PK v RCB Predictions: Will Kohli’s men post a big score today?

Match: Punjab Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore

Date: 30th of April 2021

Time: 7.30 PM India

Stadium: Narendra Modi Stadium

Trends & Recent Form

Punjab Kings form

Position: 6th of 8

Punjab Kings logo

Record:
  • Played: 6
  • Won: 2
  • Lost: 4
  • Net Run Rate: -0.608
Top players
Top Batsman: KL Rahul
  • Total runs: 240
  • Average: 48.00
  • High score: 91
Top Bowler: Mohammed Shami
  • Total wickets: 7
  • Total overs: 22
  • Economy: 7.68
  • Best figures: 2/21
"The King's have been poor so far, especially with the ball. They will need to find something extra to beat an in-form RCB. "
Arjun Reddy
Head of Indian Cricket Content
Latest stats and trends
  • The Punjab Kings have struggled taking wickets so far, this will be a big problem for them with the quality of the RCB batting lineup. 
  • In the last match they had KKR at 17/3 but failed to take more wickets to capitalise. They eventually lost with over 3 overs to spare.
  • From watching them the Kings have been poor so far this IPL and do not look like a team to get close to the play off places. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore form

Position: X of 8

RCB logo

Record:
  • Played: 6
  • Won: 5
  • Lost: 1
  • Net Run Rate: +0.089
Top players
Top Batsman: Glenn Maxwell
  • Total runs: 223
  • Average: 44.60
  • High score: 78
Top Bowler: Harshal Patel
  • Total wickets: 17
  • Total overs: 24
  • Economy: 8.50
  • Best figures: 5/27
"RCB bounced back to winning ways after a bad defeat to CSK. This should be a comfortable win for them. "
Arjun Reddy
Head of Indian Cricket Content
Latest stats and trends
  • We have been very impress with RCB this IPL, they have a strong lineup and the top batsman in Glenn Maxwell. 
  • Harshal Patel is the top bowler for the tournmanet and was the top bowler for RCB in the last match taking 2/37. 
  • AB de Villers took the man of the match award after his 75 from 42 balls got RCB the win with just 1 ball to spare. 
  • Kohli said, on ABdV’s batting “We lost wickets but AB went berserk and then in the last few overs.” We could not have put it better ourselves! 

Head to head stats

2020 IPL results

  • Match 6: PK won by 97 runs
  • Match 31: PK won by 8 wickets

Overall record

PK = 14 wins

RCB = 12 wins

Match Prediction & Tips

Match Prediction: Royal Challengers to win at 8/11* We cannot look past RCB as the winners of this match. They are in excellent form and the Kings are not. With the Kings poor bowling attack and the batting of RCB we could see them getting a 200+ score if they bat first.
  • Pick 1: Kohli over 0.5 sixes 4/5*

These odds caught our eye from the other players in this market. This looks good value as we can see Kohli getting in and making a big score. 

  • Pick 2: Ab de Villers over 2.5 match first 11/10*

Ab has 16 fours in 5 innings and was in great nick with the bat last time out. We always like to pick a player in form with value odds in these markets. 

*Odds & Responsible gambling

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