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Ireland versus Scotland Betting Tips and Preview | Cricsq

Ireland versus Scotland Betting Tips and Preview

T20I (2019-02-15)

By FROG.AI

Highlights
  • Ireland won 4 of the last 8 between these two sides.

  • Ireland have won 2 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

  • Scotland have won 4 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

  • Scotland are rated 10 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 5 out the last 7 completed matches played at have been won by the team batting second.

Betting Tips
  • Back Scotland to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 2.34 on Betfair).

Head to Head

Ireland and Scotland have played each other 8 times since 2010. Ireland won 4 times and Scotland 2 times.

Ireland won the last series between these two teams 1-0 in 2018.

Pitch Analysis

has hosted 8 T20 matches since 2010. The next section will examine those matches.

151 is the average first innings score at in matches where the full 20 overs were available. No team has scored over 200 in T20s here since 2010. The last 3 first innings scores here were 153, 159 and 135.

59% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batters at strike at 111.9 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 135.3 against spin.

5 out the last 7 completed matches played at have been won by the team batting second.

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Ireland Overview

Ireland have won 2 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

They beat Oman in their last match. They batted first and scored 159 for 5. They then bowled well to restrict Oman to 144 for 9 to win the match.

Paul Stirling was the top run scorer with 71 off 51 balls. Andy Balbirnie scored 34 off 24 balls. The next highest score was 22 by Lorcan Tucker.

Peter Chase was their best bowler. He took 2 for 42 off 4.0 overs. Joshua Little also bowled well. He went for 6.0 an over. Shane Getkate took 0 wicket and had an economy rate of 3.5.

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Scotland Overview

Scotland have won 4 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

They lost to Netherlands in their last match. They batted first and scored 153 for 7. Their bowlers then failed to defend this score.

Calum MacLeod was the top run scorer with 53 off 45 balls. George Munsey scored 32 off 11 balls. The next highest score was 27 by Craig Wallace.

Alasdair Evans was their best bowler. He took 0 for 19 off 4.0 overs. Safyaan Sharif went for 7.0 an over. Michael Leask took 1 wicket and had an economy rate of 7.75.

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The Verdict

Scotland are rated 10 points ahead of Ireland in the Cricsq ratings. They have 48 points whereas Ireland have 38.

At the time of writing Ireland are favorites on Betfair at 1.72. Scotland are 2.34.

I suggest backing Scotland to win this match. They are currently 2.34 on Betfair. At the prices Scotland represent the value bet in this match.

Ireland Season Players
Paul Stirling

Current Form:

Paul Stirling has played in 167 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 4099 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.3. He has a strike rate of 146.1. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Stirling has taken 62 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.25 runs per over.

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Andy Balbirnie

Current Form:

Andy Balbirnie has played in 29 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 363 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 16.5. He has a strike rate of 110.3. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 113.2 and against pace it is 106.1.

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Kevin O'Brien

Current Form:

Kevin O'Brien has played in 179 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 2669 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 20.9. He has a strike rate of 129.3. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

O'Brien has taken 113 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.56 runs per over.

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Lorcan Tucker

Current Form:

Lorcan Tucker has played in 6 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 65 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 16.3. He has a strike rate of 108.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 123.1 and against spin it is 81.0.

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Simi Singh

Current Form:

Simi Singh has played in 10 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 124 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 15.5. He has a strike rate of 126.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Singh has taken 11 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.69 runs per over.

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Shane Getkate

Current Form:

Shane Getkate has played in 1 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 10 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 10.0. He has a strike rate of 125.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 125.0 and against spin it is 0.

Getkate has taken 0 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 3.5 runs per over.

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Stuart Poynter

Current Form:

Stuart Poynter has played in 51 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 567 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.7. He has a strike rate of 125.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 125.2 and against spin it is 109.4.

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George Dockrell

Current Form:

George Dockrell has played in 92 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 127 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 9.1. He has a strike rate of 96.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 113.7 and against pace it is 84.8.

Dockrell has taken 95 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.86 runs per over.

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Boyd Rankin

Current Form:

Boyd Rankin has played in 72 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 75 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 9.4. He has a strike rate of 86.2. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 145.5 and against pace it is 61.9.

Rankin has taken 78 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.02 runs per over.

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Joshua Little

Current Form:

Joshua Little has played in 8 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 1 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 0.5. He has a strike rate of 14.3.

Little has taken 7 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.28 runs per over.

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Peter Chase

Current Form:

Peter Chase has played in 9 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 7 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 7.0. He has a strike rate of 53.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 100.0 and against pace it is 25.0.

Chase has taken 11 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 9.08 runs per over.

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Scotland Season Players
George Munsey

Current Form:

George Munsey has played in 29 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 564 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 25.6. He has a strike rate of 150.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 162.3 and against spin it is 126.5.

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Calum MacLeod

Current Form:

Calum MacLeod has played in 90 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2203 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 29.4. He has a strike rate of 122.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 132.1 and against pace it is 109.5.

MacLeod has taken 2 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.47 runs per over.

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Kyle Coetzer

Current Form:

Kyle Coetzer has played in 105 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 2239 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 25.4. He has a strike rate of 113.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 117.7 and against spin it is 101.9.

Coetzer has taken 6 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.73 runs per over.

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Richie Berrington

Current Form:

Richie Berrington has played in 61 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 1267 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 30.2. He has a strike rate of 123.6. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Berrington has taken 21 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.43 runs per over.

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Matthew Cross

Current Form:

Matthew Cross has played in 38 Twenty 20 matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 T20s.

He has scored 567 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 24.7. He has a strike rate of 131.9. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Craig Wallace

Current Form:

Craig Wallace has played in 19 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 150 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 30.0. He has a strike rate of 123.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 125.8 and against spin it is 108.3.

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Michael Leask

Current Form:

Michael Leask has played in 38 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 276 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 13.1. He has a strike rate of 125.5. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 140.3 and against spin it is 97.7.

Leask has taken 19 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.27 runs per over.

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Safyaan Sharif

Current Form:

Safyaan Sharif has played in 46 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 98 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 10.9. He has a strike rate of 122.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Sharif has taken 45 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.63 runs per over.

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Ruaidhri Smith

Current Form:

Ruaidhri Smith has played in 15 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 80 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 26.7. He has a strike rate of 133.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 134.6 and against spin it is 111.1.

Smith has taken 10 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 8.18 runs per over.

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Mark Watt

Current Form:

Mark Watt has played in 31 Twenty 20 matches.

He has scored 32 runs in Twenty 20 matches. He has an average of 8.0. He has a strike rate of 114.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 129.2 and against spin it is 20.0.

Watt has taken 25 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 7.56 runs per over.

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Alasdair Evans

Current Form:

Alasdair Evans has played in 23 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.

Evans has taken 27 wickets in Twenty 20 matches. He has an economy rate of 6.94 runs per over.

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