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3 months 2 weeks ago #1 by mackem
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IPL starts on Saturday, looks wide open.

Put this outright preview together with squad details and some form etc...

Mumbai came through for last year and I like them again though 4/1 looks short enough, think Delhi could go deep at twice the price.

Ive seen some top team bat and bowler markets as well and all tips are most welcome here

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3 months 2 weeks ago - 3 months 2 weeks ago #2 by mackem
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Match 1 Mumbai v CSK preview
Top Away Batsman, Suresh Raina at 7/2

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3 months 1 week ago #3 by mackem
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Sunday IPL previews

Match 2 Kings XI v Daredevils on Sunday, preview here
Total Match 6s, 11 or more at 5/6

Match 3 Knight Riders v RCB
Royal Challengers Bangalore to win at 7/10

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3 months 1 week ago #4 by The Missing Link
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My quick thoughts:

Mumbai: always competitive but not that impressed with the quality of their squad and can't see them going deep unless Evin Lewis and Sharma hit the ground running.Not for me at that price.

Chennai: A lot of experience in their team with Dhoni, Faf, jadeja, reina etc. Think they'll be consistent but don't see as many match winners as some of the other teams. Think they can make the playoffs but won't win.

Royals: Butler and Stokes are match winners but unless they fire every game they'll struggle. Don't have enough quality Indian players. pass

Dehli: Again, Some serious match winners with the likes of Roy, Maxwell and Munro but again I think they don't have enough good Indian players to perform consistently.

Bangalore: They have some serious players on the international front and Kohli, Yadav and chahal will form the backbone of the Indian players in the team. Favorites for me.

Kolkata: Their squad is thinner than most but they have real quality. I'm a big Chris Lynn fan and Chawla and yadav are quality spinners. Think they short a batsmen and another pace bowler but I think they could do well.

Sunrisers: Like the look of the squad. Will be consistant and should make the playoffs. From there anythings possible.

Punjab: Internationals look weaker than most squads. Miller or Gayle will need to come off consistently and I have my doubts either will.

Bets
Bangalore win @9/2
Top Batsman Lynn @14/1
Top Bowler Chahal @10/1
Top Kolkata batsmen Lynn @16/10
Top royals Batsmen Buttler @9/2
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3 months 1 week ago #5 by mackem
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Monday 9th April, Match 4
Sunrisers v Rajasthan Royals
Total Match 4s 28 and over at 5/6

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3 months 1 week ago #6 by mackem
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Tuesday 10th April Match 5
CSK v Knight Riders
CSK to win at 8/10

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3 months 1 week ago #7 by Overs_Punter
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Over 27.5 fours in tomorrow’s IPL match. Purely based on the fact I won this bet today in a very low scoring game. @ 1.85
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3 months 1 week ago #8 by mackem
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Wednesday 11th April, Match 6
Rajasthan Royals v Delhi Daredevils preview
Highest Individual Score, over 66.5 runs at 5/6

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3 months 1 week ago #9 by kingalex44
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kkr look by far the most balanced side, not sure tom curran was the right signing but batting very dangerous all the way down the order and have quality spinners, RCB I say will improve as season goes on and will be another quality side, rajahstan and delhi both look completely unbalanced and overrated, Chennai pace bowling very weak, strong Indian players but international players like billings and watson huge liabilities. Think mumbai and Punjab are solid teams and have good chances to reach playoffs but lack the quality of KKR and RCB. Sunrisers have arguably the best bowling in the tournament, warner of course huge loss but with the form of dhawan and solid depth their batting should hold up.
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3 months 1 week ago #10 by mackem
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Thursday 12th April Match 7
Sunrisers v Mumbai preview
Highest Individual Score, under 68.5 runs at 5/6

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3 months 1 week ago #11 by mackem
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Friday 13th April Match 8
Royal Challengers v Kings XI preview
Player Performances, AB de Villiers, over 33.5 points at 5/6

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3 months 1 week ago #12 by Matador
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Howzit guys!

Can someone shed some light on how these handicaps work in cricket?

Delhi Daredevils +1.5 Wkts / +4.5 Runs 13/20
Rajasthan Royals -1.5 Wkts / -4.5 Runs 11/10

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3 months 1 week ago #13 by Bookie Basher
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Matador wrote: Howzit guys!

Can someone shed some light on how these handicaps work in cricket?

Delhi Daredevils +1.5 Wkts / +4.5 Runs 13/20
Rajasthan Royals -1.5 Wkts / -4.5 Runs 11/10

If team that bats first wins then run handicap comes into play. If team that bats second wins then wickets cap comes into play.
eg. Delhi Daredevils posts a score of 150/6 and Rajasthan chase it down by scoring 151/3 (Rajasthan win by 7 wickets) therefore had you taken them on the minus cap. 7 wickets is superior to the -1.5 and deemed a winner.

