Banker the Bulls

Where you should put your money on the Currie Cup this weekend, according to MARK KEOHANE.

Blue Bulls vs Sharks

The Bulls are back. Their victory over the Lions two weeks back looks even better in the context of last weekend's results. The Sharks aren't playing well as a collective unit, and the constant backline changes haven't helped them. All this adds up to a home victory. I'm backing the Bulls to make it three from three and to catapult themselves into the play-off spots. The Bulls to take this by five or more points, available at evens (R200 return for every R100 wagered).

Golden Lions vs Pumas

Johan Ackermann continues to work wonders up at Ellis Park. The Lions looked every bit title contenders as they blew Western Province out of the water last weekend. The Pumas have punched above their weight this season, but a win at Ellis Park seems out of their grasp. If the Lions pick up where they left off last weekend, there's no reason why they can't win comfortably. I've got the home team by 10 or more points, at 15/20.

Western Province vs Griquas

It seems that Province took the Lions too lightly last weekend and paid the price. The loss could be good for them in the long run. Last season they went unbeaten until the final, where they were torn apart by a hungrier Sharks team. They shouldn't have too many problems against Griquas on Saturday. I've got them to win comfortably, with the -16.5 handicap (WP to win by 17 points or more) available at evens.

EP Kings vs Free State Cheetahs

Prepare yourself for a feast in Port Elizabeth. There won't be much in the way of defence. Both teams are going to make a full go of it here, but I can only see one winner. The Cheetahs should head back to Bloemfontein with five log points for their efforts. I've got them to win by at least two converted tries, which can be found at 29/20.

Keo's weekend picks

Bulls (-4.5) 1/1
Cheetahs (-13.5) 29/20
Lions (-9.5) 15/20
Province (-16.5) 1/1
Multiple odds 16/1

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