Edinburgh vs Wasps Rugby Betting Tip – Away Win – 7th May 2022

In-form Wasps can win north of the border in Challenge Cup test

Jimmy Gopperth / Wasps ©IMAGO/Shutterstock 05/07/2022

Scotland Edinburgh vs Wasps England
7th May 2022 – Kick Off 12:30hrs
Rugby – Scotland – European Challenge Cup
Pick Away Win
Bookmaker Betfair
Odds: 4/5 odds taken 19:18 GMT on May 6th, 2022

This is quarter-final action in the European Challenge Cup with Wasps looking to win north of the border.

This will be the seventh meeting between the two clubs, with the head to head even at three wins each.

There may not be too much to choose between them, but it’s Wasps who are narrow favourites.

Bet at Betfair


Edinburgh Preview – Can Edinburgh keep their streak going?

Edinburgh have a proud record going at home against Premiership opposition in this tournament.

They have won their last six such fixtures.

In the match tonight for Saturday, Edinburgh to win is at 11/10* (odds recorded 19:18 GMT on May 6th, 2022 at Betfair)

Across this six-match home winning streak against English teams, Edinburgh have produced an average winning margin of 13 points.

In each of their last four, they have put at least 30 points on the scoreboard.

Edinburgh will step onto the pitch on Saturday for their first Challenge Cup quarter-final.

They will be looking to stop the rot having lost their last three.

A look at Edinburgh’s current form, they have gone W5 L5 in their last ten in all competitions.

They have won all but one of their five Challenge Cup matches this season.

Our betting prediction:
Wasps to win by 1-7 margin

Bet at Betfair

* (odds recorded 19:18 GMT on May 6th, 2022 at Betfair)


Edinburgh’s lone defeat in this season’s Challenge Cup was at Benetton in the Pool stage.

They lost by a single point away from home in that one.

Narrowing the scope to just Edinburgh’s home form, it’s a much better reading for the Scottish club.

They have posted a W8 D1 L1 record in their last ten on home turf.

At home in European competition this season they have defeated Brive, Section Paloise and Bath Rugby.

Edinburgh posted a 31-20 victory over Wasps the last time they hosted them in the European Challenge Cup, which was in 2019.


Wasps Preview – Can Wasps keep up their hot form?

Wasps arrive for this big quarter-final clash in some traffic form.

They have been really stepping up their scoring lately and are undefeated in seven first-team matches (W6 D1).

Last weekend’s Premiership action, they played out a stunning 42-42 draw with London Irish.

In the match outright for Saturday’s rugby betting, Wasps for the win is at 4/5* (odds recorded 19:18 GMT on May 6th, 2022 at Betfair)

Wasps have lost their last two fixtures against Edinburgh in the Challenge Cup.

The most recent of those was in the 2019/20 season, a 7-9 defeat at home.

Wasps have scored at least 39 points in four of their last five matches in all competitions.

So they have been scoring well.

In the last round, Wasps posted a 39-29 away win at Biarritz to reach the quarter finals.

Don’t miss out on other Betting Tips & Predictions

Football Betting Tips

Click here for more Betting Tips


Wasps need to shake off a three-match losing streak against Scottish opposition.

During that losing streak, Wasps didn’t get above 10 points in any of the matches.

That losing streak came after they had won four in a row using Scottish teams in Europe.

This will be the eighth quarter-final appearance of Wasps.

They have won four of their previous seven, averaging 30 points per fixture in all those quarter-final fixtures.

This is the first time that they have been back to this stage since the 2013/14 season.


Edinburgh vs Wasps Betting Advice

Wasps have to be worth a look in this one as they have been flying recently on the scoreboard.

They couldn’t really ask for better form ahead of this big challenge.

The away win is the first pick for a rugby betting tip at 4/5* (odds recorded 19:18 GMT on May 6th, 2022 at Betfair).


Key Facts – Edinburgh vs Wasps Betting Tip

  • Edinburgh have won their last two against Wasps
  • Edinburgh have won their last six at home against Premiership opposition in the tournament
  • Wasps are on a three-match losing streak against Scottish teams


We don’t imagine that it is going to be a smooth ride all of the way, as road wins are not easy in this competition.

Edinburgh will probably try to come out and take some early string out of the Wasps challenge

But a narrow Wasps to win by a 1-7 margin at 11/4 looks the way to go* (odds recorded 19:18 GMT on May 6th, 2022 at Betfair).


The best betting odds for Edinburgh vs Wasps

Edinburgh to win: 11/10 at Bet365
Draw: 20/1 at Bet365
Wasps to win: 4/5 at Bet365