Mondays Indian Premier League match features two of this year’s in-form teams. Match 19 at the Dubai International Stadium between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Delhi Capitals is sure to be a cracker!
Fans and cricket experts have been somewhat surprised by how good these two teams have started their IPL tournament.
RCB have played 4 matches, winning 3 and losing 1. They have been very impressive claiming victories against the Sunrisers Hyderabad, the Rajasthan Royals and the much-fancied Mumbai Indians. As far as solid T20 cricket performances go, the Royal Challengers are right up there with the best of them so far and this match against DC will be a true indicator of just how far they can go in this years IPL tournament.
The Delhi Capitals have also been in good form. Like RCB they have played 4 matches, won 3 and lost 1. They started their tournament with a super over win against the KXIP and went on to record victories against the Kings Kolkata Riders and a fantastic performance saw them beat a disappointing Chennai Super Kings. DC’s only defeat so far came against the Sunrisers succumbing to what was a great display of bowling.
Both teams are in good form and this T20 battle is shaping up to be what could be another IPL classic. Both RCB and DC will be confident of victory and it could come down to the wire. Both teams have already played a super over and both came away with the win.
We’ve checked the bookmakers to find where the betting markets with value odds. For these tips, we’ve chosen to use Betway, which is available to customers in India. You can visit the Betway website by clicking here.
Latest IPL Betting Odds
Tow in the match
- Royal Challengers Bangalore 1.90
- Delhi Capitals 1.83
As you can see from the odds, the bookmakers have DC to be favourites, but its close. We’ve looked a little further into the cricket betting markets to see where there is other value, based on recent performances by both teams.
Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Capitals Betting Tips
We can see this going down to the wire. Both RCB and DC have shown some great form. The value might not necessarily be with the outcome, but with individual performances.
TIP ONE – SHREYA IYER TOTAL RUNS OVER 24.5 (odds 1.83)
Shreyas Iyer has been in great form for the Delhi Capitals. He has amassed 170 runs in 4 matches knocking 10 fours and 9 sixes in the process. Iyer is one of the reasons DC have been producing some fantastic results in this years IPL and with an average 56.6 this betting market is well worth considering. Iyer seems to be one of this years stand out batsmen and T20 cricket really suits his style. If DC bat first we can definitely see them scoring well and Shreya Iyer will undoubtedly play his part.
TIP TWO – ROYAL CHALLENGERS TOP BOWLER YUZVENDRA CHAHAL (odds 3.00)
Like DC, The Royal Challengers Bangalore have been in great form and none more so than spin bowler Yuzvendra Chahal. His aggressive style has seen him pick up some big scalps and his numbers are very impressive. Virat Kohli is certainly keen on Chahal who has 8 wickets already in the four matches played. He has a fairly decent economy rate for T20 cricket, nevertheless, it’s the wickets that he is capable of taking, that make this market attractive. He is more than capable of being ruthless with the ball in hand, which could prove the key to defeating the Delhi Capitals.
TIP THREE – AB DE VILLIERS TOTAL MATCH SIXES OVER 0.5 (odds 1.55)
AB De Villiers is one of Crickets great batsmen and he absolutely loves T20 cricket. His stats so far this tournament have been very impressive. 4 matches, 2 not outs, 146 runs and the highest score of 55. Within those runs, RCBs in form batsman has smashed 13 fours and 7 sixes.
The South African right-hander is very impressive in T20 cricket. His numbers are truly incredible, knocking five 100+ partnerships and two 200+ partnerships for RCB. De Villiers is well worth backing when he features in any betting market.
We found these odds for AB De Villiers to hit over 0.5 sixes against the Delhi Capitals and he is more than capable.
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