Best Bets Raonic vs Shapovalov. Todays Blockbuster match in Cincinnati Masters 1000 is former world number 3 Milos Raonic vs 19 year old NextGen Denis Shapovalov.
Shapovalov broke onto to the big scene a year ago beating Rafael Nadal in the Rogers Cup becoming the youngest Masters 1000 semifinalist since Bjorn Borg. Now Shapovalov is ranked 26 in the world. Shapovalov is one of only two teenagers in the top 100 of the ATP ranking, Alex de Minaur from Australia being the other one on 46th place.
Raonic is 29th on the rankings at the moment and reached the QF in Wimbledon and SF in Indian Wells this year on his come back trail after last years injury problems.
BEST BETS RAONIC VS SHAPOVALOV
Shapovalov is 1-0 in head to head against Raonic, beating his fellow Canadian in the round of 16 in Mutua Madrid Open in may this year. Shapovalov have only reached one more quarterfinal since then, falling to Misha Zverev in the Eastbourne QF in June. This is a very tough match to predict but my money is going to BETSSON and Shapovalov as the winner this time. The 2.45 odds from BETSSON is to attractive to miss. 4.40 on Shapovalov in 3 sets is also really attractive.
SHAPOVALOV WINNER – 2.45
RAONIC WINNER – 1.52
SHAPOVALOV 2-0 – 4.40
SHAPOVALOV 2-1 – 4.40
RAONIC 2-0 – 2.36
RAONIC 2-1 – 3.45