Italy v Australia
Is Cheika Still Employed?
Italy v Australia in Padua.
Is Cheika still employed? Seriously? Last week Aussie went up against Wales, they had their chances and could not convert! I went against Aussie, like I have done many times this year. Wales were poor.
Italy played Georgia last week and although they were priced up at a level I was not comfortable punting. I had the bookies going around +10.5 to +12.5 and they ultimately went 8.5. As it happens it was close enough to NOT get my interest.
Italy Have Never Beaten Australia in Italy!
Eleven times the Wallabies have played v Italy in Italy, they have won every time. Last week I did watch the game and I liked Georgia, they played well and I am glad they selected the No 9 from the U20. Italy beat the handicap the bookies set. They did not however beat the expected handicap I had set.
This week the Italians are being given a rather large handicap, looking at past results suggest that a mediocre Italian team can beat this one. At Plus seventeen and a half I am most certainly interested in the Italians, albeit a medium play.
My call this week is 100% ANTI AUSSIE. As long as Cheika is still being paid by AR then I will oppose them. Word has come out with regards to Ms Castle giving he support for Cheika, how long that will last is anyone’s guess. What I do know for sure, is that if Aussie lose here, he will be bombed before wheels up in Padua. Which incidentally is in Northern Italy, not quite Mafia land!!
Kick off is scheduled for 16h00 GMT +2 on Saturday in Padua. The referee for this game will be Pascal Gaüzère (FRA), Click here for the Weather in Padua and if you want to follow the game on Twitter click here for the Hashtag #ITAvAUS
Call: Italy +17.5 at 2 units
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