Crusaders vs. Chiefs
Orangetheory Stadium (Christchurch)
Crusaders and Chiefs are all set to go against each other in Friday’s Super Rugby semi-final. The match will be played at 10:05 a.m. (Moscow) time at the Orangetheory Stadium at Christchurch. Will the Chiefs be able to win their second successive away game against Chiefs?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
The Crusaders finished second on the standings and will now face the Reds, who finished eighth. It's a rematch of last week's game as these two finish their round robin campaign.
While the Saders' season hasn't been without challenges, they have won their last four games. They defeated the Reds 37-15 at home in the quarter-finals last week.
The game was close until the final 20 minutes, when the hosts pulled away.
The Crusaders are well prepared for this semi-final.
The Chiefs will be confident heading into this encounter after winning their last four Super Rugby contests.
They were in a bind until winning the final three round-robin games to go to the quarter-finals. These victories came against the Rebels, the Force, and Drua.
The Chiefs hosted the Waratahs in the quarter-finals last week. The Waikato-based team triumphed 39-15.
There are no new injury worries for the Chiefs ahead of this match.
Expert Betting Tips
At home, the Crusaders have been formidable. They are expected to win by more than seven points against the Chiefs. The Chiefs are in terrific form, but they haven't been at their best recently, despite the results. The Crusaders have steadily progressed, and they should cross the finish line on their own turf.
- Handiсap Chiefs (+9.5) for 1.8
- Total Under 48.5 for 1.8
- Individual Total Crusaders 26 And Less for 2.1