LSG vs RCB Betting Tips – Match Preview

Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns with Lucknow Super Giants at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 25th May (Wednesday) for the Eliminator of IPL 2022. The winner of this game will face the loser of 1st Qualifier on 27th May. We provide you with all the latest info right here in our LSG vs RCB betting tips.

Lucknow Super Giants were outstanding in the first phase of IPL 2022 as they managed to win 9 out of their 14 matches and finished 3rd on the points table whereas, Royal Challengers Bangalore finished at the 4th place with 8 wins and 6 losses from 14 matches. 

Lucknow Super Giants finished their league stage on a high as they registered a 2-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders in their last league game. Batting first, the openers gave an unbelievable start to Lucknow Super Giants.  KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock shared an unbeaten partnership of 210 runs for the first wicket. Quinton de Kock scored an unbeaten 140 runs – the highest score by any wicketkeeper in IPL. The skipper KL Rahul also scored 68 runs from just 51 balls. 

Later, Rinku Singh tried his best to get his side over the line but unfortunately KKR fell just 2 runs short of the target. Rinku Singh smashed 40 runs from just 15 balls including 2 fours and 4 sixes.

On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore faced Gujrat Titans in a do-or-die game where they registered an 8 wicket victory. Batting first, Gujrat Titans scored 168 runs from their 20 overs and RCB comfortably chased the target with 8 balls to spare. Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis set the chase with their brilliant 115 runs partnership for the first wicket. Virat Kohli cracked a match winning 73 runs while Faf du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell scored 44 and 40* runs respectively for RCB side in that match. See further below to get more information in our LSG vs RCB betting tips.

LSG vs RCB Betting Tips – Head to Head  

Here is the head-to-head record between these two sides in IPL.  

Total Matches Played: 1

RCB won: 1

LSG won: 0

Tie/ no result: 0   

Pitch Report

The batters will score quick runs early on while the bowlers have an upper hand on the Eden Gardens pitch. Spinners will play a key role and both luckily both teams have world-class spinners in their lineup. Rain will might also come into play so both teams will like to bowl first on this pitch. 

Weather Report

To fully complete our LSG vs RCB betting tips, we of course need to look at the weather. The temperature will most likely hover around 29°C in the evening but there are more than 50 percent chances of rain at night and the match will might also get affected on Wednesday. 

Average First Innings Score

The average first innings total at the Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata is 155.

LSG vs RCB Betting Tips – Probable XI

Royal Challengers Bangalore Predicted XI

Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis (c), Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Siddarth Kaul/Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood. 

RCB Complete Squad

Faf du Plessis (Captain), Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Josh Hazlewood, Shahbaz Ahmed, Anuj Rawat, Akash Deep, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash Prabhudessai, Chama Milind, Aneeshwar Gautam, Karn Sharma, David Willey, Rajat Patidar, Siddharth Kaul.

Lucknow Super Giants Predicted XI

Quinton de Kock (wk), KL Rahul (c), Evin Lewis, Deepak Hooda, Ayush Badoni/Manan Vohra, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder, Krishnappa Gowtham/Krunal Pandya, Mohsin Khan, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi.

LSG Complete Squad

KL Rahul (c & wk), Quinton de Kock (wk), Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Evin Lewis, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder, Andrew Tye, Kyle Mayers, Avesh Khan, Dushmantha Chameera, Ravi Bishnoi, Ayush Badoni, Manan Vohra, Krishnappa Gowtham, Shahbaz Nadeem, Ankit Rajpoot, Mayank Yadav, Mohsin Khan, Karan Sharma. 

LSG vs RCB Betting Tips: Match Prediction 

Recommended Players

Wicketkeeper: Quinton de Kock 

Batsmen: Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Faf du Plessis, and Deepak Hooda. 

All-rounders: Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder, and Glenn Maxwell.

Bowlers: Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Hazlewood, Avesh Khan and Ravi Bishnoi. 

LSG vs RCB Winner Prediction 

Lucknow Super Giants have been quite impressive in their debut season. Their top-order is in excellent form and they also have some match-winning all-rounders in their lineup. Lucknow will highly rely on their top-order to give them a good start in this knock-out game.

 Meanwhile, RCB are coming into the Playoffs in a quite dramatic way and that’s why they will come hard on LSG in this game. Virat Kohli is back among the runs now which is quite alarming for the oppositionn because we all know how lethal Virat is especially in a knock out game. 

Hence, in our LSG vs RCB prediction, we predict that Royal Challengers Bangalore will win Eliminator of IPL 2022 against the Lucknow Super Giants. 

LSG RCB Broadcasting 

The match is scheduled to start at 7:30 PM IST. Star Sports network will broadcast the game on television, and its live streaming will also be available on Disney+ Hotstar. 

Our LSG vs RCB Betting Tips

  • Who will win the toss? RCB
  • Who will win? RCB
  • Top Batsman (Runs scored): Virat Kohli 
  • Top Bowlers: Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Hazlewood, Avesh Khan and Ravi Bishnoi. 
  • Team Scores Batting First: Between 150 to 170.

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Last Updated on May 25, 2022

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