England vs India Betting Guide and Best Cricket Apps

England vs India 2018 Betting Guide

Outside of the Ashes, India in England is probably the most keenly anticipated of all international tours.

The two sides have traditionally been evenly matched; in the past twenty-five years, England and India have played ten Test series, with four wins apiece and two series drawn. The results have usually been in favour of the home team, although India did win in England in 2007, with England managing an away victory in 2012-13.

In ODIs, India have had the upper hand, with England only coming out on top in one series in the past ten years (in 2011, at home). During that time, India have five series wins to their credit.

England vs India recent results

There seem to be two distinct England teams — a Test side and a limited overs team, with the latter performing far more consistently. Since 2014, England have only managed to win six Test series out of 16 (five have been drawn), and in their last three series, away against Australia and New Zealand and at home against Pakistan, England have managed only one Test Match win and six losses.

In ODIs, England has performed better (despite a somewhat embarrassing defeat against Scotland in June 2018) and is currently in first place in the ICC rankings. In its two most recent southern hemisphere tours, England managed to win the ODI series against Australia 4-1 and 3-2 against New Zealand. England is currently engaged in a home 5-match series against Australia.

India comes into this series with an impressive Test record. Since 2015, it has lost only once and has won series in Australia (2016-17) and comprehensively beat England 4-0 in India in 2016-17. It has been equally as dominant in ODIs in recent years, having won 9 of its last 10 series, and is ranked number 2 in the world.

England vs India 2018 tour schedule

July 3: 1st T20I at Manchester

July 6: 2nd T20I at Cardiff

July 8: 3rd T20I at Bristol

July 12: 1st ODI at Nottingham

July 14: 2nd ODI at Lord’s

July 17: 3rd ODI at Headingley

August 1-5: 1st Test at Birmingham

August 9-13; 2nd Test at Lord’s

August 18-22: 3rd Test at Trent Bridge

August 30-September 3: 4th Test at The Rose Bowl

September 7-11: 5th Test at The Oval

Advantages of using a cricket betting app

For punters betting on England v India, a mobile cricket betting app is the best way to keep up to date. As well as giving you access to a huge range of markets, the best sports betting apps have comprehensive stats and records, expert analysis, live commentary and match replays.

With a cricket betting app, you can also bet in-play, plus you have the convenience of being able to get your bets on quickly, no matter where you are. The best mobile sports books also have great special offers for the forthcoming England v India series, and this means you can get excellent value as well.

Best England vs India Cricket Betting Apps

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England vs India cricket betting tips

One of the reasons this series is so keenly anticipated is because it is bringing together some of the best players in the world.

First amongst these is Virat Kohli, India’s captain and preeminent batsman. Kohli comes into this series as the world’s number 2 Test batsman and top of the ODI batting rankings, so it’s hard to underestimate the impact he is likely to have on the series.

For England, their hopes will rest on the ability of the top order to make runs, and at the heart of this is captain Joe Root. Root currently sits at 3 in the ICC Test batting rankings and 4 in the ODI batting, where he averages 52.28 and 51.16 respectively.

Five England v India betting tips

Bet live and in-play

Cricket changes quickly, and so betting in-play means you can always take advantage of the changing odds.

Runs/wickets per session

A good way to stay engaged in a match is to bet on the number of runs scored or wickets taken in a session.

Next wicket to fall

Cricket betting apps give you markets on the next wicket to fall, including which batsman will get out and when, and the mode of dismissal.

Overall winner

Popular cricket betting markets are the winner of a match and the overall winner of the series.

Leading run scorer and wicket taker

Another popular market is who will be the series leading run scorer and wicket taker for each team. You can also get markets on these for each match.