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South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Melbourne Storm Tips - Expect a 2nd half spree

  • South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Melbourne Storm predictions for Thursday’s NRL game
  • South Sydney Rabbitohs have scored 34+ points in 4 of their last 5 games
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South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Melbourne Storm Tips


South Sydney have scored plenty of points in recent weeks with a high scoring game expected against Melbourne. The trend of more points being scored in the 2nd half should continue in the NRL.

  • South Sydney Rabbitohs have won their last 7 games.
  • South Sydney Rabbitohs have scored 34+ points in 4 of their last 5 games.
  • South Sydney Rabbitohs have seen more points scored in the 2nd half in 4 of their last 6 games.
  • Melbourne Storm have won 10 of their last 11 games against South Sydney Rabbitohs.
  • Melbourne Storm have won their last 5 games.
  • Melbourne Storm have scored 40+ points in 4 of their last 5 games.
  • Melbourne Storm have seen more points scored in the 2nd half in their last 3 games.

Head to Head


Melbourne Storm have a 29-5 advantage against South Sydney Rabbitohs.

Melbourne have won 10 of the last 11 encounters including 26-18 in Round 1 this season.

South Sydney Rabbitohs Form


South Sydney started their season with a 26-18 defeat against Melbourne. They have won seven straight since.

The Rabbitohs crushed Canterbury 38-0 and Brisbane 35-6 before a tough 18-14 win against Wests Tigers.

Wayne Bennett’s side got their attack back in gear with a 40-30 win against Gold Coast and 34-20 win in Canberra.

South Sydney Rabbitohs Team News


South Sydney have injury problems with Adam Reynolds (thumb), Cameron Murray (ankle) and Campbell Graham (hand) and Jaxson Paulo (wrist) all out.

Latrell Mitchell (suspension) remains sidelined for another two weeks.

Benji Marshall takes over at halfback, Cody Walker moves from fullback to five-eighth, Alex Johnson takes Walker's place and the new wingers are Steven Marsters and Taane Milne.

Braidon Burns returns from a long-term knee injury to start in the centres.

Tevita Tatola (head knock) starts in the front row with Jai Arrow starting at lock.

South Sydney Rabbitohs Team List


1. Alex Johnston 2. Steven Marsters 3. Dane Gagai 4. Braidon Burns 5. Taane Milne 6. Cody Walker 7. Benji Marshall 8. Tom Burgess 9. Damien Cook 10. Tevita Tatola 11. Keoan Koloamatangi 12. Jaydn Su'a 13. Jai Arrow 14. Mark Nicholls 15. Liam Knight 16. Jacob Host 17. Patrick Mago 18. Jed Cartwright 19. Hame Sele 20. Troy Dargan 21. Dean Hawkins

Melbourne Storm Form


Melbourne started the season by beating South Sydney 26-18. They lost their next two against top quality opposition, going down 16-12 against Parramatta and 12-10 against Penrith.

The Storm bounced back with five straight wins. They beat Brisbane 40-6, Canterbury 52-18, Sydney Roosters 20-4 and New Zealand Warriors 42-20.

Craig Bellamy's side crushed Cronulla 40-14 last week. They were down 8-6 at half time but scored seven second half tries to run away with it.

Melbourne Storm Team News


Fullback Ryan Papenhuyzen (shoulder) is a week or two away from a return with Nicho Hynes continuing in the starting side.

Nelson Asofa-Solomona (HIA) and George Jennings (HIA) return after missing the win against Cronulla.

Melbourne Storm Predicted Team List


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

South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Melbourne Storm FAQs

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When is South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Melbourne Storm being played?

The Round 9 clash is being played at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Thursday, May 6.

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Verdict

South Sydney should put up a fight despite missing some important players. Melbourne Storm are backed to win a high scoring game with more points being scored in the second half.

Best Bet: 2nd Half Highest Scoring Half @110.00 at BetMGM - 4 Units

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