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Rabbitohs vs Roosters Betting Tips, Preview & Odds - Roosters to head into finals in style

  • South Sydney Rabbitohs host the Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium
  • Friday night's game kicks off at 7.55pm AEST
  • The Roosters have won the last 2 meetings against the Rabbitohs by a combined 58-18
  • The Roosters have the best points differential (282) in the competition

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South Sydney Rabbitohs are facing another defeat to the Sydney Roosters (Getty Images)

We will be treated to the match on the final round of the regular NRL season on Friday night when the South Sydney Rabbitohs host the Sydney Roosters at ANZ Stadium. Both clubs will be looking to build essential momentum leading into the finals series next weekend.

Rabbitohs Form & Team News

Wayne Bennett’s men will be looking to bounce back to form after a shock 26-16 loss to the then bottom side Canterbury Bulldogs last weekend. Sitting in seventh position, the Rabbitohs had been playing in outstanding form leading into their last match against the Bulldogs, winning six of their previous seven games.

Dane Gagai returns to centre in the place of Steven Marsters who drops out of the side.

Jayden Su’A has been suspended after his controversial sin-binning last weekend, and is replaced by Jed Cartwight in the starting side with Patrick Mago joining the bench.

The Rabbitohs team for Friday can be found below:

1. Corey Allan 2. Alex Johnston 3. Campbell Graham 4. Dane Gagai 5. Jaxson Paulo 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Junior Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Cameron Murray 12. Bayley Sironen 13. Liam Knight 14. Mark Nicholls 15. Jed Cartwright 16. Hame Sele 17. Keaon Koloamatangi

Roosters Form & Team News

The back-to-back premiers have been nothing short of dominant once again this season, and will be looking to continue their form with a sixth straight victory.

After losing their first two matches of the season prior to the COVID-19 enforced break, the Roosters have only lost the three matches since and last week beat Cronulla Sharks 34-18.

James Tedesco, Jake Friend, Boyd Cordner and Siosiua Taukeiaho return, with Joey Manu, Lindsay Collins and Isaac Liu rested.

Angus Crichton moves to lock, while Lachlan Lamb replaces Drew Hutchinson on the bench.

The Roosters team for Friday can be found below:

1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Josh Morris 4. Mitchell Aubusson 5. Brett Morris 6. Luke Keary 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Siosiua Taukieaho 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Sitili Tupouniua 13. Angus Crichton 14. Nat Butcher 15. Sonny-Bill Williams 16. Poasa Faamausili  17. Lachlan Lamb

Rabbitohs vs Roosters Head To Head

The Roosters have dominated the Rabbitohs, winning 28 of their 42 head-to-head matches. The Roosters have recorded two big victories in their last two games over Souths, winning by 28-12 in Round 3 of this season and 30-6 last season.

Rabbitohs vs Roosters Betting Odds

The Roosters are $1.25 to defeat the Rabbitohs at $4.00. The line has been set at +10.5 points for South Sydney.

Rabbitohs vs Roosters Match Up

Luke Keary and Cody Walker are two quality five-eighths pushing for a New South Wales selection this season, and will come head-to-head this weekend. 

Both players boast some of the most exciting attacking skills in the game. Possessing speed, footwork and a fantastic passing game, both players excel especially down the short side, but will need to be at their best this weekend to win the battle.

Rabbitohs vs Roosters Key Stats

  • The Roosters are aiming for their 6th straight win this weekend.
  • The Roosters have won the last two meetings against the Rabbitohs by 58-18.
  • The Roosters have the best points differential (282) in the competition.

Rabbitohs vs Roosters FAQs

What time is the Rabbitohs vs Roosters match?

The Rabbitohs vs Roosters match is played at 7.55pm on Friday, September 25.

Where is the Rabbitohs vs Roosters match played?

The Rabbitohs vs Roosters match is played at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

How can I live stream the Rabbitohs vs Roosters match?

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The Roosters are airborne this season. Coming up against a fired-up Rabbitohs side, the Tricolour will be set for a massive performance.

Best Bet: Roosters -10.5 Handicap Line @-109.89 at BetMGM - 2 Units

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