Chennai Super Kings is back as favourite to win the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) title according to the oddsmakers in the legalized betting market.
CSK which was going through huge amount of problems were at number 5th position in the list of teams that can win the IPL 2020 title this year before the start of the tournament. But after their stunning victory over 4 times champion Mumbai Indians ODDS have completely changed in the favor of MS Dhoni’s team in the betting market.
IPL 2020 : CSK is back as favorites to win the IPL 2020 title.
The MS Dhoni-led CSK beat Mumbai by five wickets with the help of dashing half-centuries by Ambati Rayudu and South Africa’s Faf du Plessis. Rayudu scored 71 off 48 balls and du Plessis was unbeaten on 58.
Prior to the match MI were offered at attractive odds of 4/1 while Chennai were available at 11/2, which resulted in bookmakers making a killing as the favourites were beaten.
Although this was only the first match for both teams, who still have to play 13 more league games overall and 6 in the first part of the tournament.
The International oddsmakers took a closer look at the overall strong performance by Chennai and bounced them to slight favourites to win the tournament at 9/2.
Mumbai Indians 5
Hyderabad Sunrisers 5
Royal Challengers Bangalore 6
Delhi Capitals 7
Kolkata Knight Riders 7
Kings XI Punjab 9
Rajasthan Royals 10
IPL 2020 Predictions : Hyderabad Sunrisers and Mumbai Indians 2nd favorites to win IPL 2020
Mumbai are also available at 9/2 in most betting shops but can also be backed at 5/1 in some exchanges. CSK are also half money favorites to win their next match against Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium with the latter available at evens.
IPL 2020 : Bookmakers are predicting that Mumbai Indians will beat KKR in their second game
Bookmakers expect Mumbai Indians to bounce back and beat Kolkata Knight Riders in their second league match on Wednesday at cramped odds of 4/5 while KKR can be backed at even-money.
Elsewhere, odds remain unchanged with Sunrisers Hyderabad on 11/2, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals at sixes.