BBL 23-24 Prediction: Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars 12/7

2023/12/06

The Big Bash League is just around the corner as the Melbourne Stars team will be taking on the Brisbane Heat in the opening clash of BBL season 13, starting on December 7, 2023, at the Gabba Stadium. The match will start at 7:15 pm local time. Cricket lovers are waiting for the league to start so they can enjoy another cracking season of the Big Bash League for around two months. Both the Stars and Heat have prepared well for the challenge, and fans would get a treat to watch.

This blog will discuss the previous head-to-head record of Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Stars, statistical analysis of both teams via their performance in recent matches, team preparation for the upcoming season, and our Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars Prediction regarding the winner of this match.

Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars prediction BBL 2023-24

Head-to-Head Comparison of Stars vs Heat:

Here is an overall past Head-to-head record of the Melbourne Stars and Brisbane Heat teams. Let us review the different stats that make the upcoming BBL game between these two teams interesting.

Melbourne Stars

Team

Brisbane Heat

18

Matches

18

7

Win

11

207

Highest score

206

111

Lowest Score

115

Marcus Stoinis (378)

Most Runs

Chris Lynn (409)

Adam Zampa (16)

Most Wickets

Mitch Swepson (16)

Now, we will go through the scorecards and statistics of the previous five encounters between these two teams.

Date

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

Jan 16

Melbourne Stars

7/159 (20)

Brisbane Heat

7/160 (20)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne, Australia

Brisbane Heat

Jan 16

Melbourne Stars

2/150 (13.5)

Brisbane Heat

6/149 (20)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Stars

Dec 27

Brisbane Heat

9/187 (20)

Melbourne Stars

9/207 (20)

The Gabba

Brisbane, Australia

Melbourne Stars

Jan 7

Brisbane Heat

3/115 (10)

Melbourne Stars

5/111 (10)

Carrara Oval

Carrara, Australia

Brisbane Heat

Dec 11

Melbourne Stars

4/129 (17.1)

Brisbane Heat

125 (19.5)

Manuka Oval

Canberra, Australia

Melbourne Stars

Previous Performances of Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Stars Teams:

Here are detailed statistics of both teams in their last 5 matches that relate to their recent performance and give Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars Prediction on how they will perform in this match.

Melbourne Stars's Last 5 Matches:

Now, we will discuss the performances of the Stars in the last five matches they played in BBL season 12.

Date

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

25 Jan, 2023

Melbourne Stars

7/119 (20)

Sydney Thunder

7/120 (18.5)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne, Australia

Sydney Thunder

22 Jan, 2023

Brisbane Heat

4/188 (20)

Melbourne Stars

3/184 (20)

The Gabba

Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane Heat

16 Jan, 2023

Melbourne Stars

7/159 (20)

Brisbane Heat

7/160 (20)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne, Australia

Brisbane Heat

14 Jan, 2023

Melbourne Renegades

7/162 (20)

Melbourne Stars

7/156 (20)

Marvel Stadium

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Renegades

12 Jan, 2023

Melbourne Stars

1/109 (14.3)

Adelaide Strikers

108 (19.2)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Stars

Brisbane Heat’s Last 5 Matches:

The following table shows the performances of Brisbane Heat in the last 5 matches that they played in the 2022-2023 season of the Big Bash League.

Date

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

4 Jan, 2023

Perth Scorchers

5/178 (19.2)

Brisbane Heat

7/175 (20)

Perth Stadium, Perth, Australia

Perth Scorchers

2 Jan, 2023

Sydney Sixers

9/116 (20)

Brisbane Heat

6/117 (18.2)

Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, Australia

Brisbane Heat

29 Jan, 2023

Melbourne Renegades

5/162 (20)

Brisbane Heat

3/164 (18.5)

Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia

Brisbane Heat

27 Jan, 2023

Sydney Thunder

1/52 (6.5)

Brisbane Heat

5/203 (20)

Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney, Australia

Brisbane Heat

25 Jan, 2023

Hobart Hurricanes

9/120 (20)

Brisbane Heat

8/118 (20)

Aurora Stadium Launceston, Australia

Hobart Hurricanes

Teams Analysis Before the Match:

Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars prediction BBL 2023-24

Brisbane Heat:

Brisbane Heat played fantastic cricket last season reaching the finals of the Big Bash League. However, they couldn't finish things off in style by winning the title as the Scorchers were too good that day and won the championship for the 5th time. So, Brisbane Heat management kept the coaching and team squad the same. They decided to go with a bunch of boys and Heat has prepared well for the upcoming challenge. 

the core of the team is very strong with attacking players like Mat Renshaw, Max Bryant, Brown, and Colin Munro being part of the top order of this team. while Usman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne played the anchor role.

However, both of these players will be available for the first one or two matches as they are part of the Australian National team announced for the Pakistan series. Bowling looks strong with Mitch Swepson, Kuhnemann, and Spencer Johnson playing some good cricket in the recent past. So, in the Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars Prediction, the Heat has the upper hand.

Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars prediction BBL 2023-24

Melbourne Stars:

On the other hand, Melbourne Stars had an average season last year finishing lower in the points table and could not qualify for the knockout stages. Now, they have prepared well for the challenge that lies ahead.

Stars won't have the services of Adam Zampa who will play for the Renegades Thai seasons and Haris Rauf still didn't get NOC from the Pakistan Cricket Board and might miss the first few matches with the team. Boland will be available for the first or second match as he is part of the Australian squad for the Pakistan series.

still, they have a decent bowling lineup but it's tough for the Stars to start well this season with players like Glenn Maxwell, Stoinis, and Coulter Nile, who are part of this team.

Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars Prediction of the Upcoming Match:

Both Stars and Heat are quality sides but according to our prediction based on previous performances of both teams and looking at the current squad and Head to Head record, our Brisbane Heat vs Melbourne Stars, Brisbane Heat is the favorite team to win the match.

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