The Australian Open is always a special tournament. It’s the first Grand Slam of the season and sets the tone for what’s to come in the searing Melbourne heat.
It’s one to watch and when it comes to betting a tournament full of great value bets to enjoy.
The bookies always have brilliant offers and great odds for the Australian Open and here at Oddsmanager.co.uk we really do gobble them all up.
If you’re looking to enjoy Australian Open betting then this is the ideal place for you. Below you’ll find all our top tips on the tournament as well as outright odds and exactly where you can watch it.
When it comes to outright betting the usual suspects are generally the punts to play on the outright market.
The likes of Serena Williams in the Women’s Singles and Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the men’s.
Across the tournament there’s plenty to bet on and it’s always worth taking a number of things into account before placing your bets…
As you’d probably expect, the main contenders for the Men’s Singles is Djokovic, Nadal and Federer.
The Serbian and World Number 1 won the tournament last season and is favourite again with William Hill at 9/4. A win would see him extend his record to eight titles. It’s a Grand Slam he’s won more than any other and we’d certainly back him to do it again.
Federer has had success in recent years, winning the two previous tournaments prior to 2019 and was in good form last season. He looks a good punt at 11/2, which certainly offer value.
Rafa, is second favourite at 9/2 after reaching the final last year, while Alexander Zverev could be an outsider to back at 14/1.
In the women’s Naomi Osaka currently tops the list of favourites at 5/1 and is the reigning champion after defeating Petra Kvitova in the 2019 Final.
Our Australian Open prediction can see Serena Williams continuing to progress on her return to tennis. A positive start to 2020 will be key for her and at 11/2 she’s certainly worth a punt.
Ashleigh Barty also looks good value at 10/1, with the 2019 Wimbledon Champion Simona Halep priced at 9/1 with the bookies.
There’s plenty to play for in the 2020 tournament and with the likes of of Serena, Roger, Rafa and Novak getting older, signs may begin to show and some younger athletes could take their chance.
There are plenty of opportunities to watch the Australian Open. In the UK the official television broadcaster is Eurosport, however there are opportunities to watch an Australian Open Live stream and keep up-to-date with all the action via a number of bookmakers.
Major names such as Paddy Power, Ladbrokes and Betfair have a large number of streams to watch when you’re betting and they’re always well worth checking out.
Watching while your placing bets can enhance your chance of winning considerably as you’ll develop a much clearer understanding of how a game going.