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Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans Betting Tips - Mzansi Super League glory beckons for Spartans

De Villiers’ form deserves to be backed in the run scoring markets
Paarl Rocks
Tshwane Spartans are tipped to upset the odds in the 2019 Mzansi Super League final at Boland Park against Paarl Rocks (Getty Images)

The Paarl Rocks host the Tshwane Spartans in the 2019 Mzansi Super League final at Boland Park. The Spartans' AB de Villiers and the Rocks' Cameron Delport are the form batsman and should be backed, while I’m backing the visitors to come away with victory at even money.

Paarl Rocks Form


After topping the 2019 Mzansi Super League table, the Rocks will be looking to claim the title on their home patch. They won their last match against the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants at Boland Park by 12 runs.

Cameron Delport has been the Rocks' form batsman recently and scored 39 runs against the Giants to help the Rocks post 168 runs. Tabraiz Shamsi took 2-25 as the Rocks kept the Giants to 156 in their 20 overs.

The Rocks are favourites at 1.80 to lift the trophy, I am backing Cameron Delport to score over 22.5 runs

Paarl Rocks News


The Paarl Rocks have been consistent with team selections and that shouldn’t change for the final. They rely heavily on Tabraiz Shamsi in the bowling department while they’ll hope James Vince can find the form he had in the first half of the tournament.

Cameron Delport
Cameron Delport has been in superb form over the last three matches for Paarl Rocks (Getty Images)

Tshwane Spartans Form


The Spartans reached the final thanks to a 22-run victory over the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants in the 2019 Mzansi Super League eliminator at St Georges Park. Batting first the Spartans scored 168 runs as Pite van Biljon top scored with 48 runs. David Wiese (31) and AB de Villiers (27) were the other contributors.

David Wiese took 3-30 as the Spartans restricted the Giants to 144 runs to make the final. After a slow start to the season, the Spartans found some form in a late run for the playoffs. This was mainly down to AB de Villiers who has scored three 50+ scores in his last five matches.

Spartans are slight underdogs at 2.00 for the victory while AB de Villiers has value at 1.83 to score over 31.5 runs.

Tshwane Spartans News


Dean Elgar has been in poor form after a strong start to the season which may see Wiaan Mulder open the batting in the final. Further than that the Spartans should remain unchanged barring a late injury.

Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans Head to Head


Paarl Rocks have met the Tshwane Spartans on four previous occasions with the Spartans winning three and one no result. Their last meeting took place earlier this season at Boland Park where the Spartans chased down the Rocks 185 runs to win by eight wickets.

Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans Betting Odds


Paarl Rocks are favourites after topping the table at 1.80 while I'm looking at the Spartans for an against the odds win at 2.00. The Spartans AB de Villiers can be backed at 1.83 to score over 31.5 runs and is paying 2.50 to be their best batsman.

Cameron Delport's form has been brilliant and has value at 1.83 to score over 22.5 runs. AB de Villiers is the favourite in the Man of the Match market at 6.50 with Rocks captain Faf du Plessis paying 10.00.

Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans Match Up


Paarl Rocks’ have relied heavily on Tabraiz Shamsi in the bowling department while the Spartans are a very strong batting unit. It should be an intriguing encounter with the likes of the Spartans’ AB de Villiers and opener Tony de Zorzi in magnificent form.

Tshwane Spartans
The Spartans' AB de Villiers has been a large reason for the turnaround in fortunes of the Pretoria-based outfit (Getty Images)

Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans Stats


  • Paarl Rocks’ Cameron Delport has scored 32, 84 & 39 in his last 3 T20 innings.
  • Tshwane Spartans beat Paarl Rocks in the round robin stage of the 2019 Mzansi Super League.
  • Tshwane Spartans’ AB de Villiers has scored 53, 69, 31, 63 & 27 runs in his last 5 T20 innings.

Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans FAQ

Where can you watch Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans live streamed?

You can watch the Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans match via our online live streaming calendar.

Where is the Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans Mzansi Super League final being played?

The Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans Mzansi Super League final is being played at Boland Park in Paarl, South Africa.

When is the Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans Mzansi Super League final being played?

The Paarl Rocks vs Tshwane Spartans Mzansi Super League match is being played on Monday 16 December 2019 at 15:30 GMT.

What is the Paarl weather forecast?

The weather forecast for Paarl is sunny and hot with a maximum of 31 degrees for the final.

Verdict

I am tipping the Spartans to beat the Paarl Rocks for the fourth time in five matches. AB de Villiers is backed to score over 31.5 runs at 1.83. 

The Paarl Rocks' Cameron Delport has been brilliant over the last three matches and has value at 1.83 to score over 22.5 runs.

Best Bet: De Villiers Over 31.5 AB de Villiers Over/Under Runs Market @1.83 at betway - 5 Units
Over/Under Runs Tip: Delport Over 22.5 Runs Cameron Delport Over/Under Runs Market @1.83 at betway - 3 Units
Value Bet: Spartans Win Tshwane Spartans Outright Win Market @2.00 at betway - 2 Units

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Post bet analysis

Paarl Rocks claimed the trophy while Delport only managed 18 runs. AB de Villiers came through scoring 51 runs.
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