Hurricanes vs Force
The Hurricanes play host to the Force in this Super Rugby match. The home team are flying high with four wins from their five matches while the Force have won just two of their five matches. The Hurricanes were ruthless in their last match as they whitewashed Moana Pasifika 59-0. The Force gave a good account of themselves before going down 30-17 to the Blues in their last match.The visitors will again be looking to their new recruit Zach Kibirige as he has been the shining light in their season with his excellent finishing.
TIP: The Hurricanes have rested their skipper Ardie Savea for this match along with powerhouse hooker Asafo Aumua. The Force will be glad that they don’t have to contend with these two players but All Black Jordie Barrett returns for this clash. The home team have been excellent in attack with the likes of Salesi Rayasi starting the season in sublime form. The bookies have the Hurricanes as favourites and I’m also tipping them for the win. The best odds on this bet are as follows: Betway 1.07, Gbets 1.08 and Hollywoodbets 1.08
HEAD TO HEAD STATS
Hurricanes vs Force
- The Hurricanes have won nine of their ten matches against the Force.
- The last match between the sides was won 27-22 by the Force.
Latest results for both teams
The Hurricanes beat Moana Pasifika 59-0 in their last match while the Force were beaten 30-17 in their last match.
The Force have enjoyed plenty of territory in all their matches but their age old problem of not converting the chances has continued. It won’t get any easier in this match as the Hurricanes are among the best defensive teams in the competition. The home side will be hoping that Brett Cameron continues his fine form at ten as he has managed to link the backline very well. The Hurricanes have shown a tendency to run the ball from anywhere on the field and have scored some breathtaking tries this season. The match will be decided in the forwards and the home team certainly have the edge in this department therefore I predict a Hurricanes win by more than 20 points
Probable Starting XVs
15 Harry Godfrey, 14 Daniel Sinkinson, 13 Bailyn Sullivan, 12 Jordie Barrett, 11 Salesi Rayasi, 10 Brett Cameron, 9 Jamie Booth, 8 Brayden Iose, 7 Du’Plessis Kirifi, 6 Devan Flanders, 5 Dominic Bird, 4 James Blackwell, 3 Tyrel Lomax, 2 Dane Coles (c), 1 Pouri Rakete-Stones
15 Chase Tiatia, 14 Zach Kibirige, 13 Sam Spink, 12 Bayley Kuenzle, 11 Toni Pulu, 10 Hamish Stewart, 9 Gareth Simpson, 8 Rahboni Vosayaco, 7 Ollie Callan, 6 Tim Anstee, 5 Jeremy Williams, 4 Felix Kalapu, 3 Santiago Medrano, 2 Tom Horton, 1 Tom Robertson
Odds for this bet
The best odds on the Hurricanes victory are as follows:
Odds comparison on the Force handicap:
The complete odds on the Force handicap:
Betway 1.90 (+20.5)
Gbets 1.88 (+20.5)
Hollywoodbets 1.88 (+20.5)
Predictions and Odds in details
There are poor returns on the Hurricanes outright win but if you looking for better odds then we suggest the away team on the handicap. The best odds on this bet are as follows: Betway 1.90 (+20.5), Gbets 1.88 (+20.5) and Hollywoodbets 1.88 (+20.5)
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