DHL Super Rugby Quarter Final
Crusaders vs Reds
Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch, New Zealand
With the 2021-2022 season almost coming to a close, we will be seeing the top 4 teams excelling in the next round: the semifinal. Crusaders finished 2nd in the league points table, whereas Reds ended at 7th spot with 35 points. At this point, these standings won't matter, as the winner of the upcoming quarter final goes into the all-important Semi. The Friday night fixture will be all about zeal, determination, gameplay, and commitmentClaim Your Welcome Bonus!
Crusaders - Favorites for Winning
With Crusaders ending 2nd in the league table, this will be giving them immense confidence as they look to take on the Reds. This will be the 4th time Crusaders will take on Reds in the all-important qualifier stages. Taylor will join as a hooker in the forward pack for the upcoming game, and Bryan Hall will be active at the half-back position. Goodhue will replace Braydon Ennor in the midfield. It’s evident that Crusaders have made potential changes to their lineup, which will certainly sound reasonable towards the end.
Crusaders Expected Lineup
15 Will Jordan, 14 Sevu Reece, 13 Jack Goodhue, 12 David Havili, 11 Leicester Fainga’anuku, 10 Richie Mo’unga, 9 Bryn Hall, 8 Cullen Grace, 7 Ethan Blackadder, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Sam Whitelock, 4 Scott Barrett (c), 3 Oli Jager, 2 Codie Taylor, 1 George Bower
Reds - Going as the Underdogs in the Upcoming Fixture
It’s been a tough phase for the Reds as they haven’t been performing upto the mark. Days back, when Reds played against Crusaders, they lost 28-15. For the last 5 years, the Reds haven’t been able to defeat the Crusaders. For the upcoming quarterfinal, the Reds aren’t the favorites and will be struggling to find their feet. The Reds have lost four of their last five games played in the game.
Expected Lineup for Reds
15 Jock Campbell, 14 Suliasi Vunivalu, 13 Jordan Petaia, 12 Hamish Stewart, 11 Filipo Daugunu, 10 Lawson Creighton, 9 Tate McDermott (cc), 8 Harry Wilson, 7 Liam Wright (cc), 6 Seru Uru, 5 Ryan Smith, 4 Angus Blyth, 3 Feao Fotuaika, 2 Matt Faessler, 1 Harry Hoopert
Expert Betting Tips
Apart from being a true Red supporter, you will know that Reds are certainly behind Crusaders. The game total is expected to be under 40, with the Crusaders winning throughout the game.
- Crusaders to Win for 1.04
- Total Under 44.5 for 3.26
- Handiсap Reds (+19.5) for 1.91