Roosters vs Sea Eagles Round 2 Tips, Predictions & Preview

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Roosters vs Sea Eagles Tips

Both the Sydney Roosters and Manly Sea Eagles will be aiming to bounce back from disappointing opening round performances when they clash at the SCG on Friday night.

Roosters vs Sea Eagles Tips, Prediction & Preview

Sydney Roosters vs Manly Sea Eagles free NRL betting predictions & odds from our expert tipster – Eight of the last nine meetings played at the Roosters’ home ground have been decided by a 1-12 margin…

Roosters vs Sea Eagles H2H Prediction

Best Roosters H2H win odds $1.82 with Ladbrokes

  • Roosters have won four of the last six meetings between the teams
  • Eight of the last nine meetings played at Roosters’ home have been decided by a 1-12 margin
  • Manly failed to beat a team above them on the ladder all last season

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  • Tom Trbojevic has scored a try in his last three games vs Roosters
  • James Tedesco scored a double against Manly last season
  • Sitili Tupouniua also scored against Manly last season and has scored a try in three of his last four games in Sydney

Roosters vs Sea Eagles Match Details

🇦🇺 Competition: NRL
🗓 Date: Friday March 18
Time: 8.05pm AEDT
🏟 Stadium: SCG


Roosters vs Sea Eagles Head to Head (last five matches)

  • 17/9/21: Sea Eagles 42-6 Roosters
  • 13/3/21: Roosters 46-4 Sea Eagles
  • 21/3/20: Roosters 8-9 Sea Eagles
  • 23/3/19: Sea Eagles 18-26 Roosters
  • 22/7/18: Sea Eagles 24-56 Roosters

Roosters vs Sea Eagles Preview & Prediction

After being humbled in Round 1, the Roosters and Sea Eagles will be determined to avoid going 0-2 to start the season when they lock horns at the SCG on Friday night.

Manly surged into favouritism against the Panthers after news that Nathan Cleary would miss the game, but they were completely outclassed from start to finish all over the paddock, going down 28-6.

Meanwhile, the Roosters have been hailed as premiership favourites this season, but they were disjointed and lacklustre in a shock 14-point loss to the Knights at home.

Trent Robinson’s decision to leave his star players out of the trials proved costly, with the Roosters lacking any fluidity across the field.

Luke Keary should be better for the run after playing his first game in almost a year and he will be keen to build a strong partnership with youngster Sam Walker in the halves.

Not even Tom Trbojevic could inspire the Sea Eagles to trouble the Panthers, continuing a worrying trend for Manly when they come up against the elite teams.

VERDICT:

Despite their poor showing last week, the Roosters are an elite side at their best, which could spell trouble for the Sea Eagles.

Manly lost every game to the teams that finished above them on the ladder last season, illustrating how they could be described as flat-track bullies.

Both coaches would have instilled the need for improved defence after Round 1, so we’re backing the Roosters home in a close and low-scoring affair (Best Roosters H2H win odds $1.82 with Ladbrokes.)


Roosters vs Sea Eagles Teams

Roosters team: 1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Billy Smith 4. Joseph Manu 5. Paul Momirovski 6. Sam Walker 7. Luke Keary 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Connor Watson 10. Lindsay Collins 11. Angus Crichton 12. Sitili Tupouniua 13. Victor Radley 14. Drew Hutchison 15. Fletcher Baker 16. Nat Butcher 17. Siosiua Taukeiaho 18. Kevin Naiqama 19. Daniel Suluka-Fifita 20. Lachlan Lam 21. Naufahu Whyte 22. Adam Keighran 23. Renouf Atoni 24. Ben Marschke

Sea Eagles team: 1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Jason Saab 3. Brad Parker 4. Morgan Harper 5. Reuben Garrick 6. Kieran Foran 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Toafofoa Sipley 9. Lachlan Croker 10. Martin Taupau 11. Haumole Olakau’atu 12. Ethan Bullemor 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Dylan Walker 15. Karl Lawton 16. Sean Keppie 17. Taniela Paseka 18. Morgan Boyle 19. Andrew Davey 20. Tolutau Koula 21. Jorge Taufua 22. Alec Tuitavake 23. Christian Tuipulotu 24. James Roumanos


Roosters vs Sea Eagles Stats

  • Roosters have won four of the last six meetings between the teams
  • Eight of the last nine meetings played at Roosters’ home have been decided by a 1-12 margin
  • Manly failed to beat a team above them on the ladder all last season
  • Tom Trbojevic has scored a try in his last three games vs Roosters
  • James Tedesco scored a double against Manly last season
  • Sitili Tupouniua also scored against Manly last season and has scored a try in three of his last four games in Sydney

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