Cronulla v Gold Coast

NRL Round 14, 2012 -


The Cronulla Sharks are favourites in their round 14 clash with the Gold Coast Titans. The latest live NRL head to head odds see the Sharks priced between $1.66 up to $1.751 while the Gold Coast are trading between $2.10 up to $2.25. The line handicap for this game sees bookmakers running with a line of Cronulla -2.5 Gold Coast +2.5.

Cronulla: The Sharks solid start to the season has been halted in recent weeks with the team recording only 1 win from their last 4 starts. They have gone down to the Eels (20-29), Bulldogs (6-26) and Rabbitohs (28-34) while defeating the Storm (12-10). Cronulla are 7-5 for the season, sitting in 6th place on the ladder having averaged 18.33 points per game while conceding 18 for a +.33 differential. At home the Sharks have been good thus far sporting a 4-1 home record. In NRL betting results Cronulla are 7-3-1 +$365 against the line handicap and they are the most profitable team in the league against the H2H odds with the NRL Head to Head betting odds results section showing them with a profit of +$645 (for $100 bets each week).

Cronulla Line Up: The Sharks will be without their captain Paul Gallen and playmaker Todd Carney with Sam Tagataese and Jon Green added to the interchange.

Gold Coast Titans: The Titans are starting to put some wins together and regain their confidence. In recent NRL scores and results the Titans have beaten the Cowboys (28-12), Knights (24-14) and Bulldogs (25-14) and went down narrowly to the Tigers (14-15). The Gold Coast has averaged 16.42 points per game while allowing 18.58 which gives them a point’s differential of -2.16. In betting results the Titans are 5-6 (-$125) against the line handicap bet and they are +$270 against the money line odds.

Titans Line Up: The Gold Coast line up will be without Greg Bird, Ashley Harrison and Nate Miles who are all on Origin duty and Luke Bailey who is injured. Ryan James, Michael Henderson and Steve Michaels come in.

NRL Betting History Cronulla v Gold Coast Round 14, 2012
Date Odds Line Home Score V Score Away Line Odds
26/03/07 1.75 -2.5 Gold Coast 18 V 16 Cronulla 2.5 2.21
25/08/07 1.81 -2 Cronulla 28 V 12 Gold Coast 2 2.13
29/03/08 1.87 0 Gold Coast 18 V 4 Cronulla 0 2.05
01/06/08 1.82 -2.5 Cronulla 30 V 14 Gold Coast 2.5 2.12
23/08/09 1.11 -19.5 Gold Coast 20 V 10 Cronulla 19.5 8.25
28/08/10 2.99 8 Cronulla 30 V 16 Gold Coast -8 1.45
25/06/11 1.75 0 Gold Coast 12 V 36 Cronulla 0 2.2
06/08/11 1.43 -8.5 Cronulla 16 V 20 Gold Coast 8.5 3.08

Cronulla v Gold Coast History: Having played 8 regular season games over the past 5 seasons the results stand at 4 wins each. The home v away record is 6-2 and the starting favourite is 5-3. The winning team has covered the line bet 6-2 and the average game total is 37.5 points.

The Prediction - Our numbers here at pretty much agree with those of the bookies. No plays for us in this game.