If Delhi Daredevils posts same score 150/6 and Rajasthan fall short by scoring lets say 145/6. DD win by 5 runs therefore -4.5 runs would be a loss given that DD effectively win by +9.5 runs overall :)
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3 months 1 week ago #14 by Bookie Basher
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Bit tricky to explain. Hope Im right otherwise I've been reading it wrong for years lol :)

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3 months 1 week ago #15 by Couch Critic
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kingalex44 wrote: kkr look by far the most balanced side, not sure tom curran was the right signing but batting very dangerous all the way down the order and have quality spinners, RCB I say will improve as season goes on and will be another quality side, rajahstan and delhi both look completely unbalanced and overrated, Chennai pace bowling very weak, strong Indian players but international players like billings and watson huge liabilities. Think mumbai and Punjab are solid teams and have good chances to reach playoffs but lack the quality of KKR and RCB. Sunrisers have arguably the best bowling in the tournament, warner of course huge loss but with the form of dhawan and solid depth their batting should hold up.


Billings wasn't a liability last night! :P
Don't think Rajahstan & Delhi are rated that much by the bookies...

Agree on KKR. And when Russell hits form it puts them in a great position! Just one top seamer would have put them as a solid favourite for me.

Chenai and Mumbai are always there and there about and no team with Kohli and AB can be discounted that is for sure.

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3 months 1 week ago #16 by Couch Critic
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Bookie Basher wrote: Bit tricky to explain. Hope Im right otherwise I've been reading it wrong for years lol :)


Perfectly correct BB and well explained I feel (B)

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3 months 6 days ago #17 by Taylor
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I like Hyderabad to win v Mumbai today in a choice game. Feel they have a pretty good edge in the bowling lineup with Khan and Al Hasan, as long as their top order batsman can do enough they should get the win.

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3 months 6 days ago #18 by shaft
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Taylor wrote: I like Hyderabad to win v Mumbai today in a choice game. Feel they have a pretty good edge in the bowling lineup with Khan and Al Hasan, as long as their top order batsman can do enough they should get the win.


I was ready to scream match fixing there. Nice call Taylor.

"No team is as good or as bad as their last game."

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3 months 6 days ago #19 by Taylor
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shaft wrote:

Taylor wrote: I like Hyderabad to win v Mumbai today in a choice game. Feel they have a pretty good edge in the bowling lineup with Khan and Al Hasan, as long as their top order batsman can do enough they should get the win.


I was ready to scream match fixing there. Nice call Taylor.


Yeah no kidding, they nearly threw it away. Cheers Shaft

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3 months 5 days ago #20 by mackem
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Good call with Sunrisers Taylor, they looking good.

Match 9 Saturday
Mumbai v Delhi
Delhi win at 12/10, quite speculative so not one to spend the housekeeping on but feel DD have the greater scope for improvement

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3 months 5 days ago #21 by mackem
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Match 10 Saturday
Knight Riders v Sunrisers preview
Going with KKR win at 9/10 but only after much deliberation

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3 months 5 days ago #22 by The Vann
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RCB v KXI Punjab
19 sixes in last RCB match. AB has to be good for 5-6 which gives me
Match sixes over 14.5 @ 17/20

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3 months 4 days ago #23 by mackem
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Sunday 15th April previews

Match 11
Royal Challengers v Rajasthan Royals
Player Performances, AB de Villiers, over 36.5 points at 5/6

Match 12
Kings XI v Super Kings
Most sixes, Kings XI at 11/10

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3 months 4 days ago #24 by The Vann
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IPL matches seem pretty unpredictable. Have taken the longer odds on both of today's matches

Delhi @ 13/10
Sunrisers @ 11/10

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3 months 3 days ago #25 by The Vann
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No cycling on the box so cricket and footie today
RCB v RR
7 Of the 10 matches so far have finished under 341.5 runs but the 2 day matches delivered 333 and 389 runs. Not a fan of 7/10 for the unders so
Total runs over 341.5 @ evens
Top RCB bowler Yadav @ 28/10
Top RR bat Samson @ 4/1

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3 months 3 days ago #26 by The Vann
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Funds banked for the day on RCB v RR so a few beers on
K XI v Chennai
Top K XI bat Nair @ 5/1
Top Chennai bat Billings @ 5/1
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3 months 3 days ago #27 by mackem
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Match 13 Monday
Knight Riders v Daredevils preview
Highest Individual Score, over 66.5 runs at 5/6

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3 months 2 days ago #28 by mackem
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Match 14 Tuesday
Mumbai v RCB preview
Batsman to score a Fifty in the match, Virat Kohli? (yes) at 2/1

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3 months 2 days ago #29 by The Vann
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KKR v DD
KKR may have the slightly better squad but Gambhir is streets ahead of Karthik in the captaincy stakes.

