Exeter Chiefs vs Gloucester Betting Tip Exeter – 19 handicap – 26th December 2020

Exeter can ease to victory over Gloucester at Sandy Park

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England Exeter Chiefs vs Gloucester England
26th December 1400hrs
Rugby – England – Premiership
Pick Ecxeter -19 handicap
Bookmaker Coral
Odds: 10/11 odds taken 03:09 GMT Friday, 24th December

Exeter have picked up where they left off last season, looking all-powerful and dominant that is.

They are at Sandy Park for Saturday’s return to Premiership action after the European fixtures they have played recently.

They are favourites to get the win against the visiting Gloucester who have only collected one victory from their three games so far.

Bet at Coral


Exeter Chiefs Preview – Chiefs to take a commanding win over Gloucester

Exeter have made an astonishing start to the new season, which is, of course, a title defence campaign.

They have won all three matches played so far and have already tallied up over 100 points.

That’s sixteen tries that the Chiefs have produced in their three games.

So it’s no surprise that Exeter are running as very strong odds-on favourites in Premiership rugby betting to pick up the victory on Saturday.

In last season’s league campaign the Chiefs won all but three of their league fixtures at Sandy Park.

There is just not going to be any kind of value in backing them in the match outright in a fixture like this.

So for rugby betting, we have to go to the handicap markets.

As we see a comfortable home win for the Chiefs, there is a -19 handicap on offer at a quote of even money* (odds taken 03:09 GMT Friday, 24th December).

Our betting prediction:
Exeter 15-21 Winning Margin

Bet at Coral

(odds taken 03:09 GMT Friday, 24th December)


Remarkably for all of their scoring power, Exeter don’t let anything squeak past them in defence at all.

They have conceded only one try this season in Premiership action and only 19 points in total.

In last season’s home meeting against the Cherry & Whites, Exeter took a 35-22 win.

That was their fourth straight win over Gloucester home and away in all competitions. So there’s strong head to head form.

Exeter are unbeaten in their last six home against Gloucester, winning each of their last five in all competitions.


Gloucester Preview – Cherry & Whites face a tough afternoon

This can’t be a game that Gloucester are looking forward to. It has been only one league win from them from their three games this season.

That success happened in their second game, a win over Wasps at Kingsholm.

Sandwiching that result for them this season were losses against Leicester and Harlequins.

So they are going to have to dig deep in this one. The bookmakers have them as the 15/2 underdogs in the match outright for rugby betting* (odds taken 03:09 GMT Friday, 24th December).

At the end of the day, it is hard to see how Gloucester gets a foothold in this game.

Only current bottom side Northampton have conceded more points than Gloucester have done after the first three rounds of this season’s campaign.

In the recent European break, Gloucester lost heavily away at Lyon before narrowly getting a home win on the board over Ulster.

But they have given up at least 30 points now in four of their five matches played in all competitions this season.

Exeter needs no invitation in picking apart a slightly susceptible defence.

A Gloucester +19 handicap is at 10/11 odds* (odds taken 03:09 GMT Friday, 24th December).

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Gloucester just have very little away from the Premiership. Last season they only took two victories away from Kingsholm.

Those were at Worcester and Sale Sharks. We just don’t see them breaking out of their shell and coming up with a shock upset.

In their two away games played this season at Leicester Tigers and Lyon, Gloucester have conceded a total of 93 points.

The Cherry & Whites will probably come up short once again.


Exeter Chiefs vs Gloucester Betting Advice

This has the home win written all over it. It’s just hard to see any other outcome happening.

Not only have Exeter won all three league fixtures played this season, but they also kept up their momentum with back to back Champions Cup victories as well.

Those were won at Leicester and then at home over Glasgow. Exeter of course had scoring power but are phenomally strong in defence.

For extended odds in rugby betting we are going with an Exeter 15-21 winning margin at 4/1* (odds taken 03:09 GMT Friday, 24th December)


Key Facts – Exeter Chiefs vs Gloucester Betting Tip

  • Exeter Chiefs have won all five matches played this season in all competitions
  • Exeter Chiefs have won their last four matches against Gloucester
  • Gloucester claimed one away win last season only


So that -19 handicap on them is actually not all that unreasonable at 10/11* (odds taken 03:09 GMT Friday, 24th December).

Gloucester may well be looking beyond this match and just writing it off as a less even before kick-off.

A comfortable Exeter win at Sandy Park should totally be happening.


The best betting odds for Exeter Chiefs vs Gloucester

Exeter Chiefs to win: 1/16 at Bet365
Draw: 40/1 at Bet365
Gloucester to win: 15/2 at Bet365