October 15, 2021 12:43 PM
Adam Evans

Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs Preview & Prediction

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When is Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs taking place? Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs will take place on Saturday 16th October, 2021 at 15:00 (UK)

Where is Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs taking place? Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs will take place at Coventry Building Society Arena in Coventry

Where can I get tickets for Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs? Ticket information for Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs can be found on each side’s official website

What TV channel is Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs on in the UK? Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs will be televised live on BT Sport

Where can I stream Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs in the UK? BT Sport subscribers can stream Wasps vs Exeter Chiefs live on the BT Sport Player & app


Wasps: 15 Marcus Watson, 14 Zach Kibirige, 13 Michael Le Bourgeois, 12 Jimmy Gopperth, 11 Josh Bassett, 10 Jacob Umaga, 9 Dan Robson, 8 Tom Willis, 7 Thomas Young, 6 Brad Shields (c), 5 Elliott Stooke, 4 Vaea Fifita, 3 Jeff Toomaga-Allen, 2 Dan Frost, 1 Robin Hislop

Replacements: 16 Patrick Harrison, 17 Ben Harris, 18 Pieter Scholtz, 19 Tim Cardall, 20 Nizaam Carr, 21 Francois Hougaard, 22 Will Simonds, 23 Ali Crossdale

Exeter Chiefs: 15 Stuart Hogg, 14 Jack Nowell, 13 Henry Slade (c), 12 Tom Hendrickson, 11 Facundo Cordero, 10 Harvey Skinner, 9 Jack Maunder, 8 Sam Simmonds, 7 Richard Capstick, 6 Dave Ewers, 5 Jonny Hill, 4 Ryan McCauley, 3 Harry Williams, 2 Luke Cowan-Dickie, 1 Alec Hepburn

Replacements: 16 Jack Yeandle, 17 Billy Keast, 18 Sam Nixon, 19 Will Witty, 20 Don Armand, 21 Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, 22 Joe Simmonds, 23 Tom O’Flaherty


Wasps might have felt a little short-changed in pre-season with so little mentions in the title conversation, although last season’s fairly dreadful campaign will have contributed heavily to that. They beat Northampton Saints 26-20 at home last Sunday to make it three wins from three to currently sit higher in the table than both title favourites Saracens and next opponents Exeter Chiefs, despite the 2019/20 champions playing one more match so far. Travelling Exeter have lost one and won one on the road so far with an opening day defeat at Leicester Tigers and a solid win away at Sale at the start of the month. They made it back-to-back wins with a comfortable 42-5 victory at home to Worcester Warriors last Saturday but it remains to be seen if they have fully clicked into gear for a tough title tilt. Wasps’ 100% record deserves respect here, and taking the hosts to win with a +7 head-start looks a reasonable outcome, They have won their last two matches by margins of four and six points.

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