Rajasthan Royals v Kolkata Knight Riders: IPL Betting Tips

By Matt Harris on April 6, 2019

On Sunday, Kolkata travel to face Rajasthan, but what do our IPL tips for Rajasthan Royals v Knight Riders say?

On Friday, a target above 200 was no problem for the Knight Riders as they chased down RCB’s 205/3. Thanks to another stunning effort from Andre Russell, KKR made it home with five balls to spare and they are looking like genuine contenders for a third IPL title. Meanwhile, the Rajasthan Royals side have only recently claimed their first points of the season. Therefore, if you’re taking an IPL 2019 Satta on this one, the bookies are only pointing one way.

What are the IPL tips for Rajasthan Royals v Knight Riders?

KKR are very clear favourites for this one and can be picked up at odds of 1.80 with Bet365. If you’re betting on an upset here, the Royals are on offer at 2.05. Rajasthan are off the mark now and Jos Buttler is back in the runs. But, while they have talented individuals in the side, they aren’t quite getting it together as a unit.

T20 cricket is the most unpredictable form of the game. So, if you’re betting on IPL matches, one clue is to look for a resilient side. Kolkata Knight Riders have the ability to get across the line in the most unlikely situations. And with Russell in such a hot streak of form, we simply have to go for the favourites here.

Match Odds Summary: Rajasthan Royals 2.05, Kolkata Knight Riders 1.80 (Bet365 – Editor’s Pick).

What are the top batsman IPL tips for Rajasthan Royals v Knight Riders?

Royals’ fans would have been relieved to see Jos Buttler make his first decent contribution following that Mankading in the opening game. The Englishman made 59 against RCB last time out and he can now be picked up at odds of 3.50 to top score against KKR.

Buttler will therefore start as favourite in this IPL market. However, if you’re looking at an IPL 2019 Satta here, Ajinkya Rahane may just offer better value at 4.00. Sanju Samson made that stunning century earlier in the tournament and will attract some interest at 4.50. Other options for Rajasthan include Manan Vohra at 5.00, Steve Smith at 5.50, and Ben Stokes at 8.00.

Andre Russell is the star for KKR right now. After that incredible 48 from 13 balls against, RCB, the West Indian is available at excellent odds of 9.00 with Betway. The joint favourites in this particular market are Chris Lynn and Robin Uthappa. Both players are available at 4.00.

Sunil Narine has yet to really replicate his pinch hitting heroics from last season. Nonetheless, you could still look to him here at 6.00 with Betway. Meanwhile, other Knight Riders options include Nitish Rana at 5.50 and Dinesh Karthik at 7.00 – both with Betway.

Andre Russell is as short as 6.00 in places. So he may well be worth a small wager at that 9.00. But we’re taking Sanju Samson here. He’s been tipped for a World Cup place, but needs to find more consistency. Therefore, we’re looking for him to step up on Sunday.

Top Batsman Odds Summary: Rajasthan Royals: Buttler 3.50, Rahane 4.00, Samson 4.50 (Bet365 – Editor’s Pick), Vohra 5.00, Smith 5.50, Stokes 8.00

Kolkata Knight Riders: Lynn 4.00, Uthappa 4.00, Rana 5.50, Narine 6.00, Karthik 7.00, Russell 9.00

What are the top bowler IPL tips for Rajasthan Royals v Knight Riders?

We think we may have found you some top value for our final IPL 2019 Satta of the day. Shreyas Gopal is as short at 3.75 in places to return best bowling figures for Rajasthan. So the price of 4.50 looks tempting.

Gopal has returned best figures twice for the Royals this season. Therefore, while there are other options which we will list below, we’ll sign off by backing the leg spinner in this bowling market.

Rajasthan Royals Top Bowler Summary: Archer 3.00, Sodhi 4.33, Unadkat 4.50, Gopal 4.50 (Betway – Editor’s Pick), Stokes 5.00, Kulkarni 5.00.