England vs New Zealand 2019 Cricket World Cup Finals Odds, Preview & Pick

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Host team England takes on New Zealand in the 2019 Cricket World Cup Finals on Sunday, July 14. The match takes place at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, England. First bowl is set for 5:30am ET with the English a big favorite over New Zealand. Can New Zealand provide a second straight upset victory? Or, will the English win their first ever Cricket World Cup? Check out the ICC Cricket World Cup odds, analysis, and a free pick!

England vs New Zealand 2019 Cricket World Cup Finals Odds, Preview & Pick

Why England is a good bet at -333?

The English looked to be in deep waters early on in the tournament. There was a moment where England had lost two in a row, to Sri Lanka and Australia. However, they picked themselves up and beat India, Sunday’s rival New Zealand, and defending World Cup champion Australia.

That means England is on a roll heading into the finals. They just battled New Zealand on July 3. England knows they can beat the New Zealanders. They’re on the doorstep of their first Cricket World Cup victory and shouldn’t disappoint.

Form Last 5

  • W – 226/2 vs Australia
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  • W – 305/8 vs New Zealand
  • W – 337/7 vs India
  • L – 285/7 vs Australia
  • L – 232/9 vs Sri Lanka

Expected Line-Up

  • James Vince
  • Jonny Bairstow
  • Joe Root
  • Eoin Morgan
  • Ben Stokes
  • Jos Buttler
  • Chris Woakes
  • Moeen Ali
  • Adil Rashid
  • Jofra Archer
  • Mark Wood

Why New Zealand is a good bet at +243?

New Zealand entered their match versus India a major underdog. They appeared dead to rights but somehow, someway, they pushed India to 50 overs. New Zealand beat India by 18 runs, 239 to 221.

Make no mistake, New Zealand should be the underdog in Sunday’s match. England is the better team on paper. But, New Zealand might be a team of destiny. Not only that, they showed they can beat a favored opponent in India. Is it so hard to believe they turn the tables on England on July 14?

Form Last 5

  • W – 239/8 vs India
  • L – 305/8 vs England
  • L – 243/9 vs Australia
  • L – 241/4 vs Pakistan
  • W – 291/8 vs West Inidies

Expected Line-Up

  • Martin Guptill
  • Henry Nicholls
  • Kane Williamson
  • Ross Taylor
  • Tom Latham
  • James Neesham
  • Colin de Grandhomme
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Tim Southee
  • Matt Henry
  • Trent Boult

England vs New Zealand 2019 Cricket World Cup Finals Betting Trends

  • England has gone 3-2 straight up in their last 5
  • England has gone 3-0 straight up in their last 3
  • England has gone 7-3 straight up in their last 10 matchups
  • New Zealand is 2-3 straight up in their last 5
  • New Zealand is 1-3 straight up in their last 4
  • New Zealand has gone 6-3 straight up in their last 9 matches

England vs New Zealand 2019 Cricket World Cup Final Betting Analysis

In the match on July 3, England didn’t just beat New Zealand. They dominated. Led by Jonny Bairstow’s 106 runs, England beat New Zealand by 118 runs. That’s a massive victory.

For New Zealand to compete, they simply must handle England’s exceptional bowlers. Tough to do because England pushed New Zealand to 50 overs while they only got to 45. That’s 5 extra overs.

Simply put, New Zealand can’t stop Bairstow. He should hit the century mark again with Jason Roy possibly scoring 60 again. New Zealand played great against India. The favored team made a fantastic run to almost beat New Zealand. England won’t allow New Zealand to keep this match close. The English win.

2019 Cricket World Cup Finals Pick: England -333



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