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Penrith Panthers vs South Sydney Rabbitohs Betting Tips & Preview - Can Penrith continue a climb?

  • The Panthers have won two of their last three games against the Bunnies
  • A win will cement Penrith's place inside the top-four
  • The Panthers have scored the first try in every match this season
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The Penrith Panthers are one of the teams to beat in 2020 (Getty)
 

It's a top-eight battle to kick off Round 7 of the NRL season on Thursday as the Panthers host the Rabbitohs at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium.

Penrith is looking to consolidate a strong win over the Melbourne Storm while South Sydney are back on track following 28-point thrashing of the New Zealand Warriors.

Panthers Form & Team News


The Panthers overcame an imposing record against the Storm to record a seven point win over the men in purple. It was just the third time in 21 games that the Panthers have overcome Melbourne in what could be a watershed moment for this team.

The Panthers aren't expected to make many changes after fullback Dylan Edwards got through his first game back from injury unscathed. Playmaker Matt Burton never got on the field but could make an appearance on Thursday.

The Penrith Panthers team from Round 6 can be found below:

1. Dylan Edwards 2. Josh Mansour 3. Dean Whare 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Brian To’o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 14. Matt Burton 15. Zane Tetevano 16. Moses Leota 17. Billy Burns 18. Mitch Kenny 19. Brent Naden 20. Jack Hetherington 21. Caleb Aekins

Rabbitohs Form & Team News

 
South Sydney delivered a strong 28-point win over the Warriors in round six, building on their crushing win over the Titans the week before. The victory moved the Bunnies into the top-eight ahead of their biggest test of 2020.

Bench forward Tom Amone will drop out after suffering a serious knee injury against the Warriors. Centre James Roberts will be pushing to return to the backline. 

The South Sydney Rabbitohs team from Round 6 can be found below:

1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Dane Gagai 3. Campbell Graham 4. Braidon Burns 5. Alex Johnston 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Jaydn Su'A 12. Ethan Lowe 13. Cameron Murray 14. Liam Knight 15. Patrick Mago 16. Tom Amone 17. Bayley Sironen 18. Mark Nicholls 19. Corey Allan 20. James Roberts 21. Keaon Koloamatangi

Panthers vs Rabbitohs Head to Head


The Panthers vs Rabbitohs fixture has been incredibly even over the last five years.

Across the last eight matches between these two, the points have been split evenly 4-4.

Panthers vs Rabbitohs Betting Odds


The Panthers are the 1.75 favourites heading into the Thursday showdown, while the Rabbitohs are at the 2.05 quote.

The line for the Panthers is set at -2.0.

Panthers vs Rabbitohs Match Up


Adam Reynolds and Nathan Cleary will be the most important players on Thursday.

Reynolds scored a try and booted six goals in a match where his running game came to the fore against the Warriors while Cleary had a try assist, one clutch late field goal and nearly 600 kick metres in a match-winning effort against the Storm.

Panthers vs Rabbitohs Key Stats


  • The last four games between these teams has been decided by four or less points
  • The Panthers have scored the first try in all of their matches in 2020
  • These teams have never played each other in extra time in the golden point era

Panthers vs Rabbitohs FAQ

When does the Panthers vs Rabbitohs match kick off?

The Panthers vs Storm match is scheduled to kick off at 10.50am BST on Thursday, June 25.

Where is the Panthers vs Rabbitohs match being played?

The Panthers vs Rabbitohs match is scheduled to be played at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, Sydney.

How can I live stream the Panthers vs Rabbitohs match?

Visit our live streaming page for information on how you can watch the Penrith Panthers vs South Sydney Rabbitohs.

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Verdict

The Panthers are fresh off arguably their best win of the last five years against the Storm and will be keen to follow up.
Best Bet: Penrith Panthers To Win @-133.33 at BetMGM - 10 Units
Value Bet: Team To Score 1st Try Penrith @-125 at bet365 Sport NJ - 10 Units

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