NRL Finals Week One Tips and Predictions

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Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels, Friday 7:50pm AEST:

Penrith will host the Parramatta Eels in the Qualifying Final on Friday night at BlueBet Stadium, Penrith.

Penrith finishing on top of the table with a 20-4 record, taking on the Parramatta Eels in fourth position with a 16-8 record. Parramatta have won two out of the last three clashes with Penrith.

Despite Penriths 38-8 defeat to Queensland last week, they were good enough to finish first as their remarkable form early season held them in perfect stead. Parramatta earned their place in the top four with a 22-14 victory over the Melbourne Storm.

Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels prediction:

Penrith to get the win and advance to the Preliminary Final.

Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels betting tip:

Penrith start favourites at $1.39 to Parramatta $3.00

Melbourne Storm vs Canberra Raiders, Saturday 5:40pm AEST:

Melbourne Storm will host the Canberra Raiders on Saturday evening at AAMI Park in the Elimination Final.

Melbourne Storm finishing in fifth position with a 15-9 record, taking on the eighth placed Canberra with a 14-10 record. Melbourne have won two out of the last three clashes with Canberra.

Melbourne lost its place in the top 4 with their defeat to Parramatta last Thursday. Canberra earned their place in the finals with their 56-10 win over the West Tigers.

Melbourne Storm vs Canberra Raiders prediction:

Melbourne Storm to earn it’s place in the Semi Finals with a victory.

Melbourne Storm vs Canberra Raiders betting tip:

Melbourne Storm start favourites at $1.35 to Canberra $3.25

Cronulla Sharks vs Queensland Cowboys, Saturday 7:50pm AEST:

The Cronulla Sharks will host the Queensland Cowboys in Saturday nights Qualifying Final at PointsBet Stadium, Sydney.

Cronulla in second place with an 18-6 record, taking on the third placed Cowboys with a 17-7 record. The Sharks have won the last three consecutive clashes with Queensland.

The Sharks earned second place last week with a 38-16 defeat of Newcastle, while Queensland had an ultra impressive 38-8 victory over Penrith to earn third place.

Cronulla Sharks vs Queensland Cowboys prediction:

Cronulla will get the win and earn a home Preliminary Final.

Cronulla Sharks vs Queensland Cowboys betting tip:

The Sharks start favourites at $1.71 to Queensland $2.15

Sydney Roosters vs South Sydney Rabbitohs, Sunday 4:05pm AEST:

Sydney will host their cross town rivals South Sydney in Sunday’s Elimination Final at Allianz Stadium, Sydney.

Sydney Roosters finishing in sixth position with a 15-9 record, taking on the seventh placed South Sydney with a 14-10 record. S Sydney Roosters have won two out of the last three games against South Sydney.

Last week these sides met with the Roosters prevailing 26-16 to earn sixth position.

Sydney Roosters vs South Sydney Rabbitohs prediction:

Sydney Roosters to get the victory and advance to the Semi Final.

Sydney Roosters vs South Sydney Rabbitohs betting tip:

The Roosters start favourites at $1.55 to South Sydney $2.45