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Canterbury Bulldogs vs Sydney Roosters Preview & Betting Tips - Chooks to continue winning ways

  • The Roosters are looking for a seventh-straight win over the Bulldogs
Luke Keary
Luke Keary has asserted himself as one of the league's best players in 2020 (Getty Images)

Bulldogs v Sydney Roosters Betting Tips

Two in-form Sydney teams meet on Sunday to round out round five of the 2020 NRL season as the Bulldogs host the Roosters at Bankwest Stadium.

Both outfits come into this match up following stellar performances against bottom four teams and will be looking to build on that as the season progresses.

Bulldogs Form & Team News

The Bulldogs returned to their best form last week, hammering the Dragons 22-2 in a sparkling display. The Dogs were boasted by the addition of star Kieran Foran to the side, who was able to hit the ground running and make a positive impact for Canterbury.

Christian Crichton replaces Kerrod Holland on the interchange. The Bulldogs have won three of their four games at Bankwest Stadium. Centre Reimis Smith was suspended for kicking for one game at the judiciary on Wednesday night. The Dogs are yet to announce who will come into the starting side with Crichton and reserve Morgan Harper the main candidates.

The Bulldogs team for Sunday can be found below:

1. Will Hopoate 2. Nick Meaney 3. Kerrod Holland 4. Jake Averillo 5. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 6. Kieran Foran 7. Lachlan Lewis 8. Aiden Tolman 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Dylan Napa 11. Josh Jackson 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Adam Elliott 14. Christian Crichton 15. Renouf To'omaga 16. Dean Britt 17. Sauaso Sue 19. Ofahiki Ogden 20. Brandon Wakeham 21. Morgan Harper 22. Jack Cogger

Roosters Form & Team News

The Roosters officially became the outright favourites for the NRL Premiership after a 59 point hammering of the Broncos on Friday night. It was a display of consummate professionalism from the Chooks, who were on from the opening whistle.

In a massive boost to an already stellar team, reigning Dally M Medallist James Tedesco returns to the line up after missing the win over Brisbane.

The Roosters team for Sunday can be found below:

1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Brett Morris 6. Luke Keary 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Angus Crichton 13. Victor Radley 14. Sam Verrills 15. Isaac Liu 16. Nat Butcher 17. Lindsay Collins 18. Sitili Tupouniua 19. Mitchell Aubusson 20. Ryan Hall 21. Lachlan Lam

Bulldogs v Roosters Head to Head

The Roosters have dominated the Bulldogs over the last three years, winning seven-straight games against their opponents. Canterbury has only won three games over a six year stretch against the Tricolours.

Bulldogs v Roosters Betting Odds

The Bulldogs are the 7.00 outsiders at bet365 to cause a boilover on Sunday.

The Roosters are the 1.10 favourites heading into round five, and the line is set at -18.0 for the reigning premiers.

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Bulldogs vs Roosters Match Up

Opposing five-eighths Kieran Foran and Luke Keary are the most influential players in their teams. Canterbury need Foran to keep standing up if they're to shock the Roosters, while Keary's ascent towards the top 

Bulldogs vs Roosters Key Stats

  • The Roosters have won their last seven games against the Bulldogs
  • Josh Morris has scored a try in each of his last four appearances with his team as an away favourite
  • James Tedesco has been the first try-scorer in three of Sydney's last four day matches in Sydney

Bulldogs vs Roosters FAQs

When does the Bulldogs vs Roosters match kick off?

The Canterbury Bulldogs host the Sydney Roosters meet at 7.05am BST on Sunday, June 14.

Where is the Bulldogs vs Roosters match being played?

The Bulldogs host the Roosters at Bankwest Stadium, which is located in Sydney.

How can I live stream the Bulldogs vs Roosters match?

Visit our live streaming page for information on how you can watch the Bulldogs vs Roosters match.



Despite a strong showing last week, the Bulldogs lack the polish of the reigning premiers and will struggle to keep up with them on Sunday.

We're placing a small wager on Tedesco to score the first try in his return.

Best Bet: Sydney Roosters To Win @1.10 at bet365 - 10 Units
Value Bet: James Tedesco First Try Scorer @8.50 at bet365 - 2 Units

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