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Storm vs Bulldogs Betting Tips, Preview & Odds - Storm to land fifth straight win over Bulldogs

  • Melbourne Storm host Canterbury Bulldogs at Sunshine Coast Stadium on Saturday
  • The game is scheduled to kick off at 3.00pm AEST
  • Storm have won the last 4 head to heads
  • Storm have also won their last 6 NRL matches
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Melbourne Storm have won the last four against the Bulldogs (Getty Images)

Melbourne Storm and Canterbury Bulldogs go head to head in the first of Saturday's NRL Round 13 games when they collide at Sunshine Coast Stadium. Storm have won the last four meetings and start as strong favourites to extend that to five in a row against bottom side Canterbury.

Melbourne Storm Form & Team News

Melbourne Storm sit in second spot on the NRL ladder with a 10-2 record. Six wins a row - four of which have been by double digit margins - have taken Storm to within a point of leaders Penrith Panthers.

Storm will go top of the standings with a victory in this one, temporarily at least. They will, however, be with Cameron Smith for this game.

The Storm team is listed below:

1. Nicholas Hynes 2. Suliasi Vunivalu 3. Tom Eisenhuth 4. Justin Olam 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Brandon Smith 10. Christian Welch 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Dale Finucane 14. Ryley Jacks 15. Tino Fa’asuamaleaui 16. Albert Vete 17. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 18. Darryn Schonig 19. Chris Lewis 20. Cooper Johns 21. Sandor Earl

Canterbury Bulldogs Form & Team News

Canterbury are bottom of the ladder with just two wins all season. They have scored fewest points of any NRL side with 150 points - an average of just 12.5 points per game. 

But there have been signs of improvement with a win over the Knights sandwiched between and two close losses to the Dragons and Eels since Steve Georgallis took over. 

The Bulldogs team is listed below:

1. Nick Meaney 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Tim Lafai 4. Jake Averillo 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Kieran Foran 7. Lachlan Lewis 8. Ofahiki Ogden 9. Sione Katoa 10. Dylan Napa 11. Josh Jackson 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Luke Thompson 14. Jeremy Marshall-King 15. Aiden Tolman 16. Sauaso Sue 17. Reimis Smith 19. Kerrod Holland 20. Renouf To’omaga 21. Chris Smith 22. Matt Doorey

Storm vs Bulldogs Head to Head

The Storm have won the last four head to heads, although things have been close in two of those with a single try difference deciding where the points headed. Before the Storm's recent dominance, the Bulldogs had won six in a row themselves.

Storm vs Bulldogs Odds

Bookmakers expect a one-sided affair with Storm the $1.18 favourites and the Bulldogs at $5.00.

The line has been set at -13.5 points for Melbourne.

Storm vs Bulldogs Stats

  • Melbourne Storm have won their last 6 NRL matches.
  • Melbourne Storm have won the last 4 matches against Canterbury Bulldogs.
  • Canterbury Bulldogs have won only 2 of their 12 games all season.
  • Canterbury Bulldogs are the NRL's lowest scoring team with 150 points (average 12.5 points per game).

Storm vs Bulldogs FAQs

When does the Storm vs Bulldogs game start?

The Storm vs Bulldogs game starts at 3.00pm AEST on Saturday, August 8.

Where is the Storm vs Bulldogs game being played?

The Storm vs Bulldogs game is being played at Sunshine Coast Stadium, which is located in Sunshine Coast.

How can I live stream the Storm vs Bulldogs game?

Visit the live streaming page for information on how you can watch the Storm vs Bulldogs live stream.


Storm should make it seven wins in a row and five straight against the Bulldogs. This one could get ugly for the Dogs despite the improvements made under Steve Georgallis.

Best Bet: Storm -13.5 Match Line @1.91 at Sportsbet - 2 Units

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