Chennai Super Kings(CSK) are set to face Gujarat Titans(GT) in the 62nd match of the Indian Premier League(IPL) in the first clash of the doubleheader on Sunday, May 15 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Chennai Super Kings:
Chennai Super Kings(CSK) lost their previous match against the five-time champions Mumbai Indians. With four wins in 12 games, CSK are currently at the ninth position in the points table. Their campaign came to an end after the loss in the last game and they will be eyeing for a win to keep their pride.
Gujarat Titans(GT) had thrashed the Lucknow Super Giants by 62 runs in the last match. GT has already qualified for the play-offs after securing nine victories in 12 matches. They have had a terrific maiden season and are currently the table toppers.
WAGING ODDS: CSK (2.00) Vs GT (1.83)
GT are the favorites and are priced at 1.83, meaning if you bet ₹100 on them and if they win the match, you’ll be making ₹183.
CSK are the underdogs and priced at 2.00 meaning if you bet ₹100 on them and if they win the match, you’ll be making ₹200.
The surface is excellent for batting and there will be some help for the spinners since this is an afternoon game. Both teams might prefer batting first. GT would be trying to field some new combinations before the playoffs. CSK are already bowed out of the competition and will be eyeing to win the clash, though they have to win or lose. Given the recent performances, GT is expected to win the contest.
Prediction: GT to win the match.