MLS vs SYT Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Jan 25, 2023

MLS vs SYT Match Prediction - Jan 25, 2023

It’s actually a bit surprising that the Thunder are in fifth place, especially after losing four out of their last five matches, and one of those being a horrific 125-run loss to the Sixers.

It’s all over for the Stars, however, who will look to next season and consider ways to improve. Melbourne has a 3-10 record and has also lost four out of their last five games, so it’s perhaps not the most exciting game on the schedule.

MLS vs SYT Team Previews

Melbourne Stars

The Stars have played fairly well in recent matches, but just can’t get the wins. However, somehow we feel that Melbourne could ruin Sydney’s chances and get a victory here.

Marcus Stoinis is back and he always has the chance to score big, and Joe Clarke (377 total runs) is the biggest batting threat on the side. Plus, there’s occasionally good help from Hilton Cartwright and Thomas Rogers, so it’s never good to take it easy against the Stars.

The bowling is a bit iffy at times, as Zampa usually gets thumped around the ground, but Luke Wood (19 total wickets) was great versus the Heat with 2/38. If Wood has a game such as 3/30, then Melbourne has a chance.

Melbourne Stars Playing 11

Joe Clarke, Thomas Fraser Rogers, Campbell Kellaway, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright, BJ Webster, Nick Larkin, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Luke Wood, Liam Hatcher, Adam Zampa.

Sydney Thunder

The Thunder have had two awful games this season: One was this recent loss to the Sixers by only scoring 62 runs, and the other was at the start of the campaign when the team lost to the Strikers by only making 15 runs!

David Warner has been pretty poor during the four games in the BBL, as he has only made 61 runs and hasn’t looked like the same cricketer as he did in the Test series against South Africa.

Oliver Davies has been the lone star for the team with 325 runs, although he picked up a duck and only two runs in his last two matches. Matthew Gilkes has been somewhat helpful lately, but even if this Thunder team makes the playoffs, there’s no way they’re reaching the Final.

It might not matter much, but David Warner won’t be available due to Australia Test commitments.

Sydney Thunder Playing 11

David Warner, Matthew Gilkes, Jason Sangha, Oliver Davies, Alex Ross, Daniel Sams, Ben Cutting, Nathan McAndrew, Chris Green, Gurinder Sandhu, Usman Qadir.

MLS vs SYT Toss Prediction

Any team winning the toss should look to bowl first and see how the pitch plays out.

Read our guide on toss predictions to learn how we analyze and come up with our tips.

Pitch and Conditions

The MCG is typically a solid venue for both batters and bowlers, as the bounce is great for pace bowlers but this can aid the batters looking to find the boundaries.

MLS vs SYT Betting Tips

Even if the Stars can’t make the playoffs, they have far better odds for the win, and it certainly isn’t impossible with good players like Clarke and Wood in the team.

The Thunder haven’t played very well recently and Warner isn’t quite the BBL star we hoped for. Melbourne has a good record against the Thunder and it seems like they may just give it their all to ruin the day of their Sydney rivals.

Bet on the Stars to win.

Bonus Cricket Bets

  1. Betway


    Melbourne Stars Top Batter: Marcus Stoinis



He's back from injury and ready to play big again.

  1. Betway


    Sydney Thunder Top Batter: Oliver Davies



Bit of a slump lately but he should return to good form.

  1. Betway


    Melbourne Stars Top Bowler: Luke Wood



He can wreck the Thunder lineup and cause trouble.

  1. Betway


    Sydney Thunder Top Bowler: Daniel Sams



Usually reliable and can grab two or three wickets in each game.

Today Match Prediction

Melbourne Stars To Win the Match, 2.39

Bet Tip Here

Who will win MLS vs SYT

Melbourne Stars 77.50% (341)
Sydney Thunder 22.50% (99)
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