Johnathan Thurston and Daly Cherry-Evans go head-to-head as the Cowboys take on the Sea Eagles in Round 16.

Johnathan Thurston and Daly Cherry-Evans go head-to-head as the Cowboys take on the Sea Eagles in Round 16 of the NRL Telstra Premiership.

The Cowboys have the edge over the Sea Eagles in the stats department, having scored 61 tries to 40 so far this season. In contrast, the Sea Eagles have conceded 60 tries while the Cowboys have only allowed 31.

North Queensland score an average of 26 points per game and concede 17, while Manly score an average of 14 points and concede 24.

The Cowboys make an average of 1,602 metres gained per match, while the Sea Eagles average 1,459.

Who will come out on top?