Cronulla have the toughness to down a Parramatta team that looks to be lacking same.
Cronulla +3.5 ($1.90)
Both the Sharks and Eels were disappointing in Round 1. Parramatta won but their defensive frailty really stood out. Cronulla looked more disjointed than suffering from anything deeper.
Cronulla have a good recent record against Parramatta. The Sharks have won six of nine against the Eels, covering in all six wins. Craig Fitzgibbon’s team has also won six of seven at Shark Park against Parramatta.
The Sharks are usually a strong play as an underdog, covering six of seven as an outsider. They have also covered four of five off a loss. The Eels are a bit harder to measure but they have a long history of being poor plays off a bad defensive display, covering just 12 of 29 off conceding 24-plus.
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Ronaldo Mulitalo Try/Shaun Lane Try ($7.50)
Mulitalo is a tryscorer who has crossed for 27 tries in 41 games. He has scored twice in two games against the Eels.
Lane crossed in the opener when he returned to the left edge and is at his tryscoring best when playing on the left.
Will Kennedy First Try ($15.00)
Will Kennedy is a quality tryscorer who has crossed for 15 tries in 25 games since the start of 2021. His ability to loop around on the edges can cause the fragile Eels three-quarter line plenty of problems.