Tennis Picks – Miami Masters Monday

Kevin Anderson – Mardy Fish
There has been a tie breaker in 4 of Anderson’s last 5 matches, and Fish also went through one in his first match.

They met last year at the US Open with Fish winning 6-4 7-6 7-6.

Richard Gasquet – Albert Ramos-Vinolas
They just in Indian Wells with Ramos-Vinolas winning in 3 sets and why not again? Gasquet won his first match, but just take a look at his stats; he has never ever been able to win 2 consecutive matches here in Miami. Reason enough to try out a price like this.

Roger Federer – Andy Roddick
Federer has played a tie break in his last 2 matches, and against a serving monster like Roddick it wouldn’t exactly be a huge sensation to see another breaker.

They have played out 15 tie breakers in their 25 meetings. Imagine you have been offered odds 2.40 each time. You would have been pretty well off.

Yanina Wickmayer – Caroline Wozniacki
Wickmayer has just beaten Clijsters and Wozniacki looks a bit shaky so some might be tempted to go for the Belgian. I’m resting in the stats saying that Wozniacki leads 4-0 in their h2h.

Venus Williams – Ana Ivanovic
And speaking of h2h-stats. Venus holds a 7-1 lead over Ivanovic, and has just taken down Petra Kvitova in this tournament. Yes, Ivanovic has looked in fine form lately, but this could be her nightmare opponent.

Na Li – Sabine Lisicki
Both have gone through their first 2 matches without dropping a set and only 5 places separate them in the rankings; so why is Lisicki considered a 2.80 outsider when she leads Li 2-0 in h2h, both wins coming in 2011?

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