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Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars BBL T20 Match Prediction

2021-01-20 13:45:00
Melbourne Renegades MLR Melbourne Renegades
Melbourne Stars MLS Melbourne Stars

Betting Tips

  • Melbourne Renegades have a shaky batting line up. Shaun Marsh has been good but the rest of the batsmen are looking completely out of touch.
  • Stars will be very happy to see some runs from Nic Larkin, Hilton Cartwright and Andre Fletcher. It’ll take a lot of pressure away from Marcus Stoinis and Glenn Maxwell. They look a very dangerous team now.
  • Glen Maxwell, Adam Zampa and Zahir Khan will enjoy bowling on this wicket and will make life tough for the Renegades batting line up.
Melbourne Stars

Our Pick Melbourne Stars are favourites to win

Posted On 19th January 2021 06:14:56
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Posted by Kavin

MLR vs MLS Prediction & Betting Tips, BBL 2020-21

Melbourne Renegades suffered a big loss to Melbourne Stars in their previous match. It wasn’t much of a surprise though as the Renegades have been very poor throughout the tournament. With them out of contention for the playoffs, they’ll be looking to play some fearless cricket. 

Not much is at stake for the Renegades but for the Stars it’s a very crucial game. Can they make it two in two against the Renegades? Read our Preview and Melbourne Renegades take on Melbourne Stars in the 45th match of the Big Bash League. The match will be played at the Docklands Stadium and is set to get underway at 7:15 PM local time.

Well, there is not much to say about the performance of Melbourne Renegades. They’ve been very disappointing throughout the tournament and deserve all the criticism they’re getting.

The batting has been a big, big let down. If we leave out Shaun Marsh, we won’t find a single batsmen that has performed on a consistent basis. 

There have been few odd innings from Sam Harper, Beau Webster but they were never going to be sufficient. Aaron Finch himself has been a massive failure.

They just don’t seem to have enough quality in their batting department. Once Finch and Marsh are gone cheaply, they’ll struggle and that’s what has happened in the tournament.

The bowling has been doing ok but they’ve always been short of plenty of runs. So Renegades, if they want to pick up few consolation wins, they’ll need their batsmen to fire.

Melbourne Stars in the last few games seem to have found their mojo back. They’re coming back from two big wins and looks good to make it three in three. 

Their batting was an issue in the initial stages but now, with Nick Larkin, Nic Maddinson, Hilton Cartwright and Andre Fletcher also scoring runs, they look a very dangerous batting unit. Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis have been in fine form throughout the tournament.

Stars are a spin heavy team and Azam Zampa, Zahir Khan and Glenn Maxwell are chocking the opposition with some tight bowling. Liam Hatcher and Billy Stanlake have been very good too.

All in all, Stars is a far better team than the Renegades and are expected to continue their winning run.

MLR vs MLS Live Streaming

BBL 2020 can be watched live  in Australia on Fox Cricket. In India, the Sony Network will telecast BBL 2020 live, while in the United Kingdom, the matches will be broadcasted on BT Sport.

Live Streaming: BBL 2020 will be telecasted live in Australia on Kayo and Foxtel GO. In India, Sony Liv has the rights for live streaming, while in the UK, the BTSport app will stream the matches.

MLR vs MLS Toss Prediction

It’s a very good wicket which we expect will stay true throughout the match. You need to play well to win, toss might not have that bigger effect on the result.

Pitch Report

The pitch will be good for batting track. The ball will come on nicely on to the bat. The wicket might get a little slower in the second half.

Weather Report

It’ll be a clear day in Melbourne with temperatures around early 20’s.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds and match prediction for Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars, Big Bash League 2020-21.

Melbourne Renegades Team News & Playing 11

MLR Team News

Official squad for Melbourne Renegades has not been announced yet. However, we don’t see them making too many changes in the playing XI. 

MLR Key Players

  • Shaun Marsh - Shaun Marsh has been Melbourne Renegades best batsmen. He’s their top scorer and will have to play a big knock if Renegades wants to get themself enough chance to beat the Stars
  • Sam Harper - Sam Harper was promoted to No 3 in the batting order and played a fine knock of 63. He has played few good knocks but hasn’t been able to do that consistently. Renegades need another good inning from him.
  • Kane Richardson - Kane Richardson was the star of the Renegades bowling in the previous match. He’s been very good and would be eager to replicate his performance in the next match.

MLR Team Form

Renegades have been very poor in the tournament and have only managed to win two out of their 11 games.

Melbourne Renegades Predicted Playing 11

Aaron Finch (c), Shaun Marsh, Mackenzie Harvey, Sam Harper (wk), Jake Fraser-McGurk, Beau Webster, Imad Wasim, Will Sutherland, Kane Richardson, Peter Hatzoglou, Noor Ahmad 

Melbourne Stars Team News & Playing 11

MLS Team News

Melbourne Stars too hasn’t announced their squad for their next match. However, they’ve signed James Seymour and Ed Newman and they might be included in the squad for some of the later games.

MLS  Key Players 

  • Marcus Stoinis - Stoinis blasted 43 of 32 in the last match against the Renegades. He’s played few very good knocks in BBL 2020-21 tournament and is one of Stars man batsmen. He’s their leading run scorer and we’ll back him to play another solid knock in the next game.
  • Glenn Maxwell-  With 312 runs in 11 games, it is safe to say that Maxwell is having a good tournament with the bat. Add to that his skills with the ball. He’s expected to have a good all round game.
  • Adam Zampa - Adam Zampa is the second highest wicket taker of the tournament and will pose a stern challenge to the Renegades batsmen,.

