South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Brisbane Broncos Tips and Odds – NRL 2021

Stadium Australia will play host to Thursday's Round 5 NRL game between South Sydney Rabbitohs and Brisbane Broncos. The game kicks off at 7:50 pm with South Sydney Rabbitohs heading into the game as favourites with the bookmakers. Continue reading for our in-depth preview of the South Sydney Rabbitohs vs. Brisbane Broncos game and give you our free tips and bets.

When: Thursday April 8, 2021 at 7:50 pm

Where: Stadium Australia

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South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Brisbane Broncos Odds

South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Brisbane Broncos Preview

After mentioning “Souths look ready to blow if they’re given the conditions and opposition to run riot” last week, they thrashed the Bulldogs 38-0 in Round 4. In all honesty, the win could have been by more. The Brisbane Broncos, on the other hand, are flattered by their 40-6 loss to the Storm. They may have kept the Storm scoreless for 25 minutes, but the Broncos weren’t in the game even at 0-0.

The South Sydney Rabbitohs are without Cody Walker and Keaon Koloamatangi this week – both suspended. In their place comes Benji Marshall and Jacob Host. Meanwhile, Kevin Walters has been forced into changes, although he’d like to have made more if he could. Herbie Farnworth is unavailable with Ritchie Kennar coming into the centres. With Patrick Carrigan suspended, Tevita Pangai Jr has been named at lock. It’s by accident, but Walters has landed on his best pack.

Walker’s absence is big for the Rabbitohs but not game-defining. They still have the quality in attack to score points, and if anybody can slot into a side and perform to Wayne Bennett’s game plan, it’s Marshall. While the Broncos haven’t scored many points in 2021, expect an improvement sooner rather than later. This is their best pack, and it should give Anthony Milford and Tom Dearden something to work with. The result isn’t in doubt: Souths are clear favourites and will get the job done. The question is, by how much?

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South Sydney Rabbitohs vs Brisbane Broncos Teams

Rabbitohs team: 1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Alex Johnston 3. Dane Gagai 4. Campbell Graham 5. Josh Mansour 6. Benji Marshall 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Thomas Burgess 9. Damien Cook 10. Tevita Tatola 11. Jacob Host 12. Jaydn Su’A 13. Cameron Murray 14. Dean Hawkins 15. Mark Nicholls 16. Patrick Mago 17. Jai Arrow 18. Hame Sele 19. Jaxson Paulo 20. Troy Dargan 21. Steven Marsters

Broncos team: 1. Jamayne Isaako 2. Xavier Coates 3. Richard Kennar 4. Tesi Niu 5. David Mead 6. Anthony Milford 7. Tom Dearden 8. Matthew Lodge 9. Jake Turpin 10. Payne Haas 11. Alex Glenn 12. Jordan Riki 13. Tevita Pangai Junior 14. Brodie Croft 15. Thomas Flegler 16. John Asiata 17. Ben Te’o 18. Ethan Bullemor 19. Rhys Kennedy 20. Cory Paix