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St George Illawarra Dragons vs Penrith Panthers Predictions & Tips - Dragons tipped with a start

  • St George Illawarra Dragons vs Penrith Panthers tips for Friday's NRL Round 22 match
  • The match is being played at Suncorp Stadium (9.00am BST)
  • Penrith have won their last 3 matches against the Dragons
  • Will the Panthers make it four in a row?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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St George Illawarra Dragons and the Penrith Panthers meet at Suncorp Stadium (Getty Images)
Gary Emmerson 12 Aug 2021
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St George Illawarra Dragons vs Penrith Panthers Predictions


The Dragons have suffered two heavy defeat in the last three matches. But a -21.5 handicap might be too much for the Panthers to cover.
  • St George Illawarra Dragons vs Penrith Panthers Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • St George Illawarra Dragons Form
  • St George Illawarra Dragons Team News
  • St George Illawarra Dragons Team List
  • Penrith Panthers Form
  • Penrith Panthers Team News
  • Penrith Panthers Team List
  • St George Illawarra Dragons vs Penrith Panthers FAQs

  • St George Illawarra Dragons have lost their last 4 matches.
  • Penrith Panthers have won their last 3 matches against the St George Illawarra Dragons.
  • Penrith Panthers have won 5 of their last 6 matches.
  • Penrith Panthers have covered a -21.5 point handicap just once in the last 8 matches.

Head to Head


The Panthers have a 6-4 head to head record from the last 10 clashes with the Dragons. Penrith have won the last three in a row, including a 32-28 win last season in most recent meeting.

St George Illawarra Dragons Form


The Dragons have slipped to 11th and a victory outside of the top eight after losing their last four in a row.

Anthony Griffin's side went down 32-18 to Manly Sea Eagles, 32-10 to Gold Coast Titans and 50-12 to South South Rabbitohs.

Last week, the Dragons put up more of a fight as they lost 20-12 to finals rivals Canberra Raiders.

St George Illawarra Dragons Team News


Gerard Beale and Tyrell Fuimaono return to the run-on side, while Josh Kerr is added to the bench. Cody Ramsey and Tariq Sims drop out.

St George Illawarra Dragons Team List


1. Jack Bird, 2. Mat Feagai, 3. Gerard Beale, 4. Zac Lomax, 5. Mikaele Ravalawa, 6. Corey Norman, 7. Adam Clune, 8. Blake Lawrie, 9. Andrew McCullough, 10. Josh McGuire, 11. ​Billy Burns, 12. Tyrell Fuimaono, 13. Jack de Belin, 14. Junior Amone, 15. Jackson Ford, 16. Josh Kerr, 17. Kaide Ellis. 18. Matt Dufty, 21. Jaiyden Hunt

Penrith Panthers Form


Penrith bounced back from their 37-10 defeat to minor premiership rivals Melbourne Storm by defeating Sydney Roosters last week.

Ivan Cleary's side held off the Roosters 20-14 to make it five wins in their last six matches.

Penrith Panthers Team News


Two late changes see Mitch Kenny and Taylan May come into the Panthers side with Api Koroisau suspended and Charlie Staines injured.

Jaeman Salmon has joined the bench while Nathan Cleary is among the reserves, but could yet play. Tevita Pangai jnr is still not available for his debut.

Penrith Panthers Team List


1. Dylan Edwards, 20. Taylan May, 3. Stephen Crichton, 4. Paul Momirovski, 5. Brent Naden, 6. Matt Burton, 7. Jarome Luai, 8. Moses Leota, 14. Mitch Kenny, 10. Matt Eisenhuth, 11. Viliame Kikau, 12. Liam Martin, 13. Isaah Yeo, 15. Scott Sorensen, 16. J'maine Hopgood, 17. Izack Tago, 19. Jaeman Salmon, 21. Nathan Cleary, 22. Lindsay Smith

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Verdict

Penrith are tipped to be too good, but they haven't been piling on points in recent games. A -21.5 handicap might be beyond them with the Dragons tipped with a start.

Best Bet: Dragons +21.5 Handicap @-105.26 at BetMGM - 3 Units

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