Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers match prediction 31st match

Match date · 2 Jan 2022 · 13:45 IST
STA vs SCO prediction
  • Mitchell Marsh brilliantly averages at 85.00 from five innings.
  • Colin Munro is the tournament's third highest run scorer.
  • Hilton Cartwright is Star’s top batsman.
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STA vs SCO Match 31 Predictions & Betting Tips

The Melbourne Stars will host Perth Scorchers in the 31st match of the 2021-22 Big Bash League. The scheduled fixture will be played at the Junction Oval in Melbourne on January 2, Sunday. Read along to find out the top three betting tips from the STA vs REN match prediction collated for you.

The Perth Scorchers conceded their first loss in this edition of the Big Bash League at the hands of Sydney Thunder in their last game, after winning six games in a row. They have moved down to the second spot after their first loss making way for the Sydney Sixers to occupy the table top. On the other side, Melbourne Stars have managed to win three matches while also suffering as many losses in the current campaign.

The Melbourne Stars are occupying the sixth slot in the team standings. While considering the head-to-head battle between the two sides, the Stars have faced the Scorchers a total of 17 times so far in BBL history, out of which the Scorchers have had a slight upper hand with 9 wins while the Melbourne Stars have emerged victorious on 8 occasions. This will be the first meeting between the two teams in the competition as the earlier scheduled fixture was cancelled due to COVID-19. The Scorchers are a better performing team in the competition who will be our favourite entering the forthcoming fixture. As for now, take a look at the top three betting tips from the STA vs SCO head-to-head match.

STA vs SCO Player Bet:

The three top players from the upcoming fixture are - Mitchell Marsh, Colin Munro and Hilton Cartwright who will fetch us some handsome cash from the STA vs SCO player betting tips.

Mitchell Marsh To Excel With The Bat

Perth Scorchers all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been in a staggering form this BBL season, especially with the bat. Mitchell Marsh has already won three Player of the Match awards in the ongoing tournament. Marsh has smashed a total of 255 runs from five matches at an outstanding average of 85.00. His innings are laced with one century and one half century. Marsh has managed to stay unbeaten in two of these matches while his individual scores in these five innings are - 6, 42*, 86, 21 and 100*. The Australian all rounder has played 74 matches for his franchise to score 2,015 runs from them at 41.12. Marsh will be playing his sixth match against the Stars in the forthcoming fixture. In the last season of BBL,the top order batsman finished with 315 runs from 15 matches at 39.39. Keep an eye out as Pari Match offers odds for Mitchell Marsh in the STA vs SCO match prediction.

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Colin Munro To Continue Aggregating Runs/span>

For the Perth Scorchers, left-handed batter Colin Munro has also contributed with a lot of crucial performances in the ongoing edition of Big Bash League so far. After notching his maiden BBL hundred, Munro scored his unbeaten winning knocks of 58 runs off 32 against Melbourne Renegades and 64 off 43 against the Thunders. Munro has the highest average of 95.00 while playing against the Stars in the BBL format. The Scorcher top order batsman will be playing his fourth match against the Stars in his career. Munro holds 711 runs under his belt from the 23 matches he has played for the Scorchers. From the 26 big Bash League matches that Munro has played in his career he averages 35.14 from them with a total of 738 runs. Munro is expected to strike again with the bat in the next scheduled fixture as well. Pari Match is likely to offer odds for Munro in the STA vs SCO player betting tips closer to the match date. Keep an eye out for the same.

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Hilton Cartwright To Add Runs To The Star's Scoreboard

Lastly, there is the Star's middle-order batsman who is relentlessly fetching runs for his team. Cartwright is Melbourne Star's top run scorer in the current season. He has amassed 203 runs from the 6 innings while batting in with an impressive average of 40.60. Cartwright composed a fabulous inning of 79 runs off 44 balls in his most recent outing against Brisbane Heat. His individual scores from the six matches that he has played in are - 79, 26, 23, 23*, 42 and 10. The batting allrounder comes with an experience of 68 domestic T20s piling 1,319 runs from them at 29.31. For the Stars, the 29-year-old has played 29 matches to score 672 runs from them at a decent average of 35.37. In the 2020 BBL season, Cartwright concluded his innings with 239 runs from 14 matches at 29.88. The Stars batsman will continue with his momentum in the upcoming match against the Scorchers as well for which Pari match is likely to offer odds.

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My Picks:

Mitchell Marsh To Excel With The Bat

Colin Munro To Continue Aggregating Runs

Hilton Cartwright To Add Runs To The Star’s Scoreboard

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