Lucknow Super Giants vs Kolkata Knight Riders - IPL 2022 Match 53: Who Will Win?

LSG vs KKR Betting Prediction – IPL 2022 – Match 53 LSG vs KKR Betting Prediction – IPL 2022 – Match 53
Tournament2022 IPL Prediction
Timetable7th May 2022 19:30 IST
PredictionLucknow Super Giants to win
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We are now into the 53rd match of the IPL 2022, which means that the Group Stage has just 27 matches left to be played after this one. The Indian Premier League has provided us with even more entertainment than we could ever have imagined, and we cannot wait to see what the remaining matches have in store for us. There are still eight or nine teams fighting it out for a Play-Off spot, which means that entertainment will not be in short supply as teams try their utmost to earn one of the four spots available. The 53rd match of this year's IPL sees the Lucknow Super Giants take on the Kolkata Knight Riders, and here is our prediction of who will win the game.

Lucknow Super Giants Team Preview

The Lucknow Super Giants have had a very good debut IPL season, and they are currently sitting in second place with 14 points to their name thanks to their seven wins. They also have a healthy Net Rate of +0.397, which is the second best NRR out of the ten teams. They will be eager to keep it this way because the NRR can be worth an extra point at the end of the Group Stage.

Their last match of the competition was against the Delhi Capitals, and the decided to bat first to try and put a big score on the board. They managed to score 195 runs from their 20 overs, thanks to more runs from KL Rahul, who scored 77 from 51 balls. He was supported by Deepak Hooda, who scored 52 from 34 balls, and Quinton de Kock chipped in with 23 runs from the 13 balls that he faced.

Football is the world's most popular sport when it comes to placing bets, but it is safe for us to say that online cricket betting is not too far behind. Cricket betting is really popular nowadays and this is because there is a plethora of betting markets that you can put your money on, meaning that you will never be short of any entertainment. In our humble view, one of the best markets to bet on in cricket is the Top Batsman, and it is one of those markets that you should try your luck with every so offer since the odds on offer will always be enticing.

So, when it comes to this match, who do we believe will top score for the LSG against the KKR? Well, there really is just the one player that we cannot look beyond, and that is Rahul. The guy is an absolute run machines, and in the 10 matches that he has played this year, he has scored 451 runs at average of 56.38. If you put your money on him to be the top scorer for the LSG, then there is a really good chance that you will end up with a profit.

With 195 runs on the board, the LSG bowlers knew that they had a really good chance of claiming another vital two points, and they managed to restrict the Delhi Capitals' talented batting line-up to 189 runs, meaning they won the match by just six runs. Once again, this was another treat of a match for cricket fans across the world.

Mohsin Khan was the pick of the bowlers for the LSG, picking up 4 wickets for 16 runs from his 4 overs. It is fair to say that his bowling was the difference between LSG winning and losing. Ravi Bishnoi also bowled well, picking up a wicket for 28 runs from his 4 overs. Jason Holder is usually always reliable when it comes to his bowling, but he was expensive here, conceding 45 runs from his 4 overs.

If you want to do some IPL betting on the LSG's top bowler, then who do we suggest you put your money on? Well, despite the fact that he went for plenty in their last match, we always like the look of Holder because he bowls a consistent line, and his immense height causes batsmen a lot of issues. So, in our opinion, you should think about putting your money on Holder to be their best bowler.

With regard to their playing XI, do we expect to see any changes? Well, we are the type of people who think that a winning team should not be changed, and we think that the LSG selectors will be thinking like this too. So, unless an injury or sickness appears before the game, we expect to see the same playing XI.

Kolkata Knight Riders Team Preview

The Kolkata Knight Riders got off to a great start in the 2022 IPL, but a run of five defeats on the bounce has set them back a little. They now find themselves in 8th place in the table with 8 points from the 10 games that they have played. They are just 2 points adrift of the top four, so there is definitely all still to play for. However, they could do with improving their NRR a bit.

Their last game of the competition was against the RR, and they won the match by 7 wickets with 5 balls to spare. The KKR were lucky enough to win the coin toss, and they opted to field first so that they could try and restrict the talented RR batting line-up to an average score. They managed to restrict the RR to just 152 runs from their 20 overs, which was a mighty fine effort.

Tim Southee was the top bowler for the KKR since he picked up 2 of the 5 wickets to fall, but he was expensive this time around, conceding 46 runs from his 4 overs. Sunil Narine, the mystery spinner, bowled well as usual, conceding only 19 runs from his 4 overs, while Anukul Roy only conceded 28 from his allotted overs.

If you would like to place a wager on the best bowler for the KKR at one of the many IPL betting sites, then who would we suggest you place your wager on? Well, we really do like the look of Umesh Yadav, since he has had a very solid tournament to date. He has picked up 15 wickets in 10 games at an average of 19.07, and we reckon he will have a quality game once again.

With 152 runs to chase down, the KKR would have backed themselves to win the match 90% of the time, and their batsmen made sure that this was the case. They found themselves 2 wickets down with just 30-odd runs on the board, but a 34 from Shreyas Iyer, a 48 from Nitish Rana, and a 42 from Rinku Singh helped see their team home with the best part of an over still left.

If you feel like making an IPL prediction on the top batsman for the KKR, then who do we recommend you bet on? Well, there is one player that stands out time and time again for the KKR and this is Iyer - he has scored 324 matches from the 10 games that he has played at an average 36, so is always a top bet for such a market.

Do we feel that the KKR will make some changes to their playing XI for this match? Well, after their performance in the last match, it would be quite unfair to change a winning side, so we think that they will remain unchanged for this upcoming match against the LSG.

Toss Prediction

At the beginning of the tournament, the coin toss was having a huge role in deciding the winning team. The reason for this was because the team that got to field first had a really big advantage since they did not have to bowl in dewy conditions. Having to bowl in wet conditions is a nightmare for the fielding team because they cannot grip the ball properly, fielding is trickier, and the ball comes off the pitch and onto the bat nicely.

However, looking at previous recent matches, it would seem that the dew has become less of a factor. For instance, the team that wins the toss has won around 50% of recent matches, while at the start of the tournament it was around the 70% mark. Despite the evidence that dew is now less of an issue, teams still seem unsure as to whether it is wise to bat first. So, what is our toss prediction for this game? Well, we think that the winning captain will decide to bowl first, with the potential of dew being firmly in the back of their minds.

Pitch Conditions

This match will take part at the MCA Stadium, and the average first innings score here during the 2022 IPL has been 173. The team that has batted first at the MCA Stadium this season has won 67% of the time, so this is something that might convince the winning captain at the toss to decide to bat first. The team that has to bat first in this match will be looking to put a score on the board of about 180, as this is the average score that is needed to win here when batting first.

Our Match Prediction

It has not been easy to make predictions for this year's IPL since many of the franchises are evenly matched, with anyone being able to beat anyone. This is clearly indicated by the close odds that are being offered by top bookies for each match. The match today is a tricky match to predict, but the side that we predict will win is the Lucknow Super Giants. We have made this match prediction today because we feel that the LSG have better overall team than the Kolkata Knight Riders, and they are also in much better form.

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Lucknow Super Giants to win

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