Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers – 15/01/2021

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Stars v Strikers – BBL Betting Tips, Latest Odds, Team News, Predictions – 15/01/2021

The Melbourne Stars and Adelaide Strikers continue their respective pursuits of a spot in the Big Bash playoffs.

Discover our free cricket betting tips for this match. We also have valuable information about how to bet on the BBL.

Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers Betting Tips
Best Bet Wes Agar to be the top bowler for the Strikers at 3.5 with 22Bet
Value Bet No half-century in the match at 5.5 with 10CRIC
Next Best Bet Marcus Stoinis to be the top batsman for the Stars at 3.0 with Funbet

Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers – Match Preview

The Strikers have won four of their last five head-to-head BBL matches with the Stars.

This run of form includes victory earlier in the BBL 2020-21 season.

Where: Melbourne Cricket Ground

When: Friday, 15 January 2021

Start time: 02:45 IST (08:15 GMT)

Pitch conditions: The MCG hasn’t hosted BBL 2020-21 matches yet. This will be the first. A fresh pitch should mean quick conditions and plenty of runs. The last three completed T20Is at this stadium have brought victory for the team batting second.

Weather conditions: Temperatures are forecast to be cool in Melbourne on Friday, hanging below 20 degrees celsius. There is a chance of rain. If the match is shortened, it could suit the team chasing an adjusted target.

Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers – Latest Odds

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For this match, they have priced the Stars as 1.725 favourites and the Strikers 2.112 underdogs. The Adelaide team have looked good of late and now might be a good time to bet on them.

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Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers – Team News

  • Rashid Khan – The Strikers have lost the Afghanistan all-rounder. He has headed home to prepare for the limited-overs series against Ireland. This leaves a big hole in the Adelaide XI.
  • Marcus Stoinis – The hard-hitting right-hander was the player of the tournament for the last BBL. He has a lot of expectation to live up to.
  • Adam Zampa – The BBL has plenty of quality leg-spinners on display. Zampa is among the best of these and could benefit from the conditions at the MCG.
  • Wes Agar – The Strikers seamer is in superb form. He was named the player of the match the last time th Adelaide team and Stars played each other.
  • Glenn Maxwell – The ‘Big Show’ continues to impress in the BBL, after having a relatively quiet IPL 2020. The experienced all-rounder might have a big impact on this all-important showdown.

Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers – Betting Tips and Prediction

Refer to these cricket betting tips free of charge. They can help you make stronger decisions. These predictions are based on the recent form of the players, coupled with great odds.

Bet on Agar as the Top Bowler for the Strikers

Fast bowler Wes Agar has been in great form. He is assessing conditions well and bowling accordingly. The tall right-armer grabbed the key wickets of Marcus Stoinis and Andre Fletcher when the Strikers beat the Stars earlier this month.

He was the player of the match in that win. He might only need two wickets again to be the top bowler for the Strikers. Bet on this happening at 3.5 with 22Bet.

Back Nobody to Hit a 50

The MCG is familiar to a lot of international players involved in this match, but not necessarily to those who have starred at domestic level.

The big boundaries, challenging opposition attacks and other factors might catch up with the batsmen, who could get in only to not convert and get out.

Therein is the opportunity to bet on a half-century not happening at 5.5 with 10CRIC.

Select Stoinis as the Stars’ Top Batsman

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Bet on Marcus Stoinis to be the Stars’ top batsman at 3.0 with them. His last three BBL scores have been 97 not out, 34 and 47.

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When is the Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers match?

The Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers fixture in the BBL 2020-21 is scheduled for Friday, 15 January, from 02:45 IST (08:15 GMT).