Scorchers vs Hurricanes betting tips

Perth Scorchers vs Hobart Hurricanes Betting Tips

The red hot Perth Scorchers will host the Hobart Hurricanes at the Perth Stadium in Perth on 12th January 2021 at 13:45 IST. The Scorchers will be looking to make it five wins in a row, while the Hurricanes will be hoping to bounce back from a two match losing streak.

Perth Scorchers Form & Team News

The Perth Scorchers are in the sixth position with 16 points from eight matches. They have won four matches out of the eight matches played this season and have lost three matches, while one match had no result. They were winless in the first four matches, but bounced back really well with four wins on the trot against the Strikers, Renegades, Sixers and the Thunder. They were exceptional with both bat and ball in the last match against the Thunder.

The Scorchers had a complete team performance against the Sydney Thunder and won by 17 runs. Colin Munro gave a good start with a half century and the finishing touches were provided by Aston Turner, Aaron Hardie and Jhye Richardson. Even Jhye Richardson delivered with the ball as well and became the leading wicket taker in the tournament with 17 wickets. Colin Munro is the only batsman to score more than 200 runs for the Scorchers.

Hobart Hurricanes Form & Team News

The Hobart Hurricanes are currently in the third position with 19 points from nine matches. They have won five matches and lost four matches in this season including four bash boost points. In the last five matches, the Hurricanes have lost three and won just two matches. And also they are on a two match losing streak. They were outplayed by the Sydney Thunder in the last match and lost the match by 39 runs.

The Hurricanes’ top order got decent starts, but couldn’t get going and score a big one. Their skipper scored 30 runs, while Ben McDermott and Dawid Malan got out in their 20’s. Ben McDermott is the team’s leading scorer with 299 runs in seven innings and is followed by Colin Ingram with 240 runs in nine innings. Riley Meredith and Nathan Ellis are the team’s leading wicket takers with 12 wickets each.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, the Perth Scorchers are the favorites to win the match at 1.58 odds. The underdogs Hobart Hurricanes are placed at 2.35 odds.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

This is expected to be a cracker of a contest between two well balanced teams. The underdogs are expected to come out on top here.

Tip 1: Hobart Hurricanes to win

In the last five head to head matches, the Hobart Hurricanes have won four matches and the Perth Scorchers have won just one. But the Scorchers have won four of their last five matches and are in some great form. Even the Hurricanes are not that far behind, they have also won two of their last five matches. Apart from that, the Hurricanes have started off brilliantly and are slowly fading off, but one win can change everything. The Scorchers are in some excellent form but the Hurricanes look like a well balanced side on paper than the Scorchers. So, by considering the head to head record, the Hobart Hurricanes are more likely to win at 2.35 odds available on the Casumo sportsbook.

Tip 2: Player’s Total Runs – Ben McDermott – Over 23.5

Ben McDermott is in some excellent form this season for the Hobart Hurricanes. He is the leading run scorer in the tournament with 299 runs in just seven innings at a massive average of 49.83 and striking at 139.06. He has scored two half centuries so far this season with the highest score of 91. He has scored more than 23 runs in four of the seven innings played this season. Also, he has played seven matches against the Perth Scorchers and has scored 125 runs at a decent average of 25.00 and striking at 142.05. So, it is very likely that Ben McDermott will score more than 23.5 runs against the Scorchers at 1.87 odds available on the Casumo sportsbook.


Despite of the odds, Hobart Hurricanes are a better team and are very well balanced and are more likely to win. Summarizing a couple of bets mentioned above

  1. Hobart Hurricanes to win @ 2.35
  2. Player’s Total Runs – Ben McDermott – Over 23.5 @ 1.87

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