Canterbury v Souths Sydney

NRL Round 13, 2012 -


Two form teams in Canterbury and Souths Sydney square off in what could be the pick of the match ups in NRL Round 13. Our Live NRL Odds comparison shows that currently Canterbury are trading between $1.94 up to $2.00 in the head to head market while Souths Sydney's odds range between $1.83 up to $1.90. With bookmakers pricing this game as nearly even most are not running a line handicap and if they are it is +/-1 point.

The Bulldogs: Canterbury are sitting in 5th place with a 7-5 record having averaged 21.83 points per game while allowing an average of 14.58 for a positive differential of +7.25. Their last 4 games have seen them defeat SYD (30-12), CRO (26-6) and PAR (46-12) and lose to GC (14-25). In NRL betting the Bulldogs are the 2nd best team against the line handicap with an 8-3-1 (+$460) record and they are +$121.2 against the money line odds. The Canterbury line up is unchanged from the side that defeated the Roosters by 18 points as $1.66 (-3.5) favourites

The Rabbitohs: Souths Sydney are sitting in 4th place on the ladder with 7 wins and 4 losses and are enjoying some excellent form from big name players Greg Inglis, Dave Taylor and Issac Luke. The red and green have averaged 22.73 points per game while conceding 22 for a +.73 differential. In NRL Line Betting Results Souths are 6-5 (+$70) and against the head to head odds they are showing a profit of +$174.50 (for $100 bets each week). In Souths line up news they welcome back Matt King for this game.

Canterbury v Souths Halftime Fulltime Double Odds: Comparing the Leading Bookmakers odds in the Halftime/Fulltime Double market we see that currently the best odds for the Bulldogs to be leading at HT and FT are $3.10, Bulldogs at HT Souths at FT $7.00 and for the Rabbitohs at HT and FT $3.00, Souths/Canterbury $7.50 and the odds for any other result is $8.00.

NRL Betting History Canterbury v South Sydney Round 13, 2012
Date Odds Line Home Score V Score Away Line Odds
06/04/07 2.08 4 South Sydney 10 V 34 Canterbury -4 1.85
21/03/08 2.02 0 South Sydney 12 V 25 Canterbury 0 1.89
07/07/08 2.36 4 Canterbury 30 V 34 South Sydney -4 1.66
13/04/09 1.98 0 Canterbury 14 V 12 South Sydney 0 1.93
02/08/09 3.18 8 South Sydney 18 V 26 Canterbury -8 1.41
05/04/10 2.62 5 South Sydney 38 V 16 Canterbury -5 1.56
30/07/10 2.3 4 Canterbury 32 V 12 South Sydney -4 1.69
20/03/11 2.4 4 South Sydney 19 V 28 Canterbury -4 1.65
23/04/11 1.61 -4.5 Canterbury 36 V 24 South Sydney 4.5 2.49
06/04/12 2.25 3.5 South Sydney 20 V 10 Canterbury -3.5 1.75

Canterbury v Souths Sydney History: The last 10 regular season games have seen the Bulldogs win 7 to the Rabbitohs 3. The home v away record is 5-5 and the starting favourite has won 7-3. The team who has won outright also covered the spread 8-0-2 with two games landing on the line number for a push. Historically these two teams have played higher scoring games than the league average with 45 being their average. The last time they met was in round 6 this season where the Rabbitohs as $2.25 (+3.5) underdogs ran out winners (20-10).

The Prediction - Here at our handicapping indicates sufficient value on the Bulldogs to warrant a play. We have backed the Canterbury Bulldogs in the head to head market at $2.00. As always we have our total number ready and will be checking the weather and bookmakers number when they release it.