KXIP vs KKR Predictions and betting : Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will play Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) this evening at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. KKR are currently placed 4th in the points table after playing 11 games while KXIP are placed one place below also with 11 games. If KXIP were to win this game, KKR will drop down to the 5th position.
KKR vs KXIP Dream11 Team Predictions: Betting Summary
Betting aggregator Oddschecker gives KKR a slight edge in this match
Bet365 gives both teams equal odds of winning the match
Overall, match is unpredictable. However, read our quick analysis below and why we think KXIP has the edge today.
KXIP vs KKR Predictions and betting: Openers and One down
When it comes to openers and one down batsmen, KXIP is far superior to KKR.
Top KXIP performers include KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal. In case of KKR, Nitish Rana and Shubhman Gill have scored rarely and given KKR a good start.
KKR vs KXIP Dream11 Team Predictions: Middle Order
The KXIP middle order has not been tested as much as the KKR middle order because of great starts by the top order batsmen. Still, some top performances by Nicholas Pooran have kept the KXIP middle order on an even keel with KKR. The KKR middle order has been highly inconsistent though, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik and Eoin Morgan have shone in 1-2 matches. Overall, both teams are on par.
KKR vs KXIP Dream11 Team Predictions: All Rounders
When it comes to All Rounders KKR is way ahead of KXIP. Glenn Maxwell has scored just well once in 11 games and the others haven't do well either. Andre Russell and Sunil Narine have performed in some matches giving KKR the edge here.
KKR vs KXIP Dream11 Team Predictions: Bowlers
KXIP has the clear edge here with some steller performances by Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi and Mohammed Shami. Others have chipped in too. In case of KKR, Cummins has been a stellar performer with others chipping in odd games.
Overall, with an advantage in both batting and bowling, KXIP have an edge in today's game. However, should Glen Maxwell fire, KXIP will smash KKR easily.