Written by Mr Puntsource
The Roosters will host the Parramatta Eels in game one, round five National Rugby League Telstra Premiership in 2023; It doesn’t get more competitive in round five as these two fight it out for another two points; Roosters are coming off well earned upset against the Rabbitohs, while the Eels got their first win of the season against the Panthers.
No Joseph Manu or Junior Paulo for the Roosters and the Eels. Who will it affect more…? It’s hard to say that you can trust either team to get the job done with all the latest media hype from both teams, though this match will have no shortage of physicality.
Since 1998, The Roosters have dominated the Eels. Winning sixty-one per cent of the head-to-head clashes, Roosters have also won four out of the last five Roosters home game clashes against the Eels; the last time these two clashed, the Eels were victorious 26-16.
In Round four, the Roosters beat the Rabbitohs 20-18, and the Parramatta Eels beat the Panthers 17-16.
The Roosters have averaged nineteen points a match, and the Eels have averaged twenty-one points.
On average, the Roosters have been leaking nineteen points a match in 2023, while the Eels, on average, have been leaking twenty-four points a match.