Trent Rockets vs Birmingham Phoenix Betting Tips & Predictions

Trent Rockets vs Birmingham Phoenix Betting Tips & Predictions 2022
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Betting Expert, James Pacheco

Updated 05/08/2022

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It’s the fourth match of The Hundred and if you’re looking for the top Trent Rockets vs Birmingham Phoenix betting tips, you’re about to find them.

Keep reading for the best online cricket betting tips ahead of this exciting match that will be played on Saturday, August 6 at Trent Bridge in Nottingham with a start time of 7:00 pm IST.

We also have the all-important likely XIs for each team and an assessment of the wicket here at Trent Bridge, including the average first innings score.

All you need to know before the action gets underway.

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Trent Rockets vs Birmingham Phoenix Betting Odds

Today’s hundred betting odds have the Phoenix as mild favourites and it’s hard to disagree with that assessment. So it’s the Phoenix who are our free cricket betting tips to win the game.

A slightly better performance last year in the Hundred and the fact they beat the Rockets here at Nottingham last season are two important reasons for that.

I’ll also give you my prediction for who can win the toss and my Hot Bet, a betting tip at bigger odds than usual that is normally a top batsman or top bowler selection.

Find out who I’m going for here and why.

Bet Odds Site
Winner: Birmingham Phoenix 1.86
Toss: Trent Rockets 1.9
HOT BET: Marchant de Lange to be Rocket’s Top Bowler 4.5

Trent Rockets vs Birmingham Phoenix Betting Winner Prediction

Recommended Bet: Back the Birmingham Phoenix to win @ 1.86

The Rockets lost out in the Eliminator last year to the eventual winners the Southern Brave after a poor batting performance that saw them get to just 96.

The Phoenix went one better by making the final but they too lost to the Brave.

These are too well-matched sides.

The Phoenix look particularly strong in the middle-order with England pair Moeen Ali and Liam Livingstone among the biggest hitters in the world, while their bowling looks varied and strong, too.

The Rockets’ big trump card is of course Rashid Khan and they too have some good men in the middle-order with the likes of Colin Munro, Dawid Malan and Lewis Gregory.

Interestingly it’s the Phoenix who are slight favourites for online betting and that probably has a lot to do with the fact that they won this fixture in Nottingham last year.

The Phoenix could well do the double on them so they’re our pick.

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Trent Rockets vs Birmingham Phoenix Betting Hot Bet Prediction

Recommended Bet: Back Marchant de Lange to be Trent Rockets Top Bowler @ 4.5 with Betway

All eyes will be on Rashid Khan here as is always the case with him.

Whatever team he’s at, he’s always the game-changer, the match winner.

But at far better odds than Khan’s 3.25, you can back Marchant de Lange at 4.5.

He had an excellent season last year in The Hundred with 12 wickets and might enjoy himself again this term with plenty more wickets.

It may also be the case that bowlers are far more cautious against Khan and prefer to take the risk against the likes of De Lange, which could play into his hands.

Birmingham Phoenix logo for the team's XI in our Trent Rockets vs Birmingham Phoenix Betting Tips & Predictions

Birmingham Phoenix Likely XI

Smeed, Wade, Livingstone, Moeen, Benjamin, Hammond, Mousley, Howell, Richardson, Fisher, Tahir

Trent Rockets logo for the team's XI in our Trent Rockets vs Birmingham Phoenix Betting Tips & Predictions

Trent Rockets Likely XI

Hales, Kohler-Cadmore, Malan, Munro, Gregory, Moores, Patel, Rashid, De Lange, Cook, Wood

Venue & conditions

126, 132, 166 and 135. Those were the first innings scores in Nottingham, which comes to an average of 139.75.

In three out of those four matches, the winner was the chaser.

In all of those three cases, the chaser was the Rockets, so it would be a big surprise if they didn’t decide to bowl first if they won the toss.

However, the one game the Rockets did lose was when the Phoenix were here at Trent Bridge so the hosts will be wary about that.

The Phoenix will believe they can do it again.

There’s about a 20% chance of rain so we shouldn’t expect to lose many balls as a result of the weather.