Put your money on Wales

Australia are the favourites to beat Six Nations champions Wales in Cardiff but I’m going for the 1-1 odds offered on the hosts on betflash.co.za and am backing the upset in what is a two-horse race.

In fact, so confident am I that Wales will end off their season on a high that I’ll back them on the Asian Handicap on betflash.co.za whereby they start with a 2.5 point disadvantage. That means they need to win by at least three points for the money to come rolling in, but I have them five points to the good so should end up in the positive.

For every R100 that is invested on this you’ll get R255 back at the available odds of 1.55 to 1.

I can see Australia making a fight of it in the first half but then I expect that the hosts will get stronger and stronger after the interval and come away to win. Fort this scenario – Australia to lead at half-time but Wales to get the victory – there is 5-1 on offer after an opening call of 6-1. Clearly punters are thinking along the same lines. So, for every R100 staked on this you’ll get a R600 return as you always get your stake money back.

Because I think that Wales will have a strong second half it is worth backing that half to be higher scoring and with that in mind there is 1-1 (even money) available, which means that you double your money if that’s the case.

The other big rugby union match this weekend is the Barbarians versus Fiji and here the Baabaas should be too good in what will be an open and expansive game and I fully expect them to put at least 15 points between them and their opponents.