The unbeaten Penrith Panthers – and four one-loss teams – are all in action in Round 6 of the 2020 NRL season and looking to boost their chances of claiming the title of 2021 Grand Final Premier. The Sydney Roosters, South Sydney Rabbitohs, St. George Illawarra Dragons and Parramatta Eels are all looking to stay hot on Penrith’s heels as each enters Round 6 with one loss.
Now, let’s find out who the Top 5 teams in the NRL face in Round 6 so you can place your bets against their Rugby odds.
Rugby Betting Preview – Unbeaten Panthers, Quartet of One-Loss Teams, Highlights NRL Round 6 Schedule
Brisbane Broncos (1-0-4) Vs Penrith Panthers (5-0-0)
- When: Thursday, April 15, at 4:50 a.m.
The Grand Final runner-up Panthers are sitting atop the NRL ladder while the Broncos are in 12th place. Penrith has scored 140 points (3rd) and allowed a league-low 26 to own a league-best 114 scoring differential. Brisbane has been limited to 68 points while conceding 127 defensively (-59). Penrith is fresh off a commanding 30-10 win over the Raiders in Round 5. Brisbane has dropped two straight including an embarrassing 35-6 smackdown against South Sydney last weekend while going 0-3 on the road this season.
Melbourne Storm (3-0-2) Vs Sydney Roosters (4-0-1)
- When: Friday, April 16, 2021 at 4:55 a.m.
Defending Premier champion Melbourne is sixth in the NRL ladder, having scored 140 points and conceded 70 (+70). The Storm have won two straight including a convincing 52-18 blowout of the Bulldogs last weekend. The Roosters (8-4-1) are in second place in the NRL standings. Sydney has put a league-high 160 points on the board while conceding 66 defensively (+94). The Roosters have won two straight and got past the Sharks 26-18 in Round 5. Sydney is 3-0 at home while Melbourne is 1-2 on the road.
South Sydney Rabbitohs (4-0-1) Vs Wests Tigers (1-0-4)
- When: Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 2:30 a.m.
The Rabbitohs are in third place in the NRL ladder with 143 points scored and 60 allowed. South Sydney has won four straight after losing their regular season opener against Melbourne. The Rabbitohs are coming into this matchup fresh off a commanding 35-6 win over the Broncos last weekend. The Tigers are sitting in 13th place in the NRL ladder with 94 points scored and160 points allowed (-66). The Tigers have dropped two straight including a 34-30 loss against the Cowboys in Round 5. South Sydney is 2-0 at home this season while the Tigers have gone 1-1 on the road.
St. George Illawarra Dragons (4-0-1) Vs New Zealand Warriors (2-0-3)
- When: Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 11:00 p.m.
The Dragons are in fourth place in the NRL standings with 129 points scored and 87 points allowed (+42). St. George has won four straight since dropping its regular season opener against the Sharks. The Dragons are fresh off a 26-12 win over the Eels in Round 5.
The Warriors are in 10th place in the standings with 93 points scored and 102 conceded (-9). New Zealand has dropped two straight including a crushing 13-12 loss against the Sea Eagles last weekend. St. George has gone 3-0 at home this season while New Zealand has gone 1-1 on the road.
Canberra Raiders (3-0-2) at Parramatta Eels (8-4-1)
- When: Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 4:35 a.m.
The Raiders are in eighth place in the ladder with 103 points scored and 90 points allowed (+13). Canberra had its four-game winning streak snapped by losing to the Dragons 26-12 in Round 5. The Eels are in fifth place in the NRL ladder with 116 points scored and 80 allowed (+36). Parramatta comes into this affair fresh off an embarrassing 30-10 loss against Penrith last weekend. The Raiders are 1-1 at home while the eels have gone 2-0 on the road.