NRL round 21 preview

Jamie Samuel NRL

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Sydney Roosters vs Brisbane Broncos, Thursday 7:50pm AEST:

The Sydney Roosters will host the Brisbane Broncos tonight at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Sydney in eighth position with a 10-9 record, taking on the fifth place Brisbane with a 12-7 record. Brisbane have won the last three clashes against the Broncos.

The Roosters enter this clash following a 20-10 victory last week over the Manly Sea Eagles. Brisbane lost in one of the upsets of the year to the West Tigers 32-18 last weekend.

Sydney Roosters vs Brisbane Broncos prediction:

Sydney should be good enough on this occasion at home, they will continue winning form.

Sydney Roosters vs Brisbane Broncos betting tip:

Sydney start favourites at $1.60 to Brisbane $2.35

Melbourne Storm vs Gold Coast Titans, Friday 6:00pm AEST:

Melbourne Storm will host the Gold Coast on Friday night at AAMI Park.

The Storm in fourth position with a 12-7 record, taking on the Titans in 16th position with a 3-16 record. The Storm have won the last three clashes with the Gold Coast.

Melbourne Storm come into this clash following a draught breaking over the New Zealand Warriors. The Titans went down to Canberra 36-24 last weekend.

Melbourne Storm vs Gold Coast Titans prediction:

Melbourne storm will get the job done comfortably at home and build winning form.

Melbourne Storm vs Gold Coast Titans betting tip:

Melbourne Storm start favourites at $1.12 to Gold Coast $6.50

Manly Sea Eagles vs Parramatta Eels, Friday 7:55pm AEST:

Manly will host Parramatta on Friday night at 4 Pines Park, Sydney.

Manly placed in 10th position with a 9-10 record, taking on the sixth placed Eels with a 12-7 record. Manly have won two out of the last three clashes with Parramatta.

The Sea Eagles are coming off a 20-10 loss to the Sydney Roosters last week. While Parramatta handed the Panthers their second defeat of the year with a 34-10 victory.

Manly Sea Eagles vs Parramatta Eels prediction:

Parramatta should get the job done, it will be tough away from home but they are in form right now.

Manly Sea Eagles vs Parramatta Eels betting preview:

Manly start favourites at $1.85 to Parramatta $1.95

South Sydney Rabbitohs vs New Zealand Warriors, Saturday 3:00pm AEST:

South Sydney will host New Zealand on Saturday afternoon at Sunshine Coast Stadium.

The Rabbitohs placed seventh with an 11-8 record, taking on the 13th placed Warriors with a 5-14 record. South Sydney have won the last three clashes with New Zealand.

South Sydney got pipped by the golden point against Cronulla Sharks last week 21-20. New Zealand went down to Melbourne Storm 24-12.

South Sydney Rabbitohs vs New Zealand Warriors prediction:

South Sydney will bounce back to winning ways, they will get the job done comfortably.

South Sydney Rabbitohs vs New Zealand Warriors betting tip:

South Sydney start favourites at $1.10 to New Zealand $7.00

Canberra Raiders vs Penrith Panthers, Saturday 5:30pm:

The Canberra Raiders will host Penrith on Saturday evening at GIO Stadium, Canberra.

The Raiders in ninth position with a 10-9 record, taking on the first place Penrith Panthers with a 17-2 record. Penrith have won the last three clashes with Canberra.

Canberra enter this clash following a 36-24 victory over the Gold Coast Titans. Penrith lost only their second game of the season against Parramatta 34-10 last weekend.

Canberra Raiders vs Penrith Panthers prediction:

Penrith will be able to get back to winning ways, it’ll be a tough contest but they will win in a close one.

Canberra Raiders vs Penrith Panthers betting tip:

Penrith Panthers start favourites at $1.65 to the Canberra Raiders $2.25

Cronulla Sharks vs St George Dragons, Saturday 7:35pm AEST:

The Cronulla Sharks will host St George on Saturday night at PointsBet Stadium, Sydney.

The Sharks in third position with a 13-6 record. Taking on the 11th placed Dragons with a 9-10 record. The Sharks have won the last three clashes against the Dragons.

The Sharks stole one against South Sydney with the golden point in over time 21-20 last week. St George were defeated soundly by the Cowboys 34-8.

Cronulla Sharks vs St George Dragons prediction:

This should be a comfortable win for the Sharks as they continue to press for a top 4 finish.

Cronulla Sharks vs St George Dragons betting tip:

The Sharks start favourites at $1.31 to St George $3.50

Canterbury Bulldogs vs Queensland Cowboys, Sunday 2:00pm AEST:

The Canterbury Bulldogs will host the Queensland Cowboys on Sunday at Salter Oval, Bundaberg.

The Bulldogs in 12th position with a 6-13 record, taking on the second placed Cowboys with a 14-5 record. The Bulldogs have won the last three clashes with Queensland.

The Bulldogs had a 24-10 victory over the Knights last week. While the Cowboys destroyed St George 34-8.

Canterbury Bulldogs vs Queensland Cowboys prediction:

The Queensland Cowboys should get the job done comfortably on this occasion, they’re on track for a big finish to this season.

Canterbury Bulldogs vs Queensland Cowboys betting tip:

Queensland start favourites at $3.31 to Canterbury $3.50

West Tigers vs Newcastle Knights, Sunday 4:05pm AEST:

The West Tigers will host Newcastle on Sunday at Campbelltown Sports Stadium, Sydney.

The Tigers in 15th place with a 4-15 record, facing the 14th place Newcastle with a 5-14 record. Newcastle have won two out of the last three clashes with the Tigers.

The Tigers broke their draught with a 32-18 upset over the Brisbane Broncos last weekend, while Newcastle lost to the Bulldogs  24-10 last weekend.

West Tigers vs Newcastle Knights prediction:

The West Tigers should be able to continue winning form at home.

West Tigers vs Newcastle Knights betting tip:

The West Tigers start favourites at $1.50 to the Knights $2.60