England v Australia - 5th ODI - Emirates Old Trafford - Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction

England v Australia - 5th ODI - Emirates Old Trafford - Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction
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Not even the weather is going to save Australia from a 5-0 whitewash by England, in this ODI series, which finishes on Sunday.

Whether England bat first or second, their all-round performance, with bat and ball, have been far too superior for the Aussies this time around to see any other result than a win for England.

Let’s take a brief look at the last ODI

Venue Stats Old Trafford - 5th ODI

Last match Played 19th September 2017 - England v West Indies – England Won by 6 wickets - Jonny Bairstow 100*, Joe Root 54

ODI Matches Played: 45 (inc World Cups etc)

ODI Matches Won by England:   24

ODI Matches Won by Touring Team: 12

Highest Individual Innings: 189* Viv Richards 1984 England v West Indies

Best Bowling:     5-14 Glenn McGrath 1999 Australia v West Indies

Highest Team Innings:    318 -7 Sri Lanka 2006 v England

Lowest Team Innings:    45 Canada 1979 v England

Highest Run Chase: 286-4 England 1986 v New Zealand

4th ODI at the Emirates Riverside - Analysis

England comprehensively beat Australia by 6 wickets, at the Emirates Riverside, to go 4-0 up in ODI Series.

Australia 310-8 (50 overs): Shaun Marsh 101, Aaron Finch 100, Travis Head 63; David Willey 4-43

England 314-4 (44.4 overs): Jason Roy 101, Jonny Bairstow 79, Jos Buttler 54*

A great all round performance by the England team saw the batsmen sweep past the Australian total of 310-8 with ease. Jason Roy 101, Jonny Bairstow 79 and Jos Buttler 54* all in fine form again.

Earlier Australia had a posted a par score of 310-8, which should have been more considering they were 225-1 at one stage with Shaun Marsh 101 and Aaron Finch 100.

Form Guide - ODIs

England WWWW

Australia L L L L

Cricket Match Prediction and Cricket Betting Tips

Based on the form guide and venue stats, we can safely predict an England win – what is slightly more unclear is how many records will tumble in the process – Highest Team Innings will surely go, if England bat first. To keep your interest other than a win/lose scenario, you can look at what you think England or Australia might score batting first or highest individual score and most wickets by a bowler, most sixes  – even, who will win the toss!

England*

Score 370+ (if batting first)

Highest Individual Score – Jonny Bairstow/Alex Hales

Most wickets – Moeen Ali / Adil Rashid

Most Sixes – Eoin Morgan

Australia*

Score 300+ (if batting first)

Highest Individual Score – Aaron Finch/Travis Head

Most wickets – Ashton Agar/Nathan Lyon

Most Sixes – Shaun Marsh

Team Squads

Obviously the teams on the day will not be announced until nearer to the start of the match, however, they will be picked from the Squads below

Teams  –

England - Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales Joe Root,Eoin Morgan(c), Jos Buttler(wk), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid , Jake Ball

Australia - Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Shaun Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, D'Arcy Short, Alex Carey, Tim Paine(c)(wk),Ashton Agar, Kane Richardson,Billy Stanlake, Nathan Lyon

Weather

Manchester - Fine and bright during the day, with occasional cloudy conditions – 16C- 23C

*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features soon, so stay tuned. Make your match prediction below.

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