Who will win the 2016 NRL Grand Final and Clive Churchill Medal

NRL2016GrandFinallinebettingandCliveChurchillMedaltips

September28,20162:59pm。

byDarylCurnow

MelbourneStormvs。

CronullaSharks。

Sunday,October2,7。

15pm,ANZStadium

NRLsupremacyisonthelineatANZStadiumonSundaynightasthejuggernautthatistheMelbourneStormtrytowinyetanotherNRLGrandFinalagainstaCronullaSharksfranchisethatisseekingitsfirstevertitle。

TheStormhavebeenthere,donethat,andthatgivesthemplentyofexperienceforthebigoccasionwhichwillhelp,butiftheSharksareevergoingtowinthatelusivepremiership,ithastocomenow。

InspirationalcaptainPaulGallenwillgivetheSharksabigmentalboostaftermissinghimtowardstheendoftheregularseason。

SincehisreturntheSharkshavebeenstellarinbeatingtheRaidersawayfromhomeandlastyearschampions,theNorthQueenslandCowboys,lastweek。

TheStormalsodefeatedtheRaidersandtheCowboysenroutetothegrandfinal,whichsetsupagreatgame。

Punterscandoubletheirwinnings(upto$50inbonusbets)ifyoutakeahead-to-headbetontheStormvs。

SharksatCrownbet。

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Stormvs。

Sharkshead-to-headbettingtips

Storm$1。

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Sharks$2

TheStormandtheSharkshavemadeloyalpunterssomegoodmoneythisseason,butforonesidethatwillcometoahaltonSundaynight。

Thebettingmarkethasntchangedmuchsinceitopenedlastweek。

TheStormopenedas$1。

78favouriteswhichwastobeexpectedgiventheexperiencethatteamhas,butbookmakershavehadtotrimthemarketassupportcontinuestocomefortheSharks。

TheSharksopenedaround$2。

20andhavebeenbetintoevenmoney,whichdoesntappeartobetheworstbetintheworld。

Theremightnotbethatpremiership-winningexperiencewithmostoftheSharksplayers,buttheypossessacombinationofwiseheadsandyouthfulenterprise。

PaulGallen,LukeLewisandMichaelEnnisprovidetheexperiencefortheSharkswhichcoupleswellwiththeexcitementofBenBarba,JackBirdandValentineHolmes。

Thelatterthreeplayersmightbeoverawedbytheoccasion,whichisthemainconcernforpuntersbackingtheSharks,butwereexpectingtheSharksasawholetobeswitchedonforthefinal。

TherearesomenegativesfortheSharksthatpuntersneedtobeawareof。

Theylost26-6thelasttimetheyplayedtheStormanditsrecordatANZStadiumconsistsofonlysevenwinsfrom22games。

TheStormhasagreatrecordinSydneyconsideredtheoverallrecordofnon-SydneyteamsatANZStadium。

Theyhavewon12from17gamesplayedthereandwithanoverallseasonrecordof21from26,theylooktoughtogetpastonSunday。

$1。

83atSportsbetforasidewhichhaswonmultipleNRLpremiershipsisagreatpriceandwhenyouhaveCooperCronkandCameronSmithintheside,itstoughtofindanynegatives。

Infact,wecantfindanynegativesfortheStormonSunday。

Theyarestrongoffensivelyanddefensively,givinguptotalsofonly6,10and12inthelastthreegames。

TheSharks,ontheotherhand,gaveuptotalsof26,14and20。

AclosegameisexpectedonSundaynightandtheSharkscertainlyseemtohavethex-factorthisseason,butweregoingwithwinningexperienceandtheMelbourneStormhavethatinnumbers。

OURTIP:Storm$1。

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CliveChurchillMedalbettingtips

TheCliveChurchillMedalisgiventotheplayerwhoperformsbestintheNRLGrandFinalaccordingtoapanelofjudges。

StormstalwartsCooperCronkandCameronSmithareatthetopoftheCliveChurchillMedalbettingandwithgoodreason。

IftheStormaretowinthegameitwilllikelybebecauseofeitherCronkorSmith。

TheycontrolthegamebetterthananytwoplayersintheNRLwithCooperCronkevenaddingatry-scoringthreattohisarsenal。

Bothplayersareat$6towinthemedalwithSharksplaymakerJamesMaloneyonthesecondlineofbettingat$9。

MaloneydidnthavemuchsuccesswhenheplayedfortheNewZealandWarriors,butsincebeingacquiredbytheSharks,Maloneyhasbecomeamuchbetterplayer。

HelikestoruntheballtothelinewhichmakeshimatryscoringthreatandiftheSharkswinhecouldbetheirbest。

CliveChurchillMedalmarketavailableatCrownBet:

CooperCronk$6atCrownBet

CameronSmith$6atCrownBet

JamesMaloney$9

JesseBromwich$13

BenBarba$13

PaulGallen$13

AndrewFifita$13

MichaelEnnis$15

WadeGraham$17

CameronMunster$17

LukeLewis$21

KevinProctor$23

ChadTownsend$23

TohuHarris$26

JackBird$26

BlakeGreen$26

WillChambers$34

SuliasiVunivalu$51

JordanMcLean$51

ValentineHolmes$51

MattPrior$51

DaleFinucane$67

CheyseBlair$81

BenHampton$101

KennyBromwich$101

ChrisHeighington$101

MarikaKoroibete$101

ChristianWelch$101

TimGlasby$101

KurtCapewell$101

SosaiaFeki$101

RickyLeutele$101

GerardBeale$101

JaysonBukuya$101

SamTagatese$151