DC vs MI Match Prediction: The Sportsrush presents before you the Match Prediction of 34th match of IPL 2019.
The 34th match of the ongoing 12th season of the Indian Premier League will be played between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians at Delhi tomorrow. Having registered three back-to-back away victories, Capitals would now be looking to continue the momentum on their home ground.
Out of the three home matches which Delhi have played in IPL 2019, they have won one and lost the other two. On the contrary, out of the three away matches which Mumbai have played in IPL 2019, they have won two and lost only one.
DC vs MI – What numbers suggest?
In the 23 matches which Delhi and Mumbai have played against each other, Delhi has won 12 matches as compared to Mumbai’s 11 victories. Out of the nine matches played between them at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi have won six matches as compared to Mumbai’s three victories.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) April 17, 2019
While Capitals have a better Head-to-Head record against Indians, one stat which is highly likely to bolster Indians’ chances is the comparison between both the teams average score against each other. As compared to Delhi’s average score of 149 vs Mumbai, Mumbai have an average score of 164 against Delhi.
DC vs MI – Paper value
The manner in which Delhi Capitals’ players have stood up to various occasions in the recent times speaks highly about them wanting to convert crunch situations into victories. While opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan scored 97* against Kolkata Knight Riders to chase a 179-run target, their overseas fast bowlers in Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul and Chris Morris dismissed Sunrisers Hyderabad on 116 in 18.5 overs.
There is no hiding to the fact that Mumbai Indians’ all-rounders have held the key for them throughout the season. The way Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard have both finished innings and chased total is second to none in IPL 2019.
While it will be a riveting encounter tomorrow, Capitals currently hold the edge on the basis of their current form and past record against MI.