nrl round 7

Read on for NRL Round 7 early mail and betting leans for each game…

NRL Round 7: Sharks vs Manly, Thursday night

Early prediction: Sharks
The value: Sharks -6.5 at TopSport

  • Sharks look better with Nikora and Katoa back, but the loss of Uele and Finucane hurts
  • Manly are also without some key big men in Taupau, Keppie and Aloiai.
  • Manly team missing talent with the continued absence of Tommy T and Schuster
Broncos vs Bulldogs, Friday night

Early prediction: Broncos
The value: Broncos -6.5 at TopSport

  • Broncos looking stronger with some changes to their spine and the return of Haas and Flegler
  • Bulldogs could be in trouble with COVID ripping through their squad
  • Broncos a have a good record at the line this season

NRL Round 7: Cowboys vs Titans, Saturday afternoon

Early prediction: Cowboys
The value: Cowboys H2H at TopSport

  • Raiders may have gifted the Cowboys possession, but the Cowboys scored with precision attack and physical dominance.
  • Titans looked feeble at times against Manly, with their goal line defence far too weak.
  • Cowboys look to have an advantage across the park and are at home
NRL Round 7: Tigers vs Souths, Saturday night

Early prediction: Souths by 12
The value: Tigers at TopSport

  • Hastings, Brooks and Laurie will trouble Souths if the Wests forwards can give them some field position.
  • Souths playing well but making lots of errors and still lack their polish of 2021.
  • Wests are looking better and will be confident, but Souths should be too strong.
Knights vs Eels, Sunday afternoon

Early prediction: Eels
The value: Total Points under at TopSport

  • Knights were gutsy against the Dragons, putting in their best performance in a month.
  • Klemmer added an extra dimension and Clune will be a welcome addition, but the Knights still missing Brailey, Barnett and Fitzgibbon.
  • But the Eels also look strong with Paulo back in the team
Panthers vs Raiders, Sunday afternoon

Early prediction: Panthers
The value: Raiders +9.5 in first half at TopSport

  • Panthers can pile on points with ease and the Raiders are just handing over possession… this could get ugly.
  • Raiders also have made some important changes with Savage starting on wing and Rapana to fullback
  • Reinvigorated Raiders could come out firing and make a game of it early

NRL Round 7: Dragons vs Roosters, Monday afternoon

Early prediction: Roosters by 6
The value: Dragons +12.5 at TopSport

  • The Dragons put together some great attacking movements last week
  • Roosters have been winning, but are not covering betting lines
  • The class of Tedesco and Keary should be enough for the win, but I think this will be close
Storm vs Warriors, Monday night

Early prediction: Storm
The value: Warriors +18.5 at TopSport

  • Storm looking strong with Bromwich brothers back in the forwards and the spine settled
  • Warriors welcome back Lodge and likely Tevega in the middle
  • Storm are hard to beat at home, but the Warriors should do enough to cover with the head start.

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