Lucknow Super Giants vs Rajasthan Royals: Lucknow Super Giants, Rajasthan Royals lock horns in a high-octane clash

May 14, 2022
Zohaib Ahmed

Indian Premier League 2022
Betting Tips for March 63
Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
15th May, 2022, 07:30 PM

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Lucknow Super Giants will face Rajasthan Royals in match 63 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday. The match is expected to begin at 07:30 PM IST.

In a game played earlier this season, Rajasthan Royals register a hard-fought win over Lucknow Super Giants.

Teams Status

Lucknow Super Giants

Lokesh Rahul will be hoping that the side can learn from their mistakes and make a strong comeback against Rajasthan Royals. In their previous outing, Lucknow Super Giants suffered a comprehensive defeat at the hands of Gujarat Titans. 

Despite losing their previous game, Lucknow are currently placed at second position with 16 points to their name after 12 matches played in the competition.

The management would be hoping to see the players can deliver the goods with bat and ball and help Lucknow secure a place in the playoffs of the competition.

The Super Giants have a decent bowling unit in the IPL 2022 where pacer Avesh Khan is leading the wickets chart with 16 scalps to his name at an outstanding average of 18.25.

He is well-supported by rookie pacer, Mohsin Khan who has 10 wickets at an excellent average of 10.90 along with an excellent economy-rate of just 5.19.

In terms of the batting department, the side has been heavily relying on their top-order, especially on the likes of Quinton de Kock and Captain Lokesh Rahul. 

Lokesh Rahul is currently leading run-scorer for Lucknow with 459 runs at an impressive average of 45.90 with the help of 140.36, which included two centuries and two half-centuries. On the other hand, Quinton de Kock has scored 355 runs at an average of 29.58 and with an astonishing strike-rate of 137.59.

Rajasthan Royals: 

Rajasthan Royals will be coming in the match against the Lucknow Super Kings as a slight underdog, despite having 14 points after 12 matches. 

The reason is their recent form where they suffered three defeats in their previous four outings. Therefore, the team management will be hoping to see the players producing a much better display in the match on Sunday.

Royals’ batting department is heavily reliant on swashbuckling opener Jos Buttler who is comfortably the leading run-scorer in the competition with 625 runs at an average of 56.82 along with a strike-rate of 149.88, which included three centuries and three half-centuries. 

In terms of the bowling department, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is leading the bowling charts in the competition with 23 scalps to his name at an outstanding average of 14.65 along with an impressive economy-rate of 7.00.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

Brand Lucknow Super Giants Rajasthan Royals
Sportsbet.io 1.81 2.02
PariPesa 1.86 2.068
22Bet 1.79 1.99
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The odds are in Lucknow’s favor, Rajasthan Royals will be looking to deliver a clinical performance to seal their place in the knockout stages of the competition.. On the sportsbooks at Sportsbet.io, Paripesa, and 22Bet, the odds for a Lucknow Super Giants win are placed at 1.81, 1.86 and 1.79, respectively. On the other hand, 2.02, 2.068, and 1.99 are the odds for a Rajasthan Royals victory in the three sportsbooks above.


Tipster’s Angle

Debutant franchise, Lucknow Super Giants, will be looking to get back to winning ways against Rajasthan Royals. Captain Lokesh Rahul will be hoping that the side can bring their A-game to the table in this contest.

On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals will be hoping that the premier players can deliver the goods in this all-important clash.

Tip: Yuzvendra Chahal to continue his impressive from for Rajasthan [email protected]

Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has put in excellent performances in the matches played for Rajasthan Royals this season. With 23 wickets in 12 matches, Yuzvendra Chahal is backed to be top bowler for Rajasthan Royals. These odds have been sourced from Sportsbet.io.

Tip: Lokesh Rahul to continue rich vein of form for Lucknow Super [email protected]

Captain Lokesh Rahul showcased excellent form for Lucknow Super Giants in the twelve matches played so far this season. Lokesh Rahul is expected to score well over 31.5 runs and is tipped to be top batsman for Lucknow Super Giants. These odds have been sourced from Sportsbet.io.

Conclusion

Both teams will be coming into the match with defeats against Gujarat Titans and Delhi Capitals.

On paper, Lucknow Super Giants have shown excellent form recently, Lokesh Rahul-led look like a better-equipped side compared to the Rajasthan who are heavily reliant on one or two players to deliver the goods.

Therefore, the prediction is for the Lokesh Rahul-led side to register their ninth win in the competition.

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