Predictions | 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. Predictions 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 Highlanders 08:35 April 5th, 2019 Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin Hurricanes Highlanders 2.28| Draw 17.99|Hurricanes 1.65 Bet with Sportingbet 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 Reds 11:00 April 5th, 2019 Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane Stormers Reds 2.13| Draw 17.55|Stormers 1.75 Bet with Sportingbet 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 Lions 19:10 April 5th, 2019 Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg Sharks Lions 1.37| Draw 19.52|Sharks 3.15 Bet with Sportingbet Tip –The Lions to have the better of this week’s South African Derby match against the Sharks. Crusaders vs Brumbies, April 6th, 2019 Crusaders 06:15 April 6th, 2019 AMI Stadium, Christchurch Brumbies Crusaders 1.06| Draw 46.81|Brumbies 7.28 Bet with Sportingbet 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 Blues 08:35 April 6th, 2019 Eden Park, Auckland Waratahs Blues 1.44| Draw 19.68|Waratahs 2.83 Bet with Sportingbet 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 Rebels 10:45 April 6th, 2019 AAMI Park, Melbourne Sunwolves Rebels 1.14| Draw 27.88|Sunwolves 5.31 Bet with Sportingbet 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 Bulls 15:05 April 6th, 2019 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria Jaguares Bulls 1.24| Draw 22.11|Jaguares 4.03 Bet with Sportingbet Tip –The Bulls enjoy one the strongest home ground advantages in Super Rugby and they should defeat the Jaguares in Pretoria without much fuss. Statistics 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.