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Parramatta Eels vs Penrith Panthers Predictions & Tips - Parramatta to pay the price for resting key players

  • Parramatta Eels vs Penrith Panthers predictions for Friday’s NRL game
  • The Round 25 clash is being played on the Gold Coast (11.05am BST)
  • Penrith have won 8 of their last 9 games
  • Can the Panthers crush a second string Eels’ side?
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Penrith have won 7 of their last 10 games against Parramatta (Getty Images)
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Eddy Tora 02 Sep 2021
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Parramatta Eels vs Penrith Panthers Predictions


Penrith should be far too good for an Eels side missing their stars. This could be a huge win with the Panthers backed in the handicap markets.
  • Parramatta Eels vs Penrith Panthers Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Parramatta Eels Form
  • Parramatta Eels Injuries & Team Lists
  • Parramatta Eels Line Up
  • Penrith Panthers Form
  • Penrith Panthers Injuries & Team Lists
  • Penrith Panthers Line Up
  • Parramatta Eels vs Penrith Panthers Live Stream FAQ

  • Parramatta Eels have lost 4 of their last 6 games.
  • Penrith Panthers have won 7 of their last 10 games against Parramatta Eels.
  • Penrith Panthers have won 8 of their last 9 games.

Head to Head


Parramatta have a 65-50 advantage against Penrith with one draw in 116 games.

Penrith have won seven of the last 10 encounters.

Parramatta Eels Form


Parramatta recently lost four games in a row which saw their top four aspirations take a blow.

Brad Arthur’s side got back to winning ways with a 32-16 victory against North Queensland.

The Eels beat Melbourne Storm 22-10 last week. Blake Ferguson crossed for two tries as they completed 90% of their sets.

Parramatta Eels Injuries & Team News


Brad Arthur has rested Mitchell Moses, Dylan Brown, Waqa Blake, Isaiah Papali'i and Nathan Brown.

Clint Gutherson (knee) is out with Hayze Perham to start at fullback. 

Junior Paulo (suspension) is out for a week with Makahesi Makatoa coming into the starting side.

Marata Niukore is out with a head knock.

Parramatta Eels Team List


1. Hayze Perham
2. Haze Dunster
3. Tom Opacic
4. Michael Oldfield
5. Blake Ferguson
6. Will Smith
7. Jake Arthur
8. Oregon Kaufusi
9. Joey Lussick
10. Makahesi Makatoa
11. Bryce Cartwright
12. Keegan Hipgrave
13. Ray Stone

Interchange

14. Samuel Loizou
15. Ky Rodwell
16. Shaun Lane
17. Sean Russell

Reserves

18. Will Penisini
21. Dylan Brown

Penrith Panthers Form


Penrith have won eight of their last nine games as they chase top spot on the NRL ladder.

Ivan Cleary’s side won four in a row before a 37-10 defeat to Melbourne.

The Panthers bounced back by beating Sydney Roosters 20-14, St George Illawarra 34-16, South Sydney 25-12 and Wests Tigers 30-16 last week.

Penrith Panthers Injuries & Team News


Ivan Cleary has named a full-strength side.

Mitch Kenny gets the utility spot ahead of Tyrone May.

Penrith Panthers Team List


1. Dylan Edwards
2. Stephen Crichton
3. Paul Momirovski
4. Matt Burton
5. Brian To'o
6. Jarome Luai
7. Nathan Cleary
8. Moses Leota
9. Api Koroisau
10. James Fisher-Harris
11. Viliame Kikau
12. Kurt Capewell
13. Isaah Yeo

Interchange

14. Tyrone May
15. Scott Sorensen
16. Tevita Pangai Junior
17. Liam Martin

Reserves

19. Izack Tago
21. Mitch Kenny

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Verdict

Parramatta could pay the price for practically throwing this game away to be fit for the NRL finals. I am backing a big win for the Panthers.

Best Bet: Penrith Panthers -29.5 Handicap $2.05 at Ladbrokes Australia - 3 Units
Value Bet: Penrith Panthers -39.5 Handicap $3.30 at Neds - 2 Units
Value Bet: Penrith Panthers -49.5 Handicap $6.00 at Bookmaker - 1 Unit

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