MI vs RCB Predictions and Betting : Indian Premier League 2020 has gradually become very much interesting. Teams like Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals who have been in bottom of the points table are now fighting to qualify for the playoffs. On the other hands the two teams Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore are comfortably placed to qualify for the Qualifiers.
Both MI and RCB have 3 matches left before the playoffs begins. Both need just one win to qualify. On Wednesday when these two teams meet one of the two teams will find themselves qualified for the playoffs after the end of the match. Both MI and RCB have played 11 matches each in this IPL season and have won 7 matches each.
Wednesday's clash will be the second time when the two teams will be coming face to face in IPL 2020 season. The first time when they met, RCB won the match in Super over. Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi will witness the clash between the two teams. Both the teams are coming off a defeat in their last match. MI will be looking forward to avenge the last match defeat at the hands of RCB while RCB will be looking forward to continue their winning record against Mumbai.
MI vs RCB Predictions and Betting Summary
MI vs RCB Predictions and Betting : Opening Pair and One Down
Verdict : MI> RCB
Mumbai Indians have had one of the best opening pair in Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock. However, due to hamstring, Rohit Sharma has been out since last two matches and young Ishan Kishan has been opening with Quinton de Kock. Against Chennai Super Kings the opening pair of Ishan Kishan and De Kock scripted a 10 wicket victory for Mumbai while against Rajasthan Royals that is in last match the openers added only 7 runs.
Suryakumar Yadav will have quite a big task if the opening pairs fails to deliver. He has had a good IPL season till now and will be looking to carry on with his form even in this match.
For RCB openers haven't been much productive. Devdutt Padikkal has been consistent while Aaron Finch have failed in most of the matches. Virat Kohli who comes in at number three and has been in great touch recently. He will be the one to watch out for in this match.
MI vs RCB Predictions and Betting : Middle Order and All Rounders
Verdict : RBC=MI
Both RCB and MI have a strong middle order batting line up. AB de Villiers has been in great form this IPL season with Washington Sundar and Chris Morris proving a good support to the team when required.
For Mumbai Indians Hardik Pandya is gradually back in form while Captain Keiron Pollard has been one of the most consistent all-rounders in this IPL season. However, the only worry for Mumbai has been Krunal Pandya who has failed in most of the matches this season.
MI vs RCB Predictions and Betting : Bowling Attack
Verdict : MI > RCB
Mumbai Indians bowling attack is better sorted with Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult leading the pace attack. As a third bowler James Pattinson has been a great help with spinner like Rahul Chahar, Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya bowling the remaining overs.
For RCB bowling has been a bit of great worry. Spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has been their star bowler while Mohammed Siraj has had one good match and failed in the rest. Navdeep Saini has failed to pick up wickets while all-rounder Chris Morris though economical hasn't been a match winner for RCB.
Moeen Ali is expected to be part of Playing XI for the match against MI and he has a capability to turn the match in his teams favor single handedly.
MI vs RCB Predictions and Betting : Recent Forms
MI came into IPL 2020 as favorites and they have remained to be one of the teams in the hunt of this year’s IPL trophy. Despite losing to CSK in the first game and losing a close game against RCB and Kings XI Punjab, they haven’t done much wrong in this edition with a strong line up where players are going on with their business. However, in last match even after putting up a mammoth target of 196 runs for Rajasthan Royals, they lost by 8 wickets.
RCB have had a decent run up until now when compared to their previous seasons. They started off with a win against SRH and MI. They continued good performances against CSK, RR and KKR but they lost to DC once and were thrashed by Kings XI Punjab on two occasions.
They humiliated Kolkata Knight Riders in their 10th match of this IPL season but lost to Chennai in last match by 8 wickets.
MI vs RCB Predictions and Betting : Schedule and Predicted Winner
Mumbai Indian will face Royal Challengers Bangalore in 48th match of IPL 2020. The match is scheduled at 7:30 PM on Wednesday 28th of October,2020. Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi will be hosting the two teams.
The predictions and betting platform have predicted a win for Mumbai Indians in the match.
As per Smarkets, the betting odds for MI for this match stands at 1.77 and for RCB the odds are 2.02 as of now.
Bet365 placed the odds for MI at 1.72 and RCB at 2.10.