When: 16 May 2018 | 08:00 PM Local
Where: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Amidst every game that is turning out to be somewhat knockout for one or the other team, Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians will lock horns tomorrow at Wankhede Stadium to stay alive in the tournament.
It’s a must-win game for both the sides as a loss here will most probably end the hopes of qualifying for the playoffs. Both the teams need to win each of their remaining encounters to end in top four positions. top two places have been sealed by SRH and CSK while KXIP, KKR, RCB, and MI are fighting to end up in the remaining two spots.
So, let’s move forward to playing 11 and betting odds.
Rohit Sharma (c), Mayank Markande, Saurabh Tiwary, Ishan Kishan (wk), Mitchell McClenaghan, Jean-Paul Duminy, Akila Dananjaya, Evin Lewis, Ben Cutting, Pradeep Sangwan, Mustafizur Rahman, Krunal Pandya, Tajinder Singh, Kieron Pollard, Sharad Lumba, Siddhesh Lad, Jasprit Bumrah, Aditya Tare, Anukul Roy, Hardik Pandya, MD Nidheesh, Suryakumar Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Mohsin Khan
Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, Mayank Agarwal, Axar Patel, Ben Dwarshuis, Lokesh Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Marcus Stoinis, David Miller, Akshdeep Nath, Andrew Tye, Mayank Dagar, Ankit Rajpoot, Aaron Finch, Yuvraj Singh, Manoj Tiwary, Mohit Sharma, Pardeep Sahu, Barinder Sran, Manzoor Dar
Both the teams are expected to remain unchanged. Here’s the probable playing 11 –
MI- Ishan Kishan, Jean-Paul Duminy, Rohit Sharma (c), Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, Mayank Markande
KXIP- Lokesh Rahul, Mayank Agarwal/Yuvraj Singh, Karun Nair, Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch/D Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Andrew Tye, Mohit Sharma, Ankit Rajpoot
Now, let’s have a look at the betting odds.
According to Bet365, the betting odds for Mumbai Indians to win the match are- 4/6. The 4/6 here means a return of 166.66 on a bet of 100 INR placed on MI winning the match.
The betting odds for KXIP to win the match are -6/5. On placing a bet of 100 INR on Punjab, you will get a return of 220.00.
The toss winning odds are same for both the teams. On a 100 INR bet, you will get a return of 190.90 either you bet on MI or KXIP.
So, as per Bet365 MI vs KXIP who will win betting odds, MI are favorite.
As the contest will take place at Wankhede Stadium, MI are favorites in the betting odds. Both the teams have lost their last encounter. However, if we have a look at both the teams, KXIP has struggled a lot in the second half of the tournament while the hosts have gained momentum in the latter part of the tournament. This could also be one of the reasons for MI being favorite.
According to our MI vs KXIP today match prediction, hosts will be favorite.