BBL 2023-24 Prediction: Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat 12/12

2023/12/11

On Tuesday, December 12, 2023, Sydney Thunder will be up against Brisbane Heat in their first game for the KFC Big Bash League season 13.

The match will start at 7:15 PM local time and fans are excited for this contest which is set to take place at the Manuka Oval Stadium. Thunder are confident to start the season with a victory while the Heat will be looking to repeat the scenario of this year's season opener against the Stars.

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

Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat Prediction BBL 2023-24

Head-to-Head Comparison of Thunder vs Heat

Here is an overall past Head-to-head record of the Sydney Thunder and Brisbane Heat teams that can help in understanding the context of this BBL game.

Sydney Thunder

Team

Brisbane Heat

19

Matches

19

7

Win

11

208

Highest score

203

34

Lowest Score

10/0 (3.0)

Marcus Stoinis (254)

Most Runs

Chris Lynn (589)

Daniel Sams (17)

Most Wickets

Mark Steketee (12)

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 27, 2023

Sydney Thunder

1/52 (6.5)

Brisbane Heat

5/203 (20)

Sydney Showground Stadium

Sydney, Australia

Brisbane Heat

Dec 29, 2022

Brisbane Heat

9/171 (20)

Sydney Thunder

6/182 (20)

Carrara Oval

Carrara, Australia

Sydney Thunder

Dec 27, 2022

Sydney Thunder

0/124 (11.4)

Brisbane Heat

6/121 (20)

Sydney Showground Stadium

Sydney, Australia

Sydney Thunder

Dec 19, 2021

Brisbane Heat

143 (17.3)

Sydney Thunder

7/196 (20)

The Gabba

Brisbane, Australia

Sydney Thunder

Dec 6, 2021

Sydney Thunder

3/141 (17.1)

Brisbane Heat

8/140 (20)

Manuka Oval

Canberra, Australia

Sydney Thunder

The recent performances of Brisbane Heat have been commendable They lost the last year's final of the Big Bash League and started this year’s campaign with a bang.

Overall, head to head record shows Heat dominance but the previous record of five matches describes Sydney Thunder as a real threat winning 4 out of them.

So, it would be interesting to see how these teams fare in the upcoming clash between them and the Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat prediction outlines the Heat as contenders for the victory.

Previous Performances of Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder Teams

Here are the scorecards of both teams in their last 5 matches that indicate their recent performances in the KFC Big Bash League.

Sydney Thunder's Last 5 Matches

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

Date

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

25 Jan, 2023

Sydney Thunder

7/119 (20)

Sydney Thunder

7/120 (18.5)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne, Australia

Sydney Thunder

22 Jan, 2023

Brisbane Heat

4/188 (20)

Sydney Thunder

3/184 (20)

The Gabba

Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane Heat

16 Jan, 2023

Sydney Thunder

7/159 (20)

Brisbane Heat

7/160 (20)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne, Australia

Brisbane Heat

14 Jan, 2023

Melbourne Renegades

7/162 (20)

Sydney Thunder

7/156 (20)

Marvel Stadium

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Renegades

12 Jan, 2023

Sydney Thunder

1/109 (14.3)

Adelaide Strikers

108 (19.2)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne, Australia

Sydney Thunder

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 Big Bash League.

Date

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

7 Dec, 2023

Brisbane Heat

3/214 (20)

Melbourne Stars

111 (15.1)

The Gabba

Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane Heat

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

Teams Analysis Before the Match

Let us go through both teams' analyses on how they have prepared for this clash on Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat Prediction BBL 2023-24

Brisbane Heat:

Brisbane Heat set the BBL on fire in the opening game of the season with the biggest victory in BBL history by a margin of 103 against the Melbourne Stars.

Colin Munro was ruthless scoring 99* on 61 balls. Usman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne played handy knocks to take the team's total to 214.

Later the bowling unit did a fantastic job restricting the Stars to 111. Mitch Swepson picked up 3 wickets for his 23 runs while Bartlett, and Michael Neser each picked up 2 wickets.

Brisbane Heat is in red-hot form and has prepared and done their homework this season of the KFC Big Bash League. Heat is the ultimate winner in our Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat prediction.

Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat Prediction BBL 2023-24

Sydney Thunder:

Thunder has set up a good squad this season of BBL as they roped in David Warner and Alex Hales as their openers. Jason Sangha, a promising young talented batsman along with Cameron Bancroft will add depth to the batting unit of this team.

Cameron Green who is captaining the side as well, and Daniel Sams will add their all-rounder abilities to their team.

The bowling unit of Thunder seems quite settled now with the inclusion of a sharp death over bowler from Pakistan, Zaman Khan. Grinder Sandhu, Tanveer Sangha, and Liam Hatcher are quality bowlers and looking to do well in this Big Bash season 2023-24.

Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat Prediction of the Upcoming Match

Thunder will be looking to get off the mark this season with a win over the Heat that would be quite tough. Brisbane Heat is in sublime touch with each player playing a key role for the team.

So, the Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat prediction determines the Heat as the winner of this match.

Bet on Match: Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat

Bet: Brisbane Heat


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