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Read on for NRL Round 1 early mail and betting leans for each game…

NRL Round 1 Panthers v Manly

Early prediction: Close!

  • Panthers missing both premiership centres, Capewell and now Cleary
  • Panthers looked a little off in trial games
  • Manly backline looks dangerous, forwards underrated
NRL Round 1 Raiders v Sharks

Early prediction: Raiders
The value: Raiders H2H $2.00 with TopSport

  • Sharks trial form was more a reflection of the competition
  • Lots of depth and competition for spots at the Raiders
  • After poor 2021 Raiders might be underestimated and can bounce back at home

NRL Round 1 Broncos v Souths

Early prediction: Close!
The value: Broncos +10.5 $1.90 with TopSport

  • Souths missing some key players from 2021
  • Adam Reynolds will miss, but the Broncos have options
  • Broncos look set to carry on from strong finish to 2021
NRL Round 1 Roosters v Knights

Early prediction: Roosters, just

  • Keary and Tedesco will be underdone
  • Still plenty of talent in the Knights squad, Clifford looks good.
  • The plus is always a chance with Ponga playing
NRL Round 1 Warriors v Dragons

Early prediction: Close!

  • Dragons met understrength opposition in the pre-season
  • Warriors beat a strong Storm in their trial match
  • Even market looks right

NRL Round 1 Wests v Storm

Early prediction: Storm, just

  • Storm missing some crucial players
  • Wests looked hungry in their second trial match
  • Wet track could make for a close game
NRL Round 1 Eels v Titans

Early prediction: Eels
The value: Total points over 47.5 $1.90 with TopSport

  • Eels are famous for starting the season strong
  • Titans have a new look spine but great attacking options
  • Should be plenty of points if the rain subsides
NRL Round 1 Cowboys v Bulldogs

Early prediction: Cowboys

  • Both predicted to be down the bottom this year
  • Cowboys with the better trial form, Bulldogs look in need of a halfback
  • Cowboys have more points in them with Feldt, Holmes and the Hammer

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