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  • Wests Tigers vs Gold Coast Titans predictions for Saturday's NRL Round 9 match
  • Gold Coast have won 6 of their last 8 matches against Wests
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Wests Tigers vs Gold Coast Titans Tips


Gold Coast Titans can snap their losing run with a big victory in Sydney. The Titans are tipped to cover the handicap line of -3.5 points and over the match total is value with both sides having struggled defensively of late.

  • Wests Tigers have lost 9 of their last 11 matches.
  • Wests Tigers have seen 9 of their last 10 home matches have go over the total match points line.
  • Wests Tigers have failed to cover the line in their last 4 home matches.
  • Wests Tigers have seen 44+ points in 5 of their last 7 matches.
  • Gold Coast Titans have won 6 of their last 8 matches against Wests Tigers.
  • Gold Coast Titans have seen 58+ points in 3 of their last 4 matches.

Head to Head


The Titans have had the better of things in recent clashes, winning six of the last eight meetings against Wests.

An entertaining game ended with a 28-23 Gold Coast win in the only meeting last year.

Wests Tigers Form


Wests Tigers ended a four-match losing run last week with a 16-8 victory over St George Illawarra Dragons in Round 8.

The win eased pressure on coach Michael Maguire with Wests winning the second-half 10-0 to seal a crucial victory.

Wests previously lost 36-26 to Parramatta Eels and 34-40 to the North Queenland Cowboys.

They went down 18-14 in extra time against South Sydney Rabbitohs before losing 46-6 to Manly Sea Eagles.

Wests Tigers Team News


Tommy Talau is out for the Tigers due to suspension, which means a recall for Moses Mbye.

Jacob Liddle comes onto the interchange bench, while James Roberts is out again having been a late withdrawal last week.

Wests Tigers Team List


1. Daine Laurie 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Joseph Leilua 4. Moses Mbye 5. Zac Cini 6. Adam Doueihi 7. Luke Brooks 8. James Tamou 9. Jake Simpkin 10. Alex Twal 11. Luke Garner 12. Luciano Leilua 13. Joe Ofahengaue 14. Jacob Liddle 15. Stefano Utoikamanu 16. Alex Seyfarth 17. Thomas Mikaele 18. Michael Chee-Kam 19. Zane Musgrove 20. Tom Amone 21. Shawn Blore

Gold Coast Titans Form


The Titans remain inside the top 8 despite suffering three straight defeats and conceding 112 points along the way.

Gold Coast had gone down 36-0 to Manly Sea Eagles in Round 7 and 40-30 to South Sydney Rabbitohs a week later.

Last week, Justin Holbrook’s side leaked points again as they were beaten 36-38 by rivals the Brisbane Broncos last week.

It was a night to forget in the derby for the Titans, who blew a 22-point lead against the struggling Broncos.

Gold Coast Titans Team News


The Titans have lost Corey Thompson for around two months, and it means a reshuffle in the Gold Coast backline.

Phillip Sami switches to the wing to cover fill the void left by Thompson and Beau Fermor moves into the centres.

Gold Coast have Tino Fa’asuamaleaui back from suspension with his return pushing Moeaki Fotuaika to the bench. 

Jaimin Jolliffe also replaces Sam McIntyre on the interchange.

Gold Coast Titans Team List


1. Alexander Brimson 2. Anthony Don 3. Brian Kelly 4. Beau Fermor 5. Phillip Sami 6. Ashley Taylor 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Jarrod Wallace 9. Mitch Rein 10. Tino Fa’asuamaleaui 11. Kevin Proctor 12. David Fifita 13. Tyrone Peachey 14. Moeaki Fotuaika 15. Herman Ese’ese 16. Jaimin Jolliffe 17. Erin Clark 18. Sam McIntyre 19. Tanah Boyd 20. Jayden Campbell 21. Esan Marsters

Wests Tigers vs Gold Coast Titans FAQs

Where can I watch the Wests Tigers vs Gold Coast Titans live stream?

Our live streaming calendar shows you where to watch the Wests Tigers vs Gold Coast Titans live stream.

When does Wests Tigers vs Gold Coast Titans take place?

The match is being played at Campbelltown Stadium on Saturday, May 8.

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Verdict

Wests got a crucial win last weekend, but the Titans are tipped to come out on top in this one. Gold Coast have a great record against the Tigers and can end their search for a victory. Over 43.5 points is also tipped.

Best Bet: Titans -3.5 Handicap @-109.89 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Value Bet: Over 43.5 Points Total Points @-109.89 at Caesars (Sport) - 2 Units

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