Australian Ashleigh Barty is the overwhelming favorite to win the 2022 Australian Open and, for the third year in a row, is ranked world No. Barty is the reigning Wimbledon champion and will be looking to win her third Grand Slam championship. She also won the 2019 French Open title and is 4-0 this year after winning the Adelaide tournament last week. Barty may be the favorite at Caesars Sportsbook’s Australian Open 2022 odds at +275 (risk $100 to win $275), but a number of other players will be ready to take advantage if she stumbles when the 2022 Australian Open starts on January 17. .
Among them are Naomi Osaka (+600) and Garbine Muguruza (+200). Osaka is a two-time Australian Open champion, winning in 2019 and last year, while Muguruza took second place in 2020. Iga Swiatek also comes in at +1200, while Simona Halep is part of a trio of suitors at +1400. Before making any picks or predictions for the Australian Open 2022, check out SportsLine’s Gavin Mair’s expert picks and tennis analysis.
A renowned women’s tennis handicapper, Mair has racked up huge wins in the past. At the 2020 French Open, Mair picked Iga Swiatek to win (-163) and win in straight sets (+140), and he was right on both counts.
He also called Jelena Ostapenko (80-1) who won the 2017 French Open, Naomi Osaka (32-1) who won the 2018 US Open and Bianca Andreescu (20-1) who won the US Open 2019.
Now Mair has taken a look at the latest Australian Open 2022 odds and released his coveted best bets to win it all. He shares all of his picks and analysis on SportsLine.
Top Australian Open 2022 Women’s Predictions
A shock: Mair loses the place of favorite to Barty (+275) because of the immense pressure she will undergo in her country of origin. That seemed to be a factor when she didn’t make it past the quarter-finals last year. She also faces a tough draw and could meet Osaka in the fourth round.
Barty has 14 career singles titles but hasn’t made it past the Australian Open semifinals. She has, however, been in contention in each of her last three appearances there, falling in the quarter-finals in 2019 and 2021 and the semi-finals in 2020. She had taken a four-month break since the 2021 US Open and started his season in Adelaide. , defeating defending champion Iga Swiatek of Poland 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals before defeating seventh seed Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-2.
“I believe that rather than siding with the favorites, it’s a good betting strategy to support high-level players who haven’t been burdened by a tough draw, and therefore have a good opportunity to be in the mix at the business end of the competition,” Mair told SportsLine.
Mair sees better values on the board and he’s not including Barty in any of his Australian Open 2022 bets.
How to make the Australian Open 2022 women’s picks
Mair has locked in his best bets, and they include a pair of long shots that would bring big returns. It’s especially high on a player who “has elite level hard court data”. You need to see his picks and analysis before considering Australian Open 2022 betting.
So who wins the Australian Open 2022? And what long shots could win the crown? Visit SportsLine now to see Gavin Mair’s bets for the 2022 Australian Open, all from the tennis pundit who has called longtime winners of three women’s Grand Slam titles since 2017.
Australian Open 2022 odds (via Caesars Sportsbook)
Ashleigh Barty +275
Naomi Osaka +600
Garbine Muguruza +1200
Iga Swiatek +1200
Anet Kontaveit +1400
Simona Halep +1400
Paula Badosa +1400
Barbora Krejcikova +1800
Cori Gauff +2000
Elena Rybakina +2000
Aryna Sabalenka +2500
Victoria Azarenka +3300
Emma Raducanu +3300
Madison Keys +4000
Ons Jabeur +4000
Daria Kasatkina +4000
Leylah Fernandez +4000
Maria Sakkari +4000
Petra Kvitova +5000
Danielle Collins +5000
Amanda Anisimova +5000
Angelique Kerber +5000
Belinda Bencic +6600
Marketa Vondrousova +6600
Elina Svitolina +6600
Jessica Pégula +8000
Elise Mertens +8000
Sofia Kenin +10000
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova +10000
Veronika Kudermetova +10000