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New Zealand versus England Betting Tips and Preview

Test (2018-03-22) Auckland (EP)

Highlights
  • England won 3 of the last 7 matches between these two sides.

  • New Zealand have won 6 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • England have won 4 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • New Zealand are rated 14 points ahead of England in the Cricsq ratings.

  • The team batting first won the last 1 out the last 1 non-draw matches played at Auckland (EP).

Betting Tips
  • Back England to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 2.58 on Betfair).

Head to Head

New Zealand and England have played each other 7 matches since 2010. England won 3 times and New Zealand 1 times.

These two teams drew a series 1-1 in 2015.

Pitch Analysis

2 Test matches have been played at Auckland (EP) since 2010. The rest of the metrics in this section will look at those matches.

473 is the average first innings score at Auckland (EP) in Test matches.

58% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This exceeds the global average of 51% of runs in Tests since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batsmen at Auckland (EP) strike at 49.9 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 49.4 against spin.

1 out the last 1 non-draw matches played at Auckland (EP) have been won by the team batting first.

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New Zealand Overview

New Zealand have won 6 of their last 10 Test matches. They beat West Indies in their last match.

The top order batting options for New Zealand are Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls. Kane Williamson has a an average of 68.5 in the last year. This exceeds overall test average 50.6. He has a strike rate of 51.0. Ross Taylor has a an average of 48.3 with a strike rate of 60.0. He has performed better last year averaging 108.0. Jeet Raval has batted well in the year averaging 54.5. His overall test average is 44.5 with a strike rate of 44.0. Tom Latham has a an average of 32.8 in the last year. This is worse than his overall test average 38.3. He has a strike rate of 46.0. Henry Nicholls has a an average of 31.5 with a strike rate of 50.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 21.3.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme. BJ Watling has a an average of 38.1 with a strike rate of 44.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 24.0. Colin de Grandhomme has batted well in the year averaging 60.5. His overall test average is 35.5 with a strike rate of 99.0.

The pace bowling options for New Zealand are Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner and Colin de Grandhomme. Tim Southee has a an taken 203 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.06. Trent Boult has a an taken 200 Test wickets and conceeded 2.98 runs an over. Neil Wagner has a an taken 144 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.23. Colin de Grandhomme has an economy rate of 2.57 and has taken 20 Test wickets.

The spin bowling options for New Zealand are Kane Williamson and Todd Astle. Kane Williamson has an economy rate of 3.34 and has taken 29 Test wickets. Todd Astle has a an taken 1 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.11.

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England Overview

England have won 4 of their last 10 Test matches. They lost to Australia in their last match.

The top order batting options for England are Alastair Cook, Mark Stoneman and Joe Root. Joe Root has a an average of 53.3 with a strike rate of 56.0. Alastair Cook has a an average of 47.0 with a strike rate of 47.0. Mark Stoneman has a an average of 27.1 with a strike rate of 46.0.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali. Jonny Bairstow has batted less well in the year averaging 33.1. His overall test average is 39.1 with a strike rate of 55.0. Ben Stokes has a an average of 43.9 in the last year. This exceeds overall test average 35.7. He has a strike rate of 64.0. Dawid Malan has a an average of 33.6 with a strike rate of 41.0. Moeen Ali has batted less well in the year averaging 27.0. His overall test average is 32.9 with a strike rate of 52.0.

The pace bowling options for England are James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes and Craig Overton. James Anderson has a an taken 453 Test wickets and conceeded 2.75 runs an over. Stuart Broad has an economy rate of 2.99 and has taken 390 Test wickets. Ben Stokes has an economy rate of 3.37 and has taken 95 Test wickets. Chris Woakes has a an taken 60 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.07. Craig Overton has a an taken 6 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.83.

The spin bowling options for England are Moeen Ali and Joe Root. Moeen Ali has a an taken 133 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.64. Joe Root has a an taken 17 Test wickets and conceeded 3.01 runs an over.

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The Verdict

New Zealand are rated 14 points ahead of England in the Cricsq ratings. They have 103 points whereas England have 89.

At the time of writing England are favorites on Betfair at 2.58. New Zealand are 3.95.

I suggest backing New Zealand to win this match. At the prices New Zealand represent the value bet in this match.

New Zealand Squad
Jeet Raval

Current Form:

Jeet Raval has played in 9 Test Matches. He has scored 4 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 623 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 44.5. He has a strike rate of 44.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 47.1 and against pace it is 42.7.

