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Ireland versus Scotland Betting Tips and Preview

ODI (2018-03-18) Harare (SC)

Highlights
  • Ireland won 9 of the last 11 between these two sides.

  • Ireland have won 8 of their last 10 completed ODI matches.

  • Scotland have won 6 of their last 9 completed ODI matches.

  • Scotland are rated 11 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 25 out the last 49 completed matches played at Harare (SC) have been won by the team batting second.

Betting Tips
  • Back Scotland to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 2.32 on Betfair).

Head to Head

Ireland and Scotland have played each other 11 matches since 2010. Ireland won 9 times and Scotland 2 times.

Ireland won the last series between these two teams 2-0 earlier this year.

Pitch Analysis

49 ODI matches have been played at Harare (SC) since 2010. The will now examine some more details from the matches.

The average first innings score at Harare (SC) is 232 in matches where the full 50 overs were available. 300 has been breached 4 times at this venue in ODIs since 2010. The last 3 first innings scores here were 211, 197 and 309 (48.0 max overs).

41% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This is below the global average of 46% of runs in ODIs since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batsmen at Harare (SC) strike at 74.8 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 72.6 against spin.

25 out the last 49 completed matches played at Harare (SC) have been won by the team batting second.

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Ireland Overview

Ireland have won 8 of their last 10 completed ODI matches.

They lost to Zimbabwe in their last match. They bowled first and conceeded 211 for 9. They then failed to chased this score down. They reached 104 for 10 in their reply.

Paul Stirling was the top run scorer with 41 off 70 balls. Gary Wilson scored 15 off 41 balls. The next highest score was 9 by Andy McBrine.

Kevin O'Brien was the pick of the bowlers. He took 1 for 22 off 8.0 overs. Andy McBrine went for 4.2 an over. Paul Stirling took 0 wicket and had an economy rate of 6.0.

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Scotland Overview

Scotland have won 6 of their last 9 completed ODI matches.

They beat United Arab Emirates in their last match. They batted first and scored 322 for 6. They then bowled well to restrict United Arab Emirates to 249 for 10 to win the match.

Matthew Cross was the top run scorer with 114 off 135 balls. Calum MacLeod scored 78 off 79 balls. The next highest score was 43 by Kyle Coetzer.

Safyaan Sharif was their best bowler. He took 2 for 36 off 8.4 overs. Michael Leask went for 3.11 an over. Calum MacLeod took 0 wicket and had an economy rate of 4.66.

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The Verdict

Scotland are rated 11 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings. They have 59 points whereas Ireland have 48.

At the time of writing Ireland are favorites on Betfair at 1.73. Scotland are 2.32.

Ireland are rightfully favourites and are the most likely team to this match. But I suggest backing Scotland to win this match. They are currently 2.32 on Betfair. At the prices Ireland are too short to bet on and Scotland represent the value.

Ireland Squad
William Porterfield

Current Form:

William Porterfield has played in 139 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 4196 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 33.8. He has a strike rate of 70.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 74.1 and against pace it is 66.7.

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Paul Stirling

Current Form:

Paul Stirling has played in 109 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 3324 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 34.6. He has a strike rate of 90.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 93.2 and against spin it is 83.7.

Stirling has taken 44 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.77 runs per over.

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Andy Balbirnie

Current Form:

Andy Balbirnie has played in 47 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1066 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 26.0. He has a strike rate of 72.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 82.0 and against pace it is 65.0.

Balbirnie has taken 2 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.8 runs per over.

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Ed Joyce

Current Form:

Ed Joyce has played in 86 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2688 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 37.3. He has a strike rate of 72.1. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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James Shannon

Current Form:

James Shannon has played in 2 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 33 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 16.5. He has a strike rate of 73.3.

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Simi Singh

Current Form:

Simi Singh has played in 6 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 60 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 12.0. He has a strike rate of 75.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 81.1 and against spin it is 68.3.

Singh has taken 3 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.38 runs per over.

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Niall O'Brien

Current Form:

Niall O'Brien has played in 118 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2802 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 29.5. He has a strike rate of 70.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Kevin O'Brien

Current Form:

Kevin O'Brien has played in 146 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 3313 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 31.9. He has a strike rate of 88.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 91.1 and against spin it is 76.6.

O'Brien has taken 116 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.27 runs per over.

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Gary Wilson

Current Form:

Gary Wilson has played in 115 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2145 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 25.5. He has a strike rate of 71.2. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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George Dockrell

Current Form:

George Dockrell has played in 87 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 470 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 17.4. He has a strike rate of 72.4. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Dockrell has taken 88 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.56 runs per over.

