Written by Mr Puntsource
Round 8, Eels (Team List Here) versus Broncos (Team List Here) Match Preview Friday 20th of TIO Stadium, Darwin, 8: 00 pm kick-off.
The Parramatta Eels will host the Brisbane Broncos in game two, Round Eight National Rugby League Telstra Premiership in 2023; It doesn’t get more competitive in round eight as these two fight it out for another two points; The Parramatta Eels are on a streak climbing the ladder in fifteenth and it’s imperative they get the win against the first placed Broncos.
The Eels have a strong home win record against the Broncos, unfortunately for the Eels this game will be played in Darwin, but getting the two points is much more significant for the Eels, if the Eels were to upset the Broncos it would send a big message to the rest of the competition that we are still here.
The Eels are going up against the highest-scoring team in the competition, so if it becomes a Western, our money is on the Broncos but if the Eels can bring some solid defence as the Raiders did, they stand to be a chance! stopping the Bronco’s point-scoring is the task the Eels will undertake in this Blockbuster.
Bailey Simonsson and Josh Hodgson are in for the Eels and Corey Oates, and Thomas Flegler returns for the Brisbane Broncos.
Since 1998, Parramatta Eels have been winning fifty-four per cent of the head-to-head clashes; Eels at home have won four from the last five against the Broncos; the last time these two met? the Parramatta were victorious winning 53-6.
In Round Seven, the Parramatta Eels beat the Bulldogs 30-4, and the Brisbane Broncos beat the Titans 43-26.
The Parramatta Eels have averaged twenty-three points a match, and the Brisbane Broncos have averaged twenty-nine.
Since Round One, the Parramatta Eels have been leaking twenty-five points a match in 2023, while the Brisbane Broncos have been leaking sixteen points a match.
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