Big Bash League (BBL10): Heat vs Sixers Betting Tips

January 1st 2021, 6:43pm, By: Jack Tobin

BBL10 Heat vs Sixers Betting Tips

After a loss on opening night, the defending champions are rolling with four straight wins, including remarkable last over victories in their last two games. Whilst the Heat are coming off a heartbreaking one run loss against the Hurricanes on Wednesday. Can the Heat gain some ground and get within striking distance of the top five? Or will the Sixers continue their winning streak? See our full preview and betting tips for Monday night’s clash below.

Big Bash League (BBL10): Heat vs Sixers Betting Tips 

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Brisbane Heat Squad: Xavier Bartlett, James Bazley, Max Bryant, Tom Cooper, Joe Denly, Lewis Gregory, Sam Heazlett, Matthew Kuhnemann, Jimmy Peirson, Ben Laughlin, Simon Milenko, Jack Sinfield, Mark Steketee, Connor Sully, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Jack Wildermuth, Jack Wood

Sydney Sixers Squad: Justin Avendano, Nick Bertus, Jackson Bird, Carlos Brathwaite, Daniel Christian, Ben Dwarshuis, Jack Edwards, Daniel Hughes, Hayden Kerr, Ben Manenti, Stephen O'Keefe, Josh Philippe, Lloyd Pope, Tom Rogers, Gurinder Sandhu, Jordan Silk, James Vince

Match Prediction

After a loss against the Hurricanes on opening night the Sixers have been incredible since, winning four straight games. Their last two wins in particular have shown their championship pedigree, stealing victory in the last over in both games. Their depth and experience right through the order means they are never out of any game.

The Sixers batting depth once again has been a feature of their season with two batsmen in the top six run scorers in the competition with Daniel Hughes (185 runs, 2nd) and Josh Philippe (172 runs, 6th). Whilst the variety in their bowling attack with Dwarshius, Brathwaite, Christian, O’Keefe and Manenti, gives them the flexibility to adapt to any situation they face. The experienced O’Keefe has been excellent this season, with taking 8 wickets at an average of 13.75.

The Sixers have dominated the Heat since the inception of the Big Bash. The Sixers hold the head to head advantage 10-2, including winning six of their last seven games against the Heat. Teams have looked to bat second with the new rules this season and expect the Sixers to do that as well, they’re 8-0 when chasing against the Heat. This Heat batting line up simply won’t have the ability or temperament to post a winning score against this outstanding Sixers bowling attack, expect a big win for the Sixers.

Heat Prop Bet

English import Lewis Gregory had a solid showing in his second match for the Heat, scoring 29. With a couple innings out of quarantine under his belt, he will only keep getting better. Gregory had an impressive end to his Vitality T20 Blast with Somerset, scoring 24, 38 and 50 in his last three innings of the tournament.

Unlike most of his teammates, Gregory shows good temperament and an ability to bat to the situation of the game. The Heat have had top order collapses in almost every game this season, so Gregory’s experience in the middle order will be crucial. With the poor form of the Heat top order this season, Gregory is excellent value to be the Heat’s top scorer.

Sixers Prop Bet

James Vince was a crucial part of the Sixers title winning side in BBL09, scoring 323 runs. Vince has had a solid start to the season, with 116 runs at an average of 23, but he’ll be eager for a big score which he’s missed out on in his past few knocks.

Vince’s record against the Heat is nothing short of elite, in his three matches against the Heat he has scored 165 runs at an average of 55. Vince has gotten starts in three of his past four innings, and a big score doesn’t look far away from the classy Englishman. Vince has had plenty of success against the Heat, and you can expect that to continue on Saturday night.



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