CSK vs KXIP Prediction and betting :The eighteenth match of IPL2020 will be played at Dubai International Cricket stadium between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab. Both the teams have played 4 matches each in Indian Premier League IPL 2020 tournament.
Chennai won their very first match IPL 2020 and lost rest of the three matches. Punjab lost its first match, won the 2nd and then lost rest of the two matches.
Punjab at present is placed at No. 7 and Chennai at No. 8 in the team standings of IPL 2020. Both KXIP and CSK will look forward to give in their 100% to improve their standings.
CSK vs KXIP Prediction and Online betting Summary
CSK vs KXIP Prediction and betting : Recent form
CSK has been the most consistent team in IPL history. But this season their stars don't seems to bring luck for them. Last years finalist are struggling to keep themselves alive in in IPL 2020.
Except for Faf du Plessis their batting has failed in almost all the match. In last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad their batting collapsed chasing just 164 runs.
The only match that they won was against Mumbai Indians when they were able to chase down 162 runs. In rest of the 3 matches, their weakness in middle order was exposed. The absence of Suresh Raina in their middle order can be easily visible. Even Ambati Rayudu is injured, and didn't play the last two matches.
Kings XI Punjab did manage to put in some fight in this IPL season. In first match against Delhi Capitals they were unlucky to lose in Super over. In the next match they showed their intent to win their 1st ever IPL trophy and defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore.
In third match against Rajasthan with the help of brilliant century of Mayank Agarwal, KXIP scored a total of 223. However, Rajasthan Royals chased down the total with 2 balls to spare.
In last match against Mumbai Indians, KXIP could not match the brilliant batting and bowling performance of Mumbai.
CSK vs KXIP Prediction and betting: Head to Head
Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab have played 22 matches against each other in IPL. Kings XI Punjab has won 9 matches while Chennai Super Kings has won 13 matches.
In the last 5 matches played between CSK and KXIP, CSK have won 3 matches while KXIP have won 2 matches.
CSK and KXIP have played a match against each other in UAE back in 2014. It was hosted by Abu Dhabi and was won by KXIP.
CSK vs KXIP Prediction and betting : Players Stats
Faf Du Plessis and Rayudu (in the first match) have been the only ray of hope for CSK in the last four matches. Opening pair of Watson and Vijay have failed in every match that they have played. While Ruturaj Gaikwad and Kedar Jadhav haven't even scored a 30+ score in any of the four matches. Dhoni has been scoring but has failed to deliver win for his team.
Sam Curran has been consistent all-rounder and along with Ravindra Jadeja they do form a lethal pair of all-rounder. DJ Bravo finally recovered from the injury and played the match against SRH. He was very impressive with ball, mainly in the slog overs.
Piyush Chawla has been bit expensive but has been a consistent bowler. Deepak Chahar too is a good bowler who cannot be ignored.
Lungisani Ngidi must have played the worst match of his career against RR. He was destroyed by Jofra Archer for four sixes in just two legit deliveries while the other two were no balls.
Ngidi was replaced by Josh Hazelwood who didn't perform well in his first match. Imran Tahir hasn't played for CSK this IPL season but can expected to play against KXIP. Shardul Thakur played against SRH and had a good outing.
KXIP has been highly dependent on opening duo KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal. Both are having best IPL tournament.
However, the middle order of KXIP has consistently failed. Nair, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan and Maxwell are yet to perform for Punjab. Mandeep Singh might get a chance in the place of Karun Nair or Sarfaraz Khan.
Chris Gayle is yet to for KXIP in this IPL season.
KXIP have a good opening pair in both batting as well as bowling. Mohammed Shami and Cottrell have been the best new ball bowlers. However, KXIP will look for an inclusion of a quality death bowler in their playing XI.
Leg spin duo Murugan Ashwin and Ravi Bishnoi have bowled well whenever they played together. With Anil Kumble being the coach of KXIP, Ravi Bishnoi and Murugan Ashwin will become the strike bowlers for KXIP.
CSK vs KXIP IPL 2020 Match prediction and betting analysis:
The clash between CSK and KXIP is scheduled to take place on 4th October at the Dubai international stadium at 7.30 pm IST. Dubai international stadium has hosted seven matches in IPL 2020 so far. DC beat KXIP in the first game at the venue in a super over match while RCB defeated SRH in the next match.
Third match was won by KXIP against RCB while CSK lost to DC in the next match. RCB won the fifth match at this venue in a super over against MI while the sixth match was won by KKR against in-form RR. Seventh match was played by CSK and SRH where the latter emerged victorious.
Betting Platform Cricbettingbuzz.com puts Chennai ahead of Punjab. The odds for Chennai is placed at 1.80 and the betting odds for Punjab stands at 1.90.
At oddschecker, the betting odds for KXIP is placed at 1/1 and for Chennai the betting odds are at 13/16 indicating CSK win in the match.
The prediction and betting sites have indicated CSK win in their match against KXIP however, Punjab have performed better than CSK in this IPL tournament. Therefore, calling the match for CSK would be too early.