Australia v Georgia betting tips, odds, predictions – RWC 2019 Match 33
Welcome to our free predictions and odds update for match 33 of the Rugby World Cup between Australia and Georgia at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa on Friday, October 11.
Australia are already safely through to the quarter-finals, where they will almost certainly meet England, whose final pool match against France on Saturday has been cancelled because of Super Typhoon Hagibis, which could play havoc with the matches scheduled all weekend.
The Wallabies suffered a defeat in their pool match against Wales but went down fighting and have been passable in their other matches.
Whether they can challenge for the title is another matter and they will want to win this game impressively and go into the quarters with some sort of momentum. The weather is expected to be warm but showery, and of course their forwards will face a stern examination against the tough Georgians who have won plenty of fans with their uncompromising style.
Leading bookmakers are offering about $19 about Australia winning the title, so now is the time to step in if you think they can land a third world title.
Meanwhile, Georgia will bow out of the World Cup after this match. They racked up a win against Uruguay but would have been disappointed with their display against Fiji so will want to finish on a high here.
Check out our team previews to get the latest form, our tips for leading try-scorer from each team and where we think they will finish in the tournament.
Here are our Australia v Georgia predictions and odds for their clash at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Rugby World Cup Match 33: Pool D – Australia v Georgia
Kick-off: 7.15pm local time (GMT +9)
Venue: Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa
Australia v Georgia odds
Head to head odds: Australia $1.02, Georgia $15
Handicap line odds: Australia (-25.5 points) $1.91, Georgia (+25.5 points) $1.91
Previous World Cup 2019 matches:
Australia 39 (Tolu Latu 2, Reece Hodge, Michael Hooper, Samu Kerevi, Marika Koroibete tries; Matt To’omua 2, Christian Leali’ifano cons, Hodge pen) d Fiji 21 (Waisea Nayacalevu, Peceli Yato tries; Ben Volavola con, 3 pens). Referee: Ben O’Keeffe.
Wales 29 (Gareth Davies, Hadleigh Parkes tries; Daniel Biggar, Rhys Patchell cons, Patchell 3 pens, Biggar, Patchell drop goals) d Australia 25 (Adam Ashley-Cooper, Dane Haylett-Petty, Michael Hooper tries; Matt To’omua 2 cons, Bernard Foley, To’omua pens). Referee: Romain Poite.
Australia 45 (Dane Haylett-Petty 2, Tevita Kuridrani 2, Will Genia, Jordan Petaia, James Slipper tries; Christian Leali’ifano 5 cons) d Uruguay 10 (Manuel Diana try; Felipe Berchesi con, pen). Referee: Mathieu Raynal.
Wales 43 (Jonathan Davies, Justin Tipuric, Josh Adams, Liam Williams, Tomos Williams, George North tries; Dan Biggar 4 cons, 1 pen, Leigh Halfpenny con) d Georgia 14 (Shalva Mamukashvili, Levan Chilachava; Tedo Abzhandadze 2 cons). Referee: Luke Pearce.
Georgia 33 (Jaba Bregvadze, Levan Chilachava, Otar Giorgadze, Giorgi Kveseladze, Sandro Todua tries; Tedo Abzhandadze 4 cons) d Uruguay 7 (Andres Vilaseca try; Felipe Berchesi con). Referee: Wayne Barnes.
Fiji 45 (Semi Radradra 2, Semi Kunatani, Frank Lomani, Waisea Nayacalevu, Apisalome Ratuniyarawa, Josua Tuisova tries; Ben Volavola 5 cons) d Georgia 10 (Mamuka Gorgodze try; Soso Matiashvili con, pen). Referee: Paul Williams.
Australia v Georgia tips RWC2019
Australia -25.5 points at $1.91
It seems a reachable handicap for the Wallabies, who were a little unlucky in their loss to Wales. They will want to put in a big all-round effort and we think they are capable of restricting the Georgians to under 10 points while scoring 40-plus themselves.
Marika Koroibete first try-scorer at $8
The Wallabies outside back has looked a real handful throughout the tournament. We can see him crashing over early.
Australia v Georgia prediction
Australia and Georgia have not played before so we are heading into the unknown but Australia, while maybe not the powerhouse of past years, are still a genuine contender for this title. Georgia just lack the flair to put on enough points to worry them. The Wallabies have had a problem collecting yellow cards in this tournament so will need to be more careful of high shots. They should win and win handsomely.
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