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  • Melbourne have won 20 of their last 21 games
  • Can the Storm continue their dominance over the Sea Eagles?
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Bets.com.au Staff 09 Sep 2021
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Melbourne Storm vs Manly Sea Eagles Tips


Melbourne have won 20 of their last 21 games and beat Manly in Round 21. I am backing the Storm to win again with the match going under 42.5 total points.

  • Melbourne Storm have won 20 of their last 21 games.
  • Melbourne Storm have won their last 4 games against Manly Sea Eagles.
  • Melbourne Storm have seen under 42.5 total points in 6 of their last 7 games against Manly Sea Eagles.
  • Manly Sea Eagles have won 7 of their last 8 games.
  • Manly Sea Eagles’ Tom Trbojevic has scored 17 tries in his last 8 games.

Head to Head


Melbourne have a 23-15 advantage against Manly with one draw in 39 games.

The Storm have won the last four encounters including 28-18 in Round 21 this season.

Melbourne Storm Form


Melbourne finished top of the NRL ladder after winning 21 of their 24 regular season games this season. 

The Storm won 19 consecutive games before a 22-10 defeat to Parramatta in Round 24.

Craig Bellamy's side beat Cronulla 28-16 last week. They completed 64% of their sets and missed 28 tackles.

Melbourne Storm Team News


Josh Addo-Carr (hamstring) has been ruled out with Isaac Lumelume and George Jennings selected to start on the wing.

Cameron Munster (knee) has been named at five-eighth but is doubtful. If he is ruled out, Nicho Hynes will come into the starting side.

Melbourne Storm Team List


1. Ryan Papenhuyzen, 2. George Jennings, 3. Reimis Smith, 4. Justin Olam, 5. Isaac Lumelume, 6. Cameron Munster, 7. Jahrome Hughes, 8. Jesse Bromwich, 9. Brandon Smith, 10. Christian Welch, 11. Felise Kaufusi, 12. Kenny Bromwich, 13. Dale Finucane, 14. Harry Grant, 15. Tui Kamikamica, 16. Nelson Asofa-Solomona, 17. Nicho Hynes, 19. Tom Eisenhuth, 21. Marion Seve

Manly Sea Eagles Form


Manly have won seven of their last eight games. The only defeat in that run was a 28-18 defeat to Melbourne in Round 21.

Des Haslers’s side have won their last four games. The Sea Eagles beat Parramatta 56-10, Canberra 19-18, Canterbury 36-18 and North Queensland 46-18.

They punished the Cowboys, Tom Trbojevic crossing for another hat-trick to make it 17 tries in his last eight games.

Manly Sea Eagles Team News


Lachlan Croker has been ruled out with Karl Lawton to start at hooker and Curtis Sironen coming onto the bench. 

Josh Aloiai back in the starting side.

Manly Sea Eagles Predicted Line Up


1. Tom Trbojevic, 2. Jason Saab, 3. Brad Parker, 4. Morgan Harper, 5. Reuben Garrick, 6. Kieran Foran, 7. Daly Cherry-Evans, 8. Josh Aloiai, 15. Karl Lawton, 10. Martin Taupau, 11. Haumole Olakau'atu, 12. Josh Schuster, 13. Jake Trbojevic, 14. Dylan Walker, 16. Sean Keppie, 17. Taniela Paseka, 20. Curtis Sironen, 18. Toafofoa Sipley, 19. Moses Suli

Melbourne Storm vs Manly Sea Eagles FAQs

Where can I watch the Melbourne Storm vs Manly Sea Eagles live stream?

Our live streaming calendar shows you where to watch the Melbourne Storm vs Manly Sea Eagles live stream.

What time does Melbourne Storm vs Manly Sea Eagles start?

The qualifying final is being played at Sunshine Coast Stadium at 7.50pm AEDT on Friday, September 10.

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Verdict

Melbourne are the only team to beat Manly and shut Tom Trbojevic down in the last two months. I am backing the Storm to step up defensively and beat the Sea Eagles again.

Best Bet: Under 42.5 Total Points @112.00 at Unibet Australia - 3 Units
Value Bet: Melbourne Storm 1-12 Winning Margin @210.00 at Ladbrokes Australia - 2 Units

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