between Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev could not be better. The world number 1 Spaniard will compete with the Germany professional in the first round of the tournament. The Nadal vs Zverev betting predictions fare well for both players, as this game is considered to be a close one. Let’s take a look at a keen insight on both players, who have equal chances to advance.
In their previous 5 meetings, Rafael Nadal came out on top in all the matches. The Spaniard played against Zverev last year in May, winning in just over two hours 2-1. However, it would be unwise to rule out Zverev, considering he won the title last season and Nadal may not be fully fit.
Nadal vs Zverev Betting Predictions Favor the Former to be Victorious
Rafael Nadal is backed by Unibet Sportsbook with betting odds of 1.49 to be triumphant against the 22-year-old German. So far this year, Nadal has reached 11 out of 12 semi-finals, justifying his ATP position update to number 1.
The Spaniard has won four tours this year and fought off the heroics of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in last week’s Paris Masters title. However, online sportsbook news in the UK reports he had to pull-out of the semifinal against Denis Shapovalov through injury.
Could Nadal continue his 100% record against Zverev? Should you wish to bet on Nadal to repeat last meeting’s score of 2-1, the odds are 3.95.
Zverev may yet Surprise Spectators Again
Rewind back a year, Zverev was facing off against then-world number 1, Novak Djokovic. The German was massively the underdog having been beaten by the Serb earlier that week but prevailed in straight sets. He has no easy task ahead of him now either. Zverev will be playing against 19-time Grand Slam winner Nadal, but it would be foolish to rule him out completely. The youngster is given betting odds of 2.65 to beat Nadal.
Considering that Nadal may not be fully match-fit Zverev will be hoping to capitalize on his opponent’s previous injury. Interestingly enough, in the last four out of five matches, Zverev has played against left-handed opponents, there have been more than 22.5 games. The Nadal vs Zverev betting predictions offer odds 1.98 for there to be 22.5 games this time round.
Ultimately, Zverev will have a good chance to go through but it all depends on which Nadal shows up. If Nadal is pumped for the game and not suffering any niggles, he will most likely advance to the next round. Check out all the Nadal vs Zverev betting predictions odds at Unibet Sportsbook.