West Indies vs USA Prediction: Taylor to lead the way for underdogs

 | Friday 21st June 2024, 16:39pm

Friday 21st June 2024, 16:39pm

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The United States and the West Indies meet in a crucial Super 8 game after the pair both lost their first fixture of the stage.

USA pushed South Africa all the way but fell just short while the Windies struggled to contain England’s batting lineup. This clash in Barbados is now a must-win game for both as a result. 

West Indies vs USA Betting Tips

  • Steven Taylor top United States run scorer @ 18/5
  • Saurabh Netravalkar top United States wicket taker @ 11/4

Team News

West Indies opener Brandon King is a doubt for the remainder of the tournament with a side strain, Andre Fletcher or Kyle Mayers could be called up in his place.

Romario Shepherd is in danger of being dropped after a poor performance against England in which he conceded 30 runs from one over.

The United States captain Monank Patel remains an injury doubt.

West Indies vs USA Odds

West Indies are heavy 1/8 favourites to get the victory in this clash, with the United States trading at 5/1 for an upset success in this must-win game.

Nicholas Pooran is the 3/1 favourite to be the West Indies top run scorer, while Andries Gous is the 10/3 favourite to be the top run scorer for the West Indies.

Steven Taylor top United States run scorer @ 18/5

The United States have surprised many onlookers at this T20 World Cup, reaching the Super 8s after finishing second behind India in their pool.

The hosts have gotten the better of Canada and Pakistan and have run India and South Africa close.

Key to that has been the efforts of their batting lineup and they will look to impress with the bat once again in this clash.

Opener Steven Taylor has at least 20 runs in seven of his last nine T20s and after back-to-back innings of 24, could be ready to build on that and make a big score.

Take Taylor to be the United States’ top runscorer in what should be an interesting clash with a West Indies bowling attack that have struggled at times

Saurabh Netravalkar top United States wicket taker @ 11/4

Saurabh Netravalkar has been the rock solid foundation of the United States’ bowling unit and he is fancied to impress again in this match.

The 32-year-old has taken at least two wickets in his last three games and is the only player on the team to have been his country’s top bowler more than once.

Netravalkar has been their top wicket taker twice in five games and looks the value selection to repeat the trick in this one.

Find more Cricket Betting Tips here at Betfred Insights

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