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Wimbledon 2022 odds, picks, predictions: Senior tennis expert says Carlos Alcaraz is ready to be upset

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A weakened draw could mean a big opportunity for Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal, or a huge chance for an upstart, when the 2022 Wimbledon men’s singles tournament begins on Monday. The two best players in the world – No.1 Daniil Medvedev and second Alexander Zverev – are absent from the All England Club. This means that Djokovic’s path to a fourth consecutive Wimbledon title and a 21st Grand Slam crown will be a little easier. But Nadal, who has a record 22 Grand Slam titles and won the last two, is still a threat to win another. Djokovic has won six times in London and Nadal won the 2008 and 2010 titles, but there is still plenty of talent in the draw. Djokovic may have to go through Spanish phenom Carlos Alcaraz, John Isner or two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray to reach the final. Nadal faces a slightly easier road but may have to overtake 2021 runner-up Mario Berrettini to get there.

Caesars Sportsbook listed Djokovic as the undisputed -145 favorite (risk $145 to win $100) in its latest Wimbledon 2022 men’s singles odds. Berrettini is quoted at +550, ahead of Nadal (+650) and Alcaraz (+800 ). Hubert Hurkacz and Felix Auger-Aliassime are both at +1400, Murray is 25-1 and Isner is 50-1. Before making any men’s picks or predictions for Wimbledon 2022, you need to see who is backing tennis expert Sean Calvert.

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Calvert is the famous handicapper who called Stan Wawrinka winning the 2014 Australian Open 60-1 – the last Australian title won by anyone other than Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer. In 2019, Calvert notched a huge score over Dominic Thiem winning Indian Wells 80-1, among many stunning calls.

Now Calvert has reviewed the latest Wimbledon 2022 odds and released his coveted best bets to win it all. He shares all of his picks and expert analysis on SportsLine.

Best Wimbledon 2022 Men’s Predictions

A surprise: Alcaraz will not be a threat in London this fortnight. The youngster’s talent is clear and he’s opened his eyes a lot with his game this season, but the pundit loses it. Alcaraz is 32-4 this season with two ATP 1000 crowns (Miami, Madrid) and two ATP 500 titles (Barcelona, ​​Rio). Two of his losses were against Nadal at Indian Wells and Zverev in the French Open quarter-finals. He has had an impressive career, no doubt.

Still, Calvert knows he has very little experience on grass, and an elbow problem kept him out of tune-up events heading into Wimbledon. He has only played two senior matches on grass, and one of them was a quick three-set loss to Medvedev in the first round at Wimbledon last year. He faces another tough opener this year, and Calvert said he wouldn’t be shocked if Alcaraz stumbles in his opener against veteran Germany Jan-Lennard Struff.

How to make the Wimbledon 2022 men’s picks

Instead, Calvert backs two huge underdogs to reach the final who both come in at 40-1 or more. Both of these players should be able to take advantage of the weakened draw and are capable of causing major upsets. Find out who they are at SportsLine.

So who wins the 2022 Wimbledon men’s singles title? And what long shots could make for a serious Grand Slam title run? Visit SportsLine now to see Sean Calvert’s bets for Wimbledon 2022, all from the famous tennis pundit who called Wawrinka winning the Australian Open 60-1, and find out.

Wimbledon 2022 odds, favorites

Novak Djokovic-140
Matteo Berrettini +550
Raphael Nadal +650
Carlos Alcaraz +800
Hubert Hurkacz+1400
Felix Auger-Aliassime +1400
Nick Kyrgios +1800
Stefanos Tsitsipas +1800
Marine Cilic +2000
Andy Murray +2500
Denis Shapovalov +3500
Taylor Fritz +5000
John Isner +5000
Jannik Sinner +5000
Cameron Norrie +5000
Casper Ruud+6500
Tim Van Rijthoven+6500

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