2015 State of Origin Game 1 Betting Preview

May 26th, 2015

Game 1 of the 2015 State Of Origin Series will be contested at Sydney ANZ Stadium on Wednesday night, as Queensland attempts to take the first step towards regaining the shield and a new-look New South Wales outfit hopes to get their title defence off to the best possible start.

The Blues ($2.12) may be playing at home, but the always dangerous Queensland spine of Smith, Cronk, Thurston and Slater appear to be hitting form at peak time and undoubtedly play a huge part in the Maroons figuring as clear $1.75 favourites.

Leading online bookie Ladbrokes.com.au is currently offering the best odds on the widest range of markets for Game 1 of the 2015 State of Origin Series!

If you think the Blues will win Game 1 of 2015 State of Origin, take advantage of Ladbrokes’ incredible inflated odds of $2.50!

Footy Freaks markets combine an anytime try scorer bet with that player’s respective team winning State of Origin 1 for inflated odds!

Footy Freaks

  • Daniel Tupou scores and New South Wales win: $5
  • Josh Morris scores and New South Wales win: $6
  • Ryan Hoffman scores and New South Wales win: $11
  • Darius Boyd scores and Queensland win: $3.75
  • Justin Hodges scores and Queensland win: $5
  • Aidan Guerra scores and Queensland win: $9

First try scorer markets always figure as a lucrative betting play in Rugby League, and of course State of Origin Game 1 is no exceptional to the rule.

Darius Boyd has been Queensland’s go-to to open their account over the last five or six years, and the Brisbane Broncos’ man offers exceptional value for money at a quote of $9 in first try scorer betting markets.

Sydney Roosters pair Daniel Tupou and Michael Jennings will play beside each other for New South Wales and know each other’s game inside and out. Fed by Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce, picking one of the two to cross the white line first at quotes of $11 and $12 respectively may figure as a good betting play.

Line betting is available on Game 1 of the 2015 State of Origin Series and offers typically good value for money. As outsiders, New South Wales can be taken at a quote of $1.92 to beat the line at +2 while Queensland can be taken at the same quote of cover the line at -2.

Ladbrokes.com.au is currently offering the best odds on everything from head-to-head markets, point scoring and who will be crowned man of the match, so be sure to open an account and deposit now to take advantage of the most lucrative bonuses available online!