Sydney Sixers and Brisbane Heat battle it out for a place in the Big Bash League Final when they clash at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. Check out this page as BettingPro.com's cricket experts pick out their best predictions and tips for the key games in the BBL season.
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Big Bash League Predictions & Tips: Sydney Sixers v Brisbane Heat (Thursday 08:15 GMT)
Sydney Sixers will be looking to take advantage of their second chance as they look to reach the Big Bash League.
The Sixers, who ended the weekly rounds in second place, failed to reach the Final at the first attempt as they went down by seven wickets against league leaders and defending champions Perth Scorchers.
Brisbane Heat clinched the fifth and final play-off spot and have gone from strength to strength ever since.
The Heat won their eliminator by eight runs courtesy of the DLS method. The weather behaved itself during their knockout clash in Melbourne.
They won by seven wickets with opener Usman Khawaja leading the way with 59 runs from 47 deliveries with eight four and one six.
Khawaja has blasted 249 runs from the eight matches he has played in, but unfortunately, he will miss this crucial tie due to his commitments with Australia. Back skipper Jimmy Peirson to top score his team.
Back the Sixers to win the game, but Khawaja will top score for the Heat. When the Sixers get to bat, I am going with Moises Henriques adding to the 302 runs he has already scored by leading his team to victory.
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