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Read on for NRL Round 2 early mail and betting leans for each game…

NRL Round 2: Storm vs Souths, Thursday night

Early prediction: Souths to bounce back
The value: Souths +8 $1.90 at TopSport

  • Storm made to look good by a terrible Wests second-half performance last week.
  • Munster and Grant big inclusions, but cancelled out by loss of Smith and Welch.
  • Latrell is a huge in for Souths and they should be better this week.
NRL Round 2: Dragons vs Panthers, Friday night

Early prediction: Panthers to grind out a solid win
The value: Total points under 43.5 $1.90 at TopSport

  • Dragons played well, but injuries to the Warriors assisted.
  • Panthers defence was ferocious and this should be a brutal encounter.
  • Low scoring affair with the Panthers grinding out a win.

NRL Round 2: Roosters vs Manly, Friday night

Early prediction: Roosters to continue Manly’s early season pain
The value: Roosters H2H $1.77 at TopSport

  • Roosters a little unlucky with HIAs and some close calls going against them.
  • Manly looked sluggish and were totally outplayed.
  • Roosters to bounce back at home.
NRL Round 2: Titans vs Warriors, Saturday afternoon

Early prediction: Warriors to keep it close
The value: Warriors +8.5 $1.90 at TopSport

  • Titans welcome back Brimson, which will further assist their attack.
  • Warriors had excuses, were plagued by injuries.
  • Walsh and Lodge returning is huge for the Warriors.
NRL Round 2: Sharks vs Eels, Saturday afternoon

Early prediction: Close!
The value: Scores level at full time $17 at TopSport

  • Sharks regain McInnes and Tracey after last week’s loss.
  • Eels defence looked vulnerable to a fast spread, so expect the Sharks to target them.
  • Eels are down on wingers and could be exposed out wide.
NRL Round 2: Cowboys vs Raiders, Saturday night

Early prediction: Cowboys to ambush Raiders
The value: Cowboys +4 $1.90 at TopSport

  • Raiders down two halfbacks and starting hooker, so lot of pressure on Wighton.
  • Cowboys welcome back Cotter
  • Cowboys to look sharper this weekend on a dry track.

NRL Round 2: Knights vs Tigers, Sunday afternoon

Early prediction: Knights to show they are the real deal
The value: Knights -7.5 $1.90 at TopSport

  • Market underrating the strength of the Knights and how well they played.
  • Clifford, Clune and Gagai are proving to be great additions over past 12 months.
  • Wests still lack mental strength when the going gets tough.
NRL Round 2: Bulldogs vs Broncos, Sunday night

Early prediction: Low scoring affair
The value: Total Points under 40.5 $1.90 at TopSport

  • Both teams only conceded 4 points last week: defence has been a focus.
  • Doggies welcome back Pangai Jr which might help with second phase play.
  • Reynolds is great boost for Broncos, particularly his kicking game.

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