Elena Rybakina vs Jelena Ostapenko Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for 2023 Australian Open Women's Quarterfinal

Devon Platana
Elena Rybakina vs. Jelena Ostapenko odds and prediction for Australian Open women's singles quarterfinal match.
Elena Rybakina vs. Jelena Ostapenko odds and prediction for Australian Open women's singles quarterfinal match. / AP Photos/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake
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Rybakina vs Ostapenko Australian Open Schedule & Info

2023 Australian Open Women's Quarterfinal Match
No. 22 Elena Rybakina vs No. 17 Jelena Ostapenko
Date: Monday, Jan. 23, 2023
Start Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
Venue: Rod Laver Arena — Melbourne, Australia

The Australian Open's quarterfinals are here and the women's side features several thrilling matchups, including a tilt between No. 22 Elen Rybakina and No. 17 Jelena Ostapenko.

Rybakina has a ton of momentum on her side, having shocked the world with a two-set win over No. 1 Iga Swiatek in the fourth round. Meanwhile, Ostapenko also pulled off an upset in her most recent outing, overcoming No. 7 Coco Gauff in two sets as well.

Rybakina vs Ostapenko Odds & Set Betting

All 2023 Australian Open women's betting odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: Rybakina: (-220) | Ostapenko: (+184)
To Win 1st Set: Rybakina: (-182) | Ostapenko: (+148)
Set Betting: Rybakina: 2-0 (+115) | 2-1 (+270)
Set Betting: Ostapenko: 2-0 (+400) | 2-1 (+400)

Rybakina vs Ostapenko Head-to-Head Stats & Betting Trends

- Jelena Ostapenko is 2-0 in two all-time head-to-head meetings with Elena Rybakina.
- Ostapenko defeated Rybakina in two sets at the Eastbourne International in their last meeting on June 25, 2021.
- This is the first year that both women have made it beyond Australian Open's third round.
- Rybakina defeated No. 1 Iga Swiatek in two sets in Round 4 of the 2023 Australian Open.
- Ostapenko defeated No. 7 Coco Gauff in two sets in Round 4 of the 2023 Australian Open.

Rybakina vs Ostapenko Prediction & Pick

Rybakina and Ostapenko have been putting on a show at the 2023 Aussie Open, only losing one set apiece thus far. Having said that, the former's road has been tougher, needing to overcome Swiatek and Danielle Collins — the No. 1 and No. 13 players, respectively — to get to this point.

I think the rougher path will pay off for Rybakina tonight. She needed to elevate her game to get both of those wins, whereas Ostapenko has been playing against lower competition aside from Gauff. Furthermore, there's no doubt that Rybakina will be looking to send a message after falling to Ostapenko in their first two meetings.

I expect a back-and-forth contest with Rybakina walking out on top.

Rybakina vs Ostapenko Best Bet

While Rybakina is my pick to win, it won't be easy. Ostapenko has had her number in the past and likely won't go down without a fight. With both women also having just lost one set each in Melbourne, they're going to be bringing their A-game to the table tonight and I won't be surprised if Ostapenko takes a set.

In what should be a competitive tilt, give me Rybakina in three.

Bet: Elena Rybakina 2-1 (+270)

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