2024 French Open Second Round Matchups Favor Djokovic, Medvedev

Novak Djokovic - Daniil Medvedev
  • No. 1 overall seed Novak Djokovic has -5000 odds to defeat Roberto Carballes Baena in the second round of the 2024 French Open.
  • There are -105 odds for Djokovic to win by 9.5 sets on Thursday.
  • No. 5 seeded Daniil Medvedev has -400 moneyline odds against Miomir Kecmanovic in Thursday’s match.

PARIS – Defending champion Novak Djokovic advanced to the second round of the French Open after defeating Pierre-Hugues Herbert in straight sets. Djokovic is a 9.5-game legal online gambling favorite for Thursday’s match against Roberto Carballes Baena.

Novak Djokovic Vs Roberto Carballes Baena Odds

Player Spread Moneyline Total
Novak Djokovic -9.5 (-105) -5000 O28.5 (-110)
Roberto Carballes Baena +9.5 (-125) +1400 U28.5 (-120)

Djokovic returned to Rolland-Garros in uncertain form after failing to reach a final so far this season. He will need to play even better in the second round to cover the 9.5-game spread with -105 odds.

Baena and Djokovic have never faced each other on clay, but Djokovic won both head-to-head matches on hard courts. With Djokovic’s last match lasting 33 games, the best bet for Thursday’s match is the 28.5-game total to go over with -110 odds.

Medvedev A 6.0-Game Favorite Over Kecmanovic

Daniil Medvedev, the No. 5 overall seed at the French Open has -400 odds to win his second-round match against Miomir Kecmanovic. Medvedev beat Kecmanovic by 10 games in the 2022 French Open, their only head-to-head meeting on clay.

Miomir Kecmanovic Vs Daniil Medvedev Odds

Player Spread Moneyline Total
Miomir Kecmanovic +6.0 (-120) +300 O35.5 (-115)
Daniil Medvedev -6.0 (-110) -400 U35.5 (-115)

Medvedev has played well this season on hard courts but hasn’t made it past the quarterfinals on clay in three tournaments. He gets a good opportunity with -400 legal sports betting odds to advance past the second round against an opponent he’s beaten before on this stage.