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Manly Sea Eagles vs Parramatta Eels Predictions & Tips - Manly to jump above the Eels with a win

  • Manly Sea Eagles vs Parramatta Eels tips for Saturday's NRL Round 22 match
  • The match is being played at Sunshine Coast Stadium (10.35am BST)
  • The Eels have lost 4 of their last 5 matches
  • Can the Eels stop their slide down the ladder?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Tom Trbojevic is tipped to be the difference against the Eels (Getty Images)
Freetips staff 13 Aug 2021
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Manly Sea Eagles vs Parramatta Eels Predictions


Manly’s attack has been insanely improved when Tom Trbojevic has been on the field in 2021. He can once again be the difference against a Parramatta Eels side struggling for form.
  • Manly Sea Eagles vs Parramatta Eels Predictions
  • Head-to-Head
  • Manly Sea Eagles Form
  • Manly Sea Eagles Team News
  • Manly Sea Eagles Team List
  • Parramatta Eels Form
  • Parramatta Eels Team News
  • Parramatta Eels Team List
  • Manly Sea Eagles vs Parramatta Eels FAQs

  • Manly Sea Eagles have won 12 of their last 16 games.
  • Manly Sea Eagles have scored an average 36.8 points per game when Tom Trbojevic has played this year. 
  • Manly Sea Eagles have scored an average 18.1 points per game without Tom Trbojevic this year.
  • Manly Sea Eagles have won the last 2 matches against Parramatta Eels.
  • Parramatta Eels have lost 4 of their last 5 matches.
  • Parramatta Eels are averaging 12 points per game in their last 5 matches.

Head-to-Head


There have been 144 games played between these outfits. Manly lead the head to head 86-54 with four games drawn. Manly have won the last two encounters and four of the last seven clashes.

Manly Sea Eagles Form


Manly have been a different side since Tom Trbojevic returned in Round 6, scoring 540 points and conceding just 260 in that period of time.

Des Hasler's side won three in a row against the Dragons, Wests and Sharks before losing to Melbourne Storm by 10 points last weekend.

Manly Sea Eagles Team News


Taniela Paseka and Toafofoa Sipley are out. Josh Aloiai moves into the front row, with Curtis Sironen and Kurt De Luis added to the bench. Jack Gosiewski is on the extended bench.

Morgan Boyle, Andrew Davey, Manase Fainu and Sean Keppie look set to miss the rest of the 2021 season. Zac Saddler and Sipley are expected to be available next week, while Paseka is expected to return in Round 25.

Manly Sea Eagles Team List


1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Jason Saab 3. Brad Parker 4. Morgan Harper 5. Reuben Garrick 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Josh Aloiai 9. Lachlan Croker 10. Martin Taupau 11. Haumole Olakau'atu 12. Josh Schuster 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Dylan Walker 15. Karl Lawton 16. Curtis Sironen 17. Kurt De Luis 18. Moses Suli 19. Cade Cust 20. Jack Gosiewski 21. Ben Trbojevic

Parramatta Eels Form


The Eels won nine of their opening 10 games but that form has steadily nosedived since, winning just four of their last 10 games.

All of the wins came against sides outside of the top 8 at the time – Newcastle (11th), Wests Tigers (11th), Canterbury (16th) and Titans (10th).

Parramatta Eels Team News


Joey Lussick replaces Reed Mahoney at hooker, while Isaiah Papali’i moves into the front row. His place in the back row is filled by Shaun Lane.

Oregon Kaufusi is out due to a head knock. Journeyman Michael Oldfield replaces Haze Dunster on the wing, while Makahesi Makatoa joins the bench.

Parramatta Eels Team List


1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Tom Opacic 4. Waqa Blake 5. Michael Oldfield 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Isaiah Papali'i 9. Joey Lussick 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Ryan Matterson 13. Nathan Brown 14. Will Smith 15. Bryce Cartwright 16. Marata Niukore 17. Makahesi Makatoa 18. Ray Stone 19. Viliami Penisini 20. Haze Dunster 21. Jakob Arthur

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Verdict

The loss of Reed Mahoney is a major blow for Parramatta. Manly are tipped to jump above the Eels on the ladder with a win, and they can do so in style. Tom Trbojevic can once again be the star of the show.

Best Bet: Manly -14.5 Handicap @-109.89 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Multi Tryscorer Tip: Tom Trbojevic 2+ Tries @250.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
First Tryscorer Tip: Tom Trbojevic First Tryscorer @750.00 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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