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Parramatta Eels vs Newcastle Knights Tips - Knight to upset Eels in Elimination Final

  • Parramatta Eels vs Newcastle Knights predictions for Sunday’s NRL Elimination Final
  • Parramatta have lost 5 of their last 7 games
  • Can Newcastle upset the odds in Rockhampton?
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Parramatta Eels vs Newcastle Knights Tips


Parramatta are vulnerable and ready for the taking in the NRL Finals. I am backing Newcastle to step up and produce an upset win in Rockhampton.
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  • Parramatta Eels Form
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  • Parramatta Eels vs Newcastle Knights FAQs

  • Parramatta Eels have lost 5 of their last 7 games.
  • Newcastle Knights have won 11 of their last 16 games against Parramatta Eels.
  • Newcastle Knights have won 5 of their last 6 games.
  • Newcastle Knights’ Enari Tuala has scored 8 tries in his last 6 games.

Head to Head


Newcastle have a 30-24 advantage against Parramatta with one draw in 55 games.

Parramatta have won the last three encounters.

Parramatta Eels Form


Parramatta recently lost four games in a row which saw their title hopes take a blow.

Brad Arthur’s side got back to winning ways with a 32-16 victory against North Queensland and 22-10 win against Melbourne Storm.

The Eels rested a number of their star players in a 40-6 defeat to Penrith last week.

Parramatta Eels Team News


Junior Paulo (suspension) and Reagan Campbell-Gillard (groin) both start in the front-row. 

Shaun Lane and Marata Niukore start in the second-row with Isaiah Papali'i to come off the bench. 

Will Penisini has been named at centre in place of Tom Opacic. Ray Stone has been named at hooker ahead of Joey Lussick. 

Ryan Matterson (suspension) is available but has been named among the reserves.

Parramatta Eels Team List


1. Clint Gutherson, 2. Haze Dunster, 3. Will Penisini, 4. Waqa Blake, 5. Blake Ferguson, 6. Dylan Brown, 7. Mitchell Moses, 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard, 9. Ray Stone, 10. Junior Paulo, 11. Shaun Lane, 12. Marata Niukore, 13. Nathan Brown, 14. Will Smith, 15. Bryce Cartwright, 16. Isaiah Papali'i, 17. Makahesi Makatoa, 18. Ryan Matterson, 19. Oregon Kaufusi, 20. Tom Opacic, 21. Jake Arthur

Newcastle Knights Form


Newcastle have won five of their last six games. 

Adam O'Brien’s side beat Canberra 34-24, Brisbane 28-20, Cronulla 16-14, Canterbury 22-16 and Gold Coast Titans 15-14.

The Knights lost 35-22 against Brisbane last week.

Newcastle Knights Team News


Adam O'Brien rested a number of his stars in round 25 but are close to full strength here.

Daniel Saifiti (knee) and David Klemmer (ribs) have both been named to play.

Newcastle Knights Team List


1. Kalyn Ponga, 2. Enari Tuala, 3. Kurt Mann, 4. Bradman Best, 5. Hymel Hunt, 6. Jake Clifford, 7. Mitchell Pearce, 8. Jacob Saifiti, 9. Jayden Brailey, 10. Daniel Saifiti, 11. Tyson Frizell, 12. Mitchell Barnett, 13. Connor Watson, 14. Sauaso Sue, 15. David Klemmer, 16. Josh King, 17. Brodie Jones, 18. Phoenix Crossland, 19. Jirah Momoisea, 20. Simi Sasagi, 21. Jack Johns

Parramatta Eels vs Newcastle Knights FAQs

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

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

What time does Parramatta Eels vs Newcastle Knights start?

The Elimination Final is being played at Browne Park at 4.05pm AEDT on Sunday, September 12.

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Verdict

Parramatta could pay the price for throwing the game against Penrith and tinkering with their line up. I am backing an upset win for Newcastle with Enari Tuala to maintain his impressive tryscoring record.

Best Bet: Newcastle +10.5 Handicap @-136.99 at Bookmaker - 3 Units
Value Bet: Newcastle Knights Win Winner @210.00 at Palmerbet - 1 Unit
Value Bet: Enari Tuala Anytime Tryscorer @120.00 at Topsport - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Enari Tuala First Tryscorer @1200.0 at Topsport - 1 Unit

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