Ronnie O’Sullivan and Judd Trump will meet today in the Northern Ireland Open final. The final will be played best of 17 frames, in two sessions, the first player to win 9 frames becoming the champion.
Ronnie’s only really hard game was the semi-final against Mark Selby, which he won with a little luck. Judd Trump, however, has eliminated valuable players on the way to the final: Luca Brecel, Ryan Day, Jack Lisowski, which shows us that Juddernaut is in great shape.
Ronnie O’Sullivan qualified after a dramatic and unpredictable decider against Mark Selby, while Judd Trump had a more relaxed match with Eden Sharav. Let’s see what has happened so far in the meetings between the two.
Ronnie O’Sullivan vs Judd Trump Head to Head
So far, the two have played 22 matches, the most (7) being finals. Overall, Ronnie leads the H2H meetings by 12-10. On the other hand, Judd won 4 of the 7 finals.
In the semifinals, Ronnie heads 4-0, but Judd in the quarter-finals heads 3-1.
At frames, Ronnie leads 120 to 104, also consistent with the rest of the H2H statistics.
Ronnie O’Sullivan vs Judd Trump Prediction
Like any match between close players, it’s hard to predict the winner. Bookmakers lean towards Ronnie’s victory, with a quota of about 1.40, while Judd is quoted at 2.30. We can expect a tight and fast match. The average shot time for Ronnie is 17.40 seconds, and for Judd 18.18 seconds. One thing is certain: we will not fall asleep at this match.
You can watch Ronnie O’Sullivan vs Judd Trump live stream on snookermatch.live or on the Eurosport player. Of course, the match will be televised throughout Europe on Eurosport.