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Melbourne Stars versus Hobart Hurricanes Betting Tips and Preview

BBL (2019-01-14) Melbourne (MCG)

By FROG.AI

Highlights
  • Melbourne Stars won 6 of the last 10 between these two sides.

  • Melbourne Stars have won 4 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Hobart Hurricanes have won 7 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

  • Hobart Hurricanes are rated 27 points ahead of Melbourne Stars in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 32 out the last 47 completed matches played at Melbourne (MCG) have been won by the team batting second.

Betting Tips
  • Back Melbourne Stars to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 2.66 on Betfair).

Head to Head

Melbourne Stars and Hobart Hurricanes have played each other 10 times since 2010. Melbourne Stars won 6 times and Hobart Hurricanes 4 times.

Hobart Hurricanes are winning the current series 2-0 after 2matches. Melbourne Stars won the last match between these two teams in 2018.

Pitch Analysis

50 T20 matches have been played at Melbourne (MCG) since 2010. The rest of the metrics in this section will look at those matches.

148 is the average first innings score at Melbourne (MCG) in matches where the full 20 overs were available. Over 200 has scored once in T20s here since 2010. The last 3 first innings scores here were 185, 146 and 148.

48% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This is below the global average of 55% of runs in T20s since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batters at Melbourne (MCG) strike at 118.5 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 113.4 against spin.

The team batting second won the last 32 out the last 47 completed matches played at Melbourne (MCG).

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Melbourne Stars Overview

Melbourne Stars have won 4 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Hobart Hurricanes in their last match. They bowled first and conceeded 185 for 2. They then failed to chase this score down. They reached 126 for 10 in their reply.

Seb Gotch was the top run scorer with 35 off 26 balls. Ben Dunk scored 20 off 15 balls. The next highest score was 19 by Dwayne Bravo.

Evan Gulbis was their best bowler. He took 0 for 1 off 1.0 overs. Jackson Bird went for 6.75 an over. Ben Dunk took 0 wicket and had an economy rate of 9.0.

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Hobart Hurricanes Overview

Hobart Hurricanes have won 7 of their last 10 completed T20 matches.

They beat Melbourne Stars in their last match. They batted first and scored 185 for 2. They then bowled well to restrict Melbourne Stars to 126 for 10 to win the match.

D'Arcy Short was the top run scorer with 96 off 57 balls. Matthew Wade scored 41 off 38 balls. The next highest score was 27 by Ben McDermott.

Riley Meredith was their best bowler. He took 4 for 21 off 4.0 overs. Jofra Archer also bowled well. He went for 7.26 an over. Johan Botha took 2 wicket and had an economy rate of 5.25.

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The Verdict

Hobart Hurricanes are rated 27 points ahead of Melbourne Stars in the Cricsq ratings. They have 83 points whereas Melbourne Stars have 56.

At the time of writing Hobart Hurricanes are favorites on Betfair at 1.59. Melbourne Stars are 2.66.

Hobart Hurricanes are rightfully favourites and are the most likely team to this match. But I suggest backing Melbourne Stars to win this match. They are currently 2.66 on Betfair. At the prices Hobart Hurricanes are too short to bet on and Melbourne Stars represent the value.

Melbourne Stars Season Players
Travis Dean

Current Form:

Travis Dean has played in 2 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 18 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 9.0. He has a strike rate of 100.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 89.5.

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Ben Dunk

Current Form:

Ben Dunk has played in 80 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1733 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 22.5. He has a strike rate of 127.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 139.4 and against pace it is 116.7.

Dunk has taken 2 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.9 runs per over.

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Peter Handscomb

Current Form:

Peter Handscomb has played in 53 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 768 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.3. He has a strike rate of 118.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 120.0 and against spin it is 106.4.

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Marcus Stoinis

Current Form:

Marcus Stoinis has played in 83 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1119 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.3. He has a strike rate of 125.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 125.3 and against spin it is 116.6.

Stoinis has taken 49 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.77 runs per over.

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Evan Gulbis

Current Form:

Evan Gulbis has played in 40 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 413 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 18.8. He has a strike rate of 125.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 133.3 and against spin it is 105.8.

Gulbis has taken 18 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.3 runs per over.

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Nic Maddinson

Current Form:

Nic Maddinson has played in 85 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1754 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.4. He has a strike rate of 130.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 129.1 and against spin it is 121.8.

Maddinson has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 11.5 runs per over.

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Glenn Maxwell

Current Form:

Glenn Maxwell has played in 219 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 4649 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.1. He has a strike rate of 154.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Maxwell has taken 76 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.88 runs per over.

