Ireland v South Africa 1st T20I – Betting Tips and Predictions
South Africa should prove far too strong for Ireland in this format despite the home side already showing their appetite for an upset in the ODI series.
Given the Proteas are so short in the outright winner market, seeking better value with other odds looks the way to go.
South Africa to Hit the Most Sixes
If South Africa dominates as expected then sixes should follow.
They are capable of putting good partnerships together at the top of the order and it would be no surprise for the visitors to chalk up more maximums than their hosts.
With Quinton de Kock at the top and David Miller in the middle-order, this looks at great bet at 1.76 with 20Bet.
Shamsi is a Value Bowler Pick
Tabraiz Shamsi took three wickets in his previous game and can add to that tally in the T20I series.
Taking pace off looks the way forward on a slowing pitch and he can take advantage of those deteriorating conditions.
South Africa have plenty of pure pace options and Ireland may look to get after the spinner, which could play into his hands.
His price of 4.32 with 1xBet looks excellent value given his recent flurry of wickets.
Tector for Top Ireland Run-scorer
Harry Tector looks ready to make another big score for his country.
The 21-year-old middle-order batsman smashed 79 in the 2nd ODI and has got a number of starts recently without quite kicking on.
If South Africa nab early wickets then he can be the man to lead a recovery.
His price of 6.0 with 1xBet looks generous and worth considering ahead of this contest.
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