Super Rugby, Round 8: Predictions, Tips, Odds & Statistics

Super Rugby 2019 Round 8

Super Rugby 2019 Round 8
| Betting Tips | Odds | Statistics

Super Rugby Round 8 is highlighted by the Auckland Blues vs the New South Wales Waratahs, the Otago Highlanders vs the Wellington Hurricanes, and the Canterbury Crusaders vs the ACT Brumbies big games.


Best Bet Predictions  

Our best bets for Super Rugby Round 8 from popular online betting sites are;

  • The Lions to beat the Sharks
  • The Blues to defeat the Waratahs

Big Money Outsider Bet of the week

The Otago Highlanders to upset the Wellington Hurricanes

Betting Tips

Highlanders vs Hurricanes, April 5th, 2019

Super Rugby HighlandersHighlanders


April 5th, 2019

Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

HurricanesSuper Rugby Hurricanes 

Highlanders 2.28| Draw 17.99|Hurricanes 1.65
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Tip – As good as the 2019 Wellington Hurricanes are, Dunedin is a tough place for any visiting Super Rugby side to win – Highlanders to take out the upset win.


Reds vs Stormers, April 5th, 2019

Super Rugby RedsReds


April 5th, 2019

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

StormersSuper Rugby Stormers 

Reds 2.13| Draw 17.55|Stormers 1.75
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Tip –The Western Stormers are a good side, but they’re playing away from home for the third straight week. Expect the Queensland Reds to take advantage of the Stormers homesickness and win.


Lions vs Sharks, April 5th, 2019

Super Rugby LionsLions


April 5th, 2019

Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg

SharksSuper Rugby Sharks 

Lions 1.37| Draw 19.52|Sharks 3.15
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Tip –The Lions to have the better of this week’s South African Derby match against the Sharks.



Crusaders vs Brumbies, April 6th, 2019

Super Rugby CrusadersCrusaders


April 6th, 2019

AMI Stadium, Christchurch

BrumbiesSuper Rugby Brumbies 

Crusaders 1.06| Draw 46.81|Brumbies 7.28
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Tip –The Crusaders to take out an emotional victory over the Brumbies as two teams with history clash in Christchurch.


Blues vs Waratahs, April 6th, 2019

Super Rugby BluesBlues


April 6th, 2019

Eden Park, Auckland

WaratahsSuper Rugby Waratahs 

Blues 1.44| Draw 19.68|Waratahs 2.83
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Tip –Auckland to flex their new-found muscle as the Blues should power past the Waratahs and rebuild their Eden Park home fortress reputation.


Rebels vs Sunwolves, April 6th, 2019

Super Rugby RebelsRebels


April 6th, 2019

AAMI Park, Melbourne

SunwolvesSuper Rugby Sunwolves 

Rebels 1.14| Draw 27.88|Sunwolves 5.31
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Tip –Recently stripped of their Super Rugby status from 2020, the Sunwolves will be deflated. The Rebels will take no mercy and whip the Japanese side in Melbourne.


Bulls vs Jaguares, April 6th, 2019



April 6th, 2019

Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

JaguaresSuper Rugby Jaguares 

Bulls 1.24| Draw 22.11|Jaguares 4.03
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Tip –The Bulls enjoy one the strongest home ground advantages in Super Rugby and they should defeat the Jaguares in Pretoria without much fuss.



  • The Crusaders and Brumbies have met in 3 Super Rugby Grand Finals, with the Brumbies winning once and the Crusaders twice.
  • Until last season, the Brumbies finished no worse than 7th in Super Rugby dating back to 2012. The Crusaders have finished no worse than 7th, dating all the way back to 2001.
  • The Lions have only beaten the Sharks 5 times in 24 attempts in Super Rugby, with two draws and 17 wins to the Sharks.
  • The Blues hold the head-to-head edge over the Waratahs, 12 wins to 8 over 20 matches.