Australia v India 2nd ODI: betting tips, prediction & odds
Welcome to our Australia v India betting tips, winner prediction and odds analysis for the second One-Day International at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday, November 29.
Australia won the opening encounter on a flat pitch at the SCG by 66 runs after winning the toss and batting and amassing an imposing total of 6-374.
India batted admirably in their enormous chase but their lack of bowling firepower looms as a real concern heading into the last two matches. They cannot afford to allow openers Aaron Finch and David Warner get the Australians off to such a great start again, as once those two set a platform, the likes of Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell can be devastating.
The Australian batsmen saw off Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami without too much trouble, though the latter snared three wickets to deliver as the leading wicket-taker for India.
Australia are likely to be forced into one change for the second match after all-rounder Marcus Stoinis pulled up short while bowling on Friday night.
Stoinis suffered only a minor side strain, but is unlikely to be risked just 48 hours later and the Australian team has plenty of suitable replacements.
They could grant a debut to towering West Australian all-rounder Cameron Green, who stands at two metres tall, bowls at 140kmh-plus and hits the ball with great power.
They also have bowling all-rounder Sean Abbott, class spinner Ashton Agar, and NSW veteran Moises Henriques waiting in the wings.
Read on for our free Australia v India tips ahead of their one-day clash in Sydney on Sunday, November 29.
Australia v India 2020 ODI, T20, Test series schedule, results
Australia v India ODI series
First ODI: Friday, November 27: Australia 6-374 (Aaron Finch 114, Steven Smith 105, David Warner 69; Mohammed Shami 3-59) d India 8-308 (Hardik Pandya 90, Shikhar Dhawan 74; Adam Zampa 4-54, Josh Hazlewood 3-55) at the SCG. Man of the match: Steven Smith.
Second ODI: Sunday, November 29, SCG.
Third ODI: Wednesday, December 2, Manuka Oval, Canberra.
Australia v India T20 series
First T20: Friday, December 4, Manuka Oval, Canberra.
Second T20: Sunday, December 6, SCG.
Third T20: Tuesday, December 8, SCG.
Australia v India Test series
First Test: December 17-21, Adelaide Oval (day-night).
Second Test: December 26-30, MCG.
Third Test: January 7-11, SCG.
Fourth Test: January 15-19, Gabba, Brisbane.
Australia v India cricket squads
Australia: Aaron Finch (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins (vc), Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa.
India: Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur..
Australia v India 2nd ODI odds
Head to head odds: Australia $1.53, India $2.50
Man of the match betting:
$8 Virat Kohli, David Warner
$9 Aaron Finch
$10 Steve Smith
$13 Mitchell Starc, Jasprit Bumrah, Shikhar Dhawan
Top batsman Australia odds:
$3.75 David Warner
$4 Aaron Finch, Steve Smith
$7 Marnus Labuschagne
$9 Marcus Stoinis, Cameron Green, Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell
$11 Matthew Wade
Top batsman India odds:
$3.25 Virat Kohli
$4.50 Shikhar Dhawan
$5 Mayank Agarwal
$5.50 KL Rahul
$6 Sanju Samson, Shubman Gill
$9 Hardik Pandya, Manish Pandey
Top bowler Australia odds:
$3.75 Mitchell Starc
$4 Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa
$4.50 Josh Hazlewood
$5 Andrew Tye
$5.50 Daniel Sams, Sean Abbott
$6 Ashton Agar
$7 Cameron Green
$9 Glenn Maxwell
Top bowler India odds:
$3.50 Jasprit Bumrah
$4 Mohammed Shami
$4.50 Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav
$5 Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur
$6 Ravindra Jadeja
Australia v India betting tips
Our cricket tipsters have examined the odds and found several Australia v India tips for Sunday’s second ODI.
Mitchell Starc player of the match at $13
The lanky left-armer copped a bit of tap in the opening match on Friday but he is a proud player and will be much better for that hitout. We expect him to turn it around here, and after a couple more days of baking heat and overcast conditions he could get his swing working. Starc at his best is a fearsome bowl; he is at $3.75 to be leading wicket-taker for Australia and up to $13 for man of the match with Unibet. Both offer good value.
Mohammed Shami top wicket-taker for India
The hardy paceman did the business for us by taking three wickets in the opening ODI and there is no reason he can’t repeat the dose here. As we mentioned in our preview for the first match, Shami has the wonderful knack of taking wickets even as he is proving somewhat expensive. He is always dangerous and we are happy to stay with him on the same pitch.
Australia v India prediction 29/11/2020
The Indian bowling line-up, even with the great Jasprit Bumrah leading the charge, just lacked penetration on Friday. This pitch may well play a little differently and allow India’s spinner to have more of a say. But with the Australian top three of Finch, Warner and Smith all looking in great touch, unless the tourists can make some early inroads they could be in for a tough time again. India are a great side and in Virat Kohli have a player rated among the best of his generation. They need him to get among the runs this time. Our final Australia v India prediction: Australia to win in a much tighter game than the ODI opener.
Australia v India lowdown
South Africa: SuperSport. Britain: BT Sport 1 and 2. India: Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 3, Sony Six. Live stream: SonyLiv. Australia: Fox Sports, KAYO. New Zealand: Sky Sport 2.
All of the top online betting sites will offer markets on cricket.
The game starts at 2.40pm local time (9.10am India Standard Time) on November 29, 2020.
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