The Riversider takes a look ahead to this weekend's action in Super League and gives us his tips of the round.
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Leeds Rhinos v Wigan Warriors
The game of the weekend and quite possibly the game of the season is the offering this Friday evening at Headingley as Wigan travel to face the Leeds Rhinos. Wigan were superb last week against Hull FC and another repeat performance will almost certainly guarantee a win that will take the Warriors one step closer to top position going in to the play-off series. Rhinos however will have the psychological advantage after defeating Wigan in the last seconds of the Challenge Cup quarter final at Headingley in May. If this game is half as good we will all be in for another Super League cracker!
Winning Margin - Wigan Warriors to beat Leeds Rhinos 6-10 points
Harlequins RL v Hull FC
Quins are all of sudden in danger of finishing bottom in 2010 after the Dragons great win last week. FC will know they need to return to winning ways after last weeks shocking home defeat to Wigan. Such an unpredictable game between two sides who just continually turn in inconsistent performances. Can anyone predict the out come to this game?
Winning Margin - Hull FC to beat Harlequins RL by 6-10 points
Warrington Wolves v St Helens
Another classic game at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Saturday evening and one that could go a long way to deciding the make up of the top four. Wolves will be hurt by last weeks shock defeat to the Catalan Dragons and they don't often lose two on the bounce. Saints though were in fantastic form last week against Wakefield, especially Leon Pryce. This game will have plenty of points but will both teams have one eye on next weekends cup semi finals?
Winning Margin - Warrington Wolves to beat St Helens by 6-10 points
Bradford Bulls v Catalan Dragons
Bradford look to end their 10 match losing streak whilst the Dragons chase Harlequins to get off the bottom position. If Catalans can back up last weeks fantastic victory against high flying Warrington then there will only be one winner! Bradford appear to have no structure to their performances and need to improve dramatically to get back to winning ways.
Winning Margin - Catalan Dragons to beat Bradford Bulls 6-10 points
Crusaders RL v Salford City Reds
Crusaders can sense a top eight position in their debut season in Wrexham is not beyond the realms of possibility and this is a must win game if they are to catch Castleford. Salford are another inconsistent side and depending on which team arrives in Wales will determine whether this is a close game or not?
Winning Margin - Crusaders RL to beat Salford City Reds by 11-15 points
Huddersfield Giants v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats
Giants are back to their early season form and I can only see one winner in this game. Wakefield coach John Kear will be looking for a vast improvement after last weeks horror show at home to St Helens. I expect Wakefield to improve but can they really challenge Huddersfield? Giants to march on for me!
Winning Margin - Huddersfield Giants to beat Wakefield Trinity Wildcats by 26-30 points
Hull Kingston Rovers v Castleford Tigers
Rovers are in fantastic form whilst Cas are just about hanging on to the last play-off position. I expect the Tigers to be competitive and Rangi Chase is having a fantastic season and if he plays well Cas play well. Rovers are in awesome form, especially Clint Newton, and he's also in fine try scoring form. Home advantage is key here for Rovers!
Winning Margin - Hull Kingston Rovers to beat Castleford Tigers by 16-20 points