Wales v South Africa Rugby World Cup Semi Finals Odds

The lead up to the semi finals of the 9th  edition of the Rugby World Cup has been exciting. As the Wales vs south Africa match approaches odds and predictions are flying about in all directions. What is the most likely result in this upcoming RWC 2019 match? Although the Springboks are technically favourites- being former champions and all- we can’t completely dismiss Wales. They have made it after all to the semi finals not by luck but through skill.

Wales V South Africa RWC 2019

We have put together the best odds for the semi final Rugby World Cup coming this Sunday. Remember even the best sportsbooks in New Zealand can change their odds due to the public, injuries or other reasons. However, if you have a good grasp of the trends, how the teams perform at this world stage it should not rattle you. We have also compiled a few important stats for both teams, to help our New Zealand rugby fans make informed betting choices.

Betting Odds

Wales 3.55

Draw 21.25

South Africa 1.29

Point Spread

Wales +8.5 / 1.84

South Africa -8.5 / 1.93

Wales Rugby World Cup Stats

The 2019 edition of the Rugby World Cup Has been good to Wales. They dominated pool D and came out top managing to secure a place in the quarterfinals and now in the semis. This is the first time since ’87 that Wales has made it the semi-finals. Their World cup record is littered with Pool Phase and quarter final exits. The highest accolade the team has secured was third place at the inaugural Rugby World Cup.

South Africa World Cup Stats

The Springboks have had a better run in the RWC. They even have a movie made about their ’95 Rugby squad. South Africa’s national rugby team has never been booted out of the competition at pool phases. Their “worst” has always been a quarter final loss.

 

Rugby World Cup Year South Africa Wales
1987 Was not allowed to participate due to Apartheid Third Place
1991 Was not allowed to participate due to Apartheid Pool Stages
1995 RWC Champions Pool Stages
1999 Third Place Quarter final
2003 Quarter Final Quarter final
2007 RWC Champions Pool Stages
2011 Quarter Final Fourth place
2015 Third Place Quarter final

 

Here are highlights from Wales’ last match against France:

 

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