Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals: October 8, IPL 2021 Prediction
The IPL 2021 will witness Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals played on October 8 in Dubai. While both teams have qualified for the playoffs, the outcome of the game could give a psychological advantage to the winner if the sides met again in the playoffs. In this article, we preview the game and predict the winner.
Match Predictions and Betting Odds
The sides last met in Ahmedabad on 27 April 2021. In that game, RCB batted first and lost 2 wickets within the powerplay to be reduced to 2/30. A couple of useful stands helped them to 4/114 in the 15th over. Building on that platform, Virat Kohli’s wards did well to finish with 171/5 in their allotted 20 overs. For RCB, AB de Villiers made a top score with 75 from 42 balls. For DC, Sharma, Rabada, Khan, Mishra, and Patel took one wicket each.
When DC replied, they were down to 92 for 4 in the 13th over before a 5th-wicket stand between Pant and Hetmyer took them to the threshold of victory. However, sadly for DC, they were restricted to 170/4 in a thrilling finish that saw RCB prevail by a solitary run. For DC, Pant made a top score with 58 from 48 balls. For RCB, Harshal Patel, who took 2/37, was the most impressive bowler.
In our match 56 prediction, we expect DC to prevail over RCB in the Indian Premier League 2021 encounter on 8 October.
Bookmakers’ odds favour DC to beat RCB on 8 October.
In arriving at our RCB vs DC match prediction, we have considered the current form of the teams as reflected in their relative positions in the points table, their H2H comparison, and the betting odds they attract. While both teams are strong in every area, DC have arguably the best bowling lineup of the competition. Also, they have greater batting depth, with the likes of Ashwin and Axar Patel capable of scoring useful runs down the order as they proved against MI on 2 October.
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