A high octane clash is on the cards when these two sides go head to head at Chepauk. The Royal Challengers will be eyeing for revenge for the eliminator loss last season. While Hyderabad will be looking to bounce back. By considering the recent form and the head to head record, this could be an even contest.
Tip: Virat Kohli Total Runs Over 32.5 @ 1.83
In order to play more balls, the RCB skipper Virat Kohli has decided to open the innings and was pretty solid in the first match against MI as he scored 33 runs. He was brilliant in the T20I series against England as he scored 231 runs at an average of 115.50. He smashed three unbeaten half-centuries in the five matches that he played against England. Even though he was exceptional in the series against Australia, he scored 134 runs at an average of 44.66. He crossed the 32 run mark in two of the three matches that he played against Australia. In the last ten matches, he scored 276 runs at an average of 34.50. Against the Sunrisers, he has played 16 innings and has scored 531 runs at an average of 37.93 with an impressive strike rate of 139.37. In the last 13 innings in the IPL, he has crossed the 32 run mark in eight innings. So, it is very likely that Virat Kohli will score over 32.5 runs at 1.83 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.
Tip: David Warner Total Runs Over 27.5 @ 1.83
David Warner wasn’t able to get things going in the first match against the Knight Riders but is expected to bounce back with a better performance. In the last ten matches that he has played in the IPL, he has scored 321 runs at an average of 40.13. He also has crossed the 27 run mark in five of the last ten matches. He had a brilliant last year for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. He was the team’s leading run-scorer with 548 runs at an average of 44.14 with a pretty good strike rate of 134.64. He was also the third-highest run-getter in the tournament just behind Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul. He had played 16 matches last season IPL and has crossed the 27 run mark on nine occasions. He has scored 593 runs against RCB in the 12 innings that he has played at an impressive average of 59.30. So, it is more likely that David Warner will score over 27.5 runs at 1.83 odds available at the Betway sportsbook.