2024 Australian Open odds, props, men’s semifinal prediction: Medvedev vs. Zverev picks from tennis expert

Third-ranked Daniil Medvedev battles sixth-ranked Alexander Medvedev in a 2024 Australian Open men’s semifinal match on Friday at 3:30 a.m. ET at Rod Laver Arena. Medvedev reached the semifinals with a 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 win over Hubert Hurkacz of Poland. Zverev, meanwhile, reached the semifinals with a 6-1, 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-4 win on Wednesday. Medvedev is 495-198 all-time, while Zverev is 470-225.

SportsLine’s consensus odds list Medvedev as the -150 favorite (risk $150 to win $100) on the money line, while Zverev is a +120 underdog. Since 2017, Medvedev has reached the second round or better at the Australian Open five times. Before you lock in your 2024 Australian Open picks, you need to see what Jose Onorato has to say.

Onorato grew up playing competitive tennis in Caracas, Venezuela. After coming to the U.S., he trained with famed coach Nick Bollettieri at IMG Academy in Florida and faced players like Robert Farah, now one of the world’s top-ranked doubles players.

Onorato, who holds dual degrees in finance and economics from the University of Miami, does extensive research before placing any tennis bets. He studies current form, players’ tendencies on a particular surface, weather conditions and many other relevant factors. That systematic approach helped Onorato go 128-90-7 – up 69.25 units – since 2022.

Now, Onorato has scrutinized the latest Australian Open 2024 odds and released his coveted best bets for the Medvedev vs. Zverev men’s semifinal match. He’s sharing his picks and expert analysis only at SportsLine. See who they are at SportsLine.

Top 2024 Australian Open men’s semifinals predictions

Onorato has seen the rivalry between Medvedev and Zverev blossom. This will be the 19th meeting between the two, with Medvedev leading the series 11-7. Zverev won the first four matches, but Medvedev has won 10 of the last 12. Medvedev turned pro in 2014 and has won 20 career titles, including one Grand Slam – the 2021 U.S. Open.

Medvedev, 27, has been ranked as high as No. 1, achieving that feat in February 2022. He has reached the finals of the Australian Open twice, the last coming in 2022. He is 26-7 all-time at Melbourne and is 43-8 the past two years on hard courts. For his career, he is 224-70 on hard surfaces.

Zverev, 26, has 22 career titles and 11 runner-up finishes. He has ranked as high as No. 2 in June 2022 and has reached the semifinals of the Australian Open twice, the last coming in 2020. He is looking to win his first Grand Slam title after reaching the finals of the 2020 U.S. Open. He is 25-8 all-time at the Australian Open.

Although he has just one Grand Slam final appearance, Zverev has had a lot of success. During the 2021 Summer Olympics, he defeated Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-1 in the final to earn the Olympic gold medal. He became the first German man to win a gold medal in singles, and the first to win a medal since Tommy Haas earned the silver at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He also has two ATP Finals championships, winning in 2018 and 2021. See who else to back at SportsLine.

How to make 2024 Australian Open men’s singles semifinals picks

Onorato has locked in his best bet for the men’s semifinal. He’s leaning Under 42.5 total games, but he has another confident pick on the outright winner. You need to see his pick and analysis before considering any 2024 Australian Open bets.

So who wins Medvedev vs. Zverev, and what pick could lead to a big return? Check out Jose Onorato’s analysis for the 2024 Australian Open semifinals, all from the tennis expert who’s up 69.25 units since 2022.


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