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  • Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels predictions for Sunday's NRL Round 13
  • The Eels have won their last 2 matches against the Knights by 6 points
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Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels Tips

Parramatta Eels have lost their last two matches but are tipped to return to winning ways at Newcastle Knights. 

The Knights did pull off a much-needed win last week, but they have been inconsistent and don't have the firepower to match the Eels.

  • Newcastle Knights have lost 7 of their last 10 matches.
  • Newcastle Knights rank 14th in scoring this season, averaging 18.08 points per game.
  • Newcastle Knights have scored 20+ points in just 3 of their 12 matches this season.
  • Parramatta Eels have won their last 2 matches against Newcastle Knights by 6 points.
  • Parramatta Eels have won 5 of their last 7 matches.
  • Parramatta Eels rank 4th in defence and attack this season.
  • Parramatta Eels have scored an average 26.66 points per game this season.

Head to Head

The Eels have won the last two matches against the Knights. A 20-14 victory in 2019 was followed by a 10-4 low-scoring tussle last year.

Overall, the Knights have had the better of things in this match up. They have won 11 of the last 15 clashes.

Newcastle Knights Form

Newcastle Knights ended a two-game losing run with a hard-fought 18-10 victory over the Manly Sea Eagles last weekend.

The Knights' defence stood up to the test as they limited the previously free-scoring Sea Eagles.

The victory followed a run of just two wins in nine games, including losing 36-18 to Wests Tigers and 36-20 to North Queensland Cowboys in the previous two rounds.

Newcastle Knights Team News

The Knights are without both Kalyn Ponga and Daniel Saifiti, who are on State of Origin duty. 

In a further blow, Tyson Frizell is ruled out with an ankle injury and David Klemmer will miss the next two games after a high tackle suspension.

The enforced changes see Sauaso Sue and Jacob Saifiti come into the front row for Klemmer and Daniel Saifiti.

Brodie Jones replaces Frizell in the second row, and Nathanael Sasagi and debutant Jack Johns are named on the interchange.

Jack Clifford, who is awaiting his Knights debut, is among the reserves.

Newcastle Knights Team List

1. Tex Hoy 2. Starford To’a 3. Enari Tuala 4. Bradman Best 5. Brayden Musgrove 6. Connor Watson 7. Phoenix Crossland 8. Sauaso Sue 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Jacob Saifiti 11. Brodie Jones 12. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 13. Mitchell Barnett 14. Kurt Mann 15. Josh King 16. Jack Johns 17. Simi Sasagi 18. Jake Clifford 19. Jirah Momoisea 20. Mathew Croker 21. Gehamat Shibasaki

Parramatta Eels Form

Having started the season with a 9-1 record, the Parramatta Eels have lost their last two games to slip to third on the ladder.

The Eels were beaten 28-6 by Manly Sea Eagles in Round 11 on an afternoon to forget.

The previously stubborn Eels defence then conceded seven tries in a 38-20 loss to the South Sydney Rabbitohs last weekend.

Parramatta Eels Team News

The Eels have two players called up for State of Origin with Junior Paulo and Reed Mahoney both in the Game 1 squads.

Parramatta have selected Mahoney at dummy-half after he was named as the 19th man for Queensland Maroons. He will play on Sunday if released from Origin duties.

Marata Niukore gets the nod to replace Junior Paulo in the Eels front row.

After serving suspensions, Dylan Brown returns at five-eighth and Reagan Campbell-Gillard is named at prop.

Oregon Kaufusi drops down to the interchange, pushing Jakob Arthur into the reserves.

Haze Dunster comes into the Parramatta side for the first time this season in place of the dropped Blake Ferguson.

Will Smith is named on the bench after recovering from a thumb injury.

Parramatta Eels Team List

1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Tom Opacic 4. Waqa Blake 5. Haze Dunster 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Marata Niukore 11. Isaiah Papali’i 12. Ryan Matterson 13. Nathan Brown 14. Will Smith 15. Shaun Lane 16. Oregon Kaufusi 17. Bryce Cartwright 18. Joey Lussick 19. Makahesi Makatoa 20. Jakob Arthur 21. Viliami Penisini

Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels FAQs

Where can I watch the Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels live stream?

Our live streaming calendar shows you where to watch the Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels match.

What times does Newcastle Knights vs Parramatta Eels kick off?

The match is being played at McDonald Jones Stadium on Sunday, June 6.



The Eels are tipped to make it three in a row against the Knights. It shouldn't be a wide-margin with 1-12 points the value.

Best Bet: Eels by 1-12 Winning Margin @190.00 at BetMGM - 3 Units

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