US Open 2021: Svitolina vs Halep prediction and betting tips (September 5)
After her triumph at the 2021 WTA Chicago, Elina Svitolina has already extended her streak to eight victories and is ready to take one more.
Elina Svitolina won 4 of the last 6 head-to-heads
Elina Svitolina won 4 of the last 6 head-to-heads

The Elina Svitolina vs Simona Halep game will take place on Sunday, 5 September 2021, starting at 04:00 p.m. GMT. The venue is Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York, USA. Elina Svitolina vs Simona Halep (September 5) prediction and betting tips are below as well as the betting odds.

Svitolina vs Halep (September 5) latest odds on betting sites

Online bookmakers believe that both tennis players are approximately equal. Elina Svitolina is priced with the odds of 1.98 (-102 American; 49/50 Fractional) to win the ninth match in a row, which equals an approximate probability of 49.5%.

Simona Halep to qualify for the quarter-final comes with the odds of 1.96 (-104; 24/25). The chances of her victory are equal to 50.5%.

The latest odds for Elina Svitolina vs Simona Halep (September 5) betting markets:

  • Over 2.5 sets — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
  • Under 2.5 sets — 1.50 (-200; 1/2)
  • Over 21.5 games — 1.95 (-105; 19/20)
  • Under 21.5 games — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
  • Asian handicap (-0.5) games on Elina Svitolina — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
  • Asian handicap (+0.5) games on Simona Halep — 1.90 (-111; 9/10)

Svitolina vs Halep (September 5) match preview and stats

Elina Svitolina was confident in her performance at the 2021 US Open. In the first two rounds, she met much weaker rivals. In the 1R, Svitolina beat Rebekka Marino (6-2, 6-3). After this, the Ukrainian tennis player won over Rebeka Masarova (6-2, 7-5). Elina won the last three games in a row in the second set. In the 1/16 finals, she met Daria Kasatkina (6-4, 6-2).

Elina Svitolina was not bad in other competitions this year too. She won the 2021 WTA Chicago, finished the 2021 Olympic tennis tournament, the 2021 Miami Open and the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in the semi-final

The most recent head-to-head fixture between these tennis players took place in 2019 and finished in favour of the Ukrainian. Svitolina showed sharp skills in that fixture and won 82% of service games. Also, the return games ratio was equal to 40%. Svitolina felt confident in the breakpoints too. She saved 60% of them and converted 50%.

Elina Svitolina has won four of the last six head-to-head fixtures against Halep (2-0). The same victory in this match is priced with the odds of 3.00 (+200; 2/1).

Simona Halep’s rivals were weaker than Svitolina’s. In the first round, the Romanian tennis player met Camila Giorgi (6-4, 7-6). She was lucky to come back in the first set from a 3-4 score. Halep won over Kristina Kucova (6-3, 6-1) in the 2R. In the 1/16 finals, the Romanian beat Elena Rybakina (7-6, 4-6, 6-3) in a very difficult fixture. She had to come back in the first set from a 3-5 score.

Simona Halep finished the 2021 Australian Open and 2021 French Open in the quarter-final and Round of 16, respectively.

The Romanian's stats have not been good enough in 2021, but she has played much better in New York. Simona has won approximately 74% of service games and 45% of return games. She has been flawless in the breakpoints in this tournament. The Romanian has saved 70% and has converted 50% of them. Also, Halep has made only 10 double faults.

We have seen a total over 2.5 sets in three of the last five fixtures with Simona’s participation. This outcome in the Round of 16 comes with the odds of 2.50 (+150; 3/2) .

Svitolina vs Halep (September 5) betting tips and prediction

Svitolina performed better in this tournament and was stronger in other events this year. Besides, Elina Svitolina has won four of the last six H2H fixtures against Simona Halep with a 2-0 sets score. The Ukrainian tennis player’s stats in head-to-head matches and in total are better. I think she could win this match.

Besides, Elina Svitolina has won under 65.5% of serves in all head-to-head fixtures against Simona Halep, which is also a trend one could use when choosing a bet.

Betting prediction: Elina Svitolina to win

Odds: 1.98 (-102 American; 49/50 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Under 65.5% serve winning by Elina Svitolina

Odds: 1.85 (-117 American; 17/20 Fractional)

Tennis US Open 2021 . Women. Singles. Round of 16
Elina Svitolina — Simona Halep
Elina Svitolina to win
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