Brisbane v South Sydney

NRL Round 16, 2012 -


NRL Frdiay Night Football dishes up a top of the ladder clash between the Brisbane Broncos v South Sydney Rabbitohs. Bookmakers have installed the Broncos as favourites with the latest NRL Head to Head Odds seeing Brisbane priced between $1.42 up to $1.492 while South Sydney are trading between $2.65 up to $2.90. The Line Handicap market sees some bookies running with a line of Brisbane -6.5 South Sydney +6.5 and others running a line of -/+6.

Brisbane: The Broncos are making their way through the difficult Origin period quite well and with coach Anthony Griffin's tactics of resting many of his Origin stars his younger troops are gaining experience. No doubt the Brisbane players will be out to secure a win to help celebrate Petero Civoniceva's 300th game. The Broncos have a 9-5 record having averaged 23.71 points per game in attack while allowing an average of 20.85 for a differential of +2.86. In recent NRL scores and results Brisbane have lost to the Cowboys (0-12), defeated the Roosters (40-22) and Knights (50-24) and lost to the Storm (10-34).

South Sydney: The Rabbitohs have 8 wins and 5 losses to their name which includes a 4-3 away record. The bunnies have averaged 22.46 points per game while conceding 20.86 which gives them a point’s differential of +1.61. In recent results for Souths they have defeated the Eels (24-6), had the bye, lost to the Bulldogs (18-23) and defeated the Raiders (36-18) and Dragons (19-18). In NRL line betting results South Sydney are 7-6 +$160 while against the head to head odds they are +$130.90.

Winning Margin Odds for Brisbane v South Sydney: Comparing odds at the most respected online bookmakers we see that currently for Brisbane to win by 1-12 points the prices range between $2.85 up to $3.10 and for Brisbane to win by 13+ $2.55 up to $2.75 while for Greg Inglis and the Rabbitohs to win by 1-12 points the odds range between $3.75 up to $4.35 or for Souths by 12+ $6.5 $8.25 and the draw is out to $29 .

NRL Betting History Brisbane v South Sydney Round 16, 2012
Date Odds Line Home Score V Score Away Line Odds
04/05/07 1.42 -8 Brisbane 8 V 4 South Sydney 8 3.1
25/04/08 1.2 -13.5 Brisbane 32 V 18 South Sydney 13.5 5.2
17/07/09 1.4 -8 Brisbane 12 V 44 South Sydney 8 3.05
13/06/10 1.67 -3.5 Brisbane 50 V 22 South Sydney 3.5 2.36
24/06/11 2.75 4.5 South Sydney 16 V 12 Brisbane -4.5 1.51
28/08/11 1.56 -5 Brisbane 22 V 10 South Sydney 5 2.62
23/03/12 2.13 2 South Sydney 12 V 20 Brisbane -2 1.75

Brisbane v South Sydney History: The last 7 regular season games between these two teams has seen Brisbane win 5 times and South Sydney win 2 games. The team who has won outright has covered the line handicap bet 6-1 and the average game total is 40.29. The home v away record is 5-2 and the favourite v underdog is (5-2). The last time they met was earlier this season when Brisbane won by (20-12) as $1.75 (-2) favourites.

The Prediction - Here at our handicapping numbers came up with no commission odds of Broncos $1.48 Souths $3.08 with a line of -/+4 which is basically the same as the bookies, so no play for us here. We will keep an eye on the over under total line once it is released.