Djokovic odds went from 11:6 to 4:9 to become Australian Open 2023 winner

Novak Djokovic has been favored to win the 2023 Australian Open from before his first serve. His odds continue to shorten. He is a heavy favorite heading into the final against Stefano Tsitsipas. 

That is what happens when the winner of the 2019, ‘20 and ‘21 champ returns after a COVID-19-protocol enforced exile last year. 

According to online sportsbook BetUS, the Serbian started the first round with odds of 11:16, with those odds at 4:9 ahead of Sunday’s final.  

Tsitsipas was also among the Open favorites. Despite his odds being less encouraging than his opponent, they went from a starting 11:1 to a final 7:2 when the Australian Open Men’s Outright line closed.  

Djokovic’s victories plus the early exits from the No. 1 seed (Rafael Nadal), No. 2 seed (Casper Ruud), and six of the other Top 10 seeds turned him into attracting 77.66% of the money line in his favor and 85.81% of the dollar volume wagered.  

In addition, and despite battling a hamstring injury, Djokovic comes into the final in vintage form, having dropped just one set this tournament and having crushed Tommy Paul 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals. 

Tsitsipas is in his second Grand Slam final after becoming the French Open runner-up last year, where Djokovic got his 20th Slam title. The third seed has been a man on a mission, troubled only by Jannik Sinner in the fourth round and Karen Khachanov extending him to four sets in a semifinal.  

Tsitsipas would become world No 1 if he wins the title on Sunday. 

'Nole' leading spread points bets only 

The Australian Open male final is a day away, and BetUS oddsmakers have Novak Djokovic at -5½ games on the spread. The Serbian has captured more than 83% of the wagers placed but only 37% of the total dollars bet on the match, the company reports.  

Despite being the underdog and currently sitting at 4:1 the Greek and world No. 4 Tsitsipas has attracted 62.50% of the tickets and almost 96% of the money volume bets placed.   

The Australian Open is one of the most followed tournaments among tennis fans worldwide. So, BetUS offers different games and players prop bets, allowing bettors to bet on a slew of different potential outcomes during a match. For this final match between Djokovic and Tsitsipas customers can also bet on the total amount of sets, aces, double faults, and breaks for either player. 

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