Similarly how West Indies dominated the T20I and the ODI series, they are very likely to do so in the Test series as well. The recent head to head record is pretty even but the current form is slightly in favor of the West Indies.
Tip: Jermaine Blackwood Total Runs Over 25.5 (1st Innings) @ 1.83
Jermaine Blackwood has been in decent form at the top of the order for the West Indies in recent times. He has played 35 matches and has scored 1903 runs at an average of 32.25. He has crossed the 50 run mark in 16 innings and converted two of those into big hundreds including the highest score of 112* against England at this very ground. In the last seven innings, he has scored 307 runs at an average of 43.85. Also, he has crossed the 25 run mark in four of his last seven innings. In the 1st innings of the last five test matches, he has scored 214 at an average of 42.8 and also has scored over 25 runs in four of those five innings. Against Sri Lanka, he has scored 123 runs in two matches at an average touching 30. So, it is more likely that Jermaine Blackwood will score over 25.5 runs in the first innings at 1.83 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.
Tip: Draw No Bet West Indies @ 1.57
In the last three head to head matches, West Indies has won one match, while Sri Lanka has won one match and the other match ended in a draw. It is even-stevens when the recent head to head matches are taken into account. West Indies have won just one series of their last three series. In the last seven test matches that West Indies have played, they have won three and lost four matches. All four losses came against the mighty England and New Zealand sides but West Indies managed to win one test against England. Then they went on to beat Bangladesh in both the test matches. Sri Lanka have lost both the last two test series that they have played against England and South Africa. In the last five matches, Sri Lanka have lost four matches and the other one ended in a draw. So, it is more likely that West Indies will win this match at 1.57 odds available at the 10Cric sportsbook.