Mitchell Pearce runs clear during the Roosters' thrashing of the Wests Tigers on Saturday night.

NRL.com's writers put their reputations on the line with their fearless predictions for this weekend's matches.

This weekend's games: Bulldogs v Wests Tigers (ANZ Stadium), Eels v Sea Eagles (Pirtek Stadium), Broncos v Knights (Suncorp Stadium), Rabbitohs v Cowboys (ANZ Stadium), Warriors v Roosters (Mt Smart Stadium), Sharks v Raiders (Remondis Stadium), Dragons v Titans (WIN Jubilee Oval), Panthers v Storm (Sportingbet Stadium)

Nigel Wall (Editor – success rate 61.0%): Bulldogs, Sea Eagles, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Warriors, Raiders, Dragons, Storm

Dominic Brock (Production Editor – 66.9%): Bulldogs, Sea Eagles, Knights, Rabbitohs, Roosters, Sharks, Dragons, Storm

Tony Webeck (Chief Queensland Correspondent – 63.9%): Bulldogs, Sea Eagles, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Roosters, Raiders, Dragons, Storm

Chris Kennedy (National Correspondent – 60.2%): Dogs, Eels, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Roosters, Sharks, Dragons, Storm

Matt Encarnacion (Western Sydney Correspondent – 61.7%): Bulldogs, Sea Eagles, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Warriors, Sharks, Dragons, Panthers

Dan Walsh (Staff Writer – 60.9%): Bulldogs, Sea Eagles, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Warriors, Sharks, Dragons, Storm

Jack Brady (Staff Writer – 56.6%): Bulldogs, Eels, Knights, Rabbitohs, Warriors, Sharks, Dragons, Storm

Adrian McMurray (Producer – 60.1%): Bulldogs, Sea Eagles, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Warriors, Sharks, Titans, Storm

Matt Harris (Queensland Correspondent – 62.5%): Bulldogs, Sea Eagles, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Roosters, Sharks, Dragons, Storm

Corey Rosser (NZ Correspondent – 58.0%): Bulldogs, Sea Eagles, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Warriors, Sharks, Dragons, Storm

Will Botoulas (Melbourne Correspondent – 65.0%): Bulldogs, Sea Eagles, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Warriors, Raiders, Dragons, Panthers

Steven Ross (North Queensland Correspondent – 62.1%): Bulldogs, Eels, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Roosters, Sharks, Titans, Storm

Top picks (64.3%): Bulldogs, Sea Eagles, Broncos, Rabbitohs, Warriors, Sharks, Dragons, Storm