Ruud vs Zverev Odds & Prediction


Alexander Zverev gets set to rip a backhand

Alexander Zverev of Germany returns the ball to Carlos Alcaraz of Spain throughout their semi ultimate match on the Erste Financial institution Open ATP tennis match in Vienna, Austria, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. (AP Photograph/Lisa Leutner)

  • 4-seed Alexander Zverev faces 6-seed Casper Ruud within the ATP Paris Masters quarterfinals on Friday (Nov. fifth, 3:50 pm ET)
  • Zverev earned a tough fought victory over 16-seed Grigor Dimitrov within the Spherical of 32, whereas Ruud cruised by Marcos Giron
  • Learn beneath for odds, evaluation and a betting prediction

You’d be exhausting pressed to discover a participant on the ATP circuit on a greater run than Alexander Zverev as of late. The German has captured titles in three of his previous 5 tournaments, together with a gold medal efficiency on the Tokyo Olympics.

The world no. 4 will put his seven-match successful streak on the road Friday on the ATP Paris Masters, in a quarterfinal showdown with 6-seed Casper Ruud.

Ruud vs Zverev Odds

Participant Unfold Moneyline Complete
[6] Casper Ruud +1.5 (-150) +195 O 21.5 (-200)
[4] Alexander Zverev -1.5 (-130) -255 U 21.5 (+140)

Odds as of November 4th at DraftKings.

Zverev opened as a sizeable -255 moneyline favourite, in arguably probably the most compelling match on Friday’s slate. He’s 1-0 all-time versus Ruud, and is recent off a tough fought victory over 16-seed Grigor Dimitrov within the Spherical of 16.

Zverev Outlasts Dimitrov

It took 2 hours and 46 minutes, however Zverev was in a position to oust Dimitrov 7-6, 6-7, 6-3 on Thursday.  With the victory, Zverev improved to 3-1 all-time versus Dimitrov, however he practically let this match slip away.

He was looking at two match factors within the second set and squandered them each. He proceeded to lose the set in a tie breaker after which dug himself a gap early within the third. He was down 2-3 within the ultimate set and going through triple break level, however rallied again to win the sport. He proceeded to interrupt Dimitrov within the following sport for a 4-3 lead, and received the ultimate two video games to safe the victory.

His Spherical of 32 match was far much less dramatic, as he disposed of Serbian Dusan Lajovic in straight units (6-3, 7-6). He’s now 54-13 this season, together with 34-7 on exhausting courtroom.

Ruud Romps Giron

Ruud in the meantime, had a a lot much less eventful Spherical of 16 match, waxing American Marcos Giron 6-2, 6-1. That adopted one other simple victory within the Spherical of 32, when he cruised previous Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan 6-4, 6-0.

Together with his victory over Giron, Ruud secured his first journey to the Nitto ATP Finals, making historical past within the progress. He’s the primary Norwegian to ever qualify for the celebrated occasion, and it comes lower than two full seasons since he was ranked exterior the top-50.

Ruud improved to twenty seventh on the earth following the 2020 marketing campaign, and has risen to no. 8 on the earth this yr. He’s racked up 53 wins in 67 matches, and has made a drastic enchancment on his hardcourt play.

Ruud entered the season with a 16-27 profession file on hardcourt surfaces, however is now 23-7 on that floor in 2021. 4 of his 5 titles this season have come on clay courts, however he did seize a hardcourt victory in San Diego at an ATP 250 match in early October.

Ruud vs Zverev Head-to-Head

22 Age 24
Oslo, Norway Birthplace Hamburg, Germany
6-0 Top 6-6
6 Profession ATP Singles Titles 18
No. 8 (2021) Profession Excessive Rating No. 3 (2017)
No. 8 Present Rating No. 4
$4,111,074 Profession Prize Cash $27,250,556
53-14 2021 Received/Loss file 54-13
0 Profession Head to Head 1

He’s certainly one of solely two gamers this season to win 5 occasions, the opposite being his opponent on Friday Zverev.

Ruud vs Zverev Decide

That being stated, there’s an enormous distinction between the titles that Ruud and Zverev have racked up this season. All 5 of Ruud’s titles got here at ATP 250 occasions, though he does have a pair of semifinal showings at 1000 collection tournaments on his 2021 resume.

Zverev then again, has two 1000 collection victories and two 500 collection victories along with his Olympic gold medal. He was a runner-up at this occasion final season, and beat Ruud of their solely official assembly earlier this season.

Like Friday, that match additionally got here within the quarters of a 1000 collection hardcourt occasion in Cincinnati, a match Zverev went on to win. He’s 27-2 in his final 29 matches since Wimbledon, all of which have been performed on hardcourt.

Ruud’s hardcourt sport has made drastic strides, however it nonetheless ranks far behind Zverev’s. He’s simply 2-4 in his previous six 1000 collection quarterfinal matches, and whereas he ought to be capable of push Zverev, he’ll probably fall quick.

The one factor Rudd has working in his favor is recent legs. He’s been on courtroom for less than 2 and a half hours this week, which is much less time than Zverev spend getting previous Dimitrov on Thursday. Search for the Norwegian to increase the match to a deciding set, earlier than Zverev prevails.

Decide: Over 2.5 Units (+150)

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