Jessica Pegula (3) vs Victoria Azarenka (24): Prediction & Odds, Betting Tips 24/01/2023 | News & Preview
Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction #1 – Handicap (-3.5) for Lehecka – 1.77.
Bookmaker Ratings: Prediction #2 – Total Games Under 23.5 – 1.48.
Match Predict – Handicap (-3.5) for Pegula
At the end of last year, Pegula defeated Azarenka (7-6, 6-1) in Guadalajara. In our opinion, it’s worth waiting for Jessica to win today as well. First of all, she is able to work more consistently on her serve, which Viktoria often has difficulties with.
Total Games Under 23.5
In their last two head-to-head encounters, the two players have not played more than 20 games. Pegula has won all eight of her victories since the beginning of the year by 2-0 in sets. With that in mind, we’d recommend predicting a total of less.
Preliminary review and pre-match prediction for Jessica Pegula vs Victoria Azarenka
Pegula reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open for the third year in a row. The difference from previous seasons is that this is no longer a surprise.
In the fourth round, Jessica confidently defeated Barbora Krejcikova (7:5, 6:2).
In this match, the opponent had no easy games on her serve. Jessica was always forcing Barbora to make mistakes.
Before that Pegula defeated Jaqueline Cristian (6-0, 6-1), Aliaksandra Sasnovich (6-2, 7-6) and Marta Kostyuk (6-0, 6-2).
Pegula’s winning streak now stands at eight matches. In early January, she defeated Iga Swiatek (6-2, 6-2) at the United Cup.
Jessica Pegula has won nine of her last ten matches as a favourite.
PEGULA PERFECTION 📈
Jessica Pegula hasn’t dropped a single set in the #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/XS5bXtjvrL
— ESPN (@espn) January 20, 2023
Azarenka, meanwhile, had some serious nerves in her recent match.
She barely beat Zhu Lin (4-6, 6-1, 6-4). She was saved from a collapse by several unfortunate mistakes of Zhu Line at the end of the third set.
After the match, Azarenka said Zhu’s tennis was a revelation for her. According to her, Zhu Lin played at least at the top-20 level.
Before that, Azarenka had won a hard-fought victory over Madison Keys (1-6, 6-2, 6-1).
In four of Victoria Azarenka’s last five matches on a hard court, more than 19 games have been played.
All ❤️ @AustralianOpen pic.twitter.com/v1m0KAVBw1
— victoria azarenka (@vika7) January 22, 2023
Match Details and Statistics
Type of Court – Hard
Speed of Court – 7/10
Jessica Pegula’s Rating – 3
Jessica Pegula Wins/Losses in 2023 – 8/1
Victoria Azarenka’s Rating – 24
Victoria Azarenka Wins/Losses in 2023 – 5/2
Most popular FAQ for Jessica Pegula vs Victoria Azarenka
Who won the last meeting between these players?
Pegula leads with a score of 3-2 in the head-to-head encounters. The last time they met was at the Guadalajara Open in 2022. In that match, Pegula defeated Azarenka (7-6, 6-1) in two sets.
Where will this fixture be played?
The match will be played in Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Which bookmaker has the best odds for this encounter?
We recommend checking out the odds for the 2023 Australian Open: Jessica Pegula vs Victoria Azarenka at 1xBet and VBET.
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