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Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Betting Tips

Defending Champions Mumbai Indians will be looking to get back to winning ways against Rajasthan Royals in the 24th match of the 2021 Indian Premier League at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Thursday.

Mumbai Indians, who themselves are coming on the back of a loss against the Punjab Kings. Captain Rohit Sharma will be hoping that experienced players can raise their game with bat and ball.

On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals registered a much-needed win over Kolkata Knight Riders. Despite a win in their previous match, the Royals are still lying in the bottom half of the league table with four points to their name.

Both teams have competed in twenty-three matches in the history of the Indian Premier League. Both the teams have managed to win eleven matches apiece.

In the previous four meetings between the two teams, Rajasthan Royals have come out on top on three occasions.

Mumbai Indians Form and Team News:

The franchise might make one or two changes to their playing XI for this game. Chris Lynn and James Neesham could come in place of Quinton de Kock and Krunal Pandya for this fixture.

Opener Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav have had decent outings so far this season, Mumbai Indians need a stronger show from its faltering middle order to get back to winning ways.

Quinton de Kock has struggled to make an impact with the bat this season. Left-hander will be keen to get find form with the bat against Rajasthan Royals.

The likes of Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan, and Hardik Pandya too failed to come to the team’s rescue.

In the previous game, the likes of Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, and Krunal Pandya perished for low scores. The team management will be hoping that the likes of Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, and Ishan Kishan can put in decent scores for Mumbai in this contest.

On the bowling front, the side will be relying on the new-ball pair of Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah to make breakthroughs in the first five overs of the innings.

Leg-spinner Rahul was the standout bowler for Mumbai on display in the previous game played against Rajasthan Royals. He put in a tidy performance and claimed 1 for 19 in his four overs.

Rajasthan Royals Form and Team News:

For Rajasthan, the key issue for the side will be to maintain their consistency with bat and ball.

In five innings this season, Buttler has struggled to make an impact with the bat and accumulated 89 runs at an average of 17.80. The team management will be hoping that Jos Buttler can find form with the bat in this fixture.

Skipper Sanju Samson having done the bulk of the scoring so far for the Royals, the team would be keen to get more runs out of the likes of Jos Buttler, David Miller, and Shivam Dube should they face similar collapses in the near future.

In the previous game, Sanju Samson was the standout player with the bat. He led from the front with the bat and finished the innings with the top score of 42 not out off 41 balls. He was well supported by the likes of David Miller, Shivam Dube, and Yashasvi Jaiswal, who produced scores of 24, 22, and 22 respectively.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Chris Morris, Chetan Sakariya, and Jaydev Unadkat to make crucial breakthroughs.

In the previous match, South African pacer Chris Morris was the standout bowler on display against Kolkata and finished with figures of 4 for 23 in his four overs. Besides Morris, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya and Jaydev Unadkat claimed one wicket apiece.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, Mumbai Indians will be favorites to win the 24th game of the Indian Premier League to be played at Delhi. For the 24th IPL game, Mumbai Indians are placed at 1.56 odds, while Rajasthan Royals are placed at 2.33 odds.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

Based on the current form, Mumbai Indians will fancy their chances of beating Rajasthan Royals in this fixture.

Mumbai Indians will be hoping that the likes of Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, and Ishan Kishan can put in decent performances with the bat in this all-important clash.

On the other hand, batting is still a concern for Rajasthan Royals as they have looked heavily reliant on Sanju Samson to deliver the bulk of runs.

Therefore, the prediction is for Mumbai to register a comfortable win over Rajasthan.

Tip 1: Sanju Samson will lead the charge for Rajasthan with the bat.

Skipper Sanju Samson has been a bankable performer for Rajasthan Royals for the past couple of years. The wicket-keeper batsman played well and delivered a notable score to help Rajasthan beat Kolkata and break their losing streak in the competition.

Samson will take heart from the fact that he has put in decent numbers with the bat against Mumbai Indians. In 14 matches played, Samson accumulated 485 runs at an average of 37.31 with six half-centuries to his name.

Given his decent numbers against Mumbai, we are expecting Sanju Samson to score 30 runs or more in this [email protected].

Tip 2: Hardik Pandya seeks to end his run drought

All-rounder Hardik Pandya has been in wretched form with the bat this season. The 27-year old has struggled to make an impact with the bat. In five matches played, Pandya has scored only 36 runs at an average of 7.20.

He will be looking to turn things around with bat in this next couple of matches. Given his match-winning performances for Mumbai in the past, we are expecting Hardik Pandya to score 25 runs or more against [email protected].


Expect Mumbai Indians to cruise to a comfortable win over Rajasthan Royals.

  1. Sanju Samson to score 30 runs or more in this contest- Rajasthan [email protected]
  2. Hardik Pandya to score 25 runs or more against Rajasthan- Mumbai [email protected]

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