Scorchers vs Thunder Betting tips

Perth Scorchers vs Sydney Thunder Betting Tips

The Perth Stadium in Perth will serve as the host for the match between Perth Scorchers and the Sydney Thunder on 9th January 2021 at 13:45 IST. Perth Scorchers will be looking to make it four in a row, while the Sydney Thunder will be hoping to make it two wins in a row.

Perth Scorchers Form & Teams News

Perth Scorchers are currently in the sixth position of the Big Bash League table with 13 points on the board. They have played seven matches, out of which they have won three, lost three and no result in one match. The Scorchers started this season without a win in their first four matches, but they have bounced back with three consecutive wins over the Adelaide Strikers, Melbourne Renegades and Sydney Sixers. They outplayed the Sydney Sixer in the last match and won by a massive 86 runs. 

Mitchell Marsh, Colin Munro and Andrew Tye played a key role in destroying the Sydney Sixers. Colin Munro is the team’s leading scorer with 187 runs at an average of 26.71 and is closely followed by Mitch Marsh and Josh Inglis with 172 runs each at an average of 57.33 and 34.00 respectively. Jhye Richardson is the team’s leading wicket taker with 13 wickets in seven matches and Andrew Tye has chipped in with eight wickets. 

Sydney Thunder Form & Team News

The Sydney Thunder are currently at the top of the table courtesy of a clinical win over the Hobart Hurricanes. They have accumulated 22 points in eight matches and are one point above their city counterparts. They have won six and lost just two matches this season including four bash boost points. After losing to the Melbourne Stars, they had a five match winning streak before losing to the Brisbane Heat and have bounced back with a comprehensive win over the Hobart Hurricanes. 

Three of the Sydney Thunder’s batsmen are in the top ten run scorers list in this season of the Big Bash League. Alex Hales is in the third position with 264 runs, Callum Ferguson is in the sixth position with 244 runs and Usman Khawaja is in the tenth place with 213 runs. Three bowlers have chipped in with more than ten wickets. The youngster Tanveer Sangha is the tournament’s leading wicket taker with 15 wickets.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, Perth Scorchers are the favorites to win the match. The Scorchers are placed at 1.85 odds, while the Sydney Thunder are placed at 1.95 odds.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

The Perth Scorchers are the favorites just because of their current form, but the Thunder are playing some good cricket as well and are more likely to win.

Tip 1: Sydney Thunder to win

Both the teams are in some good form leading up to this match. In the last five head to head matches, the Sydney Thunder have won four matches, while the Perth Scorchers have won just one match. Apart from that, Sydney Thunder have won four of their last five matches in the Big Bash League. On the other hand, Perth Scorchers have won three and lost two matches in their last five matches in the Big Bash League. After the initial loss to the Stars, Thunder have bounced back really well courtesy of a brilliant team effort. They have the likes of Alex Hales, Usman Khawaja and Callum Ferguson to deliver with the bat and Tanveer Sangha with the ball.

The Thunder have a lot of momentum under their belt and are expected to make it two wins in a row. By considering these facts, the Sydney Thunder are more likely to win the match at 1.95 odds available on the Casumo sportsbook.


Despite of the odds being against the Sydney Thunder, they look like a very well balanced side than the Perth Scorchers and might take away three points from this clash if not all four. Summarizing the bet mentioned above

  1. Sydney Thunder to win @ 1.95

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