Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore match prediction 9 Apr 2021

IPL 2021
Match date • 9 Apr 2021 • 19:30 IST
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MI vs RCB 1st IPL Match Predictions and Betting Tips

The IPL 2021 will kick start with Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore playing the first match. The match is due to be held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Here are the top MI vs RCB betting tips picked from the match lined ahead.

Yet another action-packed season of the Indian Premier League is here. The defending champions Mumbai Indians will jump-start the tournament playing against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Mumbai Indians had won the third trophy in four years. MI, in 2020 scored 0.99 runs per over more than other teams and conceded 0.38 per over lesser than other teams.The Rohit Sharma led side have not only had a significantly higher win percentage as compared to the other teams. They have also been a close best team in terms of the best batting strike rate and bowling economy rate.

RCB on the other hand, had been consistently playing well and had made it to the Eliminator round. They lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad in the same match and did not get a chance to move ahead in the tournament. The team in fourth place on the points table last year, had won 7 matches and lost 7 out of the 14 played. In the two matches that the teams played last year, Bangalore won the first one in a super over and the second was taken over by Mumbai. With the teams gearing up for this season, I have picked the best betting tips from the MI vs RCB head to head match for you.

MI vs RCB Team Bets

Mumbai Indians were in excellent form last season playing alongside their opponents. RCB were not far behind in the tournament earlier either. After analyzing both the teams past performances I have picked three best MI vs RCB team betting tips from the match, so you can make money from the game.

Mumbai Indians To Hit Most Match 4’s

To start off my first bet. From the 14 matches that MI played last season they had gathered a total of 204 fours. They averaged at 14.35 fours per match. While RCB on the other hand had accumulated 180 fours which averaged to 12.85 fours per match. Although the first match they played last season, RCB hit 21 fours against MI who had 16 fours in the same match.

The highest four to be hit by an MI batsman was Suryakumar Yadav at 61 fours. This was followed by Quinton De Kock at 46 fours. The batsmen averaged at 4.06 fours and 2.87 fours per match respectively. On the contrary RCB batsmen, Devdutt Padikkal and AB De Villers have individually hit 53 and 33 fours in the matches played. Their average comes to 3.53 and 2.35 fours from the matches played. Sportsbet.io is offering betting odds of 1.88 for Mumbai Indians to hit most match 4’s in the first match against RCB.Bet On Most Match 4's !Claim 100% Joining Bonus!

Mumbai Indians To Hit Most Match 6’s

Let's look at another tip where MI have outdone their opponents in most of the matches. Last season Ishan Kishan from MI was the player with the most sixes in the tournament. He hit 30 sixes in the 13 innings played averaging at 2.30 six per match. The MI squad piled up a total of 121 sixes playing against their opponents last season. They averaged at hitting 10.08 six per match. Not to forget the individual contribution of Hardik Pandya, Quinton De Kock and Kieron Pollard all pitching in 25,22 and 22 sixes each.

RCB players on the other hand had only pulled in 66 sixes from the 14 innings played. This averaged to 4.71 six per match. The players did not go high on covering the bigger boundaries.

The maximum contribution from an RCB player were 23 sixes by AB De Villiers. Apart from De Villiers the RCB captain had hit another 11 sixes. There is no match to this market, as MI are clearly a winner when it comes to scoring runs from bigger boundaries. Sportsbet.io has offered betting odds of 1.90 for MI to hit most match 6’s which is a winner bet. Bet On Most Match 6's !Claim 100% Joining Bonus!

RCB To Have The Highest Opening Partnership

Last but not the least the final bet gives you a chance to double your money. Even though MI has been faring well in all other grounds. They have not managed to outdo RCB in terms of gathering runs from the opening partnership. Captain Rohit Sharma and Quinton De Kock or Ishan Kishan opened for Mumbai Indians in most of the matches and had scored 466 runs together.

While Devdutt Padikkal and Aaron Finch or Josh Philippe, who opened for RCB in most of the matches last season, had gathered 552 runs from their partnership. RCB averaged at 39.42 runs per match from their opening partnership, while MI averaged at 33.28 runs per match. In the two matches the teams played last season. RCB scored 71 and 81 runs against MI, who got 14 and 37 runs off their first dismissal. This is one of the easiest MI vs RCB match predictions. Bet365.com has offered betting odds of 2.00 for RCB to have the highest opening partnership in the MI vs RCB head-to-head encounter.Bet On Highest Opening Partnership !Claim 100% Joining Bonus!

My Picks :

Mumbai Indians To Hit Most Match 4’s - @ 1.88 (Sportsbet.io)

Mumbai Indians To Hit Most Match 6’s - @ 1.90 (Bet365.com)

RCB To Have The Highest Opening Partnership - @ 2.00 (Bet365.com)

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