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Free rugby league tips, best bets and analysis for Friday’s Betfred Super League clash between St Helens and Huddersfield

where to watch

St Helens v Huddersfield Giants
Sky Sports Arena, 8 p.m. Friday

Best bets

St Helens win by 1-12 points
1pt 19-10 bet365

Wigan -10.5
2pts 8-11 betting fair

Match preview

A Magic Weekend victory over rivals Wigan gave St Helens extra breathing room at the top of the Betfred Super League and the champions enter the final third of the regular season four points clear of the chasing pack.

The Saints had to use all of their never say die attitude to come from behind to beat the Warriors and another tough test could await Kristian Woolf’s accusations on Friday.

Huddersfield, third, are visitors to the Totally Wicked Stadium and the Giants will not cross the Pennines in lack of confidence.

Ian Watson’s beaten Challenge Cup finalists have won seven of their last eight Super League matches, beating their home conquerors Wembley Wigan and the Catalans in France in this run.

And barring a 54-6 cover-up in September 2020, Huddersfield have generally held their own against the champions. Saints have won the pair’s other four league and cup matches since the start of the 2020 season by two, eight, five and 12 points.

St Helens secured the two points just six minutes from the end of the reverse game in April and another competitive clash is on the cards, although the hosts still look likely to win.

Take on Saints to earn up to two converted scores.

Second-placed Wigan will hope the Giants can get the job done at St Helens but the Warriors will be just as keen to take care of home business against Hull FC.

The Airlie Birds won 31-22 at home to Wigan earlier this season, but the two teams are now in very different form.

Hull snapped a four game losing streak to beat rivals Hull KR at Magic Weekend, but they have conceded 28 points and there are still pressing questions over their defense which conceded 149 points in five games.

Wigan’s lightning backline could stifle any idea of ​​a Hull resurgence.

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