IPL: Our cricket tipster The Edge previews Saturday’s IPL game between Mumbai Indians v Delhi Capitals with a recommended BETDAQ bet.

Mumbai Indians v Delhi Capitals


It’s been a wonderful final week of the group stage at the IPL, and we have another blockbuster fixture on BETDAQ Betting Exchange on Saturday. With a meaningless fixture tomorrow between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Punjab Kings, this is the last important fixture as Mumbai Indians take on Delhi Capitals. I’m sure Delhi Capitals fans were cheering for Gujarat Titans on Thursday against Royal Challengers Bangalore, but RCB were superb in the chase. Kohli really stood up and delivered when it mattered, and now the pressure is all on Delhi Capitals in their bid to get back into the Playoff spots.

For Mumbai Indians, they can’t achieve anything here as they sit bottom of the table. They have had a terrible season, but they play this game in their natural home stadium – we haven’t had any home or away games this season with tournament mainly in Mumbai with 14 games in Pune, but the Wankhede is Mumbai’s home ground should things return to normal next season. They have pride to play for, and they will be hoping to finish on a high. Really and truly, this game is all about whether or not Delhi Capitals can win and break back into the top four. They don’t have to worry about the net run rate because it is already better than RCB – they just have to focus on winning.

Delhi Capitals haven’t been as good this season compared to the last two years in the UAE. Their squad was probably more suited to the conditions there, but obviously the auction changed things up too. They have finished the group stage strongly with three wins from four games and they should be confident of beating this average Mumbai side. There haven’t been many positives for Mumbai this season. As I have said throughout the tournament, they didn’t get the auction right and they’ve had a weak side all season. This game is there for the taking for Delhi, can they hold their nerve?


Mumbai Indians were playing back-to-back games here to finish the tournament so we had action here on Tuesday. Sunrisers Hyderabad posted 193/6 and won by three runs. As I said in my preview of that game, we have a lot of data from the Wankhede over the years and the scores this season have been exactly in line with what you would expect. We usually have good scoring conditions here with the batters on top. We can have a slow and low spinning track at times, usually when they move to the red soil wickets, but in general scoring is good and we usually see a few scores of 200+ per season. The average score usually lands between 170 and 180 each IPL season, but I feel after seeing the game on Tuesday the side who bats first has to be aiming for 185+.


It’s no surprise to see Delhi as the favourites here. As I said above, there aren’t many positives for Mumbai this season – they have only managed three wins from their thirteen games. Their bowling has really let them down this season, and their batting just isn’t good enough to carry the poor bowling. While Delhi have been lower in standard this season – let’s not forget the topped the table last season, and then these two were the top two teams in 2020 – but they have been a much better side than Mumbai. Warner and Marsh have won the last two games for them, with Mitchell Marsh is absolutely superb form. The Delhi bowling is definitely better than the Mumbai bowling, and in good batting conditions that is what will win the game.

The Edge Says:
Three points win Delhi Capitals to beat Mumbai Indians at 1.81 with BETDAQ Exchange.

View the market here -> https://betdaq.biz/MumDel


Trading in-running at the Wankhede can be very profitable, but there’s a couple of things that have to line up right for us here. I’m keen to only focus on looking for trades on the batting side – I feel conditions at the ground really help the batting side and I wouldn’t want to be on the bowling side for long. However, this Mumbai middle order is definitely worth taking on, and I would consider that for small stakes. I feel the best angle in this game though will be taking on the Mumbai bowling – they have been by far the worst bowling attack in the tournament and with the Aussie’s in good form for Delhi we can see another big score here.