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Sydney Roosters vs Gold Coast Titans Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Titans value with the handicap

  • The Sydney Roosters and Gold Coast Titans clash at the SCG on Saturday,
  • Kick off is scheduled for 6.00am BST
  • Both teams sit at opposite ends of the ladder with a blowout win expected on Saturday
  • The Titans get a huge head-start in the match line betting
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Can Teddy lead the Chooks to a massive win over the Titans (Getty)

Sydney Roosters and Gold Coast Titans clash on Saturday afternoon in NRL Round 12 in game pitting two teams sitting at opposite ends of the ladder. 

Boosted by the major signing news of David Fafita, the Titans were tough against the Panthers at home only narrowly going down in the wet.  Will the Roosters inflict a massive defeat on the Titans or can Gold Coast cause an upset?

Sydney Roosters Form & Team News 

The Roosters are sitting pretty in fourth place having won eight of ten games since the competition resumed in May. 

Despite receiving a scare from the understrength New Zealand Warriors last week on the Central Coast, Trent Robinson’s men are all class and rarely string bad performances together. 

Ryan Hall will return to the wing in place of Brett Morris (back) in the only change to the side, while captain Boyd Cordner remains on the sidelines due to concussion. 

The Sydney Roosters team for Saturday can be found below: 

1. James Tedesco 2. Ryan Hall 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Matt Ikuvalu 6. Luke Keary 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Sitili Tupouniua 12. Mitchell Aubusson 13. Isaac Liu 14. Lachlan Lam 15. Poasa Faamausili 16. Nat Butcher 17. Lindsay Collins 18. Christian Tuipolutu 19. Drew Hutchinson 20. Daniel Fifita 21. Egan Butcher 

Gold Coast Titans Form & Team News 

The Titans once again find themselves at the wrong end of the ladder this season, but the endeavour cannot be faulted. 

Although coming up against competition leaders in Penrith last week, the Titans were enormous in challenging the powerful Panthers outfit and going down by only eight points. 

Keegan Hipgrave returns to the second-row in place of Sam Stone, while exciting speedster AJ Brimson has been named on the reserves list and is a chance of playing his first game for the year. 

The Gold Titans team list for Saturday can be found below: 

1. Corey Thompson 2. Anthony Don 3. Brian Kelly 4. Dale Copley 5. Phillip Sami 6. Ashley Taylor 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Nathan Peats 10. Jaimin Jolliffe 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Keegan Hipgrave 13. Jai Arrow 14. Tanah Boyd 15. Tyrone Peachey 16. Jarrod Wallace 17. Sam Lisone 18. Erin Clark 19. Sam Stone 20. Jai Whitbread 21. AJ Brimson 

Sydney Roosters vs Gold Coast Titans Head To Head 

The Roosters have won 11 of 18 games against the Titans, but they have dominated in recent years in claiming the last five battles dating back to 2017. 

The Titans haven’t won in Sydney for over 14 months, last tasting success against the Manly Sea Eagles in May last year. 

Sydney Roosters vs Gold Coast Titans Odds

The Sydney Roosters are the hot 1.06 favourites heading into Saturday with the Titans 9 outsiders, the biggest of the round.

The Titans get a huge +20.5 head start in this contest.

Sydney Roosters vs Gold Coast Titans Match Up 

Jared Waera-Hargreaves is one of the toughest front-rowers in the game and has been the heart and soul of the Roosters pack for years, but he faces a stiff test packing the scrum against Titans gun Moeaki Fotuaika. 

Despite having a reputation as one of the toughest in the game, Waerea-Hargreaves was taken on last week by Jack Hetherington who seemed to ruffle the veteran's feathers. 

A big man with a massive motor, Fotuaika is one of the most promising props in the game and will be looking to take a lead from Hetherington’s book by challenging the Roosters leader. Never one to lie down, the veteran hardman Waerea-Hagreaves will be looking to reassert his dominance this week. 

Sydney Roosters vs Gold Coast Titans Key Stats 

  • The Roosters are the shortest priced favourites of the round paying 1.06 to win the game
  • The Roosters need to score four points to reach 40,000 scored by the club since 1908
  • The Titans haven’t won in Sydney for over 14 months and are facing the competition favourites

Sydney Roosters vs Gold Coast Titans FAQ

When does Sydney Roosters vs Gold Coast Titans kick off?

The Roosters and the Titans kicks off on Saturday, August 1 at 6.00am BST.

Where is the Sydney Roosters vs Gold Coast Titans match taking place?

Roosters vs Titans clash on the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Can I watch a live stream of the Roosters vs Titans match?

Visit the live streaming page for all the information on how you can live stream the Roosters vs Titans match.



With the Titans getting such a huge head-start on Saturday, they represent great value. 

While the Roosters are one of the better sides of 2020, a line of +20 with the possibility of rain on the radar is hard for us to pass up.

Best Bet: Titans +20 3-way Game Betting @+105 at BetMGM - 2 Units

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