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  • Melbourne Storm have won their last 6 games
  • Melbourne’s Josh Addo-Carr scored 6 tries in his last game
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Melbourne Storm vs St George Illawarra Dragons Tips


Melbourne are missing some key players but should still be too good for the Dragons. I am backing the Storm to win by 1-12 points and Josh Addo-Carr to score first after crossing the line for six tries last week.

  • Melbourne Storm have won their last 6 games.
  • Melbourne Storm’s Josh Addo-Carr scored 6 tries in his last game.
  • Melbourne Storm have won 26 of their last 36 games against St George Illawarra Dragons.
  • St George Illawarra Dragons have lost 3 of their last 4 games.

Head to Head


Melbourne Storm have a 26-11 advantage against St George Illawarra Dragons with 1 draw in 38 games.

Melbourne have won six of the last nine encounters.

Melbourne Storm Form


Melbourne started the season by beating South Sydney 26-18. They lost narrowly against Parramatta and Penrith before winning six straight.

The Storm beat Brisbane 40-6, Canterbury 52-18, Sydney Roosters 20-4, New Zealand Warriors 42-20 and Cronulla 40-14.

Craig Bellamy's side crushed South Sydney 50-0 last week. Josh Addo-Carr scored an incredible six tries with the result never in doubt.

Melbourne Storm Team News


Cameron Munster (foot), Harry Grant (hamstring) and Brandon Smith (suspension) are all out. 

Ryley Jacks will start at five-eighth and Kenny Bromwich at hooker with Tyson Smoothy on the interchange bench.

Ryan Papenhuyzen (shoulder) has been named in the reserves and could be a late inclusion.

Melbourne Storm Predicted Line Up


1. Nicho Hynes 2. George Jennings 3. Reimis Smith 4. Justin Olam 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Ryley Jacks 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Kenny Bromwich 10. Christian Welch 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Tui Kamikamica 13. Dale Finucane 14. Tyson Smoothy 15. Chris Lewis 16. Tom Eisenhuth 17. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 18. Aaron Pene 19. Ryan Papenhuyzen 20. Trent Loiero 21. Dean Ieremia

St George Illawarra Dragons Form


St George Illawarra started the season with a 32-18 loss against Cronulla before four straight wins.

The Dragons beat North Queensland 25-18, Manly 38-12, Newcastle 22-13 and Parramatta 26-12. That run was followed by three straight defeats.

Anthony Griffin’s side bounced back with a 32-12 win against the Bulldogs last week. They led 28-0 after holding a 6-0 half time lead, Matthew Dufty scoring two tries.

St George Illawarra Dragons Team News


Mikaele Ravalawa (suspension) returns on the wing with Mat Feagai (ankle) out. 

Cody Ramsey (ribs) could return on the wing which would see Max Feagai shift to centre and Tyrell Fuimaono into the back row. 

Poasa Faamausili comes onto the interchange bench.

Brayden Wiliame (calf) and Jordan Pereira (suspension) are available next week with Zac Lomax (thumb) expected back in rounds 14-15.

Cameron McInnes (knee) is out for the season after rupturing his ACL. 

St George Illawarra Dragons Line Up


1. Matt Dufty 2. Max Feagai 3. Jack Bird 4. Tyrell Fuimaono 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Corey Norman 7. Ben Hunt 8. Blake Lawrie 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Josh Kerr 12. Tariq Sims 13. Josh McGuire 14. Poasa Faamausili 15. Billy Burns 16. Daniel Alvaro 17. Kaide Ellis 18. Jackson Ford 19. Junior Amone 20. Cody Ramsey 21. Adam Clune

Melbourne Storm vs St George Illawarra Dragons FAQs

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When does Melbourne Storm vs St George Illawarra Dragons take place?

The Round 10 clash is being played at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Sunday, May 16.

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Verdict

Taking St George Illawarra with a 16 point start would have seen the Dragons go 8-1 this season. With Melbourne missing so many key players, they should still win but in a closer margin than the odds suggest.

Best Bets: Dragons +16 Handicap @-109.89 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Melbourne Storm 1-12 Winning Margin @250.00 at Caesars (Sport) - 1 Unit
First Tryscorer Tip: Josh Addo-Carr First Tryscorer @650.00 at PlaySugarhouse Sport - 1 Unit

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