Monte Carlo Masters – Quarter Finals

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The Wolf went a perfect 3-0 with his feature previews yesterday and cannot wait for the 3rd round. Djokovic takes on Thiem in a repeat of last year’s French Open quarter finals while Nadal faces the big hitting Karen Khachanov.

Monte Carlo Masters Feature Previews

Grigor Dimitrov v David Goffin
Wolfy has been adamant that fading Dimitrov at the handicap will be a winning play throughout the clay court season, but he cannot ignore the betting opportunity that the Bulgarian represents here. He holds a 9-1 record against Goffin – staggering when you consider that they have both been entrenched in the top 20 for several years now. Dimitrov beat Goffin twice at the Tour Finals last year including a 6-0 6-2 demolition. It is impossible to ignore scorelines like that. Dimitrov is the smart bet.
Best Bet: Dimitrov WIN ($2.00)


Rafael Nadal v Dominic Thiem
As it stands, they are the two best clay courters on the planet! Nadal needs no introduction but don’t be fooled into thinking this one will be one way traffic. Thiem has registered multiple wins over Nadal on clay and has pushed him all the way in several other clashes. Moreover, he will be battle hardened for this one after coming from a set down against both Rublev and Djokovic. He has been able to push Nadal around the court in the past with his forehand and The Wolf is expecting to see much of the same. At some point over the next two years Thiem will dethrone Nadal as ‘The King Of Clay’. Whether that will happen in 2018 remains to be seen.
Best Bet: Thiem +4.5 ($2.00)


Kei Nishikori v Marin Cilic
This will be the 14th meeting between the pair in a series which Nishikori holds a narrow 7-6 edge. Cilic has been closing the gap though with wins in each of the last three clashes to go with the most important one of all – the 2014 US Open final. Cilic will be well rested after Raonic withdrew from their 3rd round clash and he continues to improve on a surface that he rarely played his best on. Nishikori has bee inconsistent this week and you simply cannot get away with that against top 10 opponents. Steady as she goes will get the job done for Cilic.
Best Bet: Cilic WIN ($1.80)



Richard Gasquet v Alexander Zverev
Gasquet has delivered all week long and The Wolf is ready to ride his coattails again. He is yet to drop a set this week and is fresh off a win against the older Zverev brother. Alexander was incredible on the red dirt last season but has had his struggles this week. Muller and Struff were both able to take a set off him, and neither have the ability on clay that Gasquet does. This is their first meetings on clay and The Wolf is predicting that it will result in the Frenchman’s first win over Zverev.
Best Bet: Gasquet +2.5 ($1.91)


All Tips

Match Tennis Tips
Dimitrov v Goffin Dimitrov WIN ($2.00)
Nadal v Thiem Thiem +4.5 ($2.00)
Nishikori v Cilic Cilic WIN ($1.80)
 Gasquet v A.Zverev Gasquet +2.5 ($1.91)