Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers Prediction – Big Bash 2nd Match
REN won by 4 wickets
- Date: December 20, 2018
- Time: 01:45 PM IST
- Venue: Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
Betting Odds for Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers, 2nd Match
- Cameron White has odds of 3.25 (bet INR 100 and win INR 325) to be best batsman for Renegades while Michael Klinger also has the same odds for Perth Scorchers BET NOW
- Mohammad Nabi is leading odds table to be best bowler for Renegades with 4.00 (bet INR 100 and win INR 400) while Andrew Tye has 2.75 (bet INR 100 and get INR 275) for Scorchers BET NOW
- For Man of the Match Cameron White, Nabi and Tye are tied on odds of 9.00 (bet INR 100 and get INR 900) BET NOW
- Melbourne Renegades have odds of 2.05 (bet INR 100 and win INR 205) to hit maximum sixes while it is 2.15 (bet INR 100 and win INR 215) for Perth Scorchers BET NOW
- For the highest opening wicket partnership both the teams are sharing the same odds of 1.90 (bet INR 100 and pocket INR 190) BET NOW
Big Bash Match 2nd Squad Comparison
Melbourne Renegades skipper Aaron Finch is likely to miss the opening encounter and in most likelihood Cameron White will lead the side in his absence. They had heartbreak last season losing out in the semi-finals by 1 run. A new season means a fresh start and the team would like to open their campaign in front of their home crowd with a win. They have a good mix of young and experienced players who would be raring to go. They had faced defeats in both their games against the Perth Scorchers last season and would like to set the tables straight in their first game this season.
The batting line-up is strong for the side. Cameron White will open the batting but the absence of Aaron Finch and Marcus Harris at the top will definitely be felt. They have a good middle order with the likes of Tim Ludeman, Tom Cooper, Mohammad Nabi and Daniel Christian. The bowling attack is pretty strong and the skipper would depend on Chris Tremain and Kane Richardson with the new ball. The spin bowling attack for the side is also strong with Nabi and Cooper who are likely to trouble the batsmen. The side needs to play to its potential to overcome the challenge posed by Scorchers in the next game.
Mitchell Marsh’s side has been one of the best teams in the history of the league and with three titles to their name they are the most successful team. They have always performed well in the league stages and would like to maintain the same rhythm like in the past. With one of the most experienced squads the season Mitchell would start off confidently this season and would press hard for a win in the upcoming game. They have a 100% win record against the Renegades having won their previous eight encounters and Marsh would like to maintain the same record in the next game.
Batting order is very strong for the side with Michael Klinger in the opening slot. Shaun Marsh is likely to miss the opening game as he is on national duty. Sam Whiteman is likely to partner Klinger in the first game. The middle order is very strong with Cameron Bancroft, Mitchell Marsh, Hilton Cartwright and Ashton Turner. They have a great bowling line-up with Andrew Tye, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Mitchell Marsh with the new ball. With Aston Agar and Turner in the squad they have the right variety of spin to trouble their opponents.
Our Prediction for Melbourne Renegades vs Perth Scorchers
Perth Scorchers will win the game
Big Bash predictions involving Perth Scorchers is often easy as they have been the most consistent team in the league. But a new season always throws up new challenges and playing Melbourne Renegades at Docklands Stadium, Melbourne isn’t going to be easy with the crowd cheering the home side. Both the sides have right mix of young and experienced players and in a small ground it would be interesting contest among the hard hitting batsmen. It would be interesting to see how the teams open their season as both would like to go up on the points table and this would mean we have an interesting contest on our hands.
Perth Scorchers’ enviable record against the Melbourne Renegades puts them in the driver’s seat ahead of the first game.