Australia v England Rugby Union Betting Tips 16/07/2022
Australia take on England in the third and final test match this Saturday with the series level 1-1, so it’s time for another Australia v England Rugby Union Betting Tips and betting preview. After a disappointing defeat in the first match, England bounced back with a win last time out. The result has set up a decider in Sydney in a winner takes all contest. This match kicks off at 10:55 a.m. It will be shown live on Sky Sports.
Team News and Form
Australia couldn’t build on a 30-28 victory in the first test. The Wallabies won the first match of the series, despite only having 14 men for most of the contest. Australia has now lost four of their last five matches, following a disappointing winter tour in the UK. England’s 25-17 victory over Australia ended their four-match losing streak and provided some relief for Eddie Jones’ side.
Regarding the team news, Australia’s Jordan Petaia, Izaia Perese, Cadeyrn Neville and Scott Sio, Tom Banks and Allan Alaalatoa are ruled out. Darcy Swain is suspended, and Jed Holloway is also out. England are without Alex Dombrandt, Joe Cokanasiga, George Ford, Sam Simmonds, Henry Slade, Manu Tuilagi, Kyle Sinckler, Anthony Watson, Louis Lynagh and George Furbank.
Firstly, the matchwinner odds show Australia as the slight favourites against England this weekend. Despite their recent loss to England, the Wallabies remain in strong recent home form. They have won four of their last five on home soil and SBK are providing the best odds for an Australia win at 16/9. However, after breaking their recent losing streak, England will want to build momentum. As a result, we are backing the visitors to win in Sydney this weekend. England has been dominant against Australia in recent matches. They have won nine of the last ten matches against the Wallabies, including four in Australia. Due to this, our pick is England to win at 39/29, provided by SBK.
Winning Margin Bets
Currently, additional value can be found in the winning margin bets. In the test, each match has been decided by a fairly small winning margin. In the first test, Australia won by two points, while England won the second match by eight points. As a result, we are picking another tight contest in the third test match. Both an England or Australia win by 1-5 points come with good value as Betfair are offering 11/2 for either side to win by this margin. However, we are sticking with an England win by 6-10 points, which comes with 7/1 odds, provided by Betfair.
Highest Scoring Half
In the second test, England made a blistering start and Australia managed to claw some points back before half-time. Both sides have also seen high-scoring first halves in recent matches. England has seen over 20 points scored in total in the first half of four of their last five matches in all competitions. Australia has a similar recent record, seeing over 20 points in the first half during four of their last six matches. As a result, we are backing another fast start in Sydney. Sky Bet have the best odds for the first-half the highest scorer at 11/10.
England kept their chances of a series win alive with a narrow victory last time out. With the series level at 1-1, this Saturday’s match is the ultimate decider as the two rugby rivals face off in Sydney. Can England complete a comeback win? Or will the Wallabies bounce back from defeat with a final test victory? We always look to offer good value odds and prices from bookmakers with our betting tips. We never promote guaranteed winners or bets. For more information on good value odds and current free bets offered by bookmakers, please check out our homepage.