Super Rugby, Round 3: Predictions, Tips, Odds & Statistics

Super Rugby Round 3 2019

Super Rugby 2019 Round 3
| Betting Tips | Odds | Statistics

Super Rugby 2019 is highlighted by the Big South African Derby matches in Johannesburg and Durban, while Brad Thorn’s Reds take on his former beloved Crusaders in Brisbane – all the Round 3 Odds, Tips & Predictions here with Betting Top 10.


Top Betting sites have all 5 of the New Zealand teams (The Crusaders, Hurricanes, Highlanders and Chiefs) in the top 6 to take out the Super Rugby title in 2019.

Big market movers are the Lions and Bulls, who have started the 2019 season in grand style and we believe they are looking primed to take the Super Rugby title back to South Africa.

Betting Tips

Hurricanes vs Brumbies, March 1st, 2019

Super Rugby HurricanesHurricanes



Central Energy Trust Arena

Palmerston North

BrumbiesSuper Rugby Brumbies 

Hurricanes 1.15| Draw 24.88|Brumbies 5.18
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Tip –The Hurricanes should put the last week’s surprise winners over the Chiefs, the Brumbies, to the sword and win comfortably.

Rebels vs Highlanders, March 1st, 2019

Super Rugby RebelsRebels





HighlandersSuper Rugby Highlanders 

Rebels 2.75| Draw 18.85|Highlanders 1.46
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Tip –Despite the new combination of Quade Cooper and Will Genia steadying the Rebels, the Highlanders are in awesome form and should win.


Chiefs vs Sunwolves, March 2nd, 2019

Super Rugby ChiefsChiefs



FMG Stadium Waikato


SunwolvesSuper Rugby Sunwolves 

Chiefs 1.04| Draw 57.90|Sunwolves 8.57
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Tip –The Sunwolves are improving, however, the Chiefs should provide plenty of headaches for the defence of the Japanese team and pile on plenty of points in winning well.


Reds vs Crusaders, March 2nd, 2019

Super Rugby RedsReds



Suncorp Stadium


CrusadersSuper Rugby Crusaders 

Reds 6.24| Draw 31.68|Crusaders 1.10
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Tip –Brad Thorn’s new team vs Brad Thorn’s old team! Expect the Kiwi legend to have a few tricks up his sleeve for the defending champs. The Crusaders should overrun the Queensland side in the end.


Lions vs Bulls, March 2nd, 2019

Super Rugby LionsLions



Emirates Airline Park


BullsSuper Rugby Bulls 

Lions 1.29| Draw 19.94|Bulls 3.61
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Tip –This match should be an absolute cracker between these two great South African teams that don’t like each other very much. The Lions to scrape a win.


Sharks vs Stormers, March 2nd, 2019

Super Rugby SharksSharks



Jonsson Kings Park


StormersSuper Rugby Stormers 

Sharks 1.40| Draw 18.76|Stormers 3.00
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Tip –Close. Take the Sharks on the back of their humid home ground advantage, but anything could happen.


Jaguares vs Blues, March 2nd, 2019

Super Rugby JaguaresJaguares



José Amalfitani Stadium

Buenos Aires

BluesSuper Rugby Blues 

Jaguares 1.77| Draw 17.57|Blues 2.09
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Tip –Another match that could go either way. The Jaguares are desperate for a win before going on the road and that could sway the result in their favour.


Best Bets

Our best bets for Super Rugby Round 3 this week are;

  • Hurricanes to beat the Brrumbies
  • The Jaguares to defeat the Blues

Big Money Outsider Bet of the week

The Reds to upset the Crusaders


  • The Reds coach, Brad Thorn, won the Super Rugby title as a player in 2008 with his opponents this week, the Canterbury Crusaders.
  • The Lions and Bulls have played 23 times, for 7 Lions wins, 15 wins to the Bulls and 1 Draw.
  • The Reds and Crusaders have played 22 times, for 6 Reds wins and 16 wins to the Crusaders. Most famously, the Reds defeated the Crusaders 18-13 in the 2011 Super Rugby Final.