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Western Province vs Cheetahs Preview & Tips - Upset on the cards as Cheetahs visit Newlands

  • Western Province vs Cheetahs predictions for Saturday’s Currie Cup match
  • Fixture is being played at 13:30 BST at Newlands
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Cheetahs can win at Newlands (Getty Images)

Western Province vs Cheetahs Preview & Tips

Cheetahs beat Province comfortably a few weeks ago and are backed to produce a similar result. Western Province have lost three of their last four matches.
  • Western Province vs Cheetahs Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Western Province Form
  • Western Province Injuries & Team News
  • Cheetahs Form
  • Cheetahs Injuries & Team News
  • Western Province vs Cheetahs Live Stream FAQ

Western Province have lost 3 of their last 4 matches.
Cheetahs beat Western Province 37-21 in their last match.
Cheetahs have won 2 of their last 3 matches.

Head to Head

Western Province and the Cheetahs are level at 5-5 in their last 10 matches. The last time they met was a few weeks ago where the Cheetahs won 38-21 at home.

Western Province Form

Western Province are currently fifth on the Currie Cup table, three points off the Pumas in the final playoff position. They have been somewhat inconsistent this season.

Putting back to back results together has been a struggle for the Cape Town-based outfit. After beating the Sharks 32-31 a few weeks ago, Western Province lost their following two. 

Griquas came from behind to win 3028 at Newlands before the Cheetahs won 38-21 in Bloemfontein. Province bounced back to beat the Pumas 37-23 but lost 34-13 to the Bulls last weekend.

Western Province Team News

John Dobson has very few injury concerns to first choice players. The one guaranteed change will see Scarra Ntubeni missing out after his red card against the Bulls.

Cheetahs Form

The Cheetahs are bottom of the Currie Cup table but do have a game in hand. Should they win this weekend they could jump to fifth, depending on other results.

It has been a strange season for the Free State side. Many expected them to challenge for the title, and they may yet do that. COVID infections has cost them dearly but there will be confidence having beaten Western Province convincingly in their previous match.

The Cheetahs last match was two weeks ago. They lost 47-30 at home to the Sharks in what was a shocking defensive performance.

Cheetahs Team News

The Cheetahs are well rested after having a bye last weekend. There are no confirmed injuries from the camp.

Western Province vs Cheetahs FAQ

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The Cheetahs will be desperate for the win to climb the table and after beating Western Province a few weeks ago, another upset is possible. We are backing the Cheetahs to win.

Best Bet: Cheetahs Win Full Time Result @2.62 at BetMGM - 3 Units

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