Both teams head into the local derby in losing form after the Titans were embarrassed by the Tigers while the Broncos ran into a red hot Eels side.
The Broncos lost touch with the top two last week and relinquished the third spot on the ladder while losing hooker Andrew McCullough for the remainder of the season with a knee injury. As a result, Kodi Nikorima pairs with Anthony Milford in the halves with Ben Hunt donning the number nine jersey. There is talk of Sam Thaiday possibly taking the reigns at hooker as well – or that could just be another string to Wayne Bennett’s bow.
The Titans are simply playing for pride at this point of the season and will want to put in a better performance after last week. They’ve won just four out of 10 local derbies against the Broncos at home but will take belief from their 20-point win over the reigning premiers three weeks ago.
The Broncos have had the wood over their little brother with 17 wins in 22 meetings and are firm favourites to extend that dominance this weekend.
Broncos by 6.
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