8. The Sydney Cricket Ground has staged just six draws in 49 Ashes Tests dating back to January 1883, when England won by 69 runs. England are 4.50 to beat Australia again.
7. England won by an innings and 83 runs the last time these sides met in Sydney – the fifth Test of the 2010/11 tour. Alastair Cook top scored with 189 and is 9.00 to finish top batsman again.
6. Chris Rodgers made his first Test century on home soil in the fourth Test at the MCG, knocking 116 in his second innings. Rodgers is 6.50 to hit another ton.
5. Kevin Pietersen boasts England’s highest batting average from this tour (35.62 from four matches) and has faced the third-most number of balls (572) after Michael Carberry (623) and Joe Root (577). Pietersen is 2.05 to finish top England batsman this series.