The penultimate match of the 2023 Rugby World Cup Pool B for South Africa and Ireland is more of a formality than a contest. The two rugby sides come into the match with different circumstances in the world cup tournament. the Canadians are already eliminated in the competition and the Springboks look to qualify for the knockout stages. South Africa began with a loss to the All Blacks before winning back-to-back games. Our expert tipsters have formulated this all-inclusive South Africa vs Ireland Preview that includes tips for new players to bet on rugby matches online.
South Africa vs Ireland Predictions
The Springboks coach, Rassie Erasmus has announced that he intends to make 13 changes to the side to face Canada in the Rugby World Cup Pool B clash. Just four days after the Boks demolished Italy 49-3 to earn safe passage to the quarter-finals of the world cup, South Africa look to head into the QF with a string of victories. Even with a supposedly weakened starting IX, bookmakers remain confident that South Africa will not have any problems against the Canadians.
The North American side received a baptism of fire in all three of their games. Canada’s opener was a loss to Italy by 48-7 point and the loss to the All Blacks remains the record score in the competition. New Zealand won 63-0 to subject the Canadians to big point losses in their first two Pool games.
Tips for South Africa vs Ireland Rugby Match
The Springboks are almost assured a victory based on both team’s form and head-to-head match-ups. The two teams have met only two times in the past and South Africa prevailed in both matches. They will look into earning a place in the last eight by seeing off Canada and hoping that New Zealand wins against Italy.
The odds for the match all point to South Africa winning by a very large margin. If you want a big payout, your best bet is a South Africa victory by a convincing scoreline. Choose a handicap of potentially a -43.5 and above. Here’s a list at some of the betting sites with the most attractive odds on the match.
|South Africa – 1.00
||South Africa – 1.01
||Springboks – 1.01
||South Africa – 1.01
||South Africa – 1.03
|Ireland – 40.0
||Ireland – 28.0
||Ireland – 32.0
||Ireland – 36.0
||Ireland – 22.0
Don’t miss the match between South Africa vs Ireland at the Kobe Misaki Stadium on Tuesday 8 October 2023.