Vodacom Super 14

Bookies back Bulls for title

2010-05-26 10:44
Captains Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger (File)
Garrin Lambley

Cape Town - South African bookmakers are backing the Bulls to win their third Super 14 final against the Stormers in Soweto on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 17:00.

Leading SA bookies, GreatOdds, have the Bulls on offer at 9/20 to win their third title in four years after their 2007 victory over the Sharks (20-19) and their 2009 annihilation of the Chiefs (61-17).

The Stormers can be backed at 8/5 to win their first Super Rugby title.

The Bulls, who elected to play their semi-final and the final at the newly-refurbished Orlando Stadium in Soweto after FIFA took ownership of Loftus Versfeld for the upcoming Soccer World Cup, have been given a four-point handicap in the match.

Another potentially lucrative bet on offer is the First Tryscorer where Bulls wing Francois Hougaard and Stormers flyer Bryan Habana are 12/1 joint favourites to score the opening try.

A tryless final is on offer at 22/1.

Previous Bulls v Stormers Super 14 results:

2010: Stormers 38 Bulls 10, Cape Town
2009: Bulls 14 Stormers 10, Pretoria
2008: Stormers 9 Bulls 16, Cape Town
2007: Bulls 49 Stormers 12, Pretoria
2006: Stormers 10 Bulls 43, Cape Town

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