Panthers Stadium will play host to Saturday's Round 16 NRL game between Penrith Panthers and Wests Tigers. The game kicks off at 7:35 pm with Penrith Panthers heading into the game as favourites with the bookmakers. Continue reading for our in-depth preview of the Penrith Panthers vs. Wests Tigers game and give you our free tips and bets.
When: Saturday August 29, 2020 at 7:35 pm
Where: Panthers Stadium
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Penrith Panthers vs Wests Tigers Odds
Penrith Panthers vs Wests Tigers Preview
The Panthers are favoured heavily to extend their club record winning streak to 11 on Saturday when they take on a Tigers team growing more and more desperate as the weeks go by.
Wests currently sit ninth on the ladder and four points adrift of the eighth-placed Sharks.
The Tigers do have time on their side, but the positives have been far and few in recent weeks with only one win from their last five games.
Aside from their streak, Penrith’s biggest win this season has been their luck with injury.
Hooker Api Koroisau picked up a calf injury last week in the win over the Sharks and now joins a very short list of players on the sidelines.
The Tigers are also close to full-strength for Saturday’s clash, but it’s difficult to back Wests with any confidence based on last week’s first half no-show against the Roosters.
Michael Maguire’s side put up a brave fight against the Panthers back in Round 8 losing 19-12, but this time its an entirely different test down in Penrith.
The Panthers are undefeated at Panthers Stadium and have won three of their four games by double digits.
This is a lengthy line, but we’re confident Penrith can cover it.
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Penrith Panthers vs Wests Tigers Tip
Penrith Panthers vs Wests Tigers Teams
Panthers: 1. Dylan Edwards 2. Josh Mansour 3. Brent Naden 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Brian To’o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Mitch Kenny 10. Moses Leota 11. Isaah Yeo 12. Liam Martin 13. James Fisher-Harris 14. Tyrone May 15. Spencer Leniu 16. Billy Burns 17. Zane Tetevano 18. Daine Laurie 19. Kurt Capewell 20. Matt Burton 21. Pat Hollis
Tigers: 1. Adam Doueihi 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Joseph Leilua 4. Moses Mbye 5. Tommy Talau 6. Luke Brooks 7. Benji Marshall 8. Josh Aloiai 9. Harry Grant 10. Thomas Mikaele 11. Luke Garner 12. Luciano Leilua 13. Alex Twal 14. Matt Eisenhuth 15. Elijah Taylor 16. Jacob Liddle 17. Shawn Blore 18. Chris Lawrence 19. Sam McIntyre 20. Josh Reynolds 21. Asu Kepaoa