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Cronulla Sharks have won 6 of their last 11 games against Sydney Roosters (Getty Images)
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Sydney Roosters vs Cronulla Sharks Tips

Cronulla Sharks won 48-10 last week and are backed with the +8 handicap against the Sydney Roosters.

  • Sydney Roosters have lost 4 of their last 7 games.
  • Cronulla Sharks have won 6 of their last 11 games against Sydney Roosters.
  • Cronulla Sharks have won 2 of their last 4 games.

Head to Head

Sydney Roosters have a 63-38 advantage against Cronulla Sharks with two draws in 103 games.

Sydney Roosters Form

Sydney Roosters started the season with a convincing 46-4 win against Manly at the SCG and 40-6 win against Wests Tigers in Campbelltown.

Trent Robinson’s side were brought down to earth with a 26-16 defeat to the Rabbitohs. They trailed 24-0 which was too much to overcome.

The Roosters won 32-12 against the Warriors at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday. They led 16-12 at half time and went on with the job, keeping New Zealand scoreless in the second half.

Sydney Roosters Team News

Trent Robinson has named the same starting side that defeated the Warriors. 

Lindsay Collins (concussion) is out but Daniel Suluka-Fifita (suspension) has been named in the reserves. Sitili Tupuniua (concussion) is in doubt but has been named in the second-row. 

Star playmaker Luke Keary (knee) is ruled out for the season after rupturing his ACL. Lachlan Lam (knee) is out until round 9 with Sam Walker and Drew Hutchison continuing in the halves.

Jake Friend recently retired and Boyd Cordner remains out indefinitely due to concussion.

Sydney Roosters Line Up

1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Brett Morris 6. Drew Hutchison 7. Sam Walker 8. Isaac Liu 9. Freddy Lussick 10. Sio Siua Taukeiaho 11. Angus Crichton 12. Sitili Tupouniua 13. Victor Radley 14. Ben Marschke 15. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 16. Nat Butcher 17. Fletcher Baker 18. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 19. Egan Butcher 20. Joseph Suaalii 21. Matt Ikuvalu

Cronulla Sharks Form

Cronulla started the season by beating the Dragons 32-18 in Kogarah. The Sharks completed 88% of their sets, conceded 1 penalty and dominated field position.

John Morris’ side went down 12-10 against Canberra with Chad Townsend missing all three attempts at goal.

Cronulla lost 28-4 against Parramatta after suffering a number of injuries. They played more than 45 minutes with no men on the bench.

The Sharks bounced back with a thumping 48-10 win against the Cowboys on Saturday. They completed 84% of their sets, conceded 1 penalty and dominated the game.

Cronulla Sharks Team News

Sione Katoa (knee) is out until rounds 8-10 with Mawene Hiroti continuing on the wing.

Jesse Ramien (suspension) is back at center which sees Connor Tracey revert to the bench and Braydon Trindall miss out. 

Ronaldo Mulitalo (knee) and Josh Dugan (concussion) are both expected to play despite failing to finish last week's game.

Briton Nikora (suspension) is out for another week after accepting a two-match ban for a shoulder charge. Teig Wilton continues in the back row.

Forwards Royce Hunt (knee) and Siosifa Talakai (shoulder) had their returns pushed back to round 7.

Star playmaker Shaun Johnson (Achilles) is scheduled to return in rounds 7-8. Jackson Ferris (foot) is expected back in round 10.

Former NSW prop Andrew Fifita is still trying to get into the squad with questions surrounding his fitness.

Cronulla Sharks Line Up

1. Will Kennedy 2. Mawene Hiroti 3. Josh Dugan 4. Jesse Ramien  5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Matt Moylan 7. Chad Townsend 8. Braden Hamlin-Uele 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Aaron Woods 11. Teig Wilton 12. Wade Graham 13. Toby Rudolf 14. Connor Tracey  15. Aiden Tolman 16. Jack Williams 17. Billy Magoulias 18. Brayden Trindall  19. Nene Macdonald 20. Andrew Fifita 21. Franklin Pele

Sydney Roosters vs Cronulla Sharks FAQs

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When is Sydney Roosters vs Cronulla Sharks being played?

The Round 5 clash is being played at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday, April 10.



Sydney Roosters still have a number of key players injured. The Sharks clicked into gear last week and can spring a surprise at the SCG.

Best Bet: Cronulla Sharks +8 Handicap @-105.26 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Cronulla Sharks Winner @240.00 at Caesars (Sport) - 1 Unit

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