Team news: Wigan v Salford (Fri)

Tui Lolohea is set to make his Salford debut on Friday when they travel to Wigan.

Salford coach Ian Watson has made three changes to his side that beat Castleford last week. Tui Lolohea, Ben Nakubuwai and Ken Sio come into the Red Devils side. Tonga international Lolohea is set for his debut after recently arriving from Leeds until the end of 2021.

Adam Walker (suspended) and Lee Mossop drop out of the Salford squad, while Rob Lui has joined Leeds as part of a player swap deal with Lolohea.

Adrian Lam has named unchanged Wigan squad to the one that won at Huddersfield last time out. Morgan Escare and Joe Bullock could feature for the Warriors after missing out on the matchday 17 last Friday.

The Super League match takes place at the DW Stadium on Friday, 7:45pm kick-off.

Drew’s dabble: Wigan are priced at 6/4 with a handicap 2-way at -15.5 points.

Wigan’s 19-man squad: Joe Bullock, Joe Burgess, Tony Clubb, Morgan Escare, Liam Farrell, Oliver Gildart, Joe Greenwood, Chris Hankinson, Zak Hardaker, Willie Isa, Tommy Leuluai, Liam Marshall, Romain Navarrete, Sean O’Loughlin, Ollie Partington, Sam Powell, Jarrod Sammut, Morgan Smithies, George Williams.

Salford’s 19-man squad: Niall Evalds, Kris Welham, Junior Sa’u, Jake Bibby, Gil Dudson, Josh Jones, Mark Flanagan, Joey Lussick, Greg Burke, Tyrone McCarthy, Ben Nakubuwai, Logan Tomkins, Greg Johnson, Derrell Olpherts, Ken Sio, Krisnan Inu, Ryan Lannon, Tui Lolohea, Jackson Hastings.

Wigan are favourites for this one at 1/3, while Salford’s odds are 9/4 to come away with the two points.

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