Your Expert NRL Tips for 2021

The NRL Analyst is back sharing his NRL Tips on the Betfair Hub for the 2021 season. One of the sharpest rugby league punters in the country who has his own NRL betting database, the Analyst is a bettor whose tips you won’t want to miss.

He’ll be providing his three best NRL tips for every round of the 2021 season, including the finals.

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Put these expert NRL tips to use on Australia’s only peer-to-peer betting exchange.


Parramatta Eels v Canberra Raiders

Parramatta has been a very good betting team in 2021 with 13 covers in their 17 games. This suits well against the horrid Raiders, who have covered just 5 of 17 this season. The Eels have won three straight against the Raiders and this is a good spot for them.

They have covered 10 of 12 when favoured by more than a try and they have covered their last five getting more than 12. The Raiders have covered just 3 of 11 away from Canberra Stadium, just 3 of 10 off a double-digit win and just 1 of 9 off conceding 18-plus.

Betting Strategy

BACK — Parramatta -12.5

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North Queensland Cowboys v Melbourne Storm

Melbourne is the most reliable betting proposition in the NRL. They have won 14 straight, winning 13 of those by 16-plus and covering those 13. The Storm is now the leading attacking team of all time through 17 games. This is a prime spot for Melbourne with this line should finish closer to 30 than 24.5.

Melbourne have covered 15 of 21 off scoring 40-plus points and are 22-20 against the number as a double-digit favourite. They are 8-3 against the spread when favoured by 18-plus points. The Cowboys have conceded 38-plus in three of their last four and have covered just 6 of 20 when a dog of four or more. This is going to get ugly.

Betting Strategy

BACK — Storm -24.5

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Manly Sea Eagles v Wests Tigers

This is an awful matchup for the Tigers, who will be riding high after a big win over Brisbane. Manly come off a big win over St George Illawarra with both Tom Trbojevic and Daly Cherry-Evans missing. They return this week and will be salivating at meeting a bottom four defensive side.

Manly hold form off a big attacking performance, covering 12 of 15 off scoring 30. They have also covered 11 of 17 interstate. The Tigers have covered just 6 of 15 off a double-digit win.

Betting Strategy

BACK — Manly -16.5

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