It’s that time of the week when we put our heads on the chopping block with PR’s predictions.
It is that time of the week when we put our heads on the chopping block with Planet Rugby’s weekend predictions.
Away victories in the European competition are usually rare things but about half the travelling sides will fancy their chances of picking up a win on the road this weekend.
You never know how it’ll turn out but Paddy Power have a special this weekend, if your losing first tryscorer scores a try anytime, they will give you your money back as a free bet.
Montpellier v Bath
at Stade Yves-du-Manoir
After poor starts in Europe, both teams head into this clash at Montpellier’s Altrad Stadium desperate for victories as defeat could have disastrous consequences for their respective campaigns. Both sides are winless after their two previous matches with Bath sitting at the bottom of the table – with just one bonus point – while Montpellier are a point better off in third place behind pacesetters Glasgow and Toulouse, who do battle on Saturday.
Montpellier look ripe for the picking as they’ve lost the previous three matches in the Top 14 – against La Rochelle, Brive and Lyon – and have looked all at sea since losing Fran