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  • South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Parramatta Eels predictions for Saturday's NRL Round 12 match
  • South Sydney Rabbitohs have lost 2 of their last 3 matches
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Parramatta Eels and the South Sydney Rabbitohs clash in a huge battle (Getty Images)
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South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Parramatta Eels Tips


The Rabbitohs have a strong record against the Eels, but have struggled defensively in two defeats in the last three games. Parramatta also lost last week, but outrank Souths in attack and defence this season. They are value in a tight contest.

  • South Sydney Rabbitohs have lost 2 of their last 3 matches.
  • South Sydney Rabbitohs have conceded 50+ points in 2 of their last 3 matches.
  • Parramatta Eels have outscored the South Sydney Rabbitohs by 21 points this season.
  • Parramatta Eels have conceded 82 points fewer than South Sydney Rabbitohs this season.
  • Parramatta Eels have won 5 of their last 6 matches.

Head to Head


South Sydney Rabbitohs have had the measure of the Parramatta Eels, winning four of the last five clashes. 

Souths did the double last year, winning 38-0 in the regular season and 38-24 win in the finals.

At ANZ Stadium, ANZ have won nine of the last 12 head to heads.

South Sydney Rabbitohs Form


South Sydney Rabbitohs suffered a second defeat in the last three weeks when losing 56-12 to ladder leaders Penrith Panthers last weekend.

Having conceded heavily in a 50-0 defeat to Melbourne Storm, questions are being asked about this Souths defence.

Between the two losses, they did record a hard-fought 32-22 victory over Cronulla Sharks and sit in fifth spot with an 8-3 record.

South Sydney Rabbitohs Team News


The Rabbitohs are boosted by the return of Cameron Murray and Jacob Host from ankle and quad injuries respectively.

Liam Knight and Jaydn Su'A drop into the reserves to make way.

Josh Mansour is ruled out due to concussion protocols, so Taane Milne starts on the wing for Souths.

Thomas Burgess drops to the interchange in a swap with prop Jai Arrow and Hame Sele has been added to the bench in place of Jed Cartwright.

South Sydney Rabbitohs Team List


1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Alex Johnston 3. Dane Gagai 4. Campbell Graham 5. Taane Milne 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Jai Arrow 9. Damien Cook 10. Tevita Tatola 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jacob Host 13. Cameron Murray 14. Benji Marshall 15. Mark Nicholls 16. Hame Sele 17. Thomas Burgess 18. Liam Knight 19. Jaydn Su’A 20. Patrick Mago 21. Braidon Burns

Parramatta Eels Form


Parramatta Eels' five-game winning run came to an end with a dismal defeat at home to Manly Sea Eagles in Round 11.

The Eels weren't at the races as they lost 28-6 and dropped to 9-2 for the season in third place on the ladder.

Parramatta had beaten Canberra Raiders, Brisbane Broncos, Canterbury Bulldogs, Sydney Roosters and the New Zealand Warriors during their winning run.

Parramatta Eels Team News


Reagan Campbell-Gillard is suspended for a high tackle last week, with Oregon Kaufusi starts coming into the run on side in the prop role.

The Eels also welcome back Marata Niukore from a two-week suspension, but has to make do with a place on the bench.

Dylan Brown remains out serving his suspension and the Eels are still unable to call upon Will Smith due to a thumb injury.

Parramatta Eels Team List


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

South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Parramatta Eels FAQs

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Our live streaming calendar shows you where to watch the South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Parramatta Eels match.

What times does South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Parramatta Eels kick off?

The match is being played at ANZ Stadium on Saturday, May 29.

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Verdict

An intriguing match is in store. Both sides are coming off a loss and the Souths have a great head to head record. But the strong Eels defence can see them edge this one.

Best Bet: Parramatta Eels Win Match Result @120.00 at BetMGM - 2 Units

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