Sri Lanka vs New Zealand Betting Tips & Prediction – 2nd T20I Match

Prateik K
By: Prateik K
Prediction Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 2nd T20I

Betting Tips for Sri Lanka vs New Zealand

NZ won by 4 wickets

Winner Odds

Sri Lanka – 2.38 (bet Rs.100 and win Rs.238 if Sri Lanka wins) BET NOW
New Zealand – 1.575 (bet Rs.100 and win Rs.1575 if New Zealand wins) BET NOW

More Odds & Betting Tips

  • In the Total Runs in match market, the odds for Over 338.5 are set at 2 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.200). While the Under 338.5 selection has odds of 1.725 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.172.5). BET NOW
  • The market for Most Runs in 1st Over offers 2.12 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.212) odds for Sri Lanka. New Zealand has odds of 2.01 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.201) in the same market. BET NOW
  • Most Match Fours market offers odds of 2.01 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.201) for Sri Lanka and 1.95 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.195) for New Zealand. The odds for a draw in this market are set at 13 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.1300). BET NOW
  • The odds for 1 Run betting option in the First Ball of Match market are set at 4.5 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.450). While the 4 Runs selection has odds of 7.5 (bet Rs.100 to win Rs.750) in the same market.. BET NOW

SL vs NZ Match Odds by 22Bet & Betway

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SL vs NZ 2nd T20I Squad Comparison

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka looks solid at the top and in the middle in the batting department. While Avishka Fernando didn’t perform as expected, Kusal Mendis scored 79 runs off 53 balls. Mendis was supported by Niroshan Dickwella in the middle who scored 33 off 25 to help the home team reach a competitive total. Given Shanaka and Isuru Udana’s performance with the bat in the death, Sri Lanka would be confident in their batsmen going into the 2nd T20I match.

Kusal Perera and Avishka Fernando are good hitters to have at the top. And if they get going, Sri Lanka will be in a commanding position early on. While Malinga and Hasaranga delivered with the ball, others failed to contribute. Sri Lanka bowled 8 overs with Malinga and Hasaranga together conceding 44 runs for 4 wickets. Kasun Rajitha and Isuru Udana’s expensive spells saw the game slip away from Sri Lanka. Udana is crucial in this bowling set up and his performance is a key factor for Sri Lanka. The home side will need at least 3 bowlers to bowl full spells at a decent economy rate and pick up regular wickets.

New Zealand

Blackcaps secured a win in the 1st T20I of the series chasing 175 runs courtesy of Ross Taylor and Colin de Grandhomme. After finding themselves at 39-3 in the 8th over, Taylor and Grandhomme together built a partnership of 79 runs for the 4th wicket in 37 balls. As a result, the duo changed the course of the match bringing Blackcaps closer to victory.

Mitchell Santner and Daryl Mitchell scored an unbeaten 31-runs partnership in the last 19 balls as New Zealand won by 5 wickets. Guptill, Munro and Tim Seifert need to fire at the top for New Zealand to seal the series. Also, they need their best bowlers bowling their best spells to stay in the game for longer. Seth Rance finished with 0 for 58 in his 4 overs and would not be a fit going into the next match.

New Zealand might think of replacing him with Lockie Ferguson while allowing Daryl Mitchell to bowl an over or two. While Daryl Mitchell and Colin Munro are not the regular bowlers for Blackcaps, they are good options for Southee to get a breakthrough.

Our Prediction for Sri Lanka vs New Zealand

New Zealand is favourites to win this match

Sri Lanka has a solid batting top-order along with a death bowling specialist in the bowling department. While New Zealand struggled with the ball like Sri Lanka did, the Blackcaps have great experience in the middle-order. In conclusion, New Zealand seems to be a stronger contender to win the match. The odds in T20 matches shift often. In addition, these two teams are stacked up perfectly for great odds on betting sites.

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