Tennis is a sport that enjoys great popularity when it comes to betting which can hardly come as a surprise given this sport’s great following and global audience.
Even though it is an individual sport, tennis is considered one of physically most demanding disciplines around with tennis players often compared to gladiators due to their physical strength, endurance and composure over rather lengthy spells of play.
From a betting point of view, tennis enjoys great popularity because of many options punters are presented with. From straight winner selections to over/under sets and handicap bets, there is one option that is gaining plenty of interest lately – correct score sets.
What is Correct Score Sets Betting?
Set betting in tennis is basically backing what you think is the likeliest final score of the match. Apart from Grand Slam events which are played of best of five sets, the rest of both ATP and WTA tournaments are played at bet of three sets.
Whoever gets first to notch two sets will win which gives you several Possible outcomes to choose from: 2-0, 2-1, 0-2, 1-2. The same pattern goes for Grand Slam events although your chances of getting it right are slimmer simply due to the fact you have more selections to choose from 3-0, 3-1, 3-2, 0-3, 1-3, 2-3.
What correct score sets offer is excitement and anticipation, to a greater extent than with betting on winners even, whilst it also allows you to leverage a bigger return on your investment with little or no risk involved.
How to Bet on Correct Score Sets?
Betting on correct score sets is no rocket science and it gets rather straightforward, on the condition you do your homework right.
You can’t just pick a player and pick correct score sets result you think a match will end in without giving it some serious thinking process and without analyzing all of the aspects that can go on to influence the match.
Correct Score Sets usually serves a purpose of adding more betting value to betting on strong favourites which are usually priced at somewhere around 1/3, 1/7 or 2/9. If you take a player from top ten ATP world ranking at the odds of 1.7 against the 38th player on the list, the favourite will not add much value to your bet, even in accumulator selections.
But if you switch over to set betting where the favourite will be given 4/9 to win 2-0 or 7/2 to win 2-1, such options will bring significantly more value to your betting slip. And just like that, you will turn your low-priced 1/7 formality into a respectable 4/9 or 7/2 bet.
Choosing the right outcome is a bit of a gamble, but it gives you a chance to choose between two options, which would also be the case with straight winner betting.
Before you make your definite choice on whether it’s going to end in 2-0 or 2-1 win, you need to analyze current form, performance record on given surface and recent record on that same surface, together with the head-to-head stats.
Serve percentages, average serving speed and returning balls percentage won will also provide a deeper and much valuable insight that will help you decide whether your mane will sweep the opponent clean or not.