Article explains how to get better than average odds on a double involving two of the favorites in the men’s and women’s draws at Roland Garros 2016.
By: Shane Lambert
The 2016 French Open draws were released early on Friday with Andy Murray sitting pretty on the bottom half of the draw. The Scot won’t have to deal with both Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in Paris, but may very well face one of those two players in the championship final. He and Serena Williams are part of an interesting double with BetVictor.
The firm are offering enhanced odds on numerous championship pairings. One such pairing sees Andy Murray and Serena Williams priced in a double at 18/1. What that means is that if the line is taken and both players win the championship, then the return is 18 units for every one bet. As a contrast, if you took both of those betting lines and parlayed them with bet365 then you would only get +1525 (about 15/1) with that firm.
While Murray’s draw in Paris looks great, Serena picked up Victoria Azarenka in her quarter. That might look like a scary name to draw but truthfully the Belorussian was injured for the French Open lead-ups. She was looking good a few weeks ago, but her complexion certainly has changed some.
At 18/1 Serena’s result conjoined with Murray’s result, the betting double looks pretty good and doesn’t require a hefty bet to make things interesting. At the very least, it’s difficult to see either player going out early, making a bet on a Serena/Andy double one that should keep you following, with plenty of interest, both the men’s and women’s singles tournaments deep into the respective draws.
1.5-pt bet on Williams/Murray double to win the French with BetVictor at 18/1