Scorchers vs Heat Betting Tips

Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers Betting Tips

The Brisbane Heat take on the Perth Scorchers at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney on 26th January 2021 at 05:30 IST. The last time these two sides played against each other, the Scorchers won the match comfortably by 59 runs. This would be the last league match for both sides and they would want to end on a high before the playoffs. 

Brisbane Heat Form & Team News

The Brisbane Heat are making a comeback into the tournament and have performed well as a team. They are placed fifth on the points table with 25 points. This could be a must-win match for the Heat in order to qualify for the play-offs. In their last league match, the Heat won by 26 runs against the Melbourne Renegades. The Heat will try to replicate the same against an in-form Scorchers team.   

The inclusion of Marnus Labuschagne has proved to be useful for the Heat. He has performed well both with the bat and ball. Chris Lynn has been in prolific form this season scoring 369 runs at an average of 41.00. The batting line-up has clicked with the addition of Joe Burns and Joe Denly. Mitchell Swepson is back in the side, and he picked up two wickets against the Renegades. Mark Steketee has been impressive for the Heat this season picking up 22 wickets. The Heat would like to go into this with the winning combination and are most likely to field the same team that faced the Renegades in the last game.

Perth Scorchers Form & Team News

The Perth Scorchers are now on a three-match winning streak and are currently placed on the top of the points table with 32 points. They have won eight matches and lost just four so far in the tournament. In their last league match, the Scorchers won by 11 runs against the Melbourne Stars. The Scorchers are in great form as a team and are definite title contenders. They would want to finish on the top of the table. 

Top-order has been in great form for the Scorchers. Jason Roy and Liam Livingstone have given them great starts and have laid the foundation for the middle-order batsmen. Colin Munro has taken great use of these good starts and has scored 404 runs at an average of 36.73. Jhye Richardson is the leading wicket-taker in the tournament so far with 26 wickets at an economy rate of 6.75. Jason Behrendorff has been economical this season and Andrew Tye has bowled well at the death. Tye picked up two wickets against the Stars and was the pick of the bowlers. The Scorchers played well as a unit in their last match against the Stars and could go into this match unchanged. 

Odds by Casumo

The Perth Scorchers are favorites to win the match against the Brisbane Heat according to the Casumo sportsbook. The Scorchers are placed at 1.62 odds, while the Heat are placed at 2.30 odds.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

The table-toppers Perth Scorchers are currently the team to beat in the BBL. These two teams have played 14 times against each other in the BBL, the Scorchers have won eight of those matches. Both the teams will be traveling to this venue for the first time. Considering the current form, the Scorchers have an edge over the Heat. 

Tip 1: Player’s Total Runs – Chris Lynn – Over 27.5

Chris Lynn has batted in just nine innings so far for the Heat in this tournament. He has scored 369 runs with a strike rate of 152.48 and at an average of 41.00. While scoring these runs, Lynn has managed to hit 20 sixes and 30 fours this season. In the last match against the Scorchers, he scored 27 runs. His last three scores have been 52, 17, and 27. Lynn has performed exceptionally well in the past against the Scorchers. He has played 13 innings against the Scorchers in the BBL and has scored 511 runs with a strike rate of 142.34 and at an average of 51.10. So it is more likely that Chris Lynn will score over 27.5 runs against the Scorchers at 1.87 odds available on the Casumo sportsbook.

Tip 2: Total Opening Partnership – Perth Scorchers – Over 23.5

Jason Roy and Liam Livingstone have been on fire at the top of the order for the Scorchers. In the last five innings together, the English pair have an average first wicket partnership of 62.40. After the change at the top, the Scorchers have started to win their games and have reached the top of the points table. In their last game the Stars, Roy and Livingstone had a partnership of 83 runs. While Livingstone has scored 257 runs with 17 sixes this season, Roy has scored 311 runs with a strike-rate of 134.63 this BBL. The Heat have not been consistent upfront with the ball and have leaked runs. This could prove to be an advantage for the Scorchers’ top-order. Considering all these factors, the opening partnership for the Scorchers is most likely to be over 23.5 runs and 1.88 odds are available for the same on the Casumo sportsbook. 


The consistency shown as a team by the Perth Scorchers has paid off and they are currently placed at the top of the points table. Though the Heat have performed well in patches, they have not been consistent enough and need to win to stay alive in the tournament. Both the teams will look to win this match and go into the playoffs with some momentum on their side. Summarizing a couple of bets mentioned above

  1. Player’s Total Runs – Chris Lynn – Over 27.5 @ 1.87
  2. Total Opening Partnership – Perth Scorchers – Over 23.5 @ 1.88

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