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Northern Knights vs Auckland Aces Predictions & Tips - Knights too powerful for Aces

  • Northern Knights vs Auckland Aces predictions for Friday’s T20 cricket match
  • The match will be played at Seddon Park in Hamilton at 02:20 GMT
  • I am backing Kane Williamson to top score for the Northern Knights
  • Full match preview and predictions
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Ralph Staniforth 28 Jan 2021
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Northern Knights vs Auckland Aces Predictions


Northern Knights have won two on the bounce and will be looking to extend their winning form. The Auckland Aces find themselves at the bottom of the table and have nothing but pride to play for.

  • Northern Knights have won their last 2 matches.
  • Northern Knights’ Kane Williamson has scored 50+ runs in 3 of his last 5 T20 matches.
  • Northern Knights’ Kane Williamson top-scored for the Knights in his last match.
  • Auckland Aces’ Mark Chapman has scored 34, 25 and 73 runs in his last 3 T20 matches.

Head to Head


The Northern Knights have won 14 of their 27 matches against the Auckland Aces. The Knights beat the Aces by 5 wickets earlier in the season.

Northern Knights Form


Northern Knights are currently third from bottom with three wins from their eight matches. They have however won their last two matches and the return of international stars has played a huge role.

The Knights last match saw them beat the Canterbury Kings by eight wickets on the D/L method. The Kings batted first but could only muster 118 runs in their 20 overs.

Kane Williamson top scored with 34 runs in the Northern Knights chase as they only needed 91 from 14 overs after rain reduced the match. It ended in a comfortable eight wicket victory for the Knights.

Northern Knights Injuries & Team News


Northern Knights have a full-strength team available.

Kane Williamson has had a massive impact since his return. He will have to continue his form if the Knights are to continue their late push for the playoffs.

Auckland Aces Form


Auckland Aces are rock bottom of the table with one win in their seven matches played so far.

Their last match saw them claim a 17-run victory against Central Stags in Auckland. Auckland Aces batted first and posted an imposing 199/6 in their 20 overs as Mark Chapman top-scored with 73 runs. 

Central Stags could only reply with 182/7 in their 20 overs. That was the Aces first win of the campaign but it will take a special effort to knock the Knights over on Friday.

Auckland Aces Injuries & Team News


The Auckland Aces have no injury concerns ahead of this match. They should be unchanged considering their impressive performance last time out.

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Verdict

The Northern Knights have won their last two matches since the return of their internationals. They should be too good with Kane Williamson backed to score over 25.5 runs and be the Knights best batsman.

Mark Chapman performed well as the Auckland Aces got their first win of the season. He is tipped to top score for the Aces.

Best Bet: Williamson Over 25.5 Over/Under Runs @-120.48 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Best Knights Batsman Tip: Kane Williamson Best Knights Batsman @250.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Best Aces Batsman Tip: Mark Chapman Best Aces Batsman @400.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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