The second game of the doubleheader on Saturday promises yet another thrilling game. It will be Bangalore up against Hyderabad in this evening fixture. While Bangalore are sitting at the second position on the points table with 5 wins from 7 matches, Hyderabad are at the fifth position with four straight wins after two successive defeats to begin their campaign in IPL 2022.
Ahead of their scheduled meet at the Brabourne Stadium, here is a stat-based prediction of how things could unfold in this fixture.
1. Toss Prediction
Bangalore have won 4 out of the 7 tosses so far in IPL 2022. However, Hyderabad are yet to lose a toss this season and have won 6 out of 6 tosses in this edition. It is hard to bet against a hundred per cent track record so far. Predicting Hyderabad to win the toss again.
2. Win Possibility
The two teams have met each other a total of 20 times in the past. While Hyderabad have won on 11 occasions, Bangalore have won 9 games and a match has ended without any result. Hyderabad not only have a better record against Bangalore overall but coming from a four-match winning streak gives them the edge to win this contest.
3. Team of the Day
The team of the day based on their current form is Hyderabad. They also enjoy an advantage over Bangalore in their overall head-to-head record.
4. Powerplay Score
The average powerplay score at the Brabourne Stadium in IPL 2022 has been 54.2. However, both the team’s top-order hasn’t quite lit up the tournament, especially Bangalore. Having said that, expecting both sides to cross the 45-run mark inside the powerplay.
5. Average first innings and second innings score
The average first innings total at this venue this season is 186.33. Meanwhile, the average second innings score here in this edition of the T20 tournament is 173.66.
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