Benoit Paire of France and American Frances Tiafoe will meet in the first round of the ATP tennis tournament Indian Wells 2021. Here, check out the preview, head-to-head, predictions, odds and how to watch this match in the US. 

While Paire, 32, is not in his best form, he still got enough tennis to put anyone in danger. He’s coming from participating in the Sofia Open, where he upset No. 7 seed Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the first round but then he lost to Australian James Duckworth. 

Meanwhile, Frances Tiafoe, 23, will play his first tournament since he lost to Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime in the US Open 2021 round of 16. Neither of this players have won a title this year, but the winner of this match can have a deep run at the BNP Paribas Open

Benoit Paire vs Frances Tiafoe: Match Information 

Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021. 
Time: 9:00 PM
Location: Court 1, Indian Wells Tennis Garden, California. 

Benoit Paire vs Frances Tiafoe: Time by state in the US 

ET: 9:00 PM 
CT: 8:00 PM
MT: 7:00 PM
PT: 6:00 PM

Benoit Paire vs Frances Tiafoe: Head-to-head and storylines 

These two players have only met once before in the ATP Tour. It was at the 2017 ATP Shanghai Masters 1000 Round of 64. Tiafoe won that match with a double 6-4. It certainly will be a tight match between these two players, who are in a similar moment of their careers, both trying to go back to the Top 30. 

How to watch or live stream Benoit Paire vs Frances Tiafoe in the US 

The match between Benoit Paire and Frances Tiafoe to be played on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at the Court 1 of the Indian Wells Tennis Garden for the first round of the BNP Paribas Open will be broadcasted in the United States by Tennis Channel. 

Benoit Paire vs Frances Tiafoe: Odds and predictions

Oddsmakers in the US have already made their predictions for this match. According to DraftKings, Frances Tiafoe is the clear favorite for this match with odds of -320, while Benoit Paire has odds of +230. 

Benoit Paire +230
Frances Tiafoe -320

*Odds by DraftKings