Crusaders vs. Hurricanes
Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch, New Zealand
With Super Rugby competition kickstarting, teams are eager to make their presence felt and dominate opponents in the tournament. Crusaders and Hurricanes would be competing against each other on 19th February 2022 in Christchurch. In the past 3-4 years, Crusaders and Hurricanes have played 5 head-to-head games against each other, with Hurricanes managing to win 4 games. In the Super Rugby Pacific, Hurricanes have definitely dominated Crusaders. Both teams would be up for the contest and maintain their reputation at the top of the table.Get Your Sign-Up Bonus!
Crusaders- In a Terrific Match Winning Form
In the upcoming game, Crusaders are likely to make Pablo Matera’s debut against the Hurricanes. Their head coach, Scott Robertson, is determined that his boys would put on a great show and try their best to win the game. With the Jaguars captain, Matera, being inducted into the ranks of Crusaders, they would be looking to go hard against Hurricanes. With the likes of Sevu Reece, Joe Moody, George Bridge, Will Jordan, George Bower, and Fergus Burke, Crusaders would be looking to play with positivity and energetic intent to win the game and register a decent start for the season. Robertson and his bold statements are expected to make an impact on teams’ overall performance and gameplay going in the game against Hurricanes. Crusaders have managed to win 4 out of 5 games played before the game against Crusaders. The winning momentum highlights the energetic form and professionalism they are carrying.
Key Players for Crusaders:
- Braydon Ennor;
- Scott Barrett;
- Pablo Matera;
- Cullen Grace;
- Sam Whitelock.
Hurricanes- Looking to Continue their Winning Momentum
Going in the game against Crusaders, Hurricanes would be looking as underdogs due to their ongoing winning streak and consistent form. In 2020, Hurricanes managed to defeat the Chiefs and Los Jaguares, Blues, and Bulls. However, they lost the most important semifinal against Crusaders by the margin of 26-30. With the likes of Jordie Barrett, Julian Savea, Billy Proctor, Peter Umaga-Jensen, Wes Goosen, Ruben Love, Jamie Booth, Pouri Rakete-Stones, James Blackwell, Devan Flanders, and Du’Plessis Kirifi in the opening lineup, Hurricanes would be eying to attack Crusaders and win the upcoming game in style.
Key Players for Hurricanes:
- Julian Savea;
- Billy Proctor;
- Umaga Jensen;
- Ruben Love;
- Jamie Both.
Expert Betting Tips
The upcoming game is expected to be a nail-biting encounter, with both teams itching to win the game and add this victory to the statistics. With Hurricanes leading the head-to-head count, Crusaders would be looking to shift the momentum in their favor and win the game in style.