Penrith v St George Illawarra

NRL Round 10, 2012 -


The Penrith Panthers host the St George Illawarra Dragons in NRL Round 10 Monday Night Football. The latest NRL Odds see Penrith between $3.4 up to $3.65 in the head to head market while St George are trading between $1.30 up to $1.338. In the NRL Line Handicap market most bookmakers have the line set at Penrith +10 St George Illawarra -10 however Luxbet are currently running with a line of +/-8.5. In the over under total market the early line has been posted at O/U38.5 points.

Penrith Panthers: The nights can get pretty cold out at the foot of the mountains this time of year and those loyal Panthers fans who turn up will be demanding an improved home performance from their teams recent outings. Penrith are winless at home so far this season going 0-5 and with the Titans recording their first home win this weekend that leaves the Panthers as the only side yet to give their fans something to cheer about. Ivan Cleary's men are 2-7 for the season with NRL Results showing victories against SYD (18-0) and PAR (39-6) while they have lost to CANT (14-22), STH (24-40), CRO (14-15), MAN (0-30), WST (0-30), NEW (14-34) and MEL (10-44). In NRL betting results the Panthers are 2-7 (-$510) against the line handicap and show a loss of -$469 against the head to head odds (for $100 bets each week).

St George Illawarra Dragons: The Dragons a coming off a big 24 point loss to the Cowboys last week where they went down by 6 points to 30. Again the Dragons had trouble crossing the line and their once reliable defense was nowhere to be seen. The Dragons have averaged just 15.33 points per game while allowing an average of 17.78 for a negative differential of -2.45 points per game. Thus far this season St George have beaten NEW twice (15-14) and (12-4), WST (36-12), MAN (17-6) and SYD (28-24) while they have been beaten by CANT (4-30), BRI (20-28), CRO (0-12) and NQ (6-30). In NRL betting results St George Illawarra are 4-5 (-$120) against the Line Handicap bet and they are +$26 against the money line odds.

Penrith v St George Winning Margin Betting Odds: Ensuring that you bet into the best odds is an important ingredient in having a winning season and shopping for the best winning margin odds is no exception. Looking at current odds between the leading Online Bookmakers we see that the odds for Penrith to win by 1-12 points varies from $4.6 up to $5.15 and for Penrith to win by 13+ plus the odds range from $8.25 up to $10.50. If you like the Dragons to win by 1-12 points the odds range from $2.90 up to $3.15 and St George Illawarra by 13+ trades between $2.13 up to $2.30 while the draw option is as high as $34.50. So if you are fortunate enough to pick the winner in this market there is extra profit on offer by shopping for the best odds. For example given the current odds a winning $100 bet placed on the higher odds for each selection would produce an extra $55 profit for Penrith 1-12, $225 for Penrith 13+, $25 for St George 1-12 and $17 for St George 13+.

NRL Betting History Penrith v St. George Illawarra Round 10, 2012
Date Odds Line Home Score V Score Away Line Odds
04/05/07 1.9 0 St. George Illawarra 28 V 16 Penrith 0 2.01
21/07/07 2.05 0 Penrith 20 V 38 St. George Illawarra 0 1.87
20/06/08 1.38 -8.5 St. George Illawarra 13 V 12 Penrith 8.5 3.28
29/05/09 1.54 -5.5 St. George Illawarra 38 V 10 Penrith 5.5 2.67
07/08/09 2.97 6.5 Penrith 6 V 25 St. George Illawarra -6.5 1.45
05/07/10 1.43 -6.5 St. George Illawarra 8 V 12 Penrith 6.5 3.06
02/09/11 1.18 -12.5 St. George Illawarra 32 V 12 Penrith 12.5 5.61

The Verdict -'s handicapping numbers indicate sufficient value on the Panthers with the start to make a play. We have taken Penrith +10 against the line handicap. With fine conditions predicted our over under total number is right in line with the bookies so no play there.