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Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights Tips - Low-scoring contest between bottom two

  • Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights tips for Friday's Magic Weekend match
  • Both sides are 2-7 for the season and in the bottom two
  • Who will claim a much needed win?
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Canterbury Bulldogs and the Newcastle Knights are the NRL's lowest scorers (Getty Images)
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Gary Emmerson 12 May 2022
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Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights Tips


The bottom two teams and the lowest scoring sides in the competition clash and a dour affair is predicted. The Bulldogs average 10 points a game, while the Knights average 12 making unders the call.
  • Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights Tips
  • Head to Head
  • Canterbury Bulldogs Form
  • Canterbury Bulldogs Team News
  • Canterbury Bulldogs Team List
  • Newcastle Knights Form
  • Newcastle Knights Team News
  • Newcastle Knights Team List
  • Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights FAQs

  • Canterbury Bulldogs have lost 7 of their last 8 matches.
  • Canterbury Bulldogs have scored 90 points in their last 9 matches.
  • Newcastle Knights have lost their last 7 matches. 
  • Newcastle Knights have lost 6 of their last 7 away matches. 
  • Newcastle Knights have scored 108 points in their last 9 matches.

Head to Head


Canterbury have a 28-23 advantage against Newcastle with one draw in 52 games. 

The Knights won both meetings last year with 32-16 and 22-16 victories.

Canterbury Bulldogs Form


The Bulldogs returned to familiar territory last week when suffering a seventh defeat of the campaign.

Trent Barrett's side went down 14-4 to the Canberra Raiders, a week after upsetting the Sydney Roosters 16-12.

Canterbury are now 2-7 for the season and second from bottom on the ladder.

Canterbury Bulldogs Team News


The Bulldogs have named an unchanged starting line-up. The only switch sees Chris Patolo replace Ava Seumanufagai on the interchange.

Canterbury Bulldogs Team List


1. Matt Dufty 2. Brent Naden 3. Jake Averillo 4. Aaron Schoupp 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Matt Burton 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Luke Thompson 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Corey Waddell 12. Tevita Pangai Junior 13. Josh Jackson 14. Bailey Biondi-Odo 15. Joe Stimson 16. Max King 17. Chris Patolo 19. Josh Cook 20. Jackson Topine 21. Brandon Wakeham 22. Jayden Okunbor 23. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 24. Paul Alamoti 25. Ava Seumanufagai

Newcastle Knights Form


The Knights won their opening two games of the season, but have not lost seven in a row.

It was another heavy defeat last week as they went down 36-16 to the North Queensland Cowboys in Townsville. 

Newcastle are bottom of the ladder and boasting the worst attack and worst defence in the competition.

Newcastle Knights Team News


Mitchell Barnett and Adam Clune both start as they return from suspension and injury respectively.

They come in for Jack Johns, who is ruled out with an arm injury, and Phoenix Crossland, who drops to the bench. 

Edrick Lee has been named despite a head knock last weekend.

Newcastle Knights Team List


1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Edrick Lee 3. Enari Tuala 4. Bradman Best 5. Dominic Young 6. Tex Hoy 7. Adam Clune 8. David Klemmer 9. Chris Randall 10. Daniel Saifiti 11. Mitchell Barnett 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Leo Thompson 14. Phoenix Crossland 15. Jacob Saifiti 16. Pasami Saulo 17. Mathew Croker 18. Simi Sasagi 19. Sauaso Sue 20. Brayden Musgrove 21. Jaron Purcell 22. Krystian Mapapalangi 23. Kobe Rugless 24. Ben Talty

Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights FAQs

Where can I watch the Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights live stream?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch the Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights live stream.

What time does Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights start?

The match kicks off at 18:00 AEST on Friday, May 13.

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Verdict

Neither team can be trusted when it comes to winning. The match total points has been set low, but I'm backing a dour affair between the lowest scoring sides in the competition.

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