Alexander Zverev vs Christopher O’Connell prediction and odds: Indian Wells 2024

Alexander Zverev vs Christopher O'Connell (Indian Wells)
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As the Indian Wells Masters heats up, all eyes turn to an exciting second-round matchup between Alexander Zverev and Christopher O’Connell. The German has eased back into the top-six while O’Connell continues to establish himself as a top-100 fixture.

Our favourite Alexander Zverev vs Christopher O’Connell – match predictions

Zverev has been on the wrong end of competitive encounters and will be looking to get the better of O’Connell, who has been on a similar trajectory recently. Don’t miss out on the latest updates and expert betting advice for the Indian Wells 2024.

2-1 to Alexander Zverev @ 16/5 (4.20)

Zverev’s exit in Los Cabos came at the hands of Jordan Thompson, a 2-1 thriller in which the Australian triumphed. A similar scoreline was seen in Acapulco, where the German came second. O’Connell’s first-round win came in a three-set battle against Jack Draper and will be looking to give Zverev a tough time in the Tennis Gardens. As the two clash in the second round, we are anticipating a 2-1 conclusion to this meeting, one that should see Zverev come out on top but not without a hiccup.

Over 21.5 Games @ 18/25 (1.72)

Zverev’s final outing in Los Cabos saw 35 games being played. Next stop in Acapulco, needed 27 games to find a conclusion. O’Connell’s duel with Draper was similar with 24 games played. As the duo lock horns, we expect a similar conclusion and at least 21.5 games being played.

Alexander Zverev vs Christopher O’Connell odds

With an 86.2% implied probability of victory, Zverev enters the match as the heavy favourite against O’Connell. On the other hand, with a 20% implied probability, O’Connell cannot be discounted, especially after his impressive victory in the first round.

Indian Wells encounter: Zverev takes on O’Connell in second-round battle

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.

Alexander Zverev preview

Alexander Zverev has faced a series of disappointments in recent weeks, including demoralizing losses at the Australian Open and subsequent tournaments in Los Cabos and Acapulco. Despite his struggles, Zverev’s level remains high, and he will be eager to bounce back with a strong performance at Indian Wells.

Christopher O’Connell preview

Christopher O’Connell has endured mixed results in 2024, failing to win consecutive matches in five out of six tournaments across all levels. However, his victory over Jack Draper in the first round of Indian Wells signifies a positive step forward for the Australian player as he aims to make his mark on the tour.

Alexander Zverev vs Christopher O’Connell head to head

The matchup between Zverev and O’Connell marks their third meeting on the tour, with the head-to-head tied at 1-1.

Key match details

Alexander Zverev vs Christopher O'Connell (Indian Wells)
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  • When will this match start? This match starts at 20:30 on 8th March.
  • What is the prize money for the Indian Wells 2024? The total prize money for the Indian Wells 2024 is $8,995,555.
  • Where is the match being played? Indian Wells Tennis Gardens will host the event.

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