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Melbourne Storm vs Gold Coast Titans Predictions & Tips - Value in the tryscoring markets in the NRL

05 Aug 2022
Conrad Castleton 05 Aug 2022
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  • Melbourne Storm vs Gold Coast Titans predictions for Friday’s NRL game
  • The Round 21 clash is being played at AAMI Park (09:00 BST)
  • Gold Coast have lost 14 of their last 15 games
  • Can Melbourne find some form with the finals looming?
  • Preview, tips, stats & team lists
Jahrome Hughes
Melbourne’s Jahrome Hughes has scored 10 tries in his last 13 games (Getty)

Melbourne Storm vs Gold Coast Titans Predictions


Melbourne are too short here so I am turning to the tryscoring markets. Jahrome Hughes and Harry Grant represent value to score in the NRL.
  • Melbourne Storm vs Gold Coast Titans Predictions
  • Stats
  • Head to Head
  • Melbourne Storm Form
  • Melbourne Storm Injuries & Team News
  • Melbourne Storm Team List
  • Gold Coast Titans Form
  • Gold Coast Titans Injuries & Team News
  • Gold Coast Titans Team List
  • Melbourne Storm vs Gold Coast Titans Live Stream FAQ

Stats


  • Melbourne have lost 4 of their last 5 games.
  • Melbourne have won 6 of their last 7 games at AAMI Park.
  • Melbourne’s Jahrome Hughes has scored 10 tries in his last 13 games.
  • Melbourne’s Harry Grant has scored 2 tries in his last 3 games.
  • Melbourne have won of their last 7 games against Gold Coast.
  • Gold Coast have lost 14 of their last 15 games.

Head to Head


Melbourne have an 18-6 advantage against Gold Coast.

The Storm have won the previous seven encounters.

Melbourne Storm Form


Melbourne had a great start to the season but have now lost four of their last five games. It’s unprecedented territory for the club.

Craig Bellamy's side lost 36-30 in Manly, 28-6 defeat in Cronulla, 20-16 against Canberra and 24-12 against South Sydney.

The Storm bounced back with a 24-12 win in New Zealand last week. They led 10-8 at half time and went on with the job.

Melbourne Storm Injuries & Team News


Brandon Smith (suspension) returns on the bench.

Nick Meaney (concussion) is out with Tyran Wishart to start at fullback.

Winger David Nofoaluma has arrived on loan from Wests Tigers and starts on the wing.

Justin Olam (covid) misses out but Xavier Coates (ankle) is listed among the reserves and could return after a lengthy layoff. Grant Anderson was named to replace Justin Olam but was then left out with Young Tonumaipea the new centre.

Ryan Papenhuyzen (knee), George Jennings (ACL), Reimis Smith (pectoral) and Christian Welch (achilles) are gone for the season.

Alex MacDonald replaced Chris Lewis on the bench.

Melbourne Storm Team List


1. Tyran Wishart 
2. David Nofoaluma 
3. Marion Seve
22. Young Tonumaipea
5. Dean Ieremia
6. Cameron Munster
7. Jahrome Hughes
8. Jesse Bromwich
9. Harry Grant 
10. Nelson Asofa-Solomona
11. Felise Kaufusi 
12. Kenny Bromwich
13. Josh King

Interchange

14. Brandon Smith 
15. Tui Kamikamica
16. Tom Eisenhuth 
18. Alec MacDonald

Reserves

19. Cooper Johns 
20. Xavier Coates

Gold Coast Titans Form


Gold Coast Titans have lost 14 of their last 15 games and sit bottom of the NRL ladder. The only win in that run came 20-16 against St George Illawarra in Round 10.

Justin Holbrook’s side have lost nine straight games. 

The Titans are coming off a 36-24 defeat against Canberra, completing 68% (28/41) of their sets, missing 50 tackles and making 15 errors.

Gold Coast Titans Injuries & Team News


Jayden Campbell is back at fullback with AJ Brimson moving into the halves. Toby Sexton has been named in the reserves with Tanah Boyd starting at half-back.

Greg Marzhew is the new face on the bench.

Shallin Fuller (leg) and Jo Vuna (ACL) are out for the season.

Kevin Proctor has been released from his contract after a dumb a vaping incident.

Gold Coast Titans Team List


1. Jayden Campbell 
2. Sosefo Fifita
3. Phillip Sami 
4. Brian Kelly 
5. Patrick Herbert  
6. AJ Brimson 
7. Tanah Boyd 
8. Moeaki Fotuaika 
9. Aaron Booth 
10. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui
11. David Fifita 
12. Beau Fermor
13. Erin Clark

Interchange

14. Greg Marzhew
15. Herman Ese'ese
16. Isaac Liu
17. Jaimin Jolliffe

Reserves

18. Sam McIntyre
19. Corey Thompson

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Verdict

I am not taking on Melbourne at the short price here with value in the tryscoring markets. Jahrome Hughes and Harry Grant are backed to cross for a try against the reeling Titans.

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Best Bets: Harry Grant Anytime Tryscorer @5/2 at bet365 - 3 Units
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First Tryscorer Tip: Harry Grant First Tryscorer @20/1 at bet365 - 1 Unit
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