Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers – BBL Betting Tips
Host Adelaide Strikers will be looking to keep their playoff hopes alive when they take on Perth Scorchers in the 49th match of the 2021 Big Bash League played at Adelaide Oval on Friday.
In the previous game, Adelaide Strikers registered a comprehensive win over Brisbane Heat, courtesy Rashid Khan’s sensational bowling performance. With this result, Strikers have climbed to fifth position I the league table.
On the other hand, Perth Scorchers will be looking to continue their excellent form against Adelaide Strikers. The franchise has already sealed their place in the playoffs of the competition.
In the previous meeting between the two teams, Perth Scorchers registered a comfortable win over Adelaide Strikers.
Adelaide Strikers Form and Team News
After a much-needed win over Brisbane Heat, Adelaide Strikers will be looking for consistency with bat and ball in this home fixture.
In the batting department, the side will be relying on Henry Hunt, Jake Weatherald, Matthew Short, Jonathan Wells, and Thomas Kelly to deliver the bulk of the runs.
In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Rashid Khan, Peter Siddle, Matthew Short and Henry Thornton to deliver crucial breakthroughs.
Perth Scorchers Form and Team News
After another impressive performance, Perth Scorchers is unlikely to make any changes to their playing XI for this game.
In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of Kurtis Patterson, Nick Hobson, wicket-keeper Laurie Evans, Captain Ashton Turner and Aaron Hardie to do the bulk of the scoring.
In the previous match, wicket-keeper batsman Laurie Evans was the standout performer with the bat and finished the innings with the top-score of 69 runs off 46 balls with the help of two fours and five sixes. He was well supported by Captain Ashton and Nick Hobson, who produced excellent scores of 47 and 46 runs respectively.
In the bowling department, the side will be relying on pacers Jason Behrendroff and Matthew Kelly to make early inroads with the new-ball.
Medium-pacer Andrew Tye, spinners Peter Hatzoglou and Ashton Agar have done exceedingly well in the middle phase of the innings for Perth Scorchers this season.
Odds by Casumo
According to the Casumo sportsbook, Perth Scorchers will be favorites to win the forty-ninth game of 2021-22 Big Bash League be played at Adelaide Oval. For the 49th BBL game, Adelaide Strikers are placed at 2.45 odds, while Perth Scorchers are at 1.50 odds.
Our Tipsters Angle
Based on current form, Perth Scorchers will be firm favorites to win their game against Adelaide Strikers.
With the likes of Kurtis Patterson, Laurie Evans and Matthew Kelly put in excellent performances this season, Scorchers will be keen to deliver their best cricket in this fixture.
Adelaide Strikers will have to raise their game with bat and ball in a bid to compete with Perth Scorchers in this all-important clash.
Therefore, the prediction is for Perth Scorchers to comfortably brush aside Adelaide Strikers in this contest.
Tip 1-Matthew Kelly has been a surprise package with the ball for Scorchers
Medium-pacer has put in impressive performances for Perth Scorchers so far this season. In the previous game, Matthew Kelly was the best bowler on display for Scorchers and finished with figures of 4 for 25 in his four overs. With 14 wickets at an economy rate of 7.78, Kelly will be looking to continue his excellent form against Adelaide Strikers. Given his excellent performances with the new-ball, we can expect medium-pacer Matthew Kelly to take one wicket or more against Adelaide Strikers@2.50
Tip 2- Rashid Khan to continue his purple patch with the ball in hand
Leg-spinner put in a scintillating bowling performance against Brisbane Heat and finished with figures of 6 for 17 in his four overs. With 20 wickets at an economy rate of 6.34, Rashid Khan is the leading wicket-taker in the competition. He will be keen to continue his rich vein of form with the ball in hand against Perth Scorchers. So we can expect Leg-spinner Rashid Khan to take one wicket or more against Perth Scorchers@2.00
Expect Perth Scorchers to beat Adelaide Strikers by a comfortable margin at Adelaide Oval.
- Medium-pacer Matthew Kelly to take one wicket or more against Adelaide Strikers- Perth Scorchers@2.50
- Leg-spinner Rashid Khan to take one wicket or more against Perth Scorchers- Adelaide Strikers@2.00