Auckland Aces vs Otago Volts Super Smash T20 Match Prediction

  • Jan 15, 2022
  • 07:10 IST / 1:40 GMT
  • Eden Park - Auckland, New Zealand
2022-01-15 07:10
Auckland Aces AUK Auckland Aces
Otago Volts OTG Otago Volts
Betting Tips
  • Big-hitting opener Glenn Phillips is a fantastic T20 batter. He is our pick for Auckland Aces’ highest run scorer in this match. Lockie Ferguson has picked up 10 wickets in the competition so far and is well worth backing as Auckland Aces top wicket taker against Otago Volts.
  • Captain Hamish Rutherford is the leading run scorer for Otago Volts in this campaign and is a strong choice to be the highest run scorer for the Volts against Auckland Aces. With the ball, Anaru Kitchen has kept things tight this season and is due a glut of wickets. He is our tip for Otago Volts’ top wicket taker in this game.
  • We are predicting Glenn Phillips to make some big runs in this game and we are backing him to take the Player of the Match Award.

AUK vs OTG
Chance of Winning

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Our Prediction

Auckland Aces are favorites to win

Auckland Aces vs Otago Volts T20 Match Prediction & Betting Tips, Super Smash 2021-22

Auckland Aces host Otago Volts on Saturday afternoon in the 2021-22 Super Smash at Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland. The Aces have won three and lost three from their six games in the tournament so far. The Volts have lost six of their eight matches. Read on as we preview this fixture. This Super Smash group stage match begins at 14:40 local time.

Auckland Aces ended their winning run in their last match but they should have more than enough quality to win this game against Otago Volts.

Otago Volts have been the worst team in the 2021-22 Super Smash by quite a distance. They were thrashed by Wellington Firebirds in their last game and need to up their performance if they are to be competitive.

Auckland Aces vs Otago Volts T20 Live Streaming

Spark Sports will show this game in New Zealand. BT Sport will show the match in the UK with Fox Sports providing live coverage in Australia. Willow Sports have the rights in USA with Star Sports showing the game in India.

Super Smash 2021 Live Streaming: Fans can stream the match via the Fan code app.

AUK vs OTG Match Toss Prediction

The teams have chosen to field first after winning the toss in the Super Smash at the Eden Park Outer Oval. We expect both skippers to insert the opposition ahead of this match.

AUK vs OTG Pitch Report

The surface at the Eden Park Outer Oval is likely to offer something for the pace and spin bowlers. Batting will not be easy but a team total of 150-160 should be possible.

Weather Report

Partly cloudy with a high of 24 degrees in Auckland throughout this game.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for Auckland Aces vs Otago Volts, Super Smash 2021-22

Auckland Aces Team News & Playing 11

AUK Team News

Although they were on the wrong end of the scoreline against Canterbury Kings last Friday, we expect Auckland Aces to put out the same XI in this game. They have been in strong form in other white ball cricket this week and have no injury worries to contend with.

AUK Key Players

  • Glenn Phillips - The opening batter has plenty of experience in T20 leagues across the globe and is also a spectacular fielder.
  • Lockie Ferguson - The New Zealand international bowler took 6-34 in a Ford Trophy game earlier this week and is in excellent form in the Super Smash 2021-22.
  • Robert O’Donnell - The captain and middle-order batter is a very reliable source of runs. He hit 95 in the Fort Trophy against Northern Districts on Wednesday

AUK Team Form

Auckland Aces were beaten by Canterbury Kings in their last match to end a three-game winning streak

Auckland Aces Predicted Playing 11

George Worker, Glenn Phillips, Sean Solia, Graeme Beghin, Robert O’Donnell (c), Ben Horne (wk), Cole Briggs, William Somerville, Lockie Ferguson, Adithya Ashok, Ben Lister.

Otago Volts Team News & Playing 11

OTG Team News

Beckham Wheeler-Greenall made his Super Smash debut earlier in the tournament and it could well be that the Volts give more responsibility to their younger players in this and other games. We expect to see an unchanged XI for the Volts for this fixture.

OTG Key Players

  • Hamish Rutherford - The experienced captain has a top score of 82 in the tournament and needs 2 more runs to reach 200 runs in this season’s competition.
  • Anaru Kitchen - The slow left arm bowler has picked up 7 wickets in this year’s Super Smash and is also a very handy batter.
  • Beckham Wheeler-Greenall - The 19 year old batter has finished not-out and taken a wicket in both of his appearances in the Super Smash.

OTG Team Form

The Volts have won only one match in the Super Smash this season and are cut adrift at the bottom of the table.

Otago Volts Predicted Playing 11

Hamish Rutherford (c), Josh Tasman-Jones, Neil Broom, Nick Kelly, Llew Johnson, Anaru Kitchen, Beckham Wheeler-Greenall, Max Chu (wk), Angus McKenzie, Jacob Duffy, Matthew Bacon

AUK vs OTG Team Form in Last Five Matches

AUK : L W W W L

OTG : L L L L L

Auckland Aces vs Otago Volts Head to Head

Auckland Aces have a strong recent and historical record over Otago Volts.

AUK vs OTG Head to Head Stats in T20's

  Matches Played AUK Won OTG Won Tie NR
Overall 33 17 11 0 5
Last 5 5 3 1 0 1

Auckland Aces vs Otago Volts Betting Odds

The bookies are backing Auckland Aces to beat Otago Volts.

Who will win AUK vs OTG T20 Match?

Neither side has players near the top of the run-scorers list in the tournament but we expect to see Glenn Phillips and Hamish Rutherford in the runs in this match.

Odds to Win The Match

Team Name10cricbetway1xbetbet365
Auckland Aces1.561.571.601.61
Otago Volts2.262.252.382.30

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Auckland Aces vs Otago Volts Top Team Batsmen

For Auckland Aces, Glenn Phillips, George Worker and Robert O’Donnell are our batting tips. Phillips top scored with a half-century in the last game.

For Otago Volts, Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom and Nick Kelly are our batting recommendations. Rutherford is their most consistent batter across all formats.

Odds for Top Team Batsmen

Top Team Batsman10cricbetway1xbetbet365
Glenn Phillips (AUK)3.892.624.004.00
George Worker (AUK)5.843.754.004.00
Robert O Donnell (AUK)16.057.507.007.00
Hamish Rutherford (OTG)4.283.003.243.25
Neil Broom (OTG)4.863.504.504.50
Nick Kelly (OTG)6.664.505.005.00

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Auckland Aces vs Otago Volts Top Team Bowlers

Lockie Ferguson, Ben Lister and Adithya Ashok are our bowling tips for Auckland Aces. Ferguson had an impressive 2021 and few would doubt him to have a strong 2022

Matthew Bacon, Anaru Kitchen and Jacob Duffy are our picks with the ball for Otago Volts. Bacon has 6 wickets in the tournament so far.

Odds for Top Team Bowlers

Top Team Bowlers10cricbetway1xbetbet365
Lockie Ferguson (AUK)5.293.003.003.00
Ben Lister (AUK)7.404.004.504.50
Adithya Ashok (AUK)8.734.334.504.50
Matthew Bacon (OTG)4.413.503.743.75
Anaru Kitchen (OTG)6.114.754.324.33
Jacob Duffy (OTG)4.413.504.504.50

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Auckland Aces vs Otago Volts Prediction

Otago Volts will need to put in one of their best performances of the season if they are to pick up a win in this trip to Auckland. We are expecting a relatively close game but our prediction is for Auckland Aces to inflict another defeat on Otago Volts.

Final Verdict

Auckland Aces are favourites to beat Otago Volts at odds of 1.57

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