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Podcast – Gallagher Premiership Round 6 Predictions & Betting Tips

The Gallagher Premiership season continues this weekend following a thrilling first five rounds of action. A handicap bet for every match.

The Gallagher Premiership Rugby season continues this weekend following a thrilling first five rounds of action. Rugby punter Neal Hoogwerf takes through every match of the weekend with his suggested bet for each one. The best South African rugby betting podcast around.

Gallagher Premiership Preview Round 6

Leicester Tigers are now the only side in Gallagher Premiership Rugby to hold an unbeaten record after the opening five rounds, but a challenging Round 6 fixture awaits.

Sale Sharks, fresh from ruining Harlequins’ unbeaten start to the season last Friday night in a 28-22 victory at the AJ Bell Stadium, head to Mattioli Woods Welford Road on Saturday afternoon with their confidence restored, making them a tough proposition.

The Tigers, who defeated Worcester Warriors 48-3 at Sixways on Saturday, are top of the league by seven points and will be looking to continue that run against the Sharks on Saturday.

Northampton Saints v Worcester Warriors

Friday night’s fixture this week sees Northampton Saints host Worcester Warriors at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens.

The Saints, fresh from a bye week, will be looking to get back to winning ways after their 26-20 defeat at Wasps in Round 4 and they currently sit in fifth in the table.

Worcester Warriors have only won one of their opening five fixtures and will be desperate to bounce back from the heavy defeat they endured at the hands of the Tigers last weekend.

On Saturday, four matches are taking place, with a resurgent Exeter Chiefs hosting London Irish at Sandy Park.

Exeter Chiefs v London Irish

The Chiefs were once again impressive as they ground out another bonus-point win against Wasps and they head back home looking for a third consecutive five-point victory

Irish, who drew their second game of the season against Gloucester last week, are still yet to win a game in Gallagher Premiership Rugby this season, and they will be all too aware of the challenge that awaits them.

Elsewhere in the Saturday afternoon kick-offs, Gloucester Rugby host Newcastle Falcons at Kingsholm.

Gloucester Rugby v Newcastle Falcons

Gloucester will be looking to go one better than that draw against Irish and earn their third win of the season against a Falcons side who sit in sixth place in the table

The Falcons continued their good start to the season with a 13-5 win over Bristol Bears at Kingston Park, and they know that a victory at Kingsholm, combined with other results going their way, could see them climb into the top four.

Harlequins host Bath Rugby in the final game of Saturday afternoon, with Quins looking to return to winning ways after that defeat against Sale Sharks last week.

Harlequins v Bath

Quins are the top try scorers in the league, despite playing a game fewer than their closest competitors – Exeter Chiefs and Leicester Tigers – and they will be looking to entertain their fans once again at a packed Twickenham Stoop.

Bath come into this game after a 71-17 home defeat against Saracens last weekend and sit bottom of the table.

Their defence will need to tighten if they are to deny a Quins side averaging five tries per match.

On Sunday, Gallagher Premiership Rugby’s two best defences meet as Saracens host Wasps at the StoneX Stadium, and to say the home side have hit form is an understatement.

Saracens v Wasps

That thumping win over Bath lifted them up to third in the table, and they will be hoping to apply pressure to Harlequins and Leicester Tigers above them.

Wasps have fallen to ninth following their narrow defeat against Exeter Chiefs but their form with so many big names missing will have delighted Lee Blackett.

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