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Tom Latham

Current Form:

Tom Latham has played in 34 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2295 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 38.3. He has a strike rate of 46.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 50.1 and against pace it is 44.5.

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Kane Williamson

Current Form:

Kane Williamson has played in 63 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 5214 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 50.6. He has a strike rate of 50.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 52.5 and against pace it is 49.1.

Williamson has taken 29 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.34 runs per over.

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Ross Taylor

Current Form:

Ross Taylor has played in 83 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 6246 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 47.3. He has a strike rate of 59.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 66.1 and against spin it is 50.5.

Taylor has taken 2 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.0 runs per over.

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Henry Nicholls

Current Form:

Henry Nicholls has played in 16 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 692 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 31.5. He has a strike rate of 50.1. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 53.1 and against pace it is 48.4.

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Colin de Grandhomme

Current Form:

Colin de Grandhomme has played in 8 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 391 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 35.5. He has a strike rate of 99.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 124.4 and against pace it is 86.3.

Grandhomme has taken 20 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.57 runs per over.

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BJ Watling

Current Form:

BJ Watling has played in 52 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2702 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 38.1. He has a strike rate of 44.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Neil Wagner

Current Form:

Neil Wagner has played in 34 Test Matches.

He has scored 402 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 12.2. He has a strike rate of 42.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 50.4 and against spin it is 30.6.

Wagner has taken 144 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.23 runs per over.

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Todd Astle

Current Form:

Todd Astle has played in 2 Test Matches.

He has scored 38 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 12.7. He has a strike rate of 27.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 47.4 and against spin it is 19.4.

Astle has taken 1 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.11 runs per over.

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Trent Boult

Current Form:

Trent Boult has played in 52 Test Matches.

He has scored 529 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 16.0. He has a strike rate of 52.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 65.1 and against spin it is 40.2.

Boult has taken 200 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.98 runs per over.

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Tim Southee

Current Form:

Tim Southee has played in 58 Test Matches.

He has scored 1384 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 17.1. He has a strike rate of 88.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 95.6 and against spin it is 78.1.

Southee has taken 208 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.06 runs per over.

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England Squad
Alastair Cook

Current Form:

Alastair Cook has played in 152 Test Matches. He has scored 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 12005 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 46.4. He has a strike rate of 47.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 48.3 and against spin it is 44.5.

Cook has taken 1 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.33 runs per over.

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Mark Stoneman

Current Form:

Mark Stoneman has played in 8 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 352 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 27.1. He has a strike rate of 45.7. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 48.3 and against spin it is 36.0.

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Joe Root

Current Form:

Joe Root has played in 65 Test Matches. He has scored 5 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 5701 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 53.3. He has a strike rate of 55.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 58.5 and against pace it is 53.9.

Root has taken 17 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.01 runs per over.

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Dawid Malan

Current Form:

Dawid Malan has played in 10 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 572 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 33.6. He has a strike rate of 41.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 44.1 and against spin it is 35.5.

Malan has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.77 runs per over.

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Jonny Bairstow

Current Form:

Jonny Bairstow has played in 50 Test Matches. He has scored 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3130 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 39.1. He has a strike rate of 55.2. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 56.5 and against spin it is 53.3.

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Moeen Ali

Current Form:

Moeen Ali has played in 49 Test Matches.

He has scored 2467 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 32.9. He has a strike rate of 52.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 54.4 and against spin it is 49.6.

Ali has taken 133 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.64 runs per over.

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Ben Stokes

Current Form:

Ben Stokes has played in 39 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 2 hundreds in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2429 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 35.7. He has a strike rate of 63.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 67.4 and against spin it is 58.5.

Stokes has taken 95 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.37 runs per over.

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Chris Woakes

Current Form:

Chris Woakes has played in 22 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 789 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 28.2. He has a strike rate of 47.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 58.0 and against spin it is 35.2.

Woakes has taken 60 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.07 runs per over.

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Stuart Broad

Current Form:

Stuart Broad has played in 114 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2956 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 20.5. He has a strike rate of 66.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 76.9 and against spin it is 48.0.

Broad has taken 399 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.98 runs per over.

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James Anderson

Current Form:

James Anderson has played in 134 Test Matches.

He has scored 1128 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 10.0. He has a strike rate of 40.5. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Anderson has taken 523 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.91 runs per over.

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Craig Overton

Current Form:

Craig Overton has played in 2 Test Matches.

He has scored 62 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 20.7. He has a strike rate of 44.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 45.0 and against spin it is 39.4.

Overton has taken 6 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.83 runs per over.

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