By the numbers is back for another week as the Raiders secured a one-point victory over the Sea Eagles on Friday night.

Possession was relatively even between the two sides with the visitors edging out 52% to 48%.

Ricky Stuart's side managed a better completion rate than Trent Barrett's side with 29/36 (81%) compared to 25/32 (78%).

Manly managed more running metres with the ball (1335m) compared to Canberra (1200m).

The Raiders completed more offloads with a total of eight compared to the Sea Eagles five while it was evenly split with four line-breaks each.

Manly forced more dropouts than Canberra with three compared to two.

The green machine completed more tackles with 301 while the silvertails contributed with 276.

The visitors discipline wasn't too flash as they conceded 12 penalties with the home team only giving away eight.

Jack Wigton was outstanding once again as he contributed with one try, one try assist, and 159 running metres.

Nick Cotric established himself as arguably the best winger in the NRL as he mustered up two tries, one try assist and three line breaks in the match.