NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS V GOLD COAST TITANS
Stadium: McDonald Jones Newcastle, round 16
11:00 a.m. 1st July
Newcastle Knights are currently at number 12 on the National Rugby League table, while their opponents are at the bottom. However, both teams seem to be struggling, particularly in the current tournament. With both teams losing over 95% of their previous 10 matches, who is to say how their next matchup will end? A deeper examination of current form and head-to-head statistics gives better insight.Get Your Welcome Bonus!
Having lost pretty much all matches since April 2022, Newcastle Knights are struggling to say the least. On the home front, performances haven’t been any better. Knights have not won a single match out of 5 played at home recently. Several games ended with large win/loss margins, including a 6-30 loss to manly sea eagles and a 2-50 loss to Melbourne Storm. Another teary performance against Penrith Panthers ended with a 6-42 loss to the Knights. Between the 13th of and the 28th of June, the Knights managed two wins. One of these was against Canterbury Bulldogs while away, and another to New Zealand Warriors, also an away game.
Gold coast managed only 1 win out of their previous 10 games. This win was against St. George Illawarra Dragons. All other games ended in losses, albeit with much better win margins. It means their losses didn’t end in wide gaps between winners and losers. Their greatest losses were to North Queensland Cowboys while home, at 6-32 and 30-4 while away. Gold coast might be struggling too but their form shows a team effortlessly trying to stay afloat. However, their standing on the league table places them as underdogs in any match.
Their previous three games show two wins for Gold coast. Seeing as they are struggling in the league, these statistics might prove useless regarding the upcoming 1st of July match. Their matchup on 26th September 2021 led to a marginal win for Newcastle at 15:14. With Gold Coast struggling on all fronts at the moment, and away games ending with larger loss margins, their next match will be challenging.
Expert Betting Tips
Chances of a win for Newcastle are high considering their standing in the league. Also, it is likely the first goal will be a try for the Knights. However, it is important to note that the Knights have lost all 5 of their last games. This means chances of a draw or a win for Gold coast aren’t too far-fetched. Their head-to-head games show two wins for Gold coast too.