MLS Team Form

Melbourne Stars are finding their form back. After a series a losses, they’ve turned up the heat and are coming back from two back to back wins.

Melbourne Stars Predicted Playing 11

Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell (c), Nic Maddinson, Hilton Cartwright, Seb Gotch (wk), Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake, Liam Hatcher, Zahir Khan

Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars Team Form in Last Five Matches

MLR : L L W L L

MLS : W W L L W

MLR vs MLS Head to Head

Melbourne Stars have dominated the Renegades in the Big Bash League

MLR vs MLS Head to Head Stats in T20

Matches Played MLR Won MLS Won Tie No Result
19 5 14 0 0

Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars Betting Odds

Melbourne Renegades Bet365 Odds

  • MLR to win: Melbourne Renegades are 2.50 to win
  • MLR top team batsman: Shaun Marsh at 3.6 and Aaron Finch at 3.75 are their best batsmen. You can also back S Harper, Frazer McGurk and Beau Webster at 5.0, 6.5 and 8.0
  • MLR top team bowler: Kane Richardson at 2.87 is their top bowler followed by Josh Laylor,  Peter Hatzoglou and Noor Ahmed at 4.33, 4.5 and 5.0

Melbourne Stars  Bet365 Odds

  • MLS to win: Melbourne Stars are 1.57 to win with Bet365
  • MLS top team batsman: Marcus Stoinis at 3.0, Glenn Maxwell at 4.0, Nic Larkin and Andre Fletcher at 5.5 are the best Stars batsmen.You can also place your bet on Nic Maddinson at 8.0
  • MLS top team bowler:  At 3.25, Adam Zampa is the best bowler. You can also place your bet on Liam Hatcher at 4.33, Zahir Khan at 4.5 and Billy Stanlake at 5.0.

Melbourne Renegades Betway Odds

  • MLR to win: Melbourne Renegades 2.40 to win with Betway
  • MLR top team batsman: Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Sam Harper, and Jake Frazer-McGurk are their best batsmen at 3.00, 3.00, 5.0, and 6.0
  • MLR top team bowler: Kane Richardson at 3.25 can be backed as their best bowler along with Noor Ahmed at 4.5, Peter Hatzoglou at 4.5 and Josh Laylor at 5.5

Melbourne Stars  Betway Odds

  • MLS to win: Melbourne Stars are 1.50 to win with Betway
  • MLS top team batsman: Marcus Stoinis at 2.80 is the best batsmen for Stars. You can also place your bet on Glenn Maxwell, Andre Fletcher and Nick Larkin at 3.25, 4.75 and 5.0
  • MLS top team bowler: Adam Zampa at 4.33 is their top bowler followed by Liam Hatcher at 4.75, Billy Stanlake at 5.0 and Zahir Khan at 5.0

Melbourne Renegades vs Melbourne Stars Prediction

With players like Nic Larkin, Hilton Cartwright, Andre Fletcher also starting to score runs, they look a real force now. Maxwell and Stoinis are already in top form. As a bowling unit, Zampa and Zahir Khan has been a nemesis for their oppositions. 
For Renegades, their batting has been a big let down. They don’t seem have enough quality in their team and we think that they’ll once again struggle against the Stars

Final Verdict

Melbourne Stars to beat Melbourne Renegades at 1.57 on Bet365 and 1.50 on Betway

MLR vs MLS Dream11 Prediction

  • Wicket Keeper

    Sam Harper at 8.5 can be backed from this section. This is the best pick available and played a solid knock of 63 in the last match

  • Batsmen

    Shaun Marsh at 9.5, Nic Larkin at 8.5 and Andre Fletcher at 8.5 will form our batting line up. 

    Fletcher can be destructive at the top and is a match winner on his day. Shaun Marsh has been very consistent for the Renegades while Nic Larkin has played really well in the last few matches. He scored a solid 43 in the last game as well

  • All rounder

    Marcus Stoinis at 10.5, Glen Maxwell at 10.5, Imad Wasim at 8.5 will be our all rounders.

     Maxwell and Stonis are the top top all rounders in the tournament. Stoinis is the leading run scorer of the Stars and is followed by Maxwell who’s been scintillating both with the bat and ball. Imad Wasim will be handy with his left arm spin on this wicket.

  • Bowlers

    Kane Richarson at 9.0, Adam Zampa at 9.0, Peter Hatzoglou at 9.0 and Zahir Khan at 8.5 forms a strong bowling unit. 

    Zampa and Zahir Khan have been the top most lethal weapons for the Stars while Richardson and Hatzoglou are the best bowlers for the Renegades.

  • Captain /Vice Captain

    Glenn Maxwell is our preferred captain while Shaun Marsh can be backed as his deputy 

MLR vs MLS Dream11 Team Prediction

  • Batsmen:Shaun Marsh(vc), Andre Fletcher, Nic Larkin

  • All Rounder:Glenn Maxwell(C), Marcus Stoinis, Imad Wasim

  • Wicket Keeper:Sam Harper

  • Bowler:Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Zahir Khan, Peter Hatzoglou

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