MI vs RR Prediction: This match is almost a dead rubber. Mumbai is on a high after thrashing the Chennai Super Kings in the last encounter. Whereas RR has almost shut their chances down after failing to grab a win against Sunrisers Hyderabad. With the top two positions still in doubt, this match is more important for MI than for RR.
Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals
Indian Premier League 2020, Match 45
Date & Time: 25 October, 2020 at 7:30PM IST
Sheik Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Bet365: RR- 2.20, MI- 1.66
Betway: RR- 2.10, MI- 1.70
Mumbai Indians to win the match
MI doesn’t have any big visible weakness in the playing eleven and they are well placed in the points table than the RR. Hence they are sure to outplay the Chennai Super Kings in this match as per RR vs MI today match prediction.
So if you are in for online IPL betting, place your money on MI.
Head to Head (overall)
Head to Head (UAE)
Despite the continued losses RR is still expected to retain the same eleven. They may push Jos Buttler to the opening spot as Ben Stokes hasn’t done any justice to that job. No other changes are expected from them. As for MI, they are well placed in the points table. And hence they won’t be making any big changes. Rohit Sharma who was rested for the last match may come in for Sourab Tiwary if he is fit.
RR Playing XI: Jos Buttler, Robin Uthappa, Steve Smith, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Karthik Tyagi, Akash Singh/ Ankit Rajpoot.
MI Playing XI: Quinton de Kock, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary/ Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Rahul Chahar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Expert free tip for Dream11 teams and IPL betting tips
Abu Dhabi still hasn’t given any clue to the captains on what to expect from the surface. Dew is a major factor of concern that’ll prompt teams to field first. But the point to be noted is that most matches, even more than 80% of them were won by teams batting first. Considering the line-ups of both the team's anything above 170 seems to be a good enough score.
If Rajasthan Royals bats first: 160-170
If Mumbai Indians bats first: 170-180
Players who are expected to perform well as per Dream11 Prediction.
MI- Quinton de Kock
The South African captain is in the form of his life. In all the matches that he had got an opportunity to bat, he has served full justice to the team by providing match-winning innings' that suit the situation. As for IPL betting tips, he is the man to invest your money in.
RR- Robin Uthappa
Uthappa showed great promise in the last two matches. After being pushed to the opening slot he has shown his calibre. With less pressure on his shoulders, expect him to play a match-winning innings.
Other prominent options: Jos Buttler, Kieron Pollard, Surya Kumar Yadav
MI- Jasprit Bumrah
Boom Boom Bumrah is back to his absolute best. Expect him to continue the same.
RR- Jofra Archer
One man in the RR bowling attack that can break through this strong MI batting line-up is RR's Jofra Archer. If he gets going, then MI doesn't stand a chance.
Other prominent options: Trent Boult
MI- Quinton de Kock
RR- Robin Uthappa
Player of the Match
The current form of Bumrah added with the lack of form of RR batsmen makes him the ideal choice for the ‘Player of the Match' category.
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