NRL round 22 preview
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Penrith Panthers vs Melbourne Storm, Thursday 7:50pm AEST:
The Penrith Panthers will take on the Melbourne Storm tonight at BlueBet Stadium, Penrith.
The first placed Penrith with a remarkable 18-2 record, taking on fourth placed Melbourne Storm with a 13-7 record. The Panthers have two out of the last three clashes with Melbourne Storm.
Penrith come into this clash following a 26-6 win over the Canberra Raiders last week. The Storm had a 32-16 victory over the Gold Coast Titans last week. One things for sure it’ll be a close contest between two sides in the top four.
Penrith Panthers vs Melbourne Storm prediction:
Penrith should get the victory, but don’t count out Melbourne Storm either.
Penrith Panthers vs Melbourne Storm betting tip:
Penrith start favourites at $1.54 to Melbourne Storm $2.50
New Zealand Warriors vs Canterbury Bulldogs, Friday 6:00pm AEST:
New Zealand will host the Bulldogs on Friday night at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland.
New Zealand in 14th place with a 5-15 record, facing the Bulldogs in 12th with a 6-14 record. New Zealand have won the last three clashes with the Bulldogs.
The Warriors were wiped off the floor by the South Sydney Rabbitohs 48-10 last week. The Bulldogs went down to the Cowboys 28-14.
New Zealand Warriors vs Canterbury Bulldogs prediction:
New Zealand should get the job done at home in front of their fans.
New Zealand Warriors vs Canterbury Bulldogs betting tip:
Canterbury start favourites at $1.55 to the Warriors $2.45
Parramatta Eels vs South Sydney Rabbitohs, Friday 7:55pm AEST:
Parramatta will host South Sydney on Friday night at CommBank Stadium, Sydney.
Parramatta in fifth position with a 13-7 record taking on the sixth placed South Sydney with a 12-8 record. The Rabbitohs have won the last three clashes with Parramatta.
The Eels come into this clash fresh off a 36-20 victory over the Manly Sea Eagles last weekend. South Sydney completely outclassed and destroyed New Zealand 48-10.
This is a massive clash between fifth verses sixth.
Parramatta Eels vs South Sydney Rabbitohs prediction:
South Sydney are in red hot form, they should get the job done.
Parramatta Eels vs South Sydney Rabbitohs betting tip:
South Sydney start slight favourites at $1.55 to Parramatta $2.45
Sydney Roosters vs Queensland Cowboys, Saturday 3:00pm AEST:
Sydney will host the Cowboys on Saturday afternoon at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Sydney in eighth position with an 11-9 record taking on the second placed Queensland with a 15-5 record. Sydney have won the last three clashes with Queensland.
The Roosters had a 34-16 victory over the Brisbane Broncos last week. The Cowboys had a 28-14 victory over the Bulldogs.
Sydney Roosters vs Queensland Cowboys prediction:
Sydney to get a massive victory at home and keep their place in the top eight.
Sydney Roosters vs Queensland Cowboys betting tip:
Sydney start slight favourites at $1.65 to the Cowboys $2.25
West Tigers vs Cronulla Sharks, Saturday 5:30pm AEST:
The West Tigers will play host to the Cronulla Sharks on Saturday evening.
The Tigers in 15th with a 4-16 record. The Sharks in third position with a 14-6 record. The Sharks have won two out of the last three clashes with the Tigers.
The Tigers come in following a 14-10 loss to Newcastle last week. The Sharks had a 24-18 win over the St George Dragons.
West Tigers vs Cronulla Sharks prediction:
It will be a comfortable win for the Cronulla Sharks.
West Tigers vs Cronulla Sharks betting tip:
The Sharks start hot favourites at $1.20 to the Tigers $4.50.
Brisbane Broncos vs Newcastle Knights, Saturday 7:35pm AEST:
Brisbane will host the Newcastle knights on Saturday night at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane.
Brisbane in seventh position with a 12-8 record, Newcastle in 13th with a 6-14 record. Brisbane have won two out of the last three clashes with Newcastle.
Brisbane went down to the Sydney Roosters 34-16 last week. While Newcastle had a 14-10 victory over the West Tigers.
Brisbane Broncos vs Newcastle Knights prediction:
Brisbane will get the job done comfortably at home.
Brisbane Broncos vs Newcastle Knights betting tip:
Brisbane start strong favourites at $1.12 to the Knights $6.50
Canberra Raiders vs St George Dragons, Sunday 2:00pm AEST:
The Canberra Raiders will host St George on Sunday afternoon at GIO Stadium, Canberra.
The Raiders in ninth position with a 10-10 record taking on the 11th placed Dragons with a 9-11 record. St George have won two out of the last three clashes with Canberra.
Canberra got outclassed by Penrith 26-6 last week. While St George lost a close contest to the Sharks 24-18.
Canberra Raiders vs St George Dragons prediction:
Canberra will get the job done at home.
Canberra Raiders vs St George Dragons betting tip:
Canberra start favourites at $1.50 to St George $2.60
Gold Coast Titans vs Manly Sea Eagles, Sunday 4:05pm AEST:
Gold Coast will host the Manly Sea Eagles on Sunday evening at Cbus Super Stadium, Gold Coast.
Gold Coast in 16th position with a 3-17 record. Taking on the 10th placed Manly with a 9-11 record. Manly have won the last three clashes with Gold Coast.
Last week, Gold Coast went down to the Melbourne Storm 32-14. While Manly went down to Parramatta 36-20.
Gold Coast Titans vs Manly Sea Eagles prediction:
Manly will get the win quite convincingly.
Gold Coast Titans vs Manly Sea Eagles betting tip:
Manly start favourites at $1.45 to Gold Coast $2.75