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Andy McBrine

Current Form:

Andy McBrine has played in 32 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 214 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 21.4. He has a strike rate of 85.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 103.4 and against spin it is 66.7.

McBrine has taken 34 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.63 runs per over.

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Peter Chase

Current Form:

Peter Chase has played in 25 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 31 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 3.4. He has a strike rate of 59.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 60.0 and against pace it is 54.3.

Chase has taken 32 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.76 runs per over.

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Barry McCarthy

Current Form:

Barry McCarthy has played in 24 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 94 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 9.4. He has a strike rate of 56.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 70.1 and against spin it is 36.1.

McCarthy has taken 46 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.8 runs per over.

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Boyd Rankin

Current Form:

Boyd Rankin has played in 70 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 62 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 6.2. He has a strike rate of 41.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 58.8 and against pace it is 37.6.

Rankin has taken 91 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.61 runs per over.

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Tim Murtagh

Current Form:

Tim Murtagh has played in 46 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 153 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 8.5. He has a strike rate of 70.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 88.9 and against spin it is 52.0.

Murtagh has taken 50 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.5 runs per over.

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Scotland Squad
Matthew Cross

Current Form:

Matthew Cross has played in 55 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 hundreds in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1114 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 24.2. He has a strike rate of 81.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 82.0 and against spin it is 62.2.

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Kyle Coetzer

Current Form:

Kyle Coetzer has played in 72 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 4 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2836 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 46.5. He has a strike rate of 83.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 92.3 and against spin it is 71.0.

Coetzer has taken 2 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 6.47 runs per over.

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Calum MacLeod

Current Form:

Calum MacLeod has played in 76 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 2060 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 33.8. He has a strike rate of 83.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 82.2 and against pace it is 76.5.

MacLeod has taken 17 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.4 runs per over.

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Michael Jones

Current Form:

Michael Jones has played in 4 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 180 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 45.0. He has a strike rate of 70.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 76.0 and against spin it is 52.9.

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Richie Berrington

Current Form:

Richie Berrington has played in 88 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 1814 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 27.5. He has a strike rate of 76.6. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Berrington has taken 36 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.12 runs per over.

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George Munsey

Current Form:

George Munsey has played in 21 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 373 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 26.6. He has a strike rate of 72.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 84.6 and against spin it is 63.5.

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Michael Leask

Current Form:

Michael Leask has played in 38 One-Day Internationals. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Odis.

He has scored 480 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 21.8. He has a strike rate of 109.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 125.7 and against spin it is 86.0.

Leask has taken 16 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 5.31 runs per over.

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Craig Wallace

Current Form:

Craig Wallace has played in 33 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 471 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 18.8. He has a strike rate of 83.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 100.0 and against spin it is 66.3.

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Tom Sole

Current Form:

Tom Sole has played in 5 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 24 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 12.0. He has a strike rate of 126.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 133.3 and against spin it is 0.

Sole has taken 7 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.25 runs per over.

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Safyaan Sharif

Current Form:

Safyaan Sharif has played in 52 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 276 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 14.5. He has a strike rate of 73.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 82.8 and against spin it is 48.3.

Sharif has taken 73 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.81 runs per over.

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Mark Watt

Current Form:

Mark Watt has played in 24 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 114 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 10.4. He has a strike rate of 66.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 70.1 and against spin it is 61.8.

Watt has taken 24 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.1 runs per over.

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Alasdair Evans

Current Form:

Alasdair Evans has played in 40 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 109 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 15.6. He has a strike rate of 69.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 77.7 and against spin it is 47.7.

Evans has taken 52 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.77 runs per over.

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Chris Sole

Current Form:

Chris Sole has played in 13 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 21 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 5.3. He has a strike rate of 50.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 64.0 and against spin it is 18.8.

Sole has taken 25 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.67 runs per over.

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Stuart Whittingham

Current Form:

Stuart Whittingham has played in 5 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 6 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 6.0. He has a strike rate of 66.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 66.7 and against spin it is 0.

Whittingham has taken 10 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.77 runs per over.

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Brad Wheal

Current Form:

Brad Wheal has played in 10 One-Day Internationals.

He has scored 2 runs in One-Day Internationals. He has an average of 1.0. He has a strike rate of 9.5.

Wheal has taken 13 wickets in One-Day-Internationals. He has an economy rate of 4.33 runs per over.

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