Round 5 – Match 3 Preview: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Newcastle Knights

The Rabbitohs are chasing their third straight victory on Saturday night after an impressive couple of rounds including their hammering of the Dogs last week.

Newcastle also played a solid match last week when they lost to the Panthers by just four points, but with South Sydney at home and the Knights still playing without captain Kurt Gidley out for another two weeks with his injured hamstring, this one looks in favour of the Bunnies.

Since breaking their poor form in Round 3, South Sydney have dominated in ball possession and points in their games and with the Knights losing steam in all of their second half performances this year, the Rabbitohs will be able to put more points on the board.

Also, pricey off-season recruit Sam Burgess played his best game of NRL last week scoring himself a double, so with him now in the game South Sydney look even more powerful.

Current Head-to-Head Odds: Rabbitohs $1.45 – Knights $2.75 Ladbrokes.com.au