MI vs RCB Match Prediction: The Sportsrush presents before you the Match Prediction of 31st match of IPL 2019.
The 31st match of the ongoing 12th season of the Indian Premier League will be played between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Mumbai tomorrow. With four wins in three matches, Mumbai are currently at No. 3 in the points table.
On the contrary, Bangalore are reeling at No. 8 with a solo win from seven matches. In what will the return fixture between MI and RCB in IPL 2019, the first one was won by MI by 6 runs after Lasith Malinga’s no-ball went unnoticed.
MI vs RCB – What numbers suggest?
In the 26 matches which Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore have played against each other till now, Indians have won 17 as compared to Royal Challengers’ nine victories. Talking about the eight matches played at Wankhede Stadium, Indians have won five matches as compared to Royal Challengers’ three victories.
Another stat which declares MI as the favourites for tomorrow’s match is both the teams’ average score against each other. Mumbai’s average score of 164 against Bangalore clearly better Bangalore’s average score of 156 against Mumbai.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) April 14, 2019
MI vs RCB – Paper value
Despite RCB registering their maiden IPL 2019 victory against Kings XI Punjab last night, sneaking past a victory at Wankhede Stadium will be a daunting task for them.
Coming after being rested in one of the matches, MI captain Rohit Sharma had put on display signs of finding his form. His form in association with the all-rounder duo of Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya speaks highly about the threat that they possess against RCB’s bowling attack at home.
On the other hand, the presence of Jasprit Bumrah will aid them against the likes of RCB captain Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers especially if the hosts are defending a total. MI’s overall record against RCB further bolsters their chances for tomorrow.