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Preview of AFL Round 12 with Best Bets for every game

The following AFL Round 12 Preview will provide an overview of each game and our best betting predictions.


Port Adelaide Power vs Richmond Tigers

June 8, 2018 7:50 pm @ the Adelaide Oval
Odds: Power $2.12, Tigers $1.72

Betting preview of the Power versus the Tigers at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.

Power Form:

The Power only just lost against the Hawks last week 61-64. They are sitting 8th on the ladder with a 6-4 record. They are scoring 83 ppg, which ranks 10th in the AFL. In the backline, they allow on average 78 points.

Last 5 Matches:
LOST by 3 – Power 9.7.61, Hawks 9.10.64 – Round 11, 2018
WON by 40 – Power 11.16.82, Suns 6.6.42 – Round 9, 2018
WON by 5 – Power 14.11.95, Crows 14.6.90 – Round 8, 2018
LOST by 42 – Power 9.6.60, Eagles 16.6.102 – Round 7, 2018
WON by 33 – Power 15.12.102, Kangaroos 10.9.69 – Round 6, 2018

Tigers Form:

The Tigers were very impressive in Round 11 as they trashed the Bombers at the MCG. They’re sitting near the top of the ladder after 11 rounds. They are scoring 102 ppg, which ranks 2nd in the AFL and they allow 72 points in the backline. They have an average winning margin of 45 points.

Last 5 Matches:
WON by 71 – Tigers 17.12.114, Bombers 6.7.43 – Round 11, 2018
WON by 28 – Tigers 15.15.105, Saints 12.5.77 – Round 10, 2018
LOST by 47 – Tigers 12.11.83, Eagles 20.10.130 – Round 9, 2018
WON by 10 – Tigers 12.10.82, Kangaroos 11.6.72 – Round 8, 2018
WON by 77 – Tigers 15.20.110, Dockers 4.9.33 – Round 7, 2018

Head to Head (Since 2010) – Tigers: 6-5
Last 2 Meetings:

Tigers won by 13 points – Round 15, 2017 – Tigers 11.10.76 d Power 8.15.63 (139 total points)
Power won by 38 points – Round 15, 2016 – Power 14.10.94 d Tigers 8.8.56 (150 total points)

Prediction:

The Power will likely struggle to beat the Tigers stingy defence led by Rance.
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Geelong Cats vs North Melbourne Kangaroos

June 9, 2018 1:45 pm @ Kardinia Park
Odds: Cats $1.45, Kangaroos $2.75

Betting preview of the Cats versus the Kangaroos at Kardinia Park on Saturday.

Cats Form:

In Round 11, the Cats were impressive against the Suns by 85 points at Metricon Stadium. They are sitting 5th on the ladder with a 7-4 record. They are scoring 86 ppg, which ranks 7th in the AFL. In the backline, they allow on average just 67 points.

Last 5 Matches:
WON by 85 – Cats 17.19.121, Suns 4.12.36 – Round 11, 2018
WON by 28 – Cats 11.7.73, Blues 5.15.45 – Round 10, 2018
LOST by 34 – Cats 7.8.50, Bombers 12.12.84 – Round 9, 2018
WON by 21 – Cats 9.12.66, Magpies 5.15.45 – Round 8, 2018
WON by 61 – Cats 14.9.93, Giants 4.8.32 – Round 7, 2018

Kangaroos Form:

Last week, the Kangaroos were impressive against the Lions by 54 points at Etihad Stadium. They have now won 3 matches in a row. After Round 11, they are sitting inside the top eight with a 7-4 record. They are scoring 89 ppg, which ranks 5th in the AFL. In defence, they allow an average of just 71 points.

Last 5 Matches:
WON by 54 – Kangaroos 21.15.141, Lions 12.15.87 – Round 11, 2018
WON by 28 – Kangaroos 12.14.86, Dockers 8.10.58 – Round 10, 2018
WON by 43 – Kangaroos 17.10.112, Giants 9.15.69 – Round 9, 2018
LOST by 10 – Kangaroos 11.6.72, Tigers 12.10.82 – Round 8, 2018
WON by 2 – Kangaroos 9.14.68, Swans 9.12.66 – Round 7, 2018

Head to Head (Since 2010) – Cats: 7-5
Last 2 Meetings:

Cats won by 1 point – Round 2, 2017 – Cats 17.10.112 d Kangaroos 17.9.111 (223 total points)
Cats won by 31 points – Round 12, 2016 – Cats 15.15.105 d Kangaroos 12.2.74 (179 total points)

Prediction:

The unders is 4-0 at Kardinia Park in 2018 and I think this will be low scoring again as both sides focus on defence.
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GWS Giants vs Gold Coast Suns

June 9, 2018 4:35 pm @ Spotless Stadium
Odds: Giants $1.10, Suns $7.00

Betting preview of the Giants versus the Suns at Spotless Stadium on Saturday.

Giants Form:

The Giants were victorious in Round 11 after a win against the Crows 97-81. The Giants are sitting inside the bottom eight with a 5-5 (1 draw) record but showed good signs of form last week. They’ve scored on average 78 points per match. In the backline, they allow 78 points and that ranks 8th in the AFL.

