Sale Sharks vs Northampton Saints Rugby Betting Tip Sale -6 handicap – 6th November 2021

Sale can get the better of Northampton on the weekend in Premiership Rugby

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England Sale Sharks vs Northampton Saints England
6th November 1500hrs
Rugby – England – Premiership
Pick Sale -6 handicap
Bookmaker 22bet
Odds: 10/11 odds taken 21:12 GMT on November 4th, 2021

Both Sale Sharks and Northampton suffered defeats last time out so this clash gives one of them a chance to get back on track.

There have been bigger struggles for Sale Sharks this season who have lost four of their last five league games.

Northampton were hammered by the in-form Leicester Tigers last weekend, which as it stands, may well be an excusable Premiership Rugby result.

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Sale Sharks Preview – Sharks struggling to get on track

There was a heavy defeat for Sale Sharks last weekend as they went to Sixways in Premiership Rugby.

It was a 27-14 loss against the Worcester Warriors that the Sharks suffered.

That was against the team who finished bottom of last season’s Premiership and who had been on a five-match losing streak in action.

In the match outright for Premiership Rugby betting Sale are 1/3 for Saturday’s game* (odds recorded 21:12 GMT on November 4th, 2021).

The overall record for Sale in this season’s Premiership is W2 D1 L4.

They have lost four of their last five played and their last two against Leicester Tigers and Worcester Warriors.

Extending from back to last season as well, Sale, who did secure a top-four finish in the previous campaign, have won only two of their last nine Premiership fixtures.

On home turf though, they are a different proposition.

It’s basically to put positive from Sale at the AJ Bell.

Our betting prediction:
Sale 6-10 winning margin

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* (odds recorded 21:12 GMT on November 4th, 2021)


Sale have won 9 of their last 10 Premiership home fixtures in a fantastic run of form.

The only visiting team to have won there in that sequence was Exeter earlier in this campaign.

Sale are W2 L1 this season and in their last home game, because the first team to beat reigning champions Harlequins in this season’s Premiership Rugby.

The Sale -6 handicap is at a quote of 10/11 for rugby betting on the weekend* (odds recorded 21:12 GMT on November 4th, 2021).

Even with their big home form going, this isn’t a particularly easy fixture for Sale Sharks


Northampton Saints Preview – Saints pose a threat

There was a big defeat for Northampton last weekend as they were toppled by Leicester Tigers on home turf.

Given that the Tigers have won all seven matches this season, that was no disgrace for the Saints.

It has been a good season for Northampton who are sitting on a W4 L2 record.

Along with Leicester, the only other team to have gotten the better of Northampton this season was Wasps.

Going into Saturday’s action Northampton are W1 L1 on their league travels this season.

Their away success happened against Exeter in September.

They are trading as the match outright underdogs at a quote of 12/5 to find a win* (odds recorded 21:12 GMT on November 4th, 2021).

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The away record of Northampton Saints in recent Premiership Rugby is not all that bad.

They have posted a W5 L4 record in their last nine.

Northampton lost last season’s corresponding trip to the AJ Bell, going down 32-23 against the Sharks.

Home and away combined, Northampton have won only one of their last five matches against Sale in all competitions.

The saints have lost four of their last five away matches against the Sharks.

A Northampton +6 handicap is at 10/11 for rugby betting* (odds recorded 21:12 GMT on November 4th, 2021).


Sale Sharks vs Northampton Saints Betting Advice

This looks like being a close match as Northampton have quietly put together a good season in the PRemiership.

They couldn’t live with the roaring Tigers last weekend but are not likely to be too far away from picking up a response.

But rugby betting on this one all boils down to the home form of Sale and the Sale -6 handicap is in play at 10/11* (odds recorded 21:12 GMT on November 4th, 2021).


Key Facts – Sale Sharks vs Northampton Saints Betting Tip

  • Sale Sharks have won 9 of their last 10 league home matches
  • Sale Sharks have won 4 of their last 5 against the Saints in all competitions
  • Northampton Saints are W5 L4 in their last nine Premiership away games


With only one defeat in their last ten Premiership home fixtures and with a strong current head to head going against Northampton, Sale have to be preferred.

The winning margin line may be pulled a little bit a Sale 6-10 winning margin at 9/2 is the tip* (odds recorded 21:12 GMT on November 4th, 2021).

Sale’s loss at Worcester last weekend was a major upset. But they have beaten Harlequins at the AJ Bell this season and that is the key piece of form.


The best betting odds for Sale Sharks vs Northampton Saints

Sale Sharks to win: 1/2 at Bet365
Draw: 20/1 at Bet365
Northampton Saints to win: 17/10 at Bet365