Alex De Minaur vs Casper Ruud prediction and odds: Acapulco Open 2024

Alex De Minaur
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The Acapulco Open 2024 reaches its pinnacle as the stage is set for an electrifying championship clash between Alex De Minaur and Casper Ruud. Don’t miss out on the latest updates and expert betting advice for the Acapulco Open 2024.

Our favourite Alex De Minaur vs Casper Ruud match predictions

With Jack Draper retiring from the semi-final, De Minaur enters with fresh legs. On the other hand, Holger Rune made Ruud go through extra hoops for a place in the final.

Alex De Minaur @ 61/100 (1.61)

It will be Ruud’s ninth match since February 22, less than 10 days. Fatigue seems to be creeping up, especially given the fact his last two matches were three-set affairs. On the other hand, De Minaur’s early exit in Los Cabos seems to be a lucky omen in hindsight. The Australian’s fitness got a further boost with Draper retiring from their semi-final fixture. With De Minaur winning their only H2H match on hard courts, we are backing the now 9th-ranked star to clinch the title.

2-1 to Alex De Minaur @ 31/10 (4.10)

Ruud has shown resilience en route to the final with three of his four wins requiring a deciding set. De Minaur has also dropped a set in his last two matches, making this all the more interesting. As the two lock horns, we believe the trend will continue and a deciding set will be needed. Given De Minaur’s winning record against Ruud on hard courts and the Australian’s less tiring route to the final, we expect him to claim a 2-1 victory

Alex De Minaur vs Casper Ruud odds

With a 62.1% implied probability of winning, De Minaur enters the championship match as the statistical favourite. On the other hand, with a 43.3% implied probability of winning, Ruud stands as the underdog in the Acapulco Open championship match.

Acapulco Open final: De Minaur takes on Ruud for tennis supremacy

Our predictions for this match have now been established, let’s see how these players have fared so far this season for the latest tennis betting tips and predictions here.

Alex De Minaur preview

The top-ranked Australian entered the ATP top 10 following his journey to the Rotterdam Open final. He was stunned by Alex Micehlsen in the first round of the Los Cabos Open but has bounced back in Acapulco, reaching the final. Taro Daniel, Sebastian Ofner, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and Jack Draper all moved aside as De Minaur’s search for an ATP title in 2024 continues.

Casper Ruud preview

While De Minaur was handed an early exit in Los Cabos, the Norwegian ace impressed. Defeating the impressive Marcos Giron and Stefanos Tsitsipas to book a final meeting with Jordan Thompson. Ruud was ousted in straight sets by Thompson, and will hope he does not face a similar fate against another Australian. With three of his four wins being three-set affairs, he is the underdog coming into this match despite defeating Ben Shelton and holder Rune.

Alex De Minaur vs Casper Ruud head to head

Their head-to-head record stands at a deadlock, each having secured victory over the other in their previous encounters. Ruud won in Braga in 2018 while De Minaur avenged his defeat with a win in the 2019 Nex Gen Finals.

Key match details

Casper Ruud
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  • When will this match start? This match starts at 03:00 on 3rd March.
  • What is the prize money for the Acapulco Open 2024? The total prize money for the Acapulco Open is $2,206,080.
  • Where is the match being played? Arena GNP Seguros¬†will host the Acapulco Open 2024.

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