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What Opta stats have to say about your Super Rugby team's chances of winning this week.
Hurricanes v Brumbies, 7.35pm, Napier
Last five games:
Hurricanes: W W W W L
Brumbies: L W L W W
Why the Hurricanes will win
The Hurricanes have won four of their last six home games against the Brumbies which included the Canberra side's heaviest defeat in April 2009 (56-7).
The Hurricanes have won their last nine at home with eight of those wins coming by margins of 10 points or more.
The Brumbies have lost their last seven away to sides from New Zealand; they've never lost eight on the bounce in New Zealand before.
The Hurricanes have beaten 240 defenders so far this season; no other side has reached 200 defenders beaten so far.
The Hurricanes have averaged the most points (44.7) and tries (6.9) per game this season, while no side has conceded fewer than the Brumbies (17.1 points, 1.9 tries).
Why the Brumbies will win
The Brumbies have won five of the last six meetings between the sides, including a 52-10 win against the 'Canes in Round 1 last season, the Hurricanes' second heaviest Super Rugby defeat.
The Brumbies have missed the fewest tackles per game this season (16.3), and as a result boast the best tackle success rate (88%).
Highlanders v Sunwolves, Saturday 5.15pm, Invercargill
Last five games:
Highlanders: W W W L W
Sunwolves: L W L L L
Why the Highlanders will win
The Highlanders have won 11 of their last 12 home games against teams from outside New Zealand, with their only defeat in that run coming by a single point exactly a year ago (v Sharks).
The Sunwolves' two previous games against New Zealand sides saw them concede 133 points in total and score just 20 in return.
The Japanese side are yet to win away from home in Super Rugby, losing their previous 10 such matches by an average margin of 30 points.
The Highlanders have recorded the best scrum success this season (98%), losing just one scrum on their own feed in 2017.
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