SportGuru Community Predictions: Guinness Premiership Round 5

After another two draws limited the scoring on SportGuru last week, the community of rugby fans appear to be more confident about the results in Round 5 – there is a clear consensus as to which way each match will go.

Sale Sharks v London Irish

London Irish visit Sale Sharks on Friday night, and although Sale defeated the Champions at Edgeley Park in week 1, 87% of the community believe that form team London Irish will win the game. The average overall pick is London Irish by 7 points.

Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors

Leicester Tigers host Worcester Warriors at Welford Road on Saturday, with an overwhelming majority favouring a Home win. Just over 96% of Gurus are backing a Tigers victory, whilst the average overall prediction is Leicester to win by 10.

Harlequins v Bath

The live match on Sky Sports appears to be the most difficult game to predict, with 55% opting for a Bath win, and 41% expecting Quins to end their unenviable 100% record. An incredible 4% are predicting a draw, which reflects the extraordinary number of draws so far this season. The average overall pick is Bath by 1.

Leeds Carnegie v Gloucester Rugby

There is very strong support for Gloucester to end their run of defeats against Leeds Carnegie on Sunday, with 90% of Gurus expecting an Away victory. Just over 8% are backing the Home side to record their first win of the season, but the average overall pick is Gloucester by 9.

London Wasps v Northampton Saints

Wasps will be looking to bounce back from their first defeat of the season last week when they host Northampton Saints at Adams Park on Sunday. Whilst the Saints have looked on form, the SportGuru community is still backing the home side – 72% are backing Wasps, and the average overall pick is Wasps by 3.

Newcastle Falcons v Saracens

Unbeated Saracens face a difficult trip to Newcastle on Sunday, but 79% are backing them to continue their winning streak. The Falcons have 18% of the support, whilst 3% are forecasting a fourth draw out of five matches for Newcastle. The average overall pick is Saracens by 6.

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