Roosters Ready for Sunday Stroll against Knights

The Roosters are aiming for 8 straight wins on Sunday as they push their claims as NRL premiership heavyweights.

Despite winning just 3 of their opening 8 games in 2015 the Roosters were still among the NRL Premiership favourites on CrownBet at the end of April. 10 wins from 11 matches since has seen the 2013 Premiers become outright favourites for this year’s title at $3.50. A third straight Minor Premiership however looks unlikely with the Chooks 4 points behind joint competition leaders Brisbane and North Queensland. They’re at $9 to finish the regular season first with 5 rounds remaining, but if their winning streak continues you never know what might happen.

Roosters Ready for 8 Straight

It looks like continuing this weekend when they face a side fighting to finish off the bottom of the table. But will the Chooks match against Newcastle be a Sunday stroll as they aim for 8 straight victories? The Knights have lost 8 of their last 9 matches to drop to last place on the ladder but did manage a comprehensive win in their last home game, albeit it was against the timid Titans.

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Offer and Odds on Newcastle v Roosters

Back Newcastle or the Roosters head to head for Sunday’s encounter with CrownBet and if your selection scores the first try, but loses the game, you’ll be refunded with a bonus bet up to $100. Only your first head to head wager qualifies for the CrownBet’s NRL offer though. The Roosters are the shortest priced side in Round 22 at under $1.15 to win while the hosts are around $6 to cause a boil over. The visitors are $1.90 to cover CrownBet’s line of -16.5 while they’re less than $1.60 to win by 13+. And its little surprise that price is so short with Newcastle conceding a total of 98 points in their last 2 matches; in which they lost by 46 and 22 points respectively. So will Sunday be a fun day for the Roosters or will the Knights show some steel?