Tuesday Australian Open Odds, Picks, Predictions | Round 2 Expert Bets
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Tuesday has arrived at the Australian Open, marking the beginning of second round play as half of the men’s and women’s field are already out of the equation.
Our tennis experts have been working hard into the late hours of the evening in order to deliver their best bets, and we’ve compiled all of the odds and predictions below.
Read on to see how we’re betting Tuesday at the Australian Open.
Matches are listed in chronological order. Match times are subject to change and many will be played after the projected start time. Read here for advice on watching the Australian Open.
Tuesday Australian Open Picks
7 p.m. ET
Kicking off the action is a unique stylistic battle between Jil Teichmann and Lin Zhu.
David Gertler breaks down why he believes the edge should go to Teichmann, and how you can take advantage of that.
7 p.m. ET
Maria Sakkari may be a heavy favorite in this match, but that isn’t stopping Gertler from projecting her as a vulnerable seed.
He discusses why Diana Shnaider is as dangerous as anyone to the Greek.
8:15 p.m. ET
This match was supposed to be played on Monday, but rain and a heat delay pushed it back to Tuesday’s order of play.
9 p.m. ET
The lefty Petra Kvitova is a favorite in this one, but these conditions can both be good and bad for her.
Gertler notes why Anhelina Kalinina may be able to outlast the Czech in a physical affair.
9:25 p.m. ET
Both Lloyd Harris and Marton Fucsovics battled injuries in 2022, but each got through their first round matches in Melbourne.
Read on for Luke Holmberg’s breakdown of the near pick ’em match.
9:45 p.m. ET
This is a match that may fly under the radar, but it’s bound to be one of the most fascinating of the round.
The ever-entertaining Corentin Moutet takes on Francisco Cerundolo, and Carmine Carcieri offers his best bet.
9:45 p.m. ET
American Caty McNally is looking for a strong Australian Open to kickstart her season, but she faces a difficult opponent in Kateryna Baindl.
Read on for Gertler’s betting breakdown.
10 p.m. ET
The 2022 champion continues his title defense against American Mackenzie McDonald on Rod Laver Arena.
Kenny Ducey offers his rationale for backing McDonald to push things beyond the total.
10:05 p.m. ET
Home favorite Olivia Gadecki will be no pushover for Marta Kostyuk, says Jon Reid, who is backing the Aussie to secure a result.
10:15 p.m. ET
Frances Tiafoe officially went mainstream at the US Open in the fall of 2022, but he’s done some damage in Melbourne before.
Read on to see how he matches up with Chinese prodigy Juncheng Shang.
10:40 p.m. ET
Hubert Hurkacz has a remarkable trend of falling in this position at Grand Slam events.
Can he break that duck against the Italian Lorenzo Sonego?
11:05 p.m. ET
In the first edition of his Australian Open projections, BJ Cunningham kicks things off with a play on the American Chris Eubanks.
See why his projections rate the big server as undervalued here.
12:25 a.m. ET
Both Carcieri and Cunningham are backing van de Zandschulp to get the better of his countryman.
See the angle for this midnight battle.
4:15 a.m. ET
For those who can’t go to bed, or those who get up very early, you could see a massive upset effort from Rinky Hijikata.
The Aussie is faced with a mountain to climb in Stefanos Tsitsipas, but can he push him?