It feels like an age since we had to think about the Top14 and it has been nearly a month. Not as long a break as the Pro14 but still quite a gap. As with all the European leagues it’s disrupted by International action. Well kind of as non-French players will be called back by their clubs. Still at the end of the day you have to keep with the Top14 picking rule of “the home side wins”.
Here are my Top 14 Round 15 Predictions:
I’ve gone with just the one away win. Initially I went with Clermont as well but they are mid table for a reason. Also they are on a run of WLWLWLWLW which means L next. So it’s just La Rochelle who are visiting the bottom side.
The only other one that I’m not really comfortable with is Racing 92 and Toulouse. Toulouse have only won once away from home and that was against Agen (thirteenth). However Racing have one of the worst home records in the league. Three wins, a draw and three losses. For a side that’s in fourth that’s awful. I’ll guess we’ll wait and see.
The rest of the home wins I’m comfortable with, either because they win all their home games or they are being visited by a team that hates travelling.
|Stade Francais v La Rochelle||La Rochelle by 3|
|Montpellier v Bayonne||Montpellier by 5|
|Racing 92 v Toulouse||Racing 92 by 3|
|Bordeaux Begles v Lyon||Bordeaux Begles by 7|
|Agen v Castres||Agen by 3|
|Pau v Clermont Auvergne||Pau by 3|
|Toulon v Brive||Toulon by 7|
I’m 64 from 98 or 65% so far this season.
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