The last and final face off will take place between India and England in the 3rd ODI of this series. The match will be held at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Sunday, March 28. Here I have assorted the best IND vs ENG betting tips ahead of an interesting game.
England defeated India by six wickets in the 2nd ODI, at the MCA stadium in Pune, on Friday. The visitors also levelled the series at 1-1. Chasing a target of 337 runs, openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow started brilliantly. Roy slammed 55 runs before his departure due to a run out. Bairstow was supported by Ben Stokes, and scored 124 runs off 112 balls. This is England’s fifth-highest successful chase in ODIs, and they win this one with 39 balls to spare.
After winning the T20I series, India went on to earn victory in the first ODI by 66 runs. Batting first, India scored 317/5, while England, after getting a great start, collapsed and were bowled out for 251 runs. In the 2nd ODI, India finished on a challenging total of 336/6 from 50 overs against England. Momentum is with England with this win, but the tables can change as we have already seen in the T20Is. However, ahead of a captivating match I have picked the best betting tips from the IND vs ENG match prediction for you.
With some of the best players in the squad playing for both India and England, the oddsmakers have offered an array of odds to choose from. Analysing them all, I have the best player markets from the IND vs ENG match ahead.
Let me start with one of the safest and easy bets. It took Jonny Bairstow 78 innings to reach his 11th ODi century. This is the fourth quickest among all batsmen in Men’s ODIs. In a breathtaking effort, Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes went on a six-hitting spree to stun the hosts. Bairstow, who missed his century in the previous ODI by just 6 runs, reached his century in style by hitting Kuldeep Yadav for a six. The right handed batsman reached his century off 95 balls. Bairstow slammed a 124 runs in total off 112 balls including 11 fours and 7 sixes.
Bairstow has come out to bat in 12 innings against India and scored 581 runs from it at an average of 52.81. His scores from the last three ODI innings played against India are 124,94 and 11. In the 30 away innings that Bairstow has played he has gathered, 1155 runs to his name and averages 38.50 from it. He has played in the 2nd position for the team in 48 innings and racked up 2397 runs from it at an average of 51.00 including 9 hundreds and 8 half centuries. He has so far played only 5 innings under captain, Jos Butler but has managed to maintain an average of 43.20 from it. Bairstow continues to impress us with his consistent batting. Oddsmaker, Sportsbet.io has offered betting odds of 1.85 for Jonny Bairstow to score over 35.5 runs in the IND vs ENG 3rd ODI.
This Indian batsman has been soaring runs for the team. In the 2nd ODI match, India was reeling on 37 for 2 in the 9th over when Kohli and Rahul joined hands in the middle. KL Rahul notched up his fifth ODI century. The century-plus stand between Kohli and Pant was followed by another century-plus stand between the latter and Rishabh Pant. It was their partnership that led the foundation for India’s big total.
In the 12 home matches that Rahul has played for his team, he has scored 551 runs from it at a brilliant average of 50.09. The right-handed batsman has played 8 innings against England and stands at an average of 33.83 including one century and one half century. In the 2020 season, Rahul played 9 innings for India and scored 443 runs from it which averaged to 55.37. He is currently the highest ODI run-getter among the Men in Blue squad. Playing under captain, Virat Kohli, Rahul has participated in 33 matches. He has 1246 runs to his name at a standing average of 44.50 including four centuries and 7 half centuries. Sportsbet.io has offered betting odds of 1.85 for KL Rahul to score over 31.5 runs in the IND vs ENG match.
Looking at the team bets this was unquestionably one of the easy markets to consider and the oddsmakers have offered excellent odds for it. Take a look at my IND vs ENG team betting tips from the game.
The final bet from this match is the one that allows you to win over double your money. Not only has England dominated India in the ODI’s but have also hit the bigger boundaries more often. In the last 5 head-to-head encounters between the teams, England hit more sixes in 3 games, while 1 game was a tie. England hit a total of 31 sixes in 5 matches at an average of 6.2 six per match. While India managed only 13 sixes from the same number of matches. This averaged to 2.6 six per match.
In the last two matches played, England has hit a total of 30(10,20) sixes against India who have 22(8,14) sixes to their name. This averages to 15 six per match for England and 11 six per match for team India. Jonny Braistow has single-handedly hit 14 sixes in two matches , averaging to 7 six per match. This is followed by Ben Stokes with 10 six, at an average of 5 six per match. The highest six assembled by an Indian batsman is 7 by Rishabh Pant. He averages to 3.5 six per match. Bet365.com has offered betting odds of 2.04 for England to hit most match 6’s.
Jonny Bairstow To Score Over 35.5 Runs - @1.85 (Sportsbet.io)
KL Rahul To Score Over 31.5 Runs - @ 1.85 (Sportsbet.io)
England To Hit Most Match 6’s - @ 2.05 (Bet365.com)