2018-19 Rugby Sevens Series: Singapore Preview & Betting Tips

April 10th 2019, 8:20pm, By: matta91

With just three series left in the Rugby 7s 2018/2019 season, the Singapore leg is crucial for the top three sides in the standings. The USA is leading with 130 points but Fiji closed the gap after an impressive performance in Hong Kong last weekend. New Zealand rounds out the top sides with 118 points and they’ll need to win this leg. The action begins on Saturday afternoon at Singapore National Stadium and the final will be played on Sunday night from 9pm.

Rugby Sevens Singapore Betting Tips

Pool A

In Pool A, Fiji and South Africa have been paired together with their clash headlining the Pool stages. It will occur on Saturday night as the last Pool game. Fiji continued their winning ways in Hong Kong, taking out the series once again. They’ll be looking to defend their Singapore title as well after beating Australia 28-22 in 2018. South Africa lost in the Quarters and the 5th place final in Hong Kong. They will likely finish 2nd in this Pool as Fiji look unstoppable.


Pool B

Pool B is headlined by France, a side that is absolutely on fire. They progressed all the way to the Hong Kong final, which proved their effort in Vancouver wasn’t a fluke. Ultimately, they lost 21-7 in the final but this side is proving hard to back against. They will face tough competition against Argentina and maybe Australia. The Argentian side battled hard against Fiji in the Quarters and beat New Zealand in the 5th place final. The Aussies finished 3rd in the Pool stages in the last series and will need to produce a few upsets if they’re a chance here. But in the end, France is again paying very good value to win Pool B.

Pool C

Pool C will see a tough battle for the top spot between the USA and England. Both sides played in the Pool stages in Hong Kong and England surprised the Americans 28-22 on their way to a 3-0 record. While the USA went 1-2 in the Pool stages, they found form in the finals as they beat Samoa 22-10 for the Bronze medal. So they look to have the best momentum of any side in Pool C. There’s also the other fact that they lead the standings by just 7 points and finishing top spot will give them a nice benefit in the final stages.

Pool D

This Pool is headlined by the rivalry matchup between the Kiwis and Samoa. New Zealand will be desperate to recapture their form after losing in the Hong Kong Quarters. They’ve now fallen 12 points behind the USA in the standings and their now running out of time for a chance at the #1 spot. Samoa will be a tough challenge after competing for the Bronze medal in Hong Kong. They should easily beat Japan and Spain, which will likely set up a battle for the top spot on Saturday night. There’s every possibility they beat NZ, considering the rivalry and that makes them a solid value bet in Pool D.


The major question mark at the 2019 Singapore Rugby 7s is can you back against Fiji? They are the defending champions in Singapore and their record after winning a series is impressive. Earlier this season, they won in Cape Town and backed it up with a series win in Hamilton. Meanwhile, in 2017/2018 they won 4 straight series, which also included the Hong Kong/Singapore double. The Fijians are a confident side and they’ll also be motivated to chase down the USA in the standings.



Sha Tin Racing Tips: Sunday, June 16th

Sha Tin hosts a huge 11-race card on Sunday, June 16th, and we've picked out our four best bets on the card here! read more

2019 AFL: Round 13 North Melbourne vs GWS Giants Preview & Betting Tips

AFL Round 13 will come to an end on Sunday when North Melbourne host Greater Western Sydney at Blundstone Arena. We preview the match and provide our best bet here! read more

2019 Copa America Preview & Betting Tips

Some of the world’s best soccer players have headed to Brazil to play their part in this year’s Copa America! We preview the tournament and provide our best betting tips here! read more

Harness Racing Tips: Saturday, June 15th

Trent Orwin is back with his Saturday evening harness racing preview, with his best bets at Albion Park, Melton and Menangle. Check out his thoughts and selections here read more


Major Harness Races in Australasia

There are approximately 90 Group 1 level harness races in Australia and New Zealand each year; we've highlighted some of most high profile races on the annual racing calendar here. read more

Harness racing form: what are the most important things to consider

Harness racing form can be daunting to punters that are new to the sport and form analysis for the trots is certainly different to that of the gallops or greyhounds. We've listed what we think the most important factors to consider are when studying the form for a trots race. read more

Harness Racing Barrier Draws

Barrier draws are crucial in racing and they are especially important in harness racing. We've explained why barriers are such a key part of harness racing form study and their importance to determining a horse's chances here. read more

Harness Racing Glossary

There are many common terms used in harness racing that may not make sense to those new to the sport. Our harness racing glossary will help you understand what some of the key terminology means. read more


2019 AFL Round 13 Odds

Only the six games in the AFL again this weekend due to the byes but still plenty of value on offer! We have a complete odds list of all six games courtesy of Sportsbet here read more

2019 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Predictions Round 12

The first bye round of the 2019 AFL season is in the books and we are back to review all six games of Round 12 and take you through who we think deserved to poll the all important Brownlow votes here. read more

2019 AFL Round 12 Odds

It's the first of the bye rounds as Round 12 of the 2019 AFL season kicks off with Richmond and Geelong on Friday night in arguably the match of the round. Here's the full Round 12 odds and betting lines thanks to Bet365. read more

2019 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Predictions Round 11

It's getting tight at the top in our rolling 2019 Brownlow Medal Leaderboard with a couple of new faces emerging as contenders. Check out our Round 11 Brownlow votes predictions here! read more