John Isner vs Brandon Nakashima Prediction and Odds: Indian Wells 2023

All eyes will be on the Indian Wells Open’s Court 1 as John Isner and Brandon Nakashima go toe-to-toe on Wednesday evening. Which of these players will book a place in the second round of this tournament?

The odds in this article were correct at the time of writing, and odds are subject to change. We recommend checking with the bookmaker before placing the bet.

John Isner vs Brandon Nakashima – Match Predictions

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Brandon Nakashima to Emerge Victorious

Although Isner is the more experienced player here, we haven’t been very impressed by his recent form. Barring a solid run at the ATP 250 event in Dallas, where he reached the final, Isner has mostly struggled. As a matter of fact, the 37 year old has only been past the first second round of one tournament since last year’s US Open; he has also battled with injuries recently. Furthermore, Isner has two losses in three encounters with Brandon Nakashima. Considering the 37 year old’s recent struggles, we are backing Nakashima to reach the next round.

Two Total Sets

We’ve already established that these players have met three times. It’s also fair to point out that those encounters have mostly been one-sided. In fact, three of three clashes between Isner and Nakashima ended in straight sets. Taking everything into account, we believe that this match will end in two sets.

John Isner vs Brandon Nakashima Preview

We’ve gotten our predictions out of the way; let’s take a look at both players, and how they’ve fared these past few weeks.

John Isner

After his disappointing first round exit at the Australian Open, John Isner bounced back at the 250 event in Dallas, reaching the final. This should be a tricky fixture for the American, as he has lost two of three meetings with tonight’s opponent. It’ll be interesting to see how he matches up against his compatriot today.

Brandon Nakashima

On the other hand, Brandon Nakashima hasn’t had much success since he won the ATP Next Gen Finals late last year. The 21 year old has played four matches so far this year, losing three of them. Nakashima will need to be at his best if he intends to defeat Isner today. He’ll fancy his chances of advancing to the second round ahead of Isner.

John Isner vs Brandon Nakashima Head to Head

This will be the fourth encounter between John Isner and Brandon Nakashima. The younger player leads the head-to-head between these players, with two wins in three clashes.

  • 30/08/21 Nakashima won 3-0 (US Open, Outdoor Hard)
  • 01/08/21 Isner won 2-0 (Atlanta, Outdoor Hard)
  • 24/07/21 Nakashima won 2-0 (Los Cabos, Outdoor Hard)

John Isner vs Brandon Nakashima Match Details

John Isner vs Brandon Nakashima prediction

  • When is this match scheduled to start? This match kicks off on Wednesday, 8th March, by 20:20 GMT.
  • On which surface will Isner vs Nakashima be played? This match will be played on outdoor hard court.
  • Who do the bookies favour ahead of this match? Brandon Nakashima is the slight favourite heading into this match.

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