New Zealand v India 3rd ODI tips, odds update, February 11
India are still warm favourites with bookmakers for the final one-dayer in the three-match series against New Zealand, despite humbling defeats in the first two matches.
India head to Mount Maunganui with only pride to play for after the Black Caps took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series with a 22-run win at Eden Park.
This comes after the 5-0 Indian win in the T20 series, and the Indian top-order has been badly exposed with Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan on the injured list.
Prithvi Shaw looks a rare talent but a little impetuous in his two innings this series, while Mayank Agarwal needs to find runs and fast.
Meanwhile, the Kiwis should regain captain Kane Williamson for the final match after he missed the first two with a shoulder problem.
The Kiwis’ big problem in the T20 matches was their lack of bowling firepower, with Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson and Matt Henry all injured.
But towering paceman Kyle Jamieson was man of the match in his debut ODI on Saturday, while Hamish Bennett has also stepped up. And of course veteran batsman Ross Taylor and Martin Guptill have risen to the occasion with Williamson on the sidelines.
It should be a fascinating contest with an eye to the first Test between the teams in less than a fortnight.
Read on for our New Zealand v India tips and odds update for the 3rd ODI at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, on Tuesday, February 11.
New Zealand-India series schedule, results
Friday, January 24: 1st T20I, Eden Park, Auckland: India 4-204 (19 overs; Shreyas Iyer 58no, KL Rahul 56; Ish Sodhi 2-36) d New Zealand 5-203 (20 overs; Colin Munro 59, Ross Taylor 54no, Kane Williamson 51) by six wickets. Player of the match: Shreyas Iyer.
Sunday, January 26: 2nd T20I, Eden Park, Auckland: India 3-135 (17.3 overs; KL Rahul 57no, Shreyas Iyer 44; Tim Southee 2-20) d New Zealand 5-132 (20 overs; Martin Guptill 33, Tim Seifert 33no; Ravindra Jadeja 2-18) by seven wickets. Player of the match: K.L. Rahul.
Wednesday, January 29: 3rd T20I, Seddon Park, Hamilton: India 5-179 (20 overs; Rohit Sharma 65, Virat Kohli 38; Hamish Bennett 3-54) v New Zealand 6-179 (20 overs; Kane Williamson 95, Martin Guptill 31; Shardul Thakur 2-21, Mohammed Shami 2-32). India won the one-over eliminator. Player of the match: Rohit Sharma.
Friday, January 31: 4th T20I, Westpac Stadium, Wellington: India 8-165 (20 overs; Manish Pandey 50no, KL Rahul 39; Ish Sodhi 3-26) v New Zealand 7-165 (20 overs; Colin Munro 64, Tim Seifert 57; Shardul Thakur 2-33). India won the one-over eliminator. Player of the match: Shardul Thakur.
Sunday, February 2: 5th T20I, Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui: India 3-163 (20 overs; Rohit Sharma 60 retired hurt; KL Rahul 45; Scott Kuggeleijn 2-25) d New Zealand 9-156 (20 overs; Ross Taylor 53, Tim Seifert 50; Jasprit Bumrah 3-12) by 7 runs. Player of the match: Jasprit Bumrah. Player of the series: KL Rahul.
Wednesday, February 5: 1st ODI, Seddon Park, Hamilton: New Zealand 6-348 (48.1 overs; Ross Taylor 109no, Henry Nicholls 78, Tom Blundell 69; Kuldeep Yadav 2-84) d India 4-347 (50 overs; Shreyas Iyer 103, KL Rahul 88no; Tim Southee 2-85) by four wickets. Player of the match: Ross Taylor.
Saturday, February 8: 2nd ODI, Eden Park, Auckland: New Zealand 8-273 (50 overs; Martin Guptill 79, Ross Taylor 73no; Yuzvendra Chahal 3-58) d India 251 (48.3 overs; Ravindra Jadeja 55, Shreyas Iyer 52; Tim Southee 2-41, Kyle Jamieson 2-42, Colin de Grandhomme 2-54, Hamish Bennett 2-58) by 22 runs. Player of the match: Kyle Jamieson.
Tuesday, February 11: 3rd ODI, Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui,
Friday, February 21-Tuesday, February 25: 1st Test, Basin Reserve, Wellington, 11.30am
Saturday, February 29-Wednesday, March 4: 2nd Test, Hagley Oval, Christchurch, 11.30am
Squads for NZ-India ODIs
Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shivam Dube, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), KL Rahul, Navdeep Saini, Prithvi Shaw, Shardul Thakur.
Kane Williamson (c), Hamish Bennett, Tom Blundell, Mark Chapman, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Kyle Jamieson, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tom Latham (wk), James Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi (1st ODI only), Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.
NZ v India 3rd ODI odds
Head to head odds: New Zealand $2.25, India $1.62
Man of the match betting:
$6 Virat Kohli
$9 Kane Williamson
$10 Jasprit Bumrah, Ross Taylor
$11 Martin Guptill, Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer
$13 KL Rahul, Henry Nicholls
Top batsman New Zealand odds:
$3.50 Kane Williamson
$4 Ross Taylor
$4.50 Martin Guptill
$5 Henry Nicholls
$7 Tom Blundell
Top batsman India odds:
$3 Virat Kohli
$5 Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer
$6 KL Rahul
Top bowler NZ odds:
$4 Tim Southee
$4.50 Scott Kuggeleijn, Kyle Jamieson, Hamish Bennett
$5 Mitchell Santner
$7 James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme
Top bowler India odds:
$3.50 Jasprit Bumrah
$4 Mohammed Shami
$4.50 Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini
$5.50 Shardul Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja
NZ v Ind 3rd ODI betting tips
Here are the WGL’s betting tips for the NZ-India limited-overs match on Tuesday, February 11. For more information about betting on international cricket fixtures follow the link.
Over 13.5 sixes for the match at $1.83
This is an option many bookmakers offer but it is one we don’t often recommend. However, the ODIs played at the ground in January 2019 brought big scores and an abundance of maximums. Indeed Sir Lanka clubber Thisara Perera clubbed 13 on his own in a memorable 140 in a losing effort against the Kiwis. The weather forecast looks good and this could be a run feast.
Martin Guptill NZ top scorer at $4.50
The towering opener has threatened to break out with a century and this could be his chance at a ground where he has had success in the past. Guptill is one of the most powerful batsmen in the game. With the likely return of Williamson for this match the Kiwis really have an imposing look again at the top of the order, with Ross Taylor in a purple patch of form too.
Mohammed Shami top wicket-taker for India
Shami was surprisingly rested for the second ODI with one eye on the Test series but we suspect he will be called up to add some sting to the attack. Shami did well at this ground in the ODIs against the Kiwis last year. Check the final teams an hour before the match, but if he is in Shami has the happy knack of taking wickets, even if he does go at a hefty run rate.
New Zealand v India predictions – 3rd ODI, Feb 11, 2020
As stated, recent history suggests this could be a high-scoring affair. Some sportsbooks will wager on match total runs. It would be no surprise to see around 600 scored between the teams. We expect India to hit back hard, but they really need to if they want to again reverse the momentum between these teams. At this stage the Kiwis are looking like formidable opponents for this two Tests. Good punting.
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