Hurricanes vs Scorchers betting tips

Hobart Hurricanes vs Perth Scorchers Betting Tips

The Docklands Stadium in Melbourne will serve as the host for the match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Perth Scorchers on 22nd January 2021 at 10:35 IST. The Hobart Hurricanes managed to snap a three match losing streak against the Sydney Thunder. While the Perth Scorchers on the other hand will be looking to make it two in a row.

Hobart Hurricanes Form & Team News

The Hobart Hurricanes are currently in the fifth position with 23 points and are in level with the Sydney Thunder. Out of the 11 matches, they have won six matches and lost five matches. After a good start, the Hurricanes lost three matches in a row against the Melbourne Stars, Sydney Thunder and the Perth Scorchers, and then bounced back really well against the Sydney Thunder. They were outplayed by the Perth Scorchers in the reverse fixture.

The experienced top order has provided some vital contributions from the bat so far this season. Ben McDermott is the team’s leading run scorer with 397 runs from nine innings at an average touching 50. Apart from him, Tim David, Dawid Malan, Colin Ingram and D’Arcy Short have chipped in with over 200 runs each. Their bowling is one of the main reasons for their success, as Scott Boland, Nathan Ellis and Riley Meredith have picked up 14, 13 and 12 wickets respectively. D’Arcy Short has been exceptional with both bat and ball, having scored 201 runs and has picked 6 wickets.

Perth Scorchers Form & Team News

The Perth Scorchers are in second place with 24 points including four bash boost points. They have six wins and four losses under their belt from the 11 matches played this season. They started to gain momentum after winless first four matches with a five match winning streak. And that streak was snapped by the table toppers Sydney Sixers, but then they have bounced back with a convincing win over the Melbourne Renegades. The Scorchers managed to win the reverse fixture against the Hurricanes.

The overseas trio at the top of the order are in some fine form for the Scorchers. Colin Munro is the team’s leading run scorer with 353 at an average of 35.30 including four half-centuries. Apart from him, Jason Roy, Josh Inglis and Liam Livingston have scored over 200 runs for the Scorchers. Jhye Richardson is the team’s leading wicket taker with 21 wickets and is followed by Andrew Tye and Fawad Ahmed with 12 and 11 wickets respectively.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, the Perth Scorchers are the favorites to win the match. The Scorchers are placed at 1.73 odds, while the Hobart Hurricanes are placed at 2.10 odds.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

After a poor start to the season, the Perth Scorchers have bounced back really well. The Hobart Hurricanes are currently fading away after a brilliant start. The Perth Scorchers are having an edge over the Hurricanes, by considering the current form.

Tip 1: Perth Scorchers To Win

Historically speaking, the Perth Scorchers are leading the tie against Hobart Hurricanes with eight wins. While the Hurricanes have won just five matches. Also in the last three head to head matches, the Perth Scorchers have won two and lost just one match. The Scorchers have started off poorly but have bounced back really well and are in some good form. But the Hurricanes season has panned out exactly the opposite to that of the Scorchers, they started off well but have lost their way in the middle. Apart from that, the Perth Scorchers have won four of their last five matches. While the Hobart Hurricanes have just won two out of their last five matches in the League. So it is evident that the Perth Scorchers will win the match at 1.73 odds available on the Casumo sportsbook.

Tip 2: Player’s Total Runs – D’Arcy Short – Over 23.5

D’Arcy Short has been an exceptional player for the Hobart Hurricanes over the years. He hasn’t been in good touch this season, but he has performed very well against the Perth Scorchers. Against the Scorchers, Short has scored 251 runs in six innings at a massive average of 50.20 including one century and one half century. In the reverse fixture played this season, Short scored 54 runs and was the top scorer for the Hurricanes. Out of the 97 T20’s that D’Arcy Short has played, he has scored 3205 runs at an average of 36.01 including two centuries and 25 half centuries. So it is more likely that D’Arcy Short will score more than 23.5 runs at 1.87 odds available on the Casumo sportsbook.


These two teams are expected to be in the playoffs, but the Hurricanes need to fight for that considering their current form. The Scorchers on the other hand will inch closer with a win here. Summarizing a couple of bets above.

  1. Perth Scorchers To Win @ 1.73
  2. Player’s Total Runs – D’Arcy Short – Over 23.5 @ 1.87

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