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Snappy Pulu perfectly placed to punish Brumbies

Blues scrum-half has four tries this season

Scrum-half Augustine Pulu scores for the Blues against the Hurricanes
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Reds v Waratahs
Sky Sports 3, 10.45am Saturday

The Tahs have won six in a row against the Reds but last Saturday's sorry Sydney loss to the Kings sums up a terrible season of six defeats in eight and a home success is the bet.

At Suncorp this season, the Reds have beaten the Kings and Sharks and lost only 22-20 to the unbeaten Crusaders as well as 34-15 to the champion Hurricanes.

Recommendation
Reds
1pt 5-6 Betfair, Hills, Paddy Power


Force v Lions
Sky Sports 3, 12.55pm Saturday

The Force have won their last six meetings with the Lions and look worth a wager to stay within ten of last year's runners-up.

In Perth this season, the Force have beaten the Reds and Kings and lost only 16-7 to the Chiefs. The Lions have lost 36-24 in Buenos Aires and two of their three away wins have been by single-figure margins.

Recommendation
Force +10
1pt Evs Betfair


Kings v Rebels
Sky Sports 3, 6.30pm Saturday

Go for eight or more tries in Port Elizabeth.

The Rebels were involved in a tryless 9-9 draw in Durban last Saturday but their hosts the Kings have jetted straight back from a stunning 26-24 success in Sydney containing eight five-pointers. And the Kings' previous three games saw 33 touchdowns. The Kings won 30-27 in Melbourne last year with six tries scored.   

Recommendation
Over 7.5 tries
1pt 11-8 Betfair


Los Jaguares v Sharks
Sky Sports 3, 8.40pm Saturday

Los Jaguares have won all four previous home games by a double-figure margin and they can give up seven points to the Sharks  in Buenos Aires.

The Sharks had to play 62 minutes of their disappointing 9-9 draw with the Rebels with 14 men after Andre Esterhuizen's red card and home coach Raul Perez has the luxury of bringing back punishing Pumas backrowers Pablo Matera and Leonardo Senatore into his team.

Recommendation
Los Jaguares -7
1pt Evs Betfair


Brumbies v Blues
Sky Sports 2, 7.05am Sunday

Blues scrum-half Augustine Pulu is worth a bet to score a fifth try of the campaign in Canberra.

The Brumbies top the Australian Conference almost by default with three wins and five defeats and have lost to the Sharks and Highlanders in the Aussie capital. Pulu has crossed the whitewash in away games at the Rebels and Crusaders as well as at home to the Canes and Bulls and his snappy play is key to their efforts.

Recommendation
A Pulu to score a try
1pt 5-2 bet365

In Saturday's non-televised clash (4.15pm), Crusaders are 1-5 to maintain their perfect start with victory at the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

Pulu has crossed the whitewash in away games at the Rebels and Crusaders as well as at home to the Canes and Bulls
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