England vs Australia 1st ODI Betting : After the 3-match T20 series, England and Australia gear up for 3-match ODI series. The first match between the two teams will be played today
The 2019 World Cup Champion, England will be brewing with confidence after defeating Australia in T20 series, while Australia will be looking forward to settle the score by winning the ODI series.
Last time, these two team met in an International 50 over match was in 2019 World Cup Semi finals. England won the match by 8 wickets and thereby making their way to World Cup finals.
Oddschecker, England: 4/5, Australia: 11/10
Bet365, England: 8/11, Australia: 11/10
Smarkets, England 55%, Australia 45%
Overall England appears to have an edge here (small one) on account of home advantage and winning the T20 series.
England vs Australia 1st ODI Betting : Recent Stats
Australian team don’t seem to have had a good cricketing year.
- In the start of 2020, they visited India for 3 match ODI series. The visitors lost the series (2-1) against India
- In February they visited South Africa, the Kangaroos faced a 3-0 white wash in South Africa in 3 match ODI series
- Before the Corona outbreak the last match they played was against New Zealand. They defeated the Kewis in the 1st and only ODI match that was played in 3-match ODI series.
England haven’t played much one day internationals this year
- Their first ODI series was against the Proteas. In 3 match ODI series against South Africa, both team won 1 match each while 1 match did not have any result
- Next they played against Ireland and clean swept the 3 match ODI series against the visitors, Ireland.
England vs Australia 1st ODI Betting : Head to Head Stats
Both England and Australia are two strongest cricket teams in World Cricket. Last time the two met was in 2019 World Cup Semi finals. England defeated the Aussies by 8 wickets.
The two teams have played 149 one day international matches against each other. Australia still has an upper hand in terms of past records. They have won 82 matches while England have won 62 matches. 3 match ended in a draw.
England vs Australia 1st ODI Betting : Offensive and Defensive Stats
The English batting will be led by Eoin Morgan, Tom Banton and Joe Root who is making a come back for the ODIs. Eoin Morgan averages almost 40 runs per match while Joe Root has an outstanding average of over 51 runs per match. Jason Roy will be an addition to the strong batting side of England.
For Australia it will be David Warner and Aaron Finch leading from the front. Former Australian Captain, Steve Smith who average over 42 runs will accompany Warner and Finch to form one of the strongest batting line ups.
The batting lines up are almost evenly matched with England have a slight home advantage.
Marcus Stoinis and Glenn Maxwell are among the two best all rounders of the world. For England Moeen Ali has an excellent all round record.
When it comes to all rounders, the Aussies looks stronger to England on paper
Jos Butler is expected to be behind the stumps for English side. However, Jonny Bairstow has always been an alternative option for English side. For Australia it will be young Alex Carey who will the behind the stumps. England have a clear edge here
Nathan Lyon makes a comeback to Australian team. He along with Mitchell Starc will have the responsibility of Australian pace attack. For England, Chris Woakes is back in the side. Along with Jorfa, they form a good pace attack.
Little to distinguish between the two teams.
England vs Australia 1st ODI Betting Summary
Overall, it appears England has a small edge. However, when one looks at recent stats, the Aussies appear to be having an edge, specifically on batting while the bowling is more evenly matched. In that context, betting platforms could be in for a surprise today.