Tip Racing-Metro 92 - Munster Rugby
It's been a strange season so far for Racing-Metro 92. They have won all four of their home games but been beaten in all four games on the road. That erratic run of form has seen them slip to seventh in the Top 14 table and they'll be looking at curing those away day blues in this tournament. At least they start with a home match and can get their campaign off to a winning start with a defeat of Munster. The Irish side are fifth in the Guinness Pro 12 but lost their most recent away game 25-14 to Leinster who are second in the table. Racing reached the final of this tournament last season and were unbeaten at home. Munster failed to get out of the pool stages last season and only won one of their three away games. Racing are really powerful at home and can get the win on a -9.5 handicap here.
Key points Racing-Metro 92 - Munster Rugby
Racing have won all four home games this season.
Racing had a series of impressive wins at home in this tournament last season.
Munster failed to get out of the pool stages last season and only won one of three away games.
Conclusion Racing-Metro 92 - Munster Rugby
Racing might need to improve their away record if they want to reach another final. They can get their campaign off to a good start with a home win over Munster and overcome a -9.5 handicap.
Racing-Metro 92 Munster Rugby Prediction published on January 26, 2018