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A place in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open is at stake as Cristian Garin and Casper Ruud square off against each other on Sunday. Which of these players will be left standing at the end of this match? Check out our ATP Indian Wells predictions here.
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Cristian Garin vs Casper Ruud – Match Predictions
There are many interesting matches at this year’s BNP Paribas Open, and we know it can be difficult to choose the best option to bet on. That’s why we dig into every detail surrounding the best tennis players in the world. In this way, we offer you real data and pick objectively. To set the right bet for Christian Garin vs Casper Ruud, read our free predictions and tips for this match
Cristian Garin to Cover +4.5 Games
First of all, we would like to point out that Cristian Garin is coming into this match with a ton of confidence. The Chilean has won four matches in a row, all in straight sets. In contrast, Casper Ruud hasn’t been consistent since the start of the year. He has played eight singles matches across all competitions in 2023, with four wins and four losses. Furthermore, the Norwegian has lost two of three meetings with Cristian Garin. Taking everything into account, we are fairly confident that Garin will keep it close enough to cover this line.
Over 21.5 Games
We’ve established that despite being a huge favourite here, Casper Ruud has been inconsistent of late. With that in mind, we don’t expect this to be as one-sided as the odds suggest. Cristian Garin has won eight consecutive sets, and should be able to hold his own against the former World number 2. As these players go toe-to-toe, we believe that both players will take at least one set, and this match will go over 21.5 games.
Cristian Garin vs Casper Ruud Preview
How have these players fared in recent weeks? Let’s have a look.
Cristian Garin made it through to the main draw of this tournament as a qualifier. In spite of that, he earned a spot in the third round, dispatching his first two opponents in straight sets. Ahead of this fixture, Garin has won four matches in a row, and eight consecutive sets. He’ll look to extend that streak as he takes on an out-of-form Casper Ruud today.
This year hasn’t been very kind on Casper Ruud so far. The former World number 2 has struggled to find his form, losing four of his last seven singles matches. Ruud will take on an in-form Cristian Garin on Sunday; and he’ll set his sights on a fourth round spot.
Cristian Garin vs Casper Ruud Head to Head
These players will meet four the fourth time in their respective careers today. Cristian Garin currently leads the head-to-head between them, with two wins in three encounters.
- 05/01/22 Ruud won 2-0 (ATP Cup, Outdoor Hard)
- 14/04/19 Garin won 2-1 (Houston, Clay)
- 02/03/19 Garin won 2-0 (São Paulo, Clay)
Cristian Garin vs Casper Ruud Match Details
- On which surface will this match be played? This match will be played on outdoor hard court.
- Who do the bookies favour ahead of this match? Casper Ruud is favoured ahead of Garin.
- Where can I watch Indian Wells 2023 in the UK? This match will be available on Amazon Prime for fans in the United Kingdom