The U.S. Open 2022 Odds: A Tennis Betting Guide

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US player Serena Williams reacts as she plays with Ons Jabeur against Sara Sorribes Tormo and Marie Bouzkova. Glyn Kirk/AFP

Tennis enthusiasts flock to their favorite sportsbook for the widely adored U.S. Open.

The tournament that has existed for over one hundred years provides high-value entertainment with a plethora of betting opportunities.

The fourth and final Grand Slam competition of the tennis season will be hosted by the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. This American state is slowly becoming the capital of online sports betting.

Sportsbooks such as BetMGM, FanDuel, and DraftKings will provide various betting odds and tennis betting markets, from the qualifiers to the U.S. Open finals.

U.S. Open Odds: Preparation

Once the competitions bracket positions are released, bettors will have the opportunity to scour through a wide choice of U.S. Open tennis odds for men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles, and mixed doubles matches.

The available bets for each match will vary, but we’ve listed some of the most common and popular wagering markets that will become available.

Match Winner (Moneyline)

If you’re familiar with sports betting, a moneyline wager will be nothing new. It’s known for being the most straightforward bet of them all, as bettors are tasked with deciding who the winner of the match/game will be.

In a hypothetical explanation, with odds of -150, Daniil Medvedev is the oddsmaker’s favorite to win against Carlos Alcaraz (+150).

Owning the favorable odds will mean that bets in Medvedev’s favor will need a $150 stake to return a profit of $100. Those who expect the underdog to prevail would only need to wager $100 on Alcaraz to see a return of $150.

Set Winner

Tennis is a battle of games and set winners before the successor is awarded with a match win. Often labeled as “Who will win the set?” set bettors wagering pre-game will pick who they expect to win Set 1.

If the match has already begun, fear not, as live betting will offer bettors the chance to wager on the remaining sets. Whichever tennis pro you believe owns the momentum will be the one you should bet on to win the next set.

Game Winner

Similar to Set Winner bets, you’re wagering on the game-winner of the upcoming set.

Who do you predict to win the game in that set?

Total Games – Match

There are multiple over/under (totals) bets available in tennis, but total games played in a match are the most popular.

If the game’s total is set at 20.5, you will need to predict whether the match will have more or less than 20.5 games.

Spread Betting

Usually referred to as “Player Spread” or “Handicap,” spread betting is the margin of total games won.

Dissimilar to popular American spread bets in the NFL or NBA, handicaps in tennis don’t represent the victory but the margin of games won throughout an entire match. The match winner could technically win fewer games.

How To Start Betting On Tennis

Betting on the U.S. Open odds isn’t difficult regardless of your expertise or experience. You can find a wealth of selections from our sportsbooks listed, and most sportsbooks like FanDuel, BetMGM, and DraftKings will provide live progress, upcoming matches, and future odds.

Tennis wagering is available all year round with the aforementioned bookmakers, so the action never stops.

And for those eagerly anticipating the U.S. Open that doesn’t have the patience, you can predict the outright winner of the men’s or women’s tournament before the Grand Slam tourney even begins.

2022 U.S. Open Outright Winner Odds (Top 4)

– Novak Djokovic (+160)

– Daniil Medvedev (+250)

– Carlos Alcaraz (+450)

– Rafael Nadal (+500)

*Odds via BetMGM