Sydney Cricket Ground will play host to Saturday's Round 19 NRL game between Sydney Roosters and Cronulla Sharks. The game kicks off at 7:35 pm with Sydney Roosters heading into the game as favourites with the bookmakers. Continue reading for our in-depth preview of the Sydney Roosters vs. Cronulla Sharks game and give you our free tips and bets.
When: Saturday September 19, 2020 at 7:35 pm
Where: Sydney Cricket Ground
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Sydney Roosters vs Cronulla Sharks Odds
Sydney Roosters vs Cronulla Sharks Preview
The Sharks are about to receive a taste of what October life will be like against the Roosters on Saturday night.
The reigning champs were relentless last week against the Knights in their comprehensive 42-12 victory – a result that has seen the Roosters back into Premiership favouritism in the market.
Sydney are clearly firing on all cylinders right now and all accounts suggest they should have no trouble maintaining that pace against Cronulla.
The Roosters have now scored 40+ points in their last two games at the SCG, which spells potential disaster against a Sharks outfit that has proven very vulnerable on the wing this season.
To make matters worse, Matt Ikuvalu is a chance at returning this week for the Chooks.
Sydney has won four straight games over the Sharks dating back to 2017, and with home-field advantage, they should extend that record to five.
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Sydney Roosters vs Cronulla Sharks Teams
Roosters team: 1. Joseph Manu 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Josh Morris 4. Mitchell Aubusson 5. Brett Morris 6. Luke Keary 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Lindsay Collins 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Sitili Tupouniua 13. Isaac Liu 14. Freddy Lussick 15. Angus Crichton 16. Nat Butcher 17. Sonny Bill Williams 18. Poasa Faamausili 19. Drew Hutchison 20. Daniel Fifita 21. Matt Ikuvalu
Sharks team: 1. Will Kennedy 2. Sione Katoa 3. Josh Dugan 4. Jesse Ramien 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Connor Tracey 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Braden Hamlin-Uele 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Aaron Woods 11. Briton Nikora 12. Siosifa Talakai 13. Toby Rudolf 14. Teig Wilton 15. Jack Williams 16. Andrew Fifita 17. Royce Hunt 18. Scott Sorensen 19. Bryson Goodwin 20. Braydon Trindall 21. Billy Magoulias