NRL Finals Week 2 tips, best bets, predictions and previews.
We’re down to six teams and it’s sudden death football until the end of the season after the Knights and Sharks were eliminated this past weekend, with Melbourne and Penrith earning a week off – read on below as we preview both NRL Finals Week 2 games, along with providing our best bets and tips.
NRL Finals Week 2 Tips
NOTE: We will link all NRL Finals Week 2 tips and previews to this article once published throughout the week.
Sydney Roosters vs Canberra Raiders NRL Finals Week 2 Tips
- Friday October 9 | SCG | 7.50pm AEDT
Blockbuster rematch of last season’s Grand Final, with both teams sharing the spoils in their two meetings so far in 2020. The Roosters pushed minor premiers Penrith all the way in a thrilling clash in Week 1, ultimately going down by a single point, while the Raiders finished strongly to overcome Cronulla. After losing their last two matches, the Roosters will need to win their next three in order to secure the three-peat, while the Raiders are determined to go one step further than last year.
Parramatta Eels vs South Sydney Rabbitohs
- Saturday October 10 | Bankwest Stadium | 7.50pm AEDT
South Sydney have been erratic and inconsistent all season long, but could they be hitting top form at exactly the right time? Wayne Bennett’s troops have scored 106 points in their last two wins over the Roosters and Knights and have all the momentum heading into this semi-final showdown with Parramatta, who are facing an injury crisis to their backline after Maika Sivo and Blake Ferguson both failed to finish the game during the loss to Melbourne.