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South Africa versus Sri Lanka Betting Tips and Preview

T20I (2019-03-24) Johannesburg (NWS)

By FROG.AI

Highlights
  • South Africa won 6 of the last 12 between these two sides.

  • South Africa have won 6 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

  • Sri Lanka have won 3 of their last 9 completed T20 matches.

  • South Africa are rated 36 points ahead of Sri Lanka in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 18 out the last 30 completed matches played at Johannesburg (NWS) have been won by the team batting first.

Betting Tips
  • Back Sri Lanka to win with full stake (odds at time of writing 3.3 on Betfair).

Head to Head

South Africa and Sri Lanka have played each other 12 times since 2010. South Africa won 6 times and Sri Lanka 5 times.

South Africa are winning the current series 1-0 after 2matches. Sri Lanka won the last match between these two teams in 2018.

Pitch Analysis

There have been 31 T20 matches since 2010 at Johannesburg (NWS). We will now examine some more details from the matches.

The average first innings score at Johannesburg (NWS) is 168 in matches where the full 20 overs were available. Over 200 has scored 8 times in T20s here since 2010. The last 3 first innings scores here were 188, 239 and 170.

59% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. Batters at Johannesburg (NWS) strike at 131.6 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 121.4 against spin.

The team batting first won the last 18 out the last 30 completed matches played at Johannesburg (NWS).

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The Verdict

South Africa are rated 36 points ahead of Sri Lanka in the Cricsq ratings. They have 109 points whereas Sri Lanka have 73.

At the time of writing South Africa are favorites on Betfair at 1.42. Sri Lanka are 3.3.

South Africa are rightfully favourites and are the most likely team to this match. But I suggest backing Sri Lanka to win this match. They are currently 3.3 on Betfair. At the prices South Africa are too short to bet on and Sri Lanka represent the value.

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