Challenge Cup Final Odds : Leeds Rhinos face Warrington Wolves as heavy favourites

The Challenge Cup is one of the biggest events in Rugby League and the final takes place on Saturday from Wembley Stadium between Warrington Wolves and Leeds Rhinos, as Paddy Power report all the money for Leeds going into the game.

Both sides are giants in the game and have had success in this tournament in the past – making for a thrilling encounter.

Looking at Warrington to begin with, they look to be the slight favourites for this match due to their good form and Super League position.

They currently sit in second position in the league and have won six of their last seven matches across all competitions.

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The Wolves have won the Challenge Cup two times in the last three years so certainly have the squad with the knowhow in this tournament.

It has been a relatively straight forward journey to the final for Tony Smith’s men – they have never really come under a great deal of pressure and have looked very comfortable.

As for Leeds, they upset the odds in the semi-final when they beat Wigan Warriors. It was result that not too many expected as Wigan currently sit top of the Super League.

However, the Rhinos got off to a flying start and had taken the game away from their opponents early on.

On Saturday they will be hopeful of doing something similar as they know they will be the underdogs yet again.

The Challenge Cup has not been a great tournament for the Yorkshire side over recent years though – they have finished as the runners-up in both 2010 and 2011 and have not won the competition since 1999.

With big name players in the squad that are no strangers to the limelight, Leeds will feel as though this could be their year to lift the trophy.

It looks set to be a fantastic final and it could be a very close encounter. It all gets underway from 2.30pm.

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