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Novak Djokovic vs Denis Shapovalov Prediction & Betting Odds - Tennis Picks

Novak Djokovic faces Denis Shapovalov in the second round of the Shanghai Masters at the Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena on Wednesday morning...
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Novak Djokovic vs Denis Shapovalov
October 09,2019

Djokovic comes into the Shanghai Masters having received a bye in the opening round. He’s in excellent form after beating the Australian qualifier John Millman 6-3 6-2 in the final of the Japan Open on Sunday in a tournament in which he won all five matches without dropping a set and showing that he had fully recovered from the injury that saw him drop out of the US Open last month.

The 20 year-old Shapovalov beat the American Frances Tiafoe in straight sets, 6-4 6-2, in the first round in a convincing win.

The players have met twice previously, both times this year, with Djokovic coming out on top on both occasions. The world ranked number 36 did take a set off Djokovic at the Australian Open, but still lost 6-3 6-4 4-6 6-0. It was more straightforward for Djokovic at the ATP Masters 1000 Rome in June with a routine 6-1 6-3 win.

Betting Odds - Winner

Djokovic vs Shapovalov Betting Lines & Pick

Denis Shapovalov comes into this match in good form himself, having won 10 of his last 14 matches. The youngster believes that he’s in good shape to challenge Novak Djokovic. 

Djokovic’s win at the Japan Open makes it difficult to back against the Serbian legend though as the manner in which he eased through the tournament answered doubts as to his current fitness and form. In terms of predictions, you can’t really oppose Djokovic here. 

In the Match Result betting Djokovic is a clear favourite at odds of -909 (1.11) with 888Sport, with the betting line on Shapovalov at +600 (7.00) with Betway.

At those odds it’s worth looking at the Set Betting market for the tip, with Djokovic to win 2-0 available at -222 (1.45) with 888Sport.

Set Betting - Novak Djokovic to win 2-0 @ -222 (1.45) with 888Sport

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