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Nick Larkin

Current Form:

Nick Larkin has played in 9 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 174 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 29.0. He has a strike rate of 114.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 131.4 and against spin it is 88.4.

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Seb Gotch

Current Form:

Seb Gotch has played in 13 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 216 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 19.6. He has a strike rate of 103.8. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Dwayne Bravo

Current Form:

Dwayne Bravo has played in 373 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 5160 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.3. He has a strike rate of 127.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 128.4 and against spin it is 112.4.

Bravo has taken 415 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.39 runs per over.

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Jonathan Merlo

Current Form:

Jonathan Merlo has played in 4 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 22 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 7.3. He has a strike rate of 110.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Liam Plunkett

Current Form:

Liam Plunkett has played in 135 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 741 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.1. He has a strike rate of 134.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 141.5 and against spin it is 113.6.

Plunkett has taken 120 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.1 runs per over.

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Adam Zampa

Current Form:

Adam Zampa has played in 106 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 120 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 5.2. He has a strike rate of 83.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 86.2 and against pace it is 82.0.

Zampa has taken 117 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.22 runs per over.

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Sandeep Lamichhane

Current Form:

Sandeep Lamichhane has played in 24 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 15 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.0. He has a strike rate of 93.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 108.3 and against spin it is 50.0.

Lamichhane has taken 29 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.77 runs per over.

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Scott Boland

Current Form:

Scott Boland has played in 36 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 34 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.5. He has a strike rate of 103.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 103.3 and against spin it is 50.0.

Boland has taken 41 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.43 runs per over.

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Tom O'Connell

Current Form:

Tom O'Connell has played in 1 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

O'Connell has taken 1 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.5 runs per over.

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Jackson Bird

Current Form:

Jackson Bird has played in 48 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 36 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 6.0. He has a strike rate of 75.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 67.3.

Bird has taken 38 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.84 runs per over.

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Michael Beer

Current Form:

Michael Beer has played in 58 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 26 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.7. He has a strike rate of 74.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 68.4 and against spin it is 0.

Beer has taken 41 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.71 runs per over.

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Jackson Coleman

Current Form:

Jackson Coleman has played in 9 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

Coleman has taken 8 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.43 runs per over.

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Liam Bowe

Current Form:

Liam Bowe has played in 9 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 2 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 2.0. 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.

Bowe has taken 8 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.04 runs per over.

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Hobart Hurricanes Season Players
Matthew Wade

Current Form:

Matthew Wade has played in 83 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1383 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.8. He has a strike rate of 125.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 136.2 and against spin it is 107.1.

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D'Arcy Short

Current Form:

D'Arcy Short has played in 54 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 4 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1755 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 37.3. He has a strike rate of 137.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 139.3 and against spin it is 126.9.

Short has taken 13 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.15 runs per over.

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Alex Doolan

Current Form:

Alex Doolan has played in 24 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 393 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 18.7. He has a strike rate of 109.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 111.2 and against pace it is 104.4.

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Ben McDermott

Current Form:

Ben McDermott has played in 42 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 980 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 30.6. He has a strike rate of 131.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 136.6 and against spin it is 122.8.

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George Bailey

Current Form:

George Bailey has played in 160 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 3048 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 28.8. He has a strike rate of 128.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 133.9 and against spin it is 113.0.

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Simon Milenko

Current Form:

Simon Milenko has played in 21 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 197 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 28.1. He has a strike rate of 138.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 141.0 and against spin it is 114.3.

Milenko has taken 5 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 11.25 runs per over.

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James Faulkner

Current Form:

James Faulkner has played in 167 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1611 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 23.0. He has a strike rate of 124.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 133.5 and against spin it is 92.8.

Faulkner has taken 194 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.98 runs per over.

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Jake Doran

Current Form:

Jake Doran has played in 5 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 10 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 3.3. He has a strike rate of 76.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 50.0.

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Johan Botha

Current Form:

Johan Botha has played in 165 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1528 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 20.1. He has a strike rate of 114.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 124.0 and against spin it is 99.7.

Botha has taken 121 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.74 runs per over.

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Jofra Archer

Current Form:

Jofra Archer has played in 75 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 330 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 16.5. He has a strike rate of 135.8. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Archer has taken 96 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.1 runs per over.

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Clive Rose

Current Form:

Clive Rose has played in 36 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 80 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 16.0. He has a strike rate of 117.6. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 131.4 and against spin it is 66.7.

Rose has taken 19 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.99 runs per over.

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Riley Meredith

Current Form:

Riley Meredith has played in 9 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 0 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.0. He has a strike rate of 0.0.

Meredith has taken 12 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.09 runs per over.

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