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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Betting Tips 14/04/2021

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In the first match for the Sunrisers, they put the Knight Riders to bat first where they put up 187 on the board. The Afghani spin twins were exceptional with the ball as they picked two wickets each and were very economical. Natarajan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar also chipped in with one wicket each. They didn’t start the chase very well as they lost both their openers for just ten runs. Then Bairstow along with Manish Pandey steered the innings and stitched a 92 run stand. Despite the heroics from Abdul Samad, Sumrisers fell short by ten runs. They finished in the third position of the IPL points table last season with 14 points from 14 matches. They won seven matches and lost seven matches. They finished on level terms with the Royal Challengers but were ahead on the net run rate. They managed to beat RCB in the Eliminator but went on to lose the 2nd Qualifier against the Delhi Capitals. Their skipper David Warner was the leading run-scorer for the Sunrisers as he scored 548 runs in just 16 matches at an average of 39.14. Rashid Khan was the team’s leading wicket-taker with 20 wickets. 

The Royal Challengers from Bangalore started off brilliantly against the Mumbai Indians. They started off with the ball brilliantly with the ball. Harshal Patel was the pick of the bowlers as he picked up his first fifer in T20 cricket for just 27 runs from four overs. The debutant Kyle Jamieson and Washington Sundar chipped in with one wicket each. RCB then started the chase slowly until Maxwell came in. Maxwell along with the skipper Kohli stitched 50 odd runs for the third wicket. Then AB de Villiers helped RCB to finish on the high. in the last season, they finished at the fourth position with 14 points from 14 matches. They started off brilliantly but faded away towards the business end of the tournament. They made it to the playoffs but lost to the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the eliminator. Devdutt Paddikal was excellent last season as he was the leading run-getter for RCB with 473 runs from 15 matches. Even Virat and AB chipped in with over 400 runs in the tournament. The spin wizard Yuzvendra Chahal was the team’s leading wicket-taker with 21 wickets from 15 matches. They will be hoping to take the momentum from this match going into this tournament.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

Brand Sunrisers Hyderabad Royal Challengers Bangalore
10CRIC Review 2.05 1.68
Dafabet 2.10 1.77
Betway 2.00 1.83

According to the Betway sportsbook, Bangalore is the favorite to win the match and is placed at 1.83. While Hyderabad is placed at 2.00. Bangalore is placed at 1.68 odds at the 10Cric sportsbook and Hyderabad is placed at 2.05 odds. Even Bangalore is the favorite to win the match at 1.77 according to the Dafabet sportsbook. While the underdogs Hyderabad is placed at 2.10 odds.

Tipster’s Angel

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.


Royal Challengers are more likely to come out on top as they have a better-balanced team when compared to Sunrisers. But the Sunrisers are no pushover and could be one of the dark horses this season.

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