Scorchers v Sixers betting tips, prediction & odds; BBL match 30 Preview
Welcome to our Perth Scorchers v Sydney Sixers betting tips, winner prediction and odds analysis for Game 30 of the 2020-21 Big Bash League at Optus Stadium, Perth, on Wednesday, January 6.
This game marks near halfway in the 61-game BBL10 tournament, and it is a crucial one as far as the looming finals go.
Sydney Sixers are 5-2 and sitting top of the table with their best players in peak form. The Scorchers are 2-3 with one washout and sitting back in seventh place, but are starting to run into form.
The Scorchers’ two wins have come at their past two games against the Strikers and Renegades, but they will need to raise their game again to beat the high-flying Sixers.
A loss could spell disaster for the Scorchers, who have looked a lot better since gaining English pair Jason Roy and Luke Livingstone from quarantine. They have a high-class bowling attack but are feeling the loss of top-class limited-overs spinner Ashton Agar to injury.
The Sixers can just about lock away a finals berth with another victory here, and it’s going to be exciting to watch players such as Josh Philippe and James Vince on the quick Perth pitch.
Read on for our free Scorchers v Sixers tips ahead of their T20 clash in Perth on Wednesday, January 6.
Scorchers v Sixers BBL teams
Perth Scorchers (possible): Jason Roy, Liam Livingstone, Colin Munro, Josh Inglis (wk), Mitch Marsh, Ashton Turner (c), Aaron Hardie, Jhye Richardson, Andrew Tye, Jason Behrendorff, Fawad Ahmed.
Sydney Sixers (possible): Josh Philippe (wk), Jack Edwards, James Vince, Daniel Hughes (c), Jordan Silk, Dan Christian, Carlos Brathwaite, Ben Dwarshuis, Ben Manenti, Jake Ball, Lloyd Pope.
Scorchers v Sixers BBL odds
Head to head odds: Perth Scorchers $1.77, Sydney Sixers $2.05
Man of the match betting:
$8 Jason Roy
$8.50 Josh Philippe
$9 Liam Livinsgtone, James Vince
$10 Josh Inglis, Colin Munro
$11 Daniel Hughes
Top run scorer Scorchers odds:
$3.75 Jason Roy
$4.50 Luke Livingstone, Colin Munro
$5 Josh Inglis
$6 Mitchell Marsh, Sam Whiteman
Top run scorer Sixers odds:
$3.75 Josh Philippe
$4 James Vince
$5 Daniel Hughes
$6 Jack Edwards
$7.50 Justin Avendano
$8 Dan Christian, Jordan Silk
Top wicket-taker Scorchers odds:
$3.75 Jhye Richardson
$4.25 Andrew Tye
$4.50 Jason Behrendorff, Fawad Ahmed
$5 Cameron Gannon, Matthew Kelly, Joel Paris
Top wicket-taker Sixers odds:
$3.75 Ben Dwarshuis
$4.50 Jake Ball, Jackson Bird, Stephen O’Keefe
$5 Carlos Brathwaite, Dan Christian, Ben Manenti, Lloyd Pope
Scorchers v Sixers betting tips
Our cricket tipsters have examined the odds and found several Scorchers v Sixers tips for Wednesday’s BBL clash.
Stephen O’Keefe most wickers for Sixers
The veteran left-armer is a wizard in this shortest form of the game. He looks like someone the batsmen can come after. They invariably do and the usually fail.
Century in the match at $9
We have some of the best batting talent in this tournament on display here. There have been no tons scored as yet in this tournament but there are always a few by the finish. Players such as Shaun Marsh and Daniel Hughes have come so close in the past week. This could be the match with a beautiful, clear day forecast for Perth.
Scorchers v Sixers prediction 6/1/2021
These are two of the most exciting teams in the BBL and we can’t wait for this showdown as an appetiser for the Australia-India Test match starting on Thursday. The Sixers are hot but we think the home advantage might be telling as they have had to travel after their most recent match. Our final Scorchers v Sixers prediction: Scorchers to prevail in a classic.
Scorchers v Sixers lowdown
Australia: Fox Sports, KAYO, Channel Seven. South Africa: SuperSport. Britain: BT Sport. India: Sony Sports Network. Live stream: SonyLiv. New Zealand: Sky Sport. Pakistan: Ten Sports. Sri Lanka: Sony Six. West Indies: Sports Max, Flow Sports.
The game starts at 4.15pm local time (1.45pm India Standard Time) on January 6, 2021.
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