Table toppers Hobart look set for big win
The Hobart Hurricanes have won three of their four matches while the Brisbane Heat have lost all three matches in the season as they clash into each other on Sunday. Despite some excellent teams this time around, the Hurricanes are easily the best placed side in the competition. They have quality with both bat and ball and have a terrific side this season. The Hurricanes have excellent odds of 1.51 to win this game.
The Brisbane Heat club has had a very ordinary squad for the season. They have depleted resources and have looked well below their best this season. On paper, they do not have enough quality to test the Hurricanes. Their form running into this match is also not too impressive. Overall, it will take a mighty effort from the Chris Lynn-led unit to put the Hurricanes under any sort of pressure. They have won their last two games against the Hurricanes and their odds of beating the Hurricanes at 2.25 to win this clash.
Hurricanes have overall and recent record favouring them
The only thing working for Brisbane Heat for this clash is that they won both their matches against the Hobart Hurricanes in the last season. This year, the Heat have lost all three matches while the Hurricanes have three wins in four matches. Overall, the Hurricanes hold the edge in head-to-head record with 10 wins in 16 matches against the Heat.
RECOMMENDED BET: The Hurricanes have a superior squad and good recent form behind them and have odds of 1.51 to beat the Heat.
Since the 2018 season, the Hurricanes have four wins and two losses against the Brisbane Heat franchise. Excellent on the bowling front, the Hurricanes have a solid batting group and individual players in form.
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The Hurricanes batting: D’Arcy Short, Will Jacks, Ben McDermott, Peter Handscomb and Colin Ingram make the Hurricanes one of the most compelling batting units this season. Add in the versatility of Tim David and the vintage hitting of James Faulkner and Keemo Paul and they have a team to beat.
Jimmy Pierson: Big hitting prowess from the wicket-keeper batsman nearly won Brisbane Heat their clash against the Strikers. Pierson single-handedly got them close and the Heat will hope for similar individual performances to keep them afloat this season.
TIP: Chris Lynn is the standout player in the Brisbane Heat side and has odds of 7.00 to win the Player of the Match.