Brisbane Heat v Sydney Thunder 19-12-21: Betting Tips And Odds From Our Expert Team

Match: Brisbane Heat v Sydney Thunder

Date: 19-12-21

Stadium: The Gabba, Australia

Tournament: Big Bash 11 – T20

Trends & Recent Form

It’s 7th v 6th in the Big Bash today. The tournament returns after a three-day break. There is a match a day until the 25th and then a double header on the 26th. 

Brisbane form

Position: 7th of 8

  • Played: 3
  • Won: 1
  • Lost: 2
  • Net Run Rate: -0.061
Top players
  • Top Batsman: Sam Heazlett 120 runs
  • Top Bowler: J Bazley 4 wickets 
Latest stats and trends
  • Brisbane Heat has had some close matches so far and this is shown in their net run rate that is just under even. 
  • Brisbane Heat got a much-needed win in their last match out against the Melbourne Renegades. They won comfortably with 19 balls remaining after chasing down 141 to win with the loss of 5 wickets. 
  • James Bazley picked up the player of the match award with bowling figures of 3/28 and quick innings of 16 not out from 12 balls to help bring the win home for the Heat. 
  • Chris Lynn was at his ferocious best hitting 32 from just 15 balls to get the run rate up and make the chase look easier. He is a very experienced T20 player who is at his best on Australian soil.
  • Sam Heazlett was the top batsman for Brisbane Heat with 44 runs from 29 balls and ended the innings not out. 

Brisbane Heat Odds


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Sydney Thunder form

Position: 6th of 8

  • Played: 3
  • Won: 1
  • Lost: 2
  • Net Run Rate: 0.122
Top players
  • Top Batsman: Alex Ross 155 runs
  • Top Bowler: T Sangha 5 wickets
Latest stats and trends
  • Sydney Thunder is above Brisbane heat by the smallest of margins in their net run rate. They have almost identical records so far and both teams need a win here to boost their campaign. 
  • After winning their opening match, against Brisbane Heat, Sydney has lost back-to-back games with the Melbourne Stars. 
  • The loss in their second match was very close losing by just 4 runs. Their most recent loss was much more comprehensive with a loss by 6 wickets with 17 balls remaining. They will be looking to the opening match win over Brisbane to give them the confidence going into this match.
  • In the last match, Alex Ross top-scored with 77 from 48 balls. He has been In good from Brisbane so far and will be a key player in this match if he performs like that again. With the ball, Sangha was the top performer with 2 wickets for 20 from four. Daniel Sams poor BBL continued going for 12 runs an over from his 3. He has been targetted by teams to get runs and has looked short of his usually best bowling. 

Sydney Thunder Odds


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Head to head stats

2021 results

  • 6/21/12 – Thunder won by 7 wickets, 17 balls remaining
    • Brisbane Heat 140/8 (20)
    • Sydney Thunder 141/3 (17.1)

Sytendy Thunder will be buoyed by this result, they impressed with both bat and ball. Sams had a good start to his BBL campaign with 3/22 before his form dipped. Brisbane lost 6 players who all scored less than 10 runs. 

Sydney Thunder wobbles at the start of the chase and at 28/2 it looked like it would be game on for Brisbane Heat. In the end, excellent performances from Billings and Ross meant the result was comfortable for Sydney Thunder. Ross top-scored with 61 not out. 

Match Prediction & Tips

This is a close-looking match-up with teams in similar form. We were expectiong the odds to be a little more even between the two teams as Brisbane is the home side. 

The who Cricketics team is unamious in our prediction! 

Match Prediction: Sydney Thunder to win at 8/11*

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