Leicestershire vs Nottinghamshire betting tips

Leicestershire vs Nottinghamshire – T20 Blast Betting Tips

Host Leicestershire will face Nottinghamshire in the North Group fixture of the Vitality T20 Blast at Grace Road in Leicester on Friday.

The home team will be looking to play for pride as they have endured a poor campaign this season. Three-time T20 Blast Champions are lying at the bottom of the table in the North Group with just eight points after 12 matches.

However, the coaching staff will be relieved after Leicestershire ended their three-match losing streak against Durham in a game played at Chester-le-Street last week.

On the other hand, Defending Champions Nottinghamshire have notched up four victories on the bounce. Steven Mullaney-led unit look unstoppable at the moment and will be keen to maintain their unbeaten run in the competition.

Earlier this season, Nottinghamshire registered a comfortable six-wicket win over Leicestershire in a game played at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

Both teams have competed 37 times in the history of the Vitality T20 Blast where Leicestershire have a better record with 15 wins compared to 14 victories of Nottinghamshire.

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After registering a win over Durham in a rain-curtailed game, Leicestershire’s team management will not make any changes to their playing XI for this home fixture.

In the batting department, the team management will be relying heavily on the likes of openers Josh Inglis, Scott Steel, middle-order duo of Arron Lilley and Colin Ackermann to score timely breakthroughs.

In the previous match, Captain Colin Ackermann led from the front with the bat and scored 36 not out with the help of six fours. He was well supported by wicket-keeper Josh Inglis, who chipped in with unbeaten 35 off 17 balls with the help of four boundaries and two sixes.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of pacers Gavin Griffiths, Naveen-ul-Haq, along with the spin of Callum Parkinson to produce crucial breakthroughs in this fixture.

In rain-curtailed game, Afghanistan’s Naveen ul Haq was the standout bowler on display for Leicestershire and claimed 2 for 14 in his two overs.


After registering consecutive victories in the last four matches, Nottinghamshire will be hoping to guard against complacency and deliver another clinical performance against Leicestershire.

In the batting department, the team will be relying on the likes of openers Alex Hales, Peter Trego, middle-order duo of Ben Duckett and Samit Patel to score the bulk of the runs in this fixture.

In the previous match, Alex Hales smashed 31 not out off just nine balls with the help of one four and four sixes. He was well supported by Peter Trego, who chipped in with unbeaten 29 off 13 balls.

On the bowling front, the onus will be on the likes of pacers Dane Paterson, Luke Fletcher to produce timely breakthroughs. Samit Patel and Matthew Carter are spin options for the side for this game.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, Nottinghamshire will be the favorites to win the North Group game of the Vitality T20 Blast competition to be played at Leicester. For this game, Nottinghamshire are placed at 1.30 odds, while Leicestershire are placed at 3.25 odds.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

Both teams are coming in this match with victories over Durham and Nottinghamshire.

However, looking at the team’s overall composition, Nottinghamshire has delivered exceptional performance this season and are a superior unit in comparison with Leicestershire.

Therefore, the prediction is for the Steven Mullaney-led unit to continue their winning streak in the T20 Blast competition.

Tip 1: Naveen ul Haq’s outstanding performances for Leicestershire

Afghanistan pacer has been standout bowler for Leicestershire in this year’s competition. The 21-year old has provided crucial breakthroughs with the new-ball and executed his plans well at the back end of the innings.

With 21 wickets to his name, pacer Naveen ul Haq is leading wicket-taker in this year’s T20 competition.

Given his spectacular performances this season, we expect Naveen ul Haq to take one wicket or more against [email protected]

Tip 2: Colin Ackermann leading from the front with the bat

After struggling to produce decent scores in the early part of the season, Captain Colin Ackermann managed to break this lean run with the bat against Durham. He scored unbeaten 3 to help Leicestershire register a comprehensive win via DLS method.

With 241 runs in 12 matches this season, So we expect Colin Ackermann to score 25 runs or more in this [email protected].


Expect Nottinghamshire to overcome Leicestershire in this fixture.

  1. Naveen ul Haq to take one wicket or more against Nottinghamshire- [email protected]
  2. Colin Ackermann to score 25 runs or more in this fixture- [email protected]

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