BBL 23-24 Prediction: Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars 12/28

2023/12/27

Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars, facing off each other on Thursday, December 28, 2023, according to the BBL 2024 Schedule.

The match is scheduled to be played at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart, and will start at 9:15 PM local time. Both teams have struggled in the ongoing KFC Big Bash League as Hobart is in 6th position in the BBL Points table with one victory in 3 matches while Melbourne Stars haven't won a single game yet out of 3 matches they played and are at the bottom of the points table.

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

Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars Prediction BBL 2023-24

Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars Comparison KFC Big Bash League

Here is an overall past Head-to-head record of the Hobart Hurricanes and Melbourne Stars teams in the League’s History. Let us review the different stats that make the upcoming BBL match between these two teams interesting.

Melbourne Stars

Team

Hobart Hurricanes

19

Matches

19

12

Win

7

273

Highest score

190

55

Lowest Score

69

Glenn Maxwell (491)

Most Runs

Ben McDermott (414)

James Faulkner (9)

Most Wickets

Riley Meredith (17)

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 9, 2023

Hobart Hurricanes

8/133 (17.4)

Melbourne Stars

7/131 (20)

Bellerive Oval

Hobart, Australia

Hobart Hurricanes

Dec 16, 2022

Melbourne Stars

5/183 (20)

Hobart Hurricanes

9/145 (20)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Stars

Jan 19, 2022

Melbourne Stars

2/273 (20)

Hobart Hurricanes

6/167 (20)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Stars

Dec 24, 2021

Hobart Hurricanes

6/180 (20)

Melbourne Stars

9/156 (20)

Bellerive Oval

Hobart, Australia

Hobart Hurricanes

Jan 4, 2021

Melbourne Stars

6/183 (20)

Hobart Hurricanes

6/173 (20)

Bellerive Oval

Hobart, Australia

Melbourne Stars

Melbourne Stars might be underperforming this season but they have dominated the head-to-head record against Hurricanes. But we will go with Hurricanes to win the BBL match against Stars in our Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars prediction as per their recent performances and team combination. Both teams will lock horns on December 28, as per the BBL 2024 schedule.

Previous Performances of Melbourne Stars and Hobart Hurricanes Teams:

Here are detailed statistics of both teams in their last 5 matches that give an outlook on how both teams are approaching this contest between them and who has the edge over the other opponent.

Hobart Hurricanes' Last 5 BBL Matches:

Date

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

23 Dec, 2023

Melbourne Renegades

5/183 (20)

Hobart Hurricanes

4/187 (19)

Blundstone Arena, Hobart, Australia

Hobart Hurricanes

20 Dec, 2023

Hobart Hurricanes

8/172(20)

Perth Scorchers

1/173 (17.1)

Optus Stadium

Perth, Australia

Perth Scorchers

11 Dec, 2023

Hobart Hurricanes

8/135 (20)

Sydney Sixers

4/139 (19.2)

University of Tasmania Stadium

Launceston, Australia

Sydney Sixers

25 Jan, 2023

Hobart Hurricanes

9/120 (20)

Brisbane Heat

8/118 (20)

Aurora Stadium

Launceston, Australia

Hobart Hurricanes

23 Jan, 2023

Hobart Hurricanes

8/156 (20)

Sydney Sixers

7/180 (20)

Bellerive Oval

Hobart, Australia

Sydney Sixers

Melbourne Stars's Last 5 BBL Matches:

Date

Team 1

Team 2

Venue

Winner

22 Dec, 2023

Melbourne Stars

10/172 (20)

Sydney Thunder

5/176 (18.2)

Lavington Sports Ground, Australia

Sydney Thunder

13 Dec, 2023

Melbourne Stars

10/101 (19.1)

Perth Scorchers

3/103 (13.5)

Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne, Australia

Perth Scorchers

7 Dec, 2023

Brisbane Heat

3/214 (20)

Melbourne Stars

111 (15.1)

The Gabba

Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane Heat

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

Teams Analysis Before the Match:

Let's quickly review the preparation of both teams before their much-awaited contest on Saturday, December 28, 2023, according to the BBL 2024 schedule.

Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars Prediction BBL 2023-24

Melbourne Stars:

The Melbourne Stars are having a tough time in the KFC Big Bash League. They haven't won any of the three games they've played so far this year. Even though they have top-notch batsmen, bowlers, and all-rounders, they're having trouble finding their groove and getting points on the BBL Points Table 2024.

Currently, the Stars are in the last position of the BBL Points Table 2024 having 0 points. They will be facing Hobart Hurricanes in their 5th match and might taste victory as Hobart is also struggling to find its rhythm in this year's KFC Big Bash League. If the Stars failed to win this match, it would be impossible for them to qualify for the Playoff stages of the BBL season 13. So, it will be a do-or-die situation for the team, and Stars players, management, and coaching staff would be well aware of it.

Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars Prediction BBL 2023-24

Hobart Hurricanes:

Hurricanes came back strongly against Melbourne Renegades in their last BBL match where they chased down a massive total of 183. so, after losing back-to-back matches, they are on the winning track and would like to continue their winning form. Hurricanes are in the 6th position in the points table and will look to move up in the ranks to qualify for the playoffs of the competition.

The batting unit of this team has struggled a bit this season and it clicked at the right time. However, players like Tim David and Ben McDermott haven't come to the party yet. Once they are back to scoring runs, this team can go places in the KFC Big Bash League. Currently, their focus of the match against Stars is on December 28 as per the BBL 2024 schedule.

Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars Upcoming Match Prediction

Considering the recent performances in the KFC Big Bash League, Hobart Hurricanes have a bright chance to get away with the 2 points against Melbourne Stars in our Hobart Hurricanes vs Melbourne Stars prediction. They are set to battle on December 28, 2023, according to the BBL 2024 Schedule.

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