Alcaraz vs Sinner: prediction for the Indian Wells Masters match
Carlos Alcaraz goes against Jannik Sinner in the semifinals of the Indian Wells Masters. Who will become the finalist of the tournament? Here's our prediction.
Carlos Alcaraz Garfia advanced to the semifinals of the Indian Wells Masters thanks to a straight-set victory over Felix Auger-Aliassime (6-4, 6-4). In the match against the Canadian tennis player, Alcaraz hit two aces, converted three break points, and lost one of his own service games. Earlier in the tournament, the Spaniard got victories over Thanasi Kokkinakis (6-3, 6-3) and Tallon Griekspoor (7-6, 6-3) and walked over Jack Draper.
Jannik Sinner reached the quarterfinals of the Indian Wells Masters where he faced Taylor Fritz and managed to overcome the American in three sets (6-4, 4-6, 6-4). In that match, Sinner hit five aces, converted three break points, and made two double faults. At the start of the tournament, the Italian tennis player defeated Richard Gasquet in straight sets (6-3, 7-6). Then, he defeated Adrian Mannarino (7-6, 6-4) and Stan Wawrinka (6-1, 6-4).
Ставка Tie-break - no
In the last 5 matches, Alcaraz played 1 tie-break.
Ставка 1st set: total over 9.5 games
In 3 of Sinner's last 5 matches, there were more than 9 games played in the first set.
Alcaraz is on top form and close to reaching the third consecutive final. We believe that the Spanish athlete will get the upper hand in the upcoming match, just like he won the previous head-to-head match with Sinner.
Our prediction - handicap (-2) to Alcaraz
The opponents have met five times, and almost all of their meetings were close. We think this semifinal match will have three sets, as both sides are in fantastic form.
Second bet - total over 22 games