Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Mumbai Indians at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, in the fifth Match of Indian Premier League 2021 on Tuesday, 13 April 2021. Keep reading to find out KKR vs MI Match Prediction Who Will Win Today IPL 2021 Match 5.
The two teams had contrasting starts to their campaign this season. Kolkata Knight Riders won their first game against Sunrisers Hyderabad. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians lost against Royal Challengers Bangalore. While KKR dominated their game, MI lost in a last-ball finish.
The defending champions have a bad habit of losing the first game of the season. They couldn’t correct that again in 2021. But as the captain said it’s more important to win the league. They tend to pick up the pace after losing. So, KKR would be wary of that threat. Eoin Morgan and his men would look to perform on the similar lines as the last game to keep the momentum going.
Check out who will win today’s match Prediction for Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians.
Stats that matter for KKR vs MI today match prediction
There are various factors that matter a lot for today’s IPL match prediction. Our experts analyze various factors related to a game such as head-to-head records, pitch reports, weather conditions, team form, etc. Let’s look at those stats which are important for KKR vs MI prediction.
Kolkata Knight Riders News
The victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad was Kolkata Knight Riders’ 100th in IPL history. By doing that, they became the third franchise to reach that milestone after Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.
Mumbai Indians News
Quinton de Kock missed the last game as he was still in quarantine. But he should make the cut for the second game. It means that Chris Lynn, who made his MI debut in the first game, despite scoring a decent 49, would have to make way for the South African wicketkeeper.
KKR vs MI Head to Head Records
Let’s have a look at the head-to-head record for KKR vs MI today match prediction. Which will help us to understand who will win today’s IPL match prediction. Know who has higher chances of winning between Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians?
Total Matches Played :27
Kolkata Knight Riders Won : 6
Mumbai Indians Won : 21
No Result 0
Two matches have been played in Chennai so far. It has produced slow wickets on which a new batsman has struggled to score runs. But the batsmen like Nitish Rana and AB de Villiers have shown that run-making is possible if you spend some time in the middle. The spinners and the change-ups from the pacers would be effective here.
Things don’t much as far as the weather is concerned. A maximum temperature of 32°C and humidity around 66% is expected on Tuesday.
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing XIs:
Here are the predicted playing XI’s of Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians for the IPL 2021 match 5
Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted Playing XI:
Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing XI:
Toss Prediction for Today IPL Match KKR vs MI
Despite the pitch being slow, two scores have been chased down in two games so far. The dew factor comes into play that would influence the decision after winning the toss which would most likely be to bowl first.
Here is Our IPL 2021 KKR vs MI Match Prediction
Here are the cases for who will win today’s IPL Match 1, Mumbai Indians vs Royals Challengers Bangalore Today Match Prediction.
Case1: If Kolkata Knight Riders bat first
First Innings score prediction: Kolkata Knight Riders will score 160-170
Result prediction: Mumbai Indians will win the match by 5 wickets
Case2: If Mumbai Indians bat first
First Innings score prediction: Mumbai Indians will score 170-180
Result prediction: Mumbai Indians will win the match by 10-20 runs
KKR vs MI Today Match Prediction
Expect the 5-time Champions to make a comeback in this game. They tend to lose the first game but don’t take much time to get back to winning ways.
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