The Top 14 is the first European league to get going and that’s normal. It’s not so normal for the other leagues to be still going. Hey it’s confusing but it’s our new (if temporary) normal I’m afraid.
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Here are my Top 14 Round 2 Predictions:
With 3 away wins and 3 homes wins last weekend, are we seeing that home advantage isn’t so big with no fans in France? You need to remember that this is the league where home advantage has historically been the biggest.
I’ve not seen enough yet to discount the home advantage situation in the Top14. That means I have to see a big advantage to the away side to pick it over the home side. I only see that in one game this weekend and so it’s six home wins and the solitary away one.
|Pau v Agen||Pau by 5|
|Racing 92 v Montpellier||Racing 92 by 7|
|Toulouse v La Rochelle||Toulouse by 5|
|Bayonne v ASM Clermont Auvergne||ASM Clermont Auvergne by 3|
|Bordeaux Begles v Brive||Bordeaux Begles by 5|
|Castres v Stade Francais||Castres by 7|
|Toulon v Lyon||Toulon by 7|
Record So Far
Over all I’m 3 from 6 or 50%, for the Top14 that’s got to be considered an OK start.
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