Cristian Garin vs Alexei Popyrin prediction and odds: Japan Open 2023

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The Japan Open continues to witness thrilling encounters as Cristian Garin and Alexei Popyrin prepare to square off in the second round. Don’t miss out on the latest updates and expert betting advice for the Japan Open 2023.

Our favourite Cristian Garin vs Alexei Popyrin – match predictions

With recent victories under their belts, both players are determined to make their mark in Tokyo.

3 total sets @ 11/8 (2.38)

This upcoming match is likely to be a closely contested battle, with both Garin and Popyrin showing a tendency for three-set matches in their recent outings. Garin’s last two matches have extended to three sets, reflecting his determination and resilience on the court. Similarly, Popyrin has also been engaged in a series of hard-fought encounters, with three of his last four matches going the distance. These patterns suggest that this showdown at the Japan Open has the potential to be a thrilling three-set affair, keeping fans on the edge of their seats.

Over 22.5 Games @ 4/5 (1.80)

As both Garin and Popyrin have shown a propensity for extended encounters in recent times, we believe this trend will continue. Garin’s last two matches were extended to three sets while Popyrin has three of his last four matches requiring a deciding set. Add the possibility of tiebreakers and we should have a thrilling and extended affair, making it a strong candidate to exceed the 22.5-game mark.

Cristian Garin vs Alexei Popyrin odds

Popyrin holds a 65.4% chance of winning in this matchup, making him the favourite to secure the victory. On the other hand, Garin with a 40.8% chance of winning, faces a tough challenge in the form of Popyrin, who has displayed excellent form in recent matches.

Garin and Popyrin set to clash in Tokyo showdown

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.

Cristian Garin preview

Cristian Garin arrives at this match with renewed confidence, marked by his hard-fought victories over Hijikata and Shimabukuro. Recently, his noteworthy performances, which include reaching the second round in Zhuhai Championships, China Open and Shanghai Masters, underline his intent to sustain his successful run in Tokyo.

Alexei Popyrin preview

Alexei Popyrin made a significant comeback by defeating Zhuhai Championships winner Karen Khachanov in the first round. This victory ended Popyrin’s four-match losing streak, which had persisted since his impressive run in the Cincinnati Open quarter-finals.

Cristian Garin vs Alexei Popyrin head to head

Garin and Popyrin are set to face each other for the first time, adding an element of unpredictability to their upcoming clash.

Key match details

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  • When will this match start? This match starts at 03:00 on 19 October 2023.
  • Where is the match being played? Ariake Tennis Forest Park in Koto, Tokyo will host the Japan Open 2023.
  • Who is the reigning Japan Open champion? Taylor Fritz is the reigning Japan Open champion.

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