England vs Pakistan 1st Test Prediction and Betting : After winning the test series against West Indies, England is set to host Pakistan for 3 match test series. The first of the three matches will begin on Wednesday, 5th of August. Old Trafford in Manchester will host the two teams. The English team is set to go with the same 14-men squad that defeated West Indies. The side led by Joe Root will be hoping to continue the same form that they have had against West Indies.
Pakistan on the other hand have been in England since a month. The team has followed the necessary quarantine guidelines and have been training to keep themselves prepared for the series.
The English team do have home advantage as well as have maintained a good form against West Indies. Let us analyse the prediction and betting platforms to see which team has upper hand going in the match.
Today Match Prediction, an online sports prediction website also gives English team edge over the visitor, Pakistan. The platform predicts an easy win for England in 1st test match while the visitors may have to face loss in their 1st match of the 3 matches test series.
Smarkets, a leading sports and political prediction platform also predicts win for English side in 1st test against Pakistan. The match starts on 5th August and as per the platform, England has 66.67% chances of winning the match. The visitors Pakistan have on only 17.86% of chances while for the match to end in a draw, the platform predicts 13.89% chances.
England vs Pakistan 1st Test Prediction and Betting – Betting
With the prediction platforms favoring the host England in 1st Test match against Pakistan, the betting platforms too seems to hold an optimistic outlook for England’s win in the 1st test match. 10bet.com, a sports prediction platform gives an big edge to England over Pakistan in 1st test match. The betting odds for English side for 1st test match starting from tomorrow is placed at 1.45. The betting odd for Pakistan as per the platform stands at 5.85.
19bet.co.uk too is optimistic about England’s win in 1st test match against Pakistan. As per the platform, the betting odds for English side as of now stands at 5/11 in contrast the betting odds for Pakistan as per the platform stands at 19/4. The odds for match ending a draw is placed at 33/10.
England vs Pakistan 1st Test Prediction and Betting – Statistics
Pakistan has a very good bowling attack while both teams have vulnerable batting side side. The home side will not make changes to their Test squad for the three-match series against Pakistan. Both England and West Indies have played 83 matches till date. England has won 25, Pakistan 21 while there have been 37 draws.
Since Coronavirus pandemic this will be the first international match for Pakistan. For England, they have already played 3 match Test series against West Indies and 3 match ODI series against Ireland. Analysing the different prediction and betting platforms, England seems to have edge over the visitors in first match in Old Trafford.