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05 Aug 2022
Conrad Castleton 05 Aug 2022
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  • Canberra Raiders vs Penrith Panthers predictions for Saturday’s NRL game
  • The Round 21 clash is being played at GIO Stadium (08:30 BST)
  • Penrith are missing halves pairing Nathan Cleary and Jarome Luai
  • Can Canberra take advantage at home?
  • Preview, tips, stats & team news
Sebastian Kris
Sebastian Kris has scored 9 tries in his last 10 games (Getty)

Canberra Raiders vs Penrith Panthers Predictions


Penrith Panthers are missing two key players here with Nathan Cleary and Jarome Luai out. The Raiders will fancy their chances here and get the win in Canberra, Sebastian Kris backed in the tryscoring markets once again.
  • Canberra Raiders vs Penrith Panthers Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Canberra Raiders Form
  • Canberra Raiders Injuries & Team News
  • Canberra Raiders Line Up
  • Penrith Panthers Form
  • Penrith Panthers Injuries & Team News
  • Penrith Panthers Line Up
  • Canberra Raiders vs Penrith Panthers Live Stream FAQ

  • Canberra have won their last 3 games.
  • Canberra have won 4 of their last 5 home games.
  • Canberra’s Sebastian Kris has scored 9 tries in his last 10 games.
  • Penrith have won 17 their 19 games this season.

Head to Head


Penrith have a 41-37 advantage against Canberra with 1 draw in 79 games.  

They Panthers have won seven of the last nine encounters including 36-6 in Round 7 this season.

Canberra Raiders Form


Canberra have won their last three games to get back into Top 8 contention.

Ricky Stuart’s side won 20-16 in Melbourne before a 26-14 win against the Warriors.

The Raiders are coming off a 36-24 win on the Gold Coast with Nick Cotric and Sebastian Kris scoring two tries each.

Canberra Raiders Injuries & Team News


Jordan Rapana (suspension) returns on the wing with Albert Hopoate dropping back to the reserves. 

Xavier Savage is out with Albert Hopoate the new fullback.

Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad misses out with Corey Horsburgh in the reserves and could be a late addition to the interchange bench. 

Harry Rushton (jaw) could return before the finals but Jarrod Croker (shoulder), Josh Hodgson (knee) and Harley Smith-Shields (ACL) are gone for the season.

Canberra Raiders Line Up


18. Albert Hopoate
2. Nick Cotric
3. Matt Timoko
4. Sebastian Kris
5. Jordan Rapana 
6. Jack Wighton
7. Jamal Fogarty
8. Josh Papalii
9. Zac Woolford
10. Joe Tapine
11. Hudson Young
12. Elliott Whitehead
13. Adam Elliott

Interchange

14. Tom Starling
15. Ryan Sutton
16. Emre Guler
17. Corey Harawira-Naera

Reserves

19. Ata Mariota
22. Semi Valemei

Penrith Panthers Form


Penrith have won 17 their 19 games this season, have a six point lead at the top of the table and are clearly the best team in the NRL.

Ivan Cleary’s side recently won nine straight games, the final three coming by 10 points or less.

The Panthers suffered a 34-10 defeat against Parramatta last week. Nathan Cleary was sent off in the 17th minute, they competed well in the second half, winning 6-0 with 12 men.

Penrith Panthers Injuries & Team News


Nathan Cleary (suspension) is out for five weeks. With Jarome Luai injured, Jaeman Salmon has been named at five-eighth with Sean O'Sullivan at halfback. 

Stephen Crichton (ear/concussion) returns at centre with Robert Jennings making way.

Liam Martin is out and replaced by Chris Smith in the second row.

Mitch Kenny has been named on the bench.

Penrith Panthers Line Up


1. Dylan Edwards
2. Taylan May
3. Izack Tago
4. Stephen Crichton
5. Brian To'o
6. Jaeman Salmon 
7. Sean O'Sullivan 
8. Moses Leota
9. Api Koroisau
10. James Fisher-Harris  
11. Viliame Kikau
20. Chris Smith 
13. Isaah Yeo

Interchange

14. Mitch Kenny 
15. Scott Sorensen 
16. Spencer Leniu 
18. Sunia Turuva

Reserves

19. Matthew Eisenhuth
21. Kurt Falls

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Verdict

Penrith Panthers are without Nathan Cleary and Jarome Luai here, two huge losses. The Raiders will smell blood in the water and can get the win in Canberra with Sebastian Kris crossing for another try.

Best Bet: Raiders Win Winner @7/5 at Betfred - 3 Units
Value Bet: Sebastian Kris Anytime Goalscorer @27/10 at bet365 - 2 Units
First Tryscorer Tip: Sebastian Kris First Tryscorer @20/1 at bet365 - 1 Unit
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