NRL Footy Tips Round 12
Broncos vs Panthers
Statistical analysis of the match data suggests that Penrith Panthers are the probable winners. Their impressive record of 20 wins in 21 interstate games as favourites indicates a strong likelihood of success.
However, Brisbane Broncos shouldn’t be underestimated. Their ability to cover the line in their last five encounters with Penrith at Suncorp Stadium might suggest a close contest.
Yet, Brisbane’s recent trend of low-scoring games and the fact that six of Penrith’s last ten matches were decided by a margin of 6 points or less, hint towards a low-scoring game.
Given these factors, I predict Penrith Panthers will win, but it will be a close game. The final score should be around Penrith 18, Brisbane 14.
Betting Tip: Panthers
Suggested Bet: Panthers WINNING MARGIN 1-12
Dragons vs Roosters
Sydney Roosters show a strong winning trend against St. George Illawarra, with nine wins in their last ten matches. They have the upper hand.
Yet, St. George Illawarra has a solid track record at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, covering the line in eight of their last ten games.
The Roosters’ trend towards low-scoring games and the Dragons’ recent record of close matches hint at a tight contest. Still, Sydney’s strong head-to-head record can’t be ignored.
So, my prediction is a win for Sydney Roosters, but with a small margin.
The score? Sydney 18, St. George Illawarra 13.
Betting Tip: Roosters
Suggested Bet: Roosters WINNING MARGIN 1-12
Rabbitohs vs Eels
The South Sydney Rabbitohs show a strong winning streak against Parramatta. They’ve won each of their last six matches against Parramatta, and impressively, by a margin of 13+ points. That’s a strong record!
They’ve also covered the line in their last six matches overall.
Plus, four of the last five matches between these teams have seen high scores, with total points going over 43.5.
The Rabbitohs’ dominance is further emphasised by their ability to win both halves in their last four matches against Parramatta.
All signs point to a Rabbitohs victory with a comfortable margin.
Predicted score? Rabbitohs 28, Parramatta 16.
Betting Tip: Rabbitohs
Suggested Bet: Bunnies WINNING MARGIN 13+
Sharks vs Knights
In the upcoming game between Cronulla Sharks and Newcastle Knights, the Sharks, being the favourite, have a good chance of winning. Why? In the last 12 matches between these teams, the favourite has always won.
Newcastle has a good record of covering the line in their recent matches, but the Sharks’ favourite status may outweigh this.
Moreover, Cronulla’s trend towards high-scoring games suggests an exciting, point-heavy match is on the horizon.
Given these facts, I predict a Cronulla Sharks victory with a high score.
Let’s say, Sharks 28, Knights 18.
Betting Tip: Sharks
Suggested Bet: Sharks WINNING MARGIN 13+
Wests Tigers vs Cowboys
The Wests Tigers have had a tough time in Sydney, losing their last 15 matches there. Also, their record against teams on a winning streak is not great, failing to cover the line in their last six matches in such situations.
The North Queensland Cowboys, on the other hand, are on a winning streak and hold the favour in this match. The Tigers’ recent games have also tended towards low scoring.
Based on this data, the Cowboys seem the likely winners.
A realistic final score could be Cowboys 22, Tigers 12.
Betting Tip: Cowboys
Suggested Bet: Cowboys HEAD-to-HEAD
Dolphins vs Storm
Looking at the facts, the Dolphins are showing promising signs. They’ve had high-scoring games recently, with their last six matches going over the total match points line. This suggests a strong attacking side. They’ve also covered the line in eight of their last ten matches.
On the other hand, Melbourne’s recent form at Suncorp Stadium is a concern, losing four of their last five matches there. Given these facts, I’d lean towards a Dolphins victory.
Another thing worth mentioning is that their captain Jesse Bromwich played a significant amount of his career for the Melbourne Storm so he knows how they play their game inside out.
Expect a thrilling, high-scoring game. Final score? Dolphins 26, Melbourne 20.
Betting Tip: Dolphins
Suggested Bet: Dolphins WINNING MARGIN 1-12
Bulldogs vs Titans
It appears the Gold Coast Titans are poised for a win over Canterbury.
Why? The away team has often covered the line in recent matches between these two, favouring the Titans.
Canterbury’s recent form in Sydney is worrying, with four straight losses. They’ve also struggled in the first half at Accor Stadium, losing the initial half in their last six matches there.
While Canterbury’s games have been low scoring, this doesn’t negate the Titans’ advantages.
Expect a Titans win, with a conservative score, maybe Titans 18, Canterbury 10.
Betting Tip: Titans
Suggested Bet: Titans WINNING MARGIN 1-12
Raiders vs Sea Eagles
The Canberra Raiders are in prime form, having won their last five matches, indicating a strong chance of continuing their winning streak. On the other hand, Manly’s recent form is less encouraging. They’ve failed to cover the line in their last four matches and their games have tended towards low scores. The Raiders’ winning momentum and Manly’s recent struggles suggest a Raiders victory.
Given Manly’s low-scoring games, the final score could be modest.
I predict a Raiders 18, Manly 10.
Betting Tip: Raiders
Suggested Bet: Raiders WINNING MARGIN 1-12
This Weeks NRL Multi
Take Bet: $18.41 with Ladbrokes
Check out all this weeks NRL Multi Tips on our Multi Bets Page.
Check the NRL Draw for upcoming NRL matches this season.
NRL Injury List
Keep up-to-date with your team’s injuries this week with our NRL injury list.