Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians: September 26, IPL 2021 Prediction
In the 39th match of the IPL 2021, it will be Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians, on September 26, at the Dubai Sports Centre Stadium in Dubai. While RCB are currently 3rd in the points table, MI are one rung below them, placed 4th. In this article, we preview the game and predict the outcome.
Match Predictions and Betting Odds
These sides last met in a match in Chennai on 9 April 2021. MI batted first and got off to a solid start, making 94 for the loss of one wicket in the 11th over. But they lost their way in the latter half of the innings and finished with 159/9 in their allotted overs. For MI, Chris Lynn, who opened the innings with Rohit Sharma, made a top score with 49 from 35 balls. For RCB, Harshal Patel was the most impressive bowler, taking 5 wickets for 27.
RCB replied strongly, reaching 98 for 2 in the 13th over. But a flurry of overs in the middle overs reduced them to 106/5 in 15 overs. Thanks to AB de Villiers, who made a top score with 48 from 27 balls, they got over the line on the last ball of the innings, with 2 wickets to spare. For MI, Bumrah and Jansen took two wickets each.
MI lost their first match of the 2nd leg of the IPL to CSK, while RCB were beaten by KKR in theirs.
In our match 39 prediction, we forecast victory for MI over RCB on 26 September.
Bookmakers’ odds favour MI to prevail over MI in match 39 on 26 September.
We have arrived at our RCB vs MI prediction after considering the current form of the two sides based on their most recent performance.
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