Carreno-Busta vs Berrettini: prediction for the National Bank Open
Pablo Carreno-Busta takes on Matteo Berrettini in the first round of the Canadian Open. What to expect from the opponents? Who will progress to the next round? We made predictions for this match, which you can find below.
Tie-break - yes
There were 2 tie-breaks in Carreno Busta's last 5 matches.
1st set: total over 9.5
In 3 of Berrettini's last 5 matches, over 9.5 games were played in the first set.
The tennis players have already met on hard this season, and that was an intense match. We expect the opponents to have another close battle, but Berrettini is the favorite. However, Carreno-Busta is a very talented player and definitely can create problems for the Italian. We will be backing the underdog.
Our prediction -Carreno-Busta to win with a (+3) handicap
Hard is not Carreno-Busta's favorite surface, but neither it is Berrettini's. Carreno-Busta definitely can put up a fight against the Italian, which he demonstrated at the Australian Open at the beginning of the year. Take the over.
Second prediction - total over 23 games