DD to win @ 12/10
Top KKR bat Karthik @ 13/2 ( Unexpectedly generous odds at BetXchange in my opinion )

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3 months 1 day ago #30 by ThoughtsOnSports
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MI vs RCB. Great value on under 30.5 fours in game. Both sides enjoy clearing the rope and I just think this line is a couple of 4s too high. 2 units.
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3 months 1 day ago #31 by mackem
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Match 15, Wednesday 18th April
Raj Royals v Knights Riders preview
Total Match 4s 28 and over at 5/6

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3 months 1 day ago #32 by mackem
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Match 16 Thursday 19th April
Kings XI v Sunrisers preview
Total Match 6s, 13 or more at 5/6

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3 months 1 day ago #33 by The Vann
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Match 14
MI v RCB
Top MI bat Yadav @ 13/2
Top RCB bat AB @ 3/1
Match stumpings One or more @ 2/1

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3 months 16 hours ago #34 by The Vann
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Stumping yesterday meant evens on the day. Got Narine and Yadav today so must have a chance again but I see the odds are shorter.
Match 15
RR v KKR
RR have won their last 9 at home so
RR to win @ 11/10
Match stumpings 1 or more @ 17/10

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2 months 4 weeks ago #35 by mackem
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Match 17 Friday 20th April
Super Kings v Raj Royals preview
Player Performances, MS Dhoni, over 32.5 points at 5/6

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2 months 4 weeks ago #36 by The Vann
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Match 16
KXI v SRH
No stumpings yet from either side but I do expect around 15 wickets to be lost so
KXI to win @ 19/20
Match run outs over 1.5 @ 2/1

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2 months 4 weeks ago #37 by mackem
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Match 18 Saturday 21st April
Knight Riders v Kings XI preview
Total match sixes over 14.5 at 5/6

Match 19 Saturday 21st April
RCB v Daredevils preview
Top Home Batsman, Kohli at 5/2

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2 months 4 weeks ago #38 by The Vann
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@ Chris - Hope you been following this Mackem fellows tips. I see his called 3/3 (B)
I like the Dhoni call today but not offered at any of the books who take my money.
Match 17
CSK v RR
Hard to believe with Singh and Tahir no stumping yet for Dhoni - today could be the day :lol:
RR to win @ 13/10
Match stumpings 1 or more @ 2/1
Top RR bat Samson @ 35/10
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2 months 3 weeks ago #39 by mackem
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Sunday's previews...

Match 20 Sunrisers v Super Kings
Player Performance, Williamson Over 28.5 at 5/6

Match 21 Royals v Mumbai
Highest Individual Score, over 66.5 runs at 5/6

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2 months 3 weeks ago #40 by The Vann
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Matches 18 and 19
12 Of the 17 matches have been won by the home team and Karthik (KKR) and de Kock (RCB) both have 2 stumpings to date.
KKR and RCB both to win @ 7/4
Match stumpings in both matches
One or more @ 2/1

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2 months 3 weeks ago #41 by The Vann
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Matches 20 and 21
Home double theory failed yesterday but no reason to give up
Win double SRH and RR @ 36/10
RR Top bat Samson @ 3/1

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2 months 3 weeks ago #42 by mackem
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Match 22 Monday 23rd April
Daredevils v Kings XI preview
Total Match 6s, over 12.5 at 7/10

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2 months 3 weeks ago #43 by mackem
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Match 23 Tuesday
Mumbai v Sunrisers preview
Player Performance, Williamson Over 28.5 at 5/6

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2 months 3 weeks ago #44 by mackem
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Match 24 Wednesday
Royal Challengers v Super Kings
Highest Individual Score, over 67.5 runs at 5/6

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2 months 3 weeks ago #45 by Couch Critic
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Delhi v Pujab today:

Top Kings Xi bowler - Tye @ 28/10
Top Delhi bat - Gambhir @ 28/10
Player to hit most sixes - Roy @ 7/1

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2 months 3 weeks ago #46 by The Vann
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DD v KXI
KXI batsmen have been scoring plenty but their bowlers have leaked runs at more than 8.5 per over. They have conceded 178 plus in each of their last three matches. This is the first match at this ground but I still fancy
1st Innings over 168.5 @ 17/20
and added
Gambhir/Roy @ 8/10
Top DD bat Pant @ 7/2 ( At least one of us has to make a bob or two Couch :lol: )

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2 months 3 weeks ago #47 by Couch Critic
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Pant has been in great touch Vann! Just feel Gambhir is due.

Gayle out so Nair top Kings XI bat for me at 13/2 as well

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2 months 3 weeks ago #48 by The Vann
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Couch Critic wrote: Pant has been in great touch Vann! Just feel Gambhir is due.

Gayle out so Nair top Kings XI bat for me at 13/2 as well


Nice one Couch. I make that a 13/2 and a refund over four bets (B)
I managed one refund :angry:

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2 months 3 weeks ago #49 by The Vann
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MI v SRH
Struggling for inspiration today and I don't have an account at any book offering Mackem's player performance pick :sick: .
Only one for me today on the basis that this should be a 9/10 choice bet so I will take the higher odds on offer
Batsmen match-up Yadav over Lewis @ evens

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2 months 3 weeks ago #50 by slaterj
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Does anyone know if Shikhar Dawan is playing today or not for the Sunrisers?

Got Mumbai Indians in a big accumulator for today across a few different sports so hoping that they get back to winning ways at the Wankhede Stadium this afternoon

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