2019 Women's Wimbledon Odds & Picks

2019 Women’s Wimbledon Odds & Picks

While the Men’s Wimbledon betting board is headed up by the usual suspects, the Women’s side is a far more unpredictable affair with more than a half a dozen possible winning picks. French Open winner Ashleigh Barty (+500) and 2018 champion Angelique Kerber (+1200) both will be in the hunt. Then there are the likes of Serena Williams (+600), Naomi Osaka (+1000), Karolina Pliskova (+1400), and Simona Halep (+1600) who are all also in contention.

2019 Women’s Wimbledon Odds & Picks

  • Ashleigh Barty +500
  • Serena Williams +600
  • Petra Kvitova +900
  • Naomi Osaka +1000
  • Angelique Kerber +1200
  • Karolina Pliskova +1400
  • Johanna Konta +1600
  • Simona Halep +1600
  • Belinda Bencic +2200
  • Sloane Stephens +2500
  • Garbine Muguruza +2500
  • Madison Keys +2500
  • Amanda Anisimova +3300
  • Kiki Bertens +3300
  • Aryna Sabalenka +4000
  • Elina Svitolina +4000
  • Marketa Vondrousova +4000
  • Julia Goerges +5000
  • Caroline Garcia +5000
  • Donna Vekic +5000
  • Petra Martic +6600
  • Daria Kasatkina +10000
  • Elise Mertens +10000
  • Caroline Wozniacki +10000
  • Anett Kontaveit +10000
  • Anastasija Sevastova +10000
  • Sofia Kenin +12500
  • Iga Swiatek +30000
  • Ivana Jorovic +30000
  • Qiang Wang +30000
  • Coco Vandeweghe +40000
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova +50000
  • Harriet Dart +50000
  • Katie Swan +50000
  • Carla Suarez Navarro +50000
  • Lesia Tsurenko +5000
  • Anna-Lena Friedsam +50000
  • Su-Wei Hsieh +50000
  • Shelby Rogers +60000
  • Kristyna Pliskova +70000
  • Heather Watson +150000

Wimbledon Odds-On Betting Favorite: Ashleigh Barty +550

Even before Ashleigh Barty won the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham, UK on June 22, many considered her the favorite to win Wimbledon. Barty took the French Open after beating Marketa Vondrousova in straight sets 6-1, 6-3.

Barty didn’t lose a single set during the French Open. She showed that she could win a tournament on grass by taking the Nature Valley Classic. She’s even playing at the Nature Valley International this week in Eastbourne, UK to sharpen her game even more for Wimbledon.

There is a lot to like about the world’s new number one ranked women’s tennis player. The 23-year-old could be up against it at this major event, though. The best she’s ever finished at Wimbledon was the third round last year.

Not only that, but she only beat a single ranked player, Madison Keys, in the Top 20 on her way to the French Open trophy. Barty can win Wimbledon. However, she’s not close to being worth a wager at her current +550 odds.

Wimbledon Smart Pick: Simona Halep +1800

Now that Serena Williams doesn’t dominate the way she used to, plenty of women tennis players can take major championships like Wimbledon. Ashleigh Barty won the French Open after only beating a single Top 20 ranked opponent. Simona Halep can win Wimbledon even though her odds are at +1800.

Halep, the former number one ranked women’s tennis player in the world hasn’t fared all that well at recent Wimbledon Championships. Her last great finish at Wimbledon was in 2014 when she made it to the semifinals.

Although that’s true, no player has stepped it up the way Serena did in the past couple of years. If we look past Serena, and Naomi Osaka who won the 2018 U.S. Open and this year’s Australian Open, anybody can win this tournament.

Simona is a great tennis player. Her lone major victory was the French Open last year. She can take Wimbledon at much higher odds than she normally offers, which makes her the smart play.

Wimbledon Betting Long Shot Pick: Amanda Anisimova +2500

Wimbledon might be the tournament where everyone on the planet learns the name Amanda Anisimova. She won’t turn 18 until August 31. No matter. She’s playing tennis as if she’s a 30-year-old veteran.

Anisimova made it all the way to the fourth round at the Australian Open. To prove it wasn’t a fluke, she made it all the way to the French Open Semifinals. She beat Simona Halep in the French Open quarterfinals. In the semifinals, she lost to eventual winner Ashleigh Barty.

Anisimova pushed Barty in that first set. Barty needed a 7-4 extra set to take down Anisimova. Although she’s young, she’s proven she can hang with some of the best women’s tennis players in the world. Amanda Anisimova is the longshot pick to win at Wimbledon.

2019 Men's Wimbledon Odds & Picks

2019 Men’s Wimbledon Odds & Picks

Summer is here, and so is the premier tennis tournament of the year. That’s right Wimbledon is fast-approaching. The seeding will be announced later this week. The Championships get underway on the morning of Monday 1 July. Weather permitting. It runs until Sunday 14 July.

