Only two rounds of the Gallagher Premiership season left and for some reason Bath v Gloucester is a week before all the other games. As if this season wasn’t confusing enough already!!!
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Bath Rugby v Gloucester Rugby – Bath Rugby by 13
Bath have won 6 out of 7 since the restart and are at the top end of the table. You can’t say the same for Gloucester who have nothing to play for. This has home win written all over it.
The problem is that as the Blood and Mud Podcast said, the Premiership is like rock/paper/scissors. Are the teams picking first choice, reserves of a mixture?
These next set of games are a long way off in the terms of picking but hey let’s give it a go.
Harlequins v Wasps – Wasps by 10
Quins have actually won their last 2 games and they were on the road!!! They have only had 3 away wins all season. Those were against Irish and Gloucester though.
Wasps are a different prospect even if Quins are back at home. Wasps are looking to get a home semifinal and avoid Exeter. With that motivation this should be an away win.
Northampton Saints v Sale Sharks – Sale Sharks by 10
Sale don’t have a good reputation on the road. However they are travelling to Saints who are in free fall. Also Sale are in a right old scrap for the playoff places so need to win with a TBP.
Bristol v Leicester Tigers – Bristol by 7
Bristol have been a bit up and down. Also they are distracted by the Challenge Cup that they are looking to win. But surely they can’t lose to the side with relegation form?
Exeter Chiefs v London Irish – Exeter Chiefs by 15
Exeter will be fully focused on the Champions Cup. Even though they will send out a reserve side it will still be far too strong for Irish.
Worcester Warriors v Saracens – Saracens by 5
A very similar story here. Saracens will be fully focused on the Champions Cup but a reserve team should have too much for Warriros.
Record So Far
74 from 120 or 61%, what a crazy season I go from getting 6 from 6 to 1 from 6!