MI searching for first win
- Chennai come off close win against LSG.
- Wankhede will be a factor as teams prepare for run fest.
Chennai Super Kings will bank on their own batting, and Mumbai’s inexperience with the ball to beat them in their den at the Wankhede in Saturday night’s big IPL clash. Chennai Super Kings have odds of 1.90 to beat Mumbai Indians.
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MI, meanwhile, lost their first game of the season and have out-of-form players, a long injury list, depleted resources and a thin squad to counter to notch up a win. Mumbai Indians have odds of 1.88 to win this match against Chennai Super Kings.
Head-to-head record, MI v CSK
MI lead the head-to-head numbers with 21 wins as against 15 by CSK. Since 2020, each team has won one game apiece in each season.
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The team winning the toss would likely bowl first in Wankhede, known for aiding chasing teams with dew a big factor. MI to win the toss at 1.90
CSK have a solid batting line-up and in-form players to beat a MI side that is still searching for consistency. CSK have odds of 1.90 to win.
The average score in the first innings here in Wankhede is 154 with it going to 156 in the second innings, although there’s a distinct advantage to chasing here.
Pitch and conditions
A flat surface, small boundaries and a fast outfield makes Wankhede one of the best batting wickets in the country.
Players to keep an eye on…
MI Predicted playing XI:
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (WK), Cameron Green, Tim David, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Verma, Nehal Wadhera, Hrithik Shokeen, Piyush Chawla, Jofra Archer, Jason Behrendorff.
CSK Predicted playing XI:
Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni (c/wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Mitchell Santner Santner
Ruturaj Gaikwad: Having started the season off with a bang, Ruturaj Gaikwad will have the best batting wicket among the three games he will have played at the Wankhede. Expect him to make full use of it.
Cameron Green: The flat wicket should be to Cameron Green’s liking and the Australian could produce a big knock against an ordinary bowling line-up.
IPL 2023, Match 12 predictions
Based on all of the above factors, we predict that Chennai Super Kings will win the match.Recommended Bet by 10CRIC
MI v CSK Betting tips
Apart from betting on CSK to win the match, check our other recommended bet about CSK’s top batter:
Gaikwad’s incredible form and ability make him an obvious pick to be the top CSK batter. Back Gaikwad at 3.32 to be CSK’s top batter!