2019 Men’s Wimbledon Odds & Picks

  • Novak Djokovic +165
  • Roger Federer +350
  • Rafael Nadal +525
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas +1800
  • Alexander Zverev +2500
  • Dominic Thiem +3300
  • Felix Auger-Aliassime +3300
  • Matteo Berrettini +4000
  • Milos Raonic +4000
  • Marin Cilic +4000
  • Daniil Medvedev +5000
  • Kevin Anderson +6000
  • Stan Wawrinka +6600
  • Karen Khachanov +8000
  • David Goffin +15000
  • Borna Coric +15000
  • John Isner +15000
  • Laslo Djere +20000
  • Roberto Bautista-Agut +20000
  • Kei Nishikori +20000
  • Kyle Edmund +20000
  • Denis Shapovalov +20000
  • Tomas Berdych +20000
  • Gael Monfils +25000
  • Alex De Minaur +30000
  • Lucas Pouille +30000
  • Paolo Lorenzi +50000
  • Denis Istomin +50000
  • Marcos Baghdatis +50000
  • Nikoloz Basilashvili +50000
  • Benoit Paire +50000
  • Fabio Fognini +50000
  • Diego Schwartzman +70000
  • Vasek Pospisil +70000
  • James Ward +75000
  • Jay Clarke +100000
  • Paul Jubb +100000
  • Dusan Lajovic +100000
  • Guido Pella +100000
  • Steve Darcis +200000
  • Janko Tipsarevic +200000
  • Cedrik-Marcel Stebe +400000
  • Jozef Kovalik +500000

Wimbledon Betting Favorite: Novak Djokovic +165

Djokovic last played at the French Open. He lost to Dominic Thiem in the semifinals, which prevented a gargantuan matchup against rival Rafael Nadal in the finals. Djokovic losing the French Open makes sense.

Novak has won only a single French Open. It happened in 2016. Contrast that to how many Wimbledon Championships he has won, four, and it makes sense why he’d be a strong +165 favorite over Rafa and Roger Federer to take the silver plate this year.

Novak deserves to be favored on the men’s side, no doubt, but he’s not a lock. Djokovic won back-to-back Wimbledon titles in 2014 and 2015. He won his first Wimbledon Championship in 2011. He won it last year, which means he had three years between his first silver plate and his second silver plate. He had another three years between his third silver plate and his fourth silver plate.

Djokovic can beat Nadal and Federer for the Wimbledon hardware. But, he’s not worth backing at the odds. It makes sense to turn our attention elsewhere for the smart play.

Wimbledon Betting Smart Pick: Rafael Nadal+525

Roger Federer can definitely win Wimbledon. Federer looked good at the French Open until he had to battle Rafa Nadal, the King of Clay. Federer does have a chance to exact revenge on Nadal if the two meet at Wimbledon. Federer’s odds aren’t as attractive as Nadal’s, though.

Not only that, but Nadal hasn’t played competitively since winning the French Open. He’s got his sights set on Wimbledon. The knock on Nadal is that he isn’t nearly as good on grass as he is on clay. Although that’s true, Nadal did win Wimbledon in 2008 and 2010.

He wants another silver plate. He might be due, and he dominated Federer at the French Open.

Wimbledon Betting Long Shot: Alexander Zverev+2500

Based on his best finish at Wimbledon, Round 4 in 2017, Alexander Zverev doesn’t seem to have much of a shot to beat Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, or Roger Federer. Guess what? He doesn’t have much of a chance!

But, that’s why Zverev is a longshot. He’s young, 22-years-old, and tall, 6′ 6″. He has a tendency to blow it in tournaments. Then again, he played Novak Djokovic extremely tough in the first set in the French Open quarterfinals. Zverev pushed Djokovic to a tiebreaker. Djokovic won 6-5, but Zverev showed he could play.

He isn’t a+2500 longshot to win Wimbledon for nothing. If you’re looking for a player that might have a chance with some luck, Zverev is that player.

Odds & Picks To Win The World Series

2019 MLB World Series Odds & Picks

Summer 2019 is here making it a perfect time to take a look at the 2019 MLB World Series betting odds and betting favorite, smart, and long-shot picks.

2019 MLB World Series Odds & Picks

World Series Betting Favorite: L.A. Dodgers +320

The Dodgers have won the National League the past couple of seasons. This season, they appear to have their best chance of taking the Fall Classic. The reason? The Dodgers rank first in Team ERA at 3.20. Los Angeles boasts two shut down pitchers in Clayton Kershaw and Hyun-Jin Ryu.

Kershaw has a 7-1 record, a 2.85 ERA, and allows a .269 on-base percentage. Ryu has a 9-1 record, a 1.27 ERA, and allows a .225 on-base percentage. Both have pitched well at home and on the road.

Not only do the Dodgers have a great starting rotation, but they also boast a strong batting line-up. The Dodgers hit .267 as a team. That ranks fourth in Major League Baseball. Although L.A. appears strong, there is one area where they suffer.

It’s the same area from last season. Los Angeles ranks twelfth in bullpen ERA. Los Angeles’ relievers have allowed 111 earned run and 34 home runs off 198 hits. A struggling L.A. bullpen is the reason Los Angeles lost the World Series last year. The same could happen this year even if the Dodgers look stronger. 

World Series Smart Betting Pick: Houston Astros +410

Houston is the second choice on the board. They should probably be the first choice. Right now, Houston is 7 games ahead of the Texas Rangers in the AL West Division. Houston has what every baseball manager dreams of,  a great starting rotation, a great batting lineup, and a great bullpen.

Houston bats .267 as a team. That ranks third in MLB. Houston’s starting rotation ranks fourth in MLB with a 3.72 Team ERA. The Astros also have a strong bullpen. The ERA is 3.73. Houston has played so well this year that even as the second choice, they’re the smart bet.

Back the Astros before the odds dive in the second half of the season.

World Series Long Shot Betting Pick: Tampa Bay Rays +1550

For most of the season, up until mid-June, the Tampa Bay Rays led Major League Baseball in both Team ERA and Bullpen ERA. They’re still pretty good in both areas. Rays’ starters have a 3.27 Team ERA. That’s excellent. It only trails the Dodgers.

Rays’ relievers boast a 3.66 ERA. That only trails Cleveland and Cincinnati. Tampa Bay ranks eleventh in team batting average at .257. They must pick their bats up. If the Rays can do it, they can catch New York and win the AL East. Then, things become interesting because they’ll have an advantage with both their starters and bullpen in the playoffs.

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