A win for Royal Challengers Bangalore can virtually book them a berth in knockouts this season, so a win is the only option for them. On the other hand, Sunrisers Hyderabad need to win each of their remaining matches, hope for other teams to lose points and then only will they stand a chance of making a place in the playoffs. With the players needing to play out of their skins, the match will be an exciting one, so do not miss out on the fun.
To make the Saturday even more memorable, I have assorted the top three winning bets for you and listed them below. Just go through my analysis and invest your money strategically to become richer by the end of the game.
I have already picked up this bet several times and am doing it again, cause this one is a no-brainer, with the Sunrisers Hyderabad having the knack of scoring big before the fall of the first wicket. In the last five matches, their opening partnerships registered - 107, 56, 4, 58, 23, having amassed a total of 248 runs, at a rate of 49.6 runs per match, with them having the upper hand in four of those matches. Overall, in 12 matches played this season, the openers have put up a total of 585 runs, at a rate of 48.75 runs per match, with them having the better opening stand in nine of those instances.
In the only match the Sunrisers have played in Sharjah, their opening stand has registered 34 runs, while conceded just 6 runs on the contrary. On the flip side, Royal Challengers Bangalore have put on 209 runs, at a rate of 41.8 runs per match, with them having the upper hand in just two of those matches. Meanwhile, the Sunrisers' openers have been more stable and scored more runs than their counterparts, which makes this bet worth investing with odds of 1.90 on offer.
The match is set to be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium - where sixes flow at a brisk pace and Royal Challengers Bangalore need to hit just 8 sixes to win us some easy cash by the end of the day. For instance, in the two matches they have played at the venue, the Royals have struck 16 sixes, hitting 8 in each of those matches. Overall, in the last five matches. In the last five matches at the venue, the total number of sixes was 74, at a rate of 14.8 hits per match, with five out of the ten innings having more than 7 maximums.
Meanwhile, Sunrisers Hyderabad have only played one match in Sharjah this season, where they have conceded a total of 14 sixes, which also supports our case. In the last four H2H matches between these two teams, the Kohli-led side has hit a total of 28 sixes, with them hitting more than 7 in two of those matches. Royal Challengers Bangalore boasts big hitters like AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal and even Virat Kohli, there is no doubt that the IPL side will hit at least 8 sixes in the upcoming match.
One of the safest bets for the upcoming match, with Sunrisers Hyderabad needing just 12 boundaries to bring us money this weekend. In the last five matches, the IPL side have struck a total of 75 boundaries (25, 7, 12, 18, 13), at a rate of 15 hits per match, with them finding the ropes at least 12 times in four of those matches. Overall, in 12 matches played so far, the Sunrisers' have registered a total of 160 boundaries, at a rate of 13.33 per match, having hit at more than 11 in eight of those matches.
In the only match played at the venue this season, they managed to hit 12 boundaries. Meanwhile, in the last five H2H matches played against Royal Challengers Bangalore, they have struck a total of 75 boundaries (14, 14, 17, 16, 14), at a rate of 15 hits per match, with them striking at least 12 in each of those matches. Lastly, David Warner and Johnny Bairstow have struck 39 and 31 boundaries this season respectively and are in the list of the top 15. I have already placed the bet. What about you?
Sunrisers to have the highest opening partnership @ 1.90 (Leo Vegas)
Royal Challengers Bangalore to hit over 7.5 sixes @ 1.89 (Sportsbet.io)
Sunrisers Hyderabad to hit over 11.5 fours @ 1.67 (Sportsbet.io)