Andy Murray vs Milos Raonic Betting Tip Murray to win – 25th August 2020

Can Murray keep up head to head form against Raonic?

Milos Raonic / Canada ©imago images / ZUMA Press 23.02.2020

United Kingdom Andy Murray vs Milos Raonic Canada
25th August 1600hrs
Tennis – New York – ATP New York
Pick Murray To Win
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Odds: 7/4 odds taken 0200 GMT, Tuesday 25th August

Andy Murray has passed his early tests in the New York tournament and moves on to the round of sixteen.

It’s another stern test that awaits him here as he faces the big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic.

Either way, this is all great experience for Murray as he gears up for a US Open challenge.

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Andy Murray Preview – Murray underdog for Raonic challenge

Andy Murray accepted a wild card invite for the New York Open, which offers valuable competitive playing time ahead of the US Open.

He was up against US wildcard Frances Tiafoe in that opener and Murray collected a 2-1 win there.

Murray appeared to be pretty happy with how he was moving in the match and there was a bigger test awaiting him.

In the second round, he was up against Germany’s Alexander Zverev, the current world number seven.

Andy Murray had to dig deep in that one, clinching the deciding set 7-5 in a superb match.

Our betting prediction:
Murray 2-1 Sets

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(odds taken 0200 GMT, Tuesday 25th August)


So even though Murray has dropped a set in both matches so far in New York, this has been good stuff from him.

He is priced at 11/8 to collect the match win on Tuesday* (odds taken 0200 GMT, Tuesday 25th August)

He had been a big underdog against Zverev, a position in which he finds himself against Raonic.

Interestingly however, Murray holds a 9-3 head to head lead over the Canadian, winning the last eight against him.


Milos Raonic Preview – Can Raonic stop the rot against Murray?

The last time that Milos Raonic met Andy Murray was in the 2016 ATP Finals and that was a three-set thriller

Three of the last four meetings between the two players have gone the distance.

So it may just be worth going to 3 sets exactly in the Total Sets market for Andy Murray v Milos Raonic betting, which is a 5/4 option* (odds taken 0200 GMT, Tuesday 25th August).

Raonic opened his tournament with a win over Sam Querrey, taking the victory in straight sets.

After taking the first set against Britain’s Dan Evans in the second round, Raonic saw himself pegged back to level but got the job done in the decider.

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Milos Raonic had posted a W7 L4 record for 2020 prior to New York, not a bad return really.

He reached the quarter-finals at the 2020 Australian Open, losing there to Novak Djokovic.

Then he also went to the semi finals of Delray Beach as well, so has had a couple of deep runs.

The Canadian is a threat in this one and he started to come back strong to the top of his game last year after injury.


Andy Murray vs Milos Raonic Betting Advice

We would expect this to go to three sets and it’s a bit of a toss up as far as we are concerned

Murray has been doing very well and the way he finished the match in the second round against Zverev was spectacular.

Murray fought back from 5-4 down in the third set to win three straight games to prevail.


Key Facts – Andy Murray vs Milos Raonic Betting Tip

  • Andy Murray is in his first tournament of the year
  • Andy Murray has won the last eight matches against Raonic
  • Milos Raonic is ranked 30th in the world


This is Murray’s first tournament of the year and Zverev was the highest-ranked player he’d beaten in a match since 2016.

We actually think Murray is covering the court well at the moment and may just be worth backing to nick this.


The best betting odds for Andy Murray vs Milos Raonic

Andy Murray to win: 11/8 at Bet365
Milos Raonic to win: 7/4 at Bet365