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Otago Volts vs Northern Knights Predictions & Tips - Kane Williamson set to continue fine form

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  • The match will be played at the University Oval in Dunedin at 02:10 GMT
  • I am tipping the Northern Knights to win and Kane Williamson to top score for the Knights
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Ralph Staniforth 05 Feb 2021
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Otago Volts vs Northern Knights Predictions


This is a match where the Volts will be playing for pride while the Northern Knights have the smallest of chances to qualify for the playoffs if they win the match convincingly.

  • Otago Volts’ Neil Broom has scored the most runs for the Volts this season.
  • Otago Volts’ Neil Broom has top-scored for the Volts in 2 of their last 4 matches.
  • Northern Knights’ Kane Williamson top-scored for the Knights in their last 2 matches.
  • Northern Knights’ Kane Williamson has scored 50+ runs in 4 of his last 6 innings.
  • Northern Knights have won their last 3 matches.

Head to Head


Otago Volts have won 16 of their last 26 encounters with the Northern Knights.

The Volts were victorious by 2 wickets in their previous encounter.

Otago Volts Form


The Otago Volts are currently rooted to the bottom of the table with only two wins from their nine matches so far.

Their previous match saw them take on the Auckland Aces. Auckland Aces batted first and posted an imposing 183/7 in their allotted overs.

The Otago Volts were comprehensively outplayed and were bowled out for 80 runs resulting in a 103-run loss.

Otago Volts Injuries & Team News


Otago will be desperate to not finish at the bottom of the table and will go in with a full-strength team.

Northern Knights Form


The Northern Knights are fourth on the table with an outside chance of qualifying for the playoffs. They will have to obliterate the Volts to increase their net run rate substantially and hope other results go their way.

The Knights faced the Auckland Aces in their most recent match and won by 3 wickets as the Aces batted first and posted 162/4 in their 20 overs.

The Knights won the match on the last ball of the match as star batsman Kane Williamson scored an excellent 79 runs.

Northern Knights Injuries & Team News


The Knights will be at full strength for this crucial encounter as they will do their utmost to try and qualify for the playoffs.

The return of New Zealand superstars Kane Williamson, Tim Southee and Trent Boult has seen them surge towards a potential playoff.

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Verdict

The Northern Knights are big favourites but their is value in the run scoring markets. Kane Williamson has been superb of late and is backed to score over 25.5 runs and be the Knights top scorer.

For the Volts, Neil Broom has been consistent and can top score for the hosts.

Best Bet: Williamson Over 25.5 Over/Under Runs @-120.48 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Best Knights Batsman Tip: Kane Williamson Best Knights Batsman @225.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Best Volts Batsman Tip: Neil Broom Best Volts Batsman @300.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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