Italy vs Chile prediction and odds – Davis Cup

Italy vs Chile prediction and odds – Davis Cup
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Italy was blown away by the defending champion Canada in the opening round of  Group A of the Davis Cup Finals Group stages at home in Bologna and now will have to bounce back against Chile who beat Sweden 3-0 in the first round. Things will be heated up in this matchup as both countries are known as big fighters.

Our favourite Italy vs Chile match predictions

Italy will be under pressure in this match and nothing but a win will keep them alive in the group stage. Can they keep their chances for the final tournament read in the following lines and also check out our predictions and tips.

Italy to win 2-1

Italy came as a favorite in the opening round against Canada but they lost all three matches even though Lorenzo Musetti and Lorenzo Sonego played against the Canadian youngsters. Now, they need to step up big time and beat Chile who has not much pressure after a confident win. This will be a huge battle in all three matches and the doubles will probably decide the winner. Italy has a slight advantage in that match and that will keep their hopes alive for the final tournament.

Can Italy bounce back after a tough loss in the first round?

Now that we have our Italy vs Chile prediction, let’s see how these teams performed in the previous editions of the Davis Cup.

Italy preview

Italy seemed like a real contender just a month ago but without Jannik Sinner and Matteo Berrettini, they will have a tough time advancing to the Final 8 tournament especially after the loss against Canada. Lorenzo Musetti is the hope of the Italian fans who has a good season and can handle the pressure of this matches despite his age. Lorenzo Sonego is another solid player who can be really good if he manages to be consistent on his serve. If these two have another bad day on Friday, Italy will most likely be eliminated. If it comes to the doubles match to decide, Italy has solid chances to make things go in their way.

Full team

  • Lorenzo Musetti
  • Lorenzo Sonego
  • Simone Bolelli
  • Andrea Vavassori
  • Matteo Arnaldi

Captain: Filippo Volandri

Chile preview

Chile has an excellent team with players who are ready to leave their heart on the court. What makes things difficult for them in Bologna is the hard surface and whoever follows tennis knows that the Chileans play mostly on clay. Nicolas Jarry has an excellent serve and he may be dangerous in the single matches. The rest of the team will bite as usual and Chile has realistic chance to advance to the Final 8 tournament which would be their biggest success in Davis Cup history after finishing as runner ups in 1976.

Full team

  • Alejandro Tabilo
  • Nicolas Jarry
  • Cristian Garin
  • Marcelo Tomas Barrios Vera

Captain: Nicolas Massu

Key match details

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  • Venue: Unipol Arena, Bologna, Italy
  • Time and date: Friday 15th September, by 14:00 BST.
  • Bookies’ favourite: Italy is the favourite.

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