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  • BBL Grand Final, Adelaide Strikers vs. Hobart Hurricanes

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    BBL Grand Final, Adelaide Strikers vs. Hobart Hurricanes

    • Season record:

      Adelaide Strikers: 7-3
      Hobart Hurricanes: 5-5
    • Top match batsmen odds:

      Adelaide Strikers: Alex Carey: $5.50 @
      Hobart Hurricanes: D'Arcy Short: $5.50 @

IT’S the big one.

The Adelaide Strikers and Hobart Hurricanes will battle it out for the BBL07 title in the Grand Final at Adelaide Oval on Sunday night.

Both teams will be out to win their first silverware in the competition and the bookmakers are finding it hard to split the two teams.

The Hurricanes, who unseated the Perth Scorchers on Thursday night in a semi final upset, are paying $2 at Sportsbet to win their first title.

The Strikers made their first grand final in dramatic fashion, beating the Melbourne Renegades by one run on Friday night – the home team is paying $1.90 at

In two encounters this season, the results were split with one win each.

Both sides will have a full complement of their best players available for the ultimate decider.

The Hurricanes found their best form of the season against the Scorchers on their first game at the new Optus Stadium. Matthew Wade led the way with an explosive 71 from 45 balls opening the innings.

Defending an imposing 210, Tom Rogers and Dan Christian were devastating with the ball. Rogers opened up and took 3-31, while Christian bagged 4-17 and ripped through the Perth side, that could only manage 139 in reply.

For the Strikers, they have Travis Head to thank for their place in the Grand Final. The Australian international that was granted special permission to play the match hit 85 not out from 57 deliveries in a man of the match performance.

So who wins it all?

Let’s take a look at the best player betting for the final BBL match of the summer.

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Travis Head odds, tips and BBL Grand Final betting

The Strikers gun is in the form of his life and seems to thrive on the big stage.

Playing on his home deck in the biggest T20 event of his life, we’re on the left hander to keep his hot streak alive.

Let’s take a look at his odds for the match:

We like Travis Head to deliver a mountain of runs in the Grand Final.

If he delivers for the Strikers in a win, the $6.50 for the man of the match becomes very valuable for punters.

If there’s one thing we’ve learned this summer, it’s to reward and be confident in good form.

D’Arcy Short best bets and tops vs. Strikers

The BBL’s premier batsmen for the 2017/18 summer has one more summit to climb.

The left-hander has averaged 56 from his ten incredible games this season, with one record-breaking century, two scores in the high 90s and another explosive half century.

After a slow start to the season, the Hurricanes rode Short’s hot streak all the way into the finals – can he deliver the final encore to his incredible campaign?

We’re on Short to deliver for the Hurricanes like he has all season.

On a ground that will reward his strength square of the wicket, we think Short can top the Hurricanes run-scoring at $3.50 and give his side every chance for their first T20 crown.