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Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Predictions & Tips - Thunder to win again

  • The Sydney Thunder take on the Melbourne Renegades at Manuka Oval on Boxing Day
  • The Melbourne Renegades are slight favourites for the match
  • Back the Thunder to make it three wins in a row
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Callum Ferguson can lead the Thunder to victory (Getty Images)

Sydney Thunder vs Melbourne Renegades Predictions


The Melbourne Renegades have lost their last two matches and are set for another defeat against the Sydney Thunder at Manuka Oval on Boxing Day

  • The Sydney Thunder have won their last 2 matches.
  • The Thunder won their latest match by seven wickets with Callum Ferguson top scoring with 61 not out.
  • The Renegades have lost their last 2 matches.
  • The Renegades suffered a record 145-run defeat to the Sydney Sixers.

Head to Head


The Renegades have won nine of 11 matches over the Thunder. It is the Renegades' most dominant record over any team in the Big Bash League.

Sydney Thunder Form


The Sydney Thunder took out their latest match in controversial fashion against the Perth Scorchers on Tuesday to make it two wins from three this season.

Following a massive edge to the keeper that was given not out, Usman Khawaja was the victim of heavy scrutiny. But that didn’t matter to the Thunder as they won by a convincing seven wickets.

Captain Callum Ferguson controlled the chase with an unbeaten 61, while was well supported by debutant Ollie Davies and Ben Cutting who both unleashed with some big hitting.

Sydney Thunder Team News


After two straight wins, the Thunder aren’t expected to make many changes to their side ahead of their match against the Renegades.

Melbourne Renegades Form


After a massive win in their opening game of BBL10, the Renegades have struggled for form in two heavy defeats since.

Boasting the experienced Shaun Marsh at the top order, the Renegades have yet to get going with the bat. Marsh and young batsmen Jake Fraser-McGurk in particular have struggled for form.

Keeper Sam Harper was a lone shining light after a terrific innings in their last match against the Hurricanes, scoring 66 not out. 

That was more than the entire Renegades team scored in their record 145-run loss to the Sydney Sixers two games back.

Melbourne Renegades Team News


The Renegades should have captain Aaron Finch back at the top of the order. Shaun Marsh is struggling for form at the top of the order.

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Verdict

The Sydney Thunder have recorded consecutive wins and can make it three in a row against a struggling Renegades side. 

Captain Aaron Finch is set to return to the Renegades and will have a point to prove for his side.

Best Bet: Sydney Thunder Match Result @-105.26 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Best Batsmen Tip: Aaron Finch Top Renegades Batsman @210.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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