2011 AFL Grand Final Preview

AFL 2017

And then there were two! What a week of football with the Hawks falling painfully short and Chris Judd bombing it at the Brownlow, you could see the smiles on every Australian’s (non-Carlton supporter) face on Tuesday morning. That may have also been due to our expert betting where everyone who followed our vote count and took the ‘safe bets’ won A LOT of money

Enough about Charlie, gets on onto the main game!

Massive Multibet of the week
Norm Smith Medalist – Jimmy Bartel/First Goal & Last Goal scorers – Hawkins/Pods @936-1

Games
Collingwood Magpies vs Geelong Cats  – Saturday 2:30PM AEST

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Collingwood Magpies ($2.05) vs Geelong Cats ($1.80)
Recent clashes: Geelong won the last two in a row

Stats
Collingwood average 18 more kicks per game
Geelong average 14 more handballs per game
Geelong average 3 more marks per game
Both teams average 30 scoring shots per game
Collingwood average 1 more tackle per game
Geelong are 1st for Contested Marks in the league averaging 1 more than Collingwood per match
Collingwood average 4 more clearences per game
Collingwood average 2 more inside 50’s per game
Collingwood average 8 more contested possessions per game
Geelong average 7 more hitouts per game
Geelong averages 22.64 Disposals Per Goal

Team Changes
Collingwood: IN: Fasolo – OUT: Beams
Geelong: No Change

The Verdict
The pies gameplan has slowly been figured out throughout the year. The Cats are undoubtly the form team over the last Month and Beat Eagles by 48, Hawks by 31. Pies beat Eagles by 20, Hawks by 3. It will be a great game but the Cats will prove the critics wrong and make it 3 premierships in 6 years. Expect the game to be won through hard man-on-man defense from the Cats.
Geelong by 28

Betting Options
First goal scorer: Hawkins – $17
Most Disposals: Most Disposals Head to Head – Scarlett to beat Taylor $1.82
Norm Smith Medal – Jimmy Bartel at $11
3.5 Units Geelong +20.5 $1.32
1 Unit Geelong Head-to-Head $1.80

Please note
Majority of  Betting Options are based on Centrebet’s Pick Your Own Line         and   supplied starting odds are based on head to head market   on       Centrebet.  Better odds can be achieved by shopping around.    Sportsbet     pay   significantly LESS for the Pick Your Own Line     margins.  Sportsbet   only   give better FULL line prices and better   deals on first goal   kicker etc.
All of the above are the opinions of the author and are not         recommendations or advice. The author will not be taking every bet         listed above. Bet at your own risk.

Author

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Covering all things Australian Rules Football for The Profits. I’ve been a passionate supporter and follower of AFL for as long as I can remember. Having been born into a family with deep football history and tradition on both sides, you can say it runs through my blood. I’ve got a keen interest in the stats and analysis of the game, which helped me finish in the top 100 of fantasy competitions DreamTeam and Supercoach last year. While my own local football career was cut short due to injury at 22, it has created an opportunity for me to frequently watch and build a deep knowledge of the sport at its highest level. I look forward to sharing my thoughts and views throughout the season.

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