NK vs OV Match Prediction & Betting Tips - Jan 06, 2024

In the 15th game of the Super Smash for the 2023-24 season, Northern Districts will go up against Otago Volts on 6 January 2024. This day/night game will be played at Seddon Park in Hamilton. In this article, we will check out the betting tips, pitch report, and match prediction for this game.

Northern Knights vs. Otago Volts Head-To-Head

The Otago Volts and Northern Knights teams have played each other on 30 occasions in the T20 format of Super Smash. Otago Volts hold the edge 17-13 in these encounters.

Northern Knights vs Otago Volts Live Streaming and Broadcast

The 2023-24 season Super Smash competition is not available in India on TV. But the game can be watched live on the FanCode app and site. The Kiwi cricket enthusiasts can enjoy this contest on TVNZ.

NK vs OV Team Previews

Northern Knights

The Wellington Firebirds team played their last game in the competition against Northern Districts on 2nd January. This day/night affair saw the Wellington outfit batting first to score 177 runs for the loss of eight wickets. The Northern Districts team made an excellent effort to chase this score but fell short by 23 runs. ND scored 154 runs for the loss of eight wickets in their chase. The Wellington dasher Tom Blundell was adjudged Player of the Match for his 71 from 39 balls in the Wellington innings.

Tom Blundell was supported by several batters in their top and middle order during the Wellington innings. Tim Robinson scored 20 runs, Muhammad Abbas hit 23, Jesse Tashkoff scored 22, and Callum McLachlan hit 22 to take the Wellington team to a position of strength while batting first. The ND reply ran into troubled waters up front. They lost their first three wickets with practically nothing much on the board. Peter Younghusband picked up three wickets and was Wellington's most successful bowler.

Northern Knights Playing 11

Tim Seifert, Katene Clarke, Jeet Raval, Joe Carter, Mitchell Santner, Henry Cooper, Brett Hampton, Scott Kuggeleijn, Tim Southee, Tim Pringle, Neil Wagner.

Otago Volts

The Otago Volts played their last game in the competition against Canterbury. Otago Volts batted first in this game to score 171 runs for the loss of five wickets. But this total raised by Otago was successfully chased by Canterbury Kings in 18.5 overs to register a close win by a margin of four wickets. The Otago innings were propelled to a respectable stage through a foundation laid by Hamish Rutherford. He scored 52 runs as an opener from 39 balls with six fours and one six while opening the innings for Otago.

In the Otago middle order, Glenn Phillips scored 38 runs from 30 balls with two sixes and two fours. But the real impetus to the Otago innings was provided in the lower middle order by Max Chu and Dale Phillips, who scored 34 and 32 runs, respectively, with some big blows to take the team to a respectable total. The bowling honors for the Otago outfit were shared by Andrew Hazeldine and Travis Muller, who picked up two wickets each. Jake Gibson also picked up a wicket to restrict the Canterbury charge.

Otago Volts Playing 11

Hamish Rutherford, Jake Gibson, Dean Foxcroft, Glenn Phillips, Max chu, Dale Phillips, Llew Johnson, Ben Lockrose, Andrew Hazeldine, Travis Muller, Jacob Duffy.

NK vs OV Toss Prediction

As many as 36 T20 games have been played at the venue of Seddon Park in Hamilton. Surprisingly, the teams batting first have enjoyed more success at this ground. They have won 21 games, while the teams batting second have won 15. So, it might be a good idea to bat first here.

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

Pitch and Conditions

The Seddon Park in Hamilton is the 4th largest cricket ground in New Zealand. This ground was originally designed for cricket and offered a good batting-friendly surface. The wicket might help bowlers later, but batting first here is the way to go.

There are some showers expected during this game. But the skies will clear up by the evening, and we can get a good game of cricket. The temperatures during the game will hover between 16 degrees and 20 degrees. You can also expect a cloud cover to assist fast bowlers during the game.

NK vs OV Betting Tips

Both these teams are currently languishing near the bottom of the points table. But the Northern Districts team has played three games while the Otago Volts have played five. ND also has a better net run rate, although they are currently ranked below Otago. So, we expect Northern Districts to win this contest.

Bonus Cricket Bets

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    The highest scoring over in the match to yield over 19 runs.



This is a T20 game, so you can bet on one of the overs to go for over 19 runs.

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    The first ball of the match to be pushed for a single.



Most openers will start pushing for runs from the game’s first ball. You can bet on the first ball of this encounter to be pushed for a single.

Today Match Prediction

Northern Knights To Win the Match, 1.80

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Who will win NK vs OV

Northern Knights 75.21% (88)
Otago Volts 24.79% (29)
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