Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Renegades Betting Tips

The Big Bash League will resume after a break for a couple of days with the clash between the Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Renegades in Hobart on 19th December 2020 at 05:40 IST. Both the teams are coming off a loss and will be looking to bounce back to winning ways.

Hobart Hurricanes Form & Team News

The Hobart Hurricanes have put up seven points on the board in three matches with two wins and a bash boost point. They are currently in the second position, just three points behind the Melbourne Stars. The Hurricanes had an ordinary day on the field against the Adelaide Strikers, which led to the five wicket loss.

The Hobart Hurricanes haven’t changed much to their lineup except that they got in the experienced Ben McDermott from the Australia A squad. Their batting lineup looks even more solid with the inclusion of McDermott. D’Arcy Short, Ben McDermott and Colin Ingram have been among the runs from their first match itself. They have found an excellent finisher in Tim David. Also, they have a decent bowling lineup with the experience of James Faulkner, Scott Boland, Riley Meredith.

Melbourne Renegades Form & Team News

After a brilliant performance in the first match, the Melbourne Renegades were beaten badly by the Sydney Sixers. The Renegades managed to bowl out their opponents for just 130 runs in the first match. In the second match, the Renegades went really hard from ball one while chasing a target of 206 and were bowled out for 60 runs. The team will hope that the likes of Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh and Rilee Rossouw to bounce back with better performances.

The Melbourne Renegades will not look to do a lot of changes as it might change the balance of the team. They need the experience of Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh at the top of the innings to set a really good foundation for the rest of the players. In the bowling department, they have the experience of Kane Richardson, Josh Lalor, Benny Howell. The bowlers need to put up a better show than the one they had against the Sixers.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, the Hobart Hurricanes are the favorites to take all four points. The Hurricanes are placed at 1.77 odds, while the Melbourne Renegades are placed at 2.05 odds.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

The favorites are looking like a well balanced team and are most likely to pick up at least three points if not all four. Even the Melbourne Renegades are expected to step up in their performance.

Tip 1: Hobart Hurricanes to win

In the last five head to head matches against the Melbourne Renegades, the Hobart Hurricanes have won three matches. Also, the Hurricanes are on a three match winning streak against the Renegades. The Renegades have managed just two wins in their last five respective matches in the Big Bash League, while the Hurricanes have won three of their last five respective matches. By considering the current form, the Hurricanes are looking more confident than the Renegades and also the Hurricanes have a well balanced side than the Renegades. So it is more likely that the Hobart Hurricanes will come out on the top at 1.77 odds available at the Casumo sportsbook.

Tip 2: Highest Opening Partnership – Hobart Hurricanes

In the last five head to head matches, the Hobart Hurricanes have scored 260 runs for the opening stand at an average of 52, while the Melbourne Renegades have scored just 60 runs at an average of 12. The odds are favoring the Renegades openers, but the young opening pair of the Hurricanes showed some good composure in the second match and are more likely to replicate that against the poor bowling attack of the Renegades. So the Hurricanes openers are expected to put up more runs at the fall of the first wicket at 2.00 odds offered by the Casumo sportsbook.


This is expected to be a good match, with both the teams looking for a win after being outplayed by their opponents in their last respective matches. Summarizing a couple of bets mentioned above

  1. Hobart Hurricanes to win @ 1.77
  2. Highest Opening Partnership – Hobart Hurricanes @ 2.00

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