Wellington vs Otago Ford Trophy Match no 9 Prediction
- Wellington has played 2 matches so far in the Ford Trophy 2018 and won 1 match. Andrew Fletcher, the opening batsman of Wellington scored 132 in their 1st match against the Canterbury and Malcolm Nofal and Devon Conway scored 50 and 58 respectively in that innings.
- James Neeshan who was not out on 29 in Wellington’s 1st match scored 63 in the next match where their captain Michael Bracewell scored a hundred (120).
- Andrew Fletcher and M Nofal have the odds of 4.33 in the Top Team Batsman market while M Bracewell and J Neesham fancy the odds of 5.50 and 6.00 respectively to be the top team batsman. A Rs.100 bet on M Bracewell would return Rs.550 if he becomes the top team batsman. BET NOW
- While Wellington’s fall of 1st wicket in their 2 matches so far was on 120 and 0, Otago lost their 1st wicket on 44 and 46 in their 2 matches.
- The betting odds for both Under 27.5 and Over 27.5 option in the Fall of 1st Wicket market are set at 1.90. A Rs.100 bet on the Over 27.5 selection would return Rs.190 on winning. BET NOW
- Josh Finnie of Otago was the top team batsman in their 1st match with 63 runs while Hamish Rutherford was the top team batsman in their next match scoring 102 not out. Neil Broom also stayed not out on 50 in that innings.
- H Rutherford has the odds of 4.33 and N Broom has the odds of 4.50 in the Top Team Batsman market. The odds for Josh Finnie in this market are set at 7.00. BET NOW
- If you bet Rs.100 on H Rutherford you will win Rs.433 if he becomes the top team batsman.
- Wellington’s 1st wicket method was caught out and bowled in their 2 matches so far, while Otago’s method of 1st wicket was caught in both their matches.
- The Caught betting option in the 1st Wicket Method market has the odds of 1.44 and the Bowled option has the odds of 5.00. Bet Rs.100 on Caught to get Rs.144 on winning. BET NOW
Both Wellington and Otago have chased on 2 occasions in the tournament so far and won once.
While Wellington chased 287 successfully against Canterbury with 7 wickets in hand, Otago chased 180 against Northern Knights with 9 wickets in hand.
Wellington lost chasing 277 against Auckland while Otago lost chasing 270 against Central Districts.
Here is a comparison of batting performance of the two teams in their unsuccessful chase –
- In their unsuccessful chase, Wellington had a 91-runs partnership for the 3rd wicket after they were 18-2. Another partnership in this innings ws between James Neesham and Michael Bracewell for the 4th wicket when two batsmen put together 111 runs.
- After these two partnerships, Wellington lost 6 wickets for 43 runs and were all out for 263 falling short of the target by 13 runs.
- Looking at the unsuccessful chase of Otago, they had an opening partnership of 44 runs between Hamish Rutherford and Mitch Renwick. After Otago were 67-2, Neil Broom and Shawn Hicks put together 38 runs for the 3rd wicket.
- Their 1st 50-runs partnership in this chase was between Anaru Kitchen and Josh Finnie as the two put together 64 runs for the 5th wicket. After this 64-runs partnership Otago lost their lost 5 wickets for 38 runs and were all out for 232. They lost the match by 37 runs and their number 7 to number 11 batsmen all scored below 10 runs.
Hamish Bennet of Wellington has been consistent with the ball picking 3 wickets in both matches and Ollie Newton picking 3 and 2 wickets in Wellington’s 1st and 2nd match of the tournament.
Jacob Duffy who was wicketless for Otago in their 1st match picked 4 wickets in the next. Matthew Bacon has been consistent with 2 wickets in both matches.
Our Prediction for Wellington vs Otago
Wellington are the favorites to win this match