Team news: Salford v St Helens (Thurs)

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Salford will welcome back Mark Flanagan on Thursday, while St Helens will be without Kevin Naiqama.

Ian Watson has made just one change to his side that beat Hull Kingston Rovers last week. Flanagan comes in for Lee Mossop.

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook has made two changes to his outfit that beat Leeds Rhinos last time out. Matty Costello and Jack Ashworth replace Naiqama (concussion) and Danny Richardson.

The televised Super League match takes place at the AJ Bell Stadium on Thursday, 7:45pm kick-off.

Drew’s dabble: St Helens are priced at 3/1 to win the game by 11-20 points.

Salford’s 19-man squad: Niall Evalds, Kris Welham, Junior Sa’u, Jake Bibby, Rob Lui, Gil Dudson, Josh Jones, George Griffin, Mark Flanagan, Joey Lussick, Greg Burke, Tyrone McCarthy, Ben Nakubuwai, Logan Tomkins, Daniel Murray, Derrell Olpherts, Ken Sio, Jansin Turgut, Jackson Hastings.

St Helens’ 19-man squad: Jonny Lomax, Tommy Makinson, Mark Percival, Regan Grace, Theo Fages, Alex Walmsley, James Roby, Luke Thompson, Zeb Taia, Joseph Paulo, Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook, Morgan Knowles, Kyle Amor, Dom Peyroux, Matty Lees, Jack Ashworth, James Bentley, Lachlan Coote, Matty Costello.

Salford’s odds to win are 2/1, while St Helens are priced at 2/5.