Last 5 Matches:
WON by 16 – Giants 14.13.97, Crows 11.15.81 – Round 11, 2018
LOST by 35 – Giants 8.12.60, Bombers 14.11.95 – Round 10, 2018
LOST by 43 – Giants 9.15.69, Kangaroos 17.10.112 – Round 9, 2018
LOST by 25 – Giants 8.13.61, Eagles 12.14.86 – Round 8, 2018
LOST by 61 – Giants 4.8.32, Cats 14.9.93 – Round 7, 2018

Suns Form:

The Suns were well beaten against the Cats last week as they lost 121-36. They are on a 5 match losing streak. They are sitting inside the bottom four as they hold a 3-7 record. They rank 18th in the AFL for points scored (64) and 16th for points allowed (95).

Last 5 Matches:
LOST by 85 – Suns 4.12.36, Cats 17.19.121 – Round 11, 2018
LOST by 40 – Suns 6.6.42, Power 11.16.82 – Round 9, 2018
LOST by 69 – Suns 11.11.77, Demons 21.20.146 – Round 8, 2018
LOST by 9 – Suns 10.12.72, Bulldogs 11.15.81 – Round 7, 2018
LOST by 48 – Suns 9.8.62, Crows 16.14.110 – Round 6, 2018

Head to Head (Since 2010) – Giants: 6-4
Last 2 Meetings:

Giants won by 102 points – Round 2, 2017 – Giants 24.16.160 d Suns 8.10.58 (218 total points)
Giants won by 8 points – Round 20, 2016 – Giants 13.6.84 d Suns 14.8.92 (176 total points)

Prediction:

The Giants roared back into form and they’ll smash the tired Suns this week.
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St Kilda Saints vs Sydney Swans

June 9, 2018 7:25 pm @ Etihad Stadium
Odds: Saints $4.20, Swans $1.23

Betting preview of the Saints versus the Swans at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

Saints Form:

For the Saints, they were easily beaten against the Eagles last round by 13 points at Optus Stadium. They have lost 8 matches in a row. They are sitting inside the bottom four as they hold a 1-9 (1 draw) record. They’ve struggled for points as they score 68 per match. While in defence, they concede 95 points per match, which ranks 15th in the AFL.

Last 5 Matches:
LOST by 13 – Saints 14.4.88, Eagles 16.5.101 – Round 11, 2018
LOST by 28 – Saints 12.5.77, Tigers 15.15.105 – Round 10, 2018
LOST by 28 – Saints 10.12.72, Magpies 15.10.100 – Round 9, 2018
LOST by 30 – Saints 8.11.59, Dockers 13.11.89 – Round 8, 2018
LOST by 39 – Saints 9.13.67, Demons 16.10.106 – Round 7, 2018

Swans Form:

The Swans won in Round 11 as they beat the Blues 61-91. They are on a 4 match winning streak. They’re sitting near the top of the ladder after 11 rounds. They are scoring 86 ppg, which ranks 8th in the AFL and they allow 72 points in the backline. They have an average winning margin of 23 points.

Last 5 Matches:
WON by 30 – Swans 13.13.91, Blues 9.7.61 – Round 11, 2018
WON by 18 – Swans 10.7.67, Lions 6.13.49 – Round 10, 2018
WON by 59 – Swans 17.9.111, Dockers 7.10.52 – Round 9, 2018
WON by 8 – Swans 12.7.79, Hawks 10.11.71 – Round 8, 2018
LOST by 2 – Swans 9.12.66, Kangaroos 9.14.68 – Round 7, 2018

Head to Head (Since 2010) – Swans: 10-2
Last 2 Meetings:

Swans won by 42 points – Round 18, 2017 – Swans 9.5.59 d Saints 14.17.101 (160 total points)
Swans won by 50 points – Round 9, 2017 – Swans 18.10.118 d Saints 10.8.68 (186 total points)

Prediction:

Sydney has a great record at Etihad and it’s hard to see the Saints scoring enough points.
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Brisbane Lions vs Essendon Bombers

June 10, 2018 1:10 pm @ the Gabba
Odds: Lions $2.17, Bombers $1.70

Betting preview of the Lions versus the Bombers at the Gabba on Sunday.

Lions Form:

For the Lions, they were smashed against the Kangaroos last round by 54 points at Etihad Stadium. They are sitting inside the bottom four as they hold a 1-10 record. They’ve struggled for points as they score 77 per match. While in defence, they concede 97 points per match, which ranks 17th in the AFL.

Last 5 Matches:
LOST by 54 – Lions 12.15.87, Kangaroos 21.15.141 – Round 11, 2018
LOST by 18 – Lions 6.13.49, Swans 10.7.67 – Round 10, 2018
WON by 56 – Lions 20.9.129, Hawks 11.7.73 – Round 9, 2018
LOST by 14 – Lions 14.9.93, Bulldogs 16.11.107 – Round 8, 2018
LOST by 7 – Lions 18.6.114, Magpies 19.7.121 – Round 7, 2018

Bombers Form:

The Bombers got smashed against the Tigers last round by 71 points at the MCG. The Bombers are sitting inside the bottom eight with a 4-7 record. They’ve scored on average 79 points per match. In the backline, they allow 90 points and that ranks 12th in the AFL.

Last 5 Matches:
LOST by 71 – Bombers 6.7.43, Tigers 17.12.114 – Round 11, 2018
WON by 35 – Bombers 14.11.95, Giants 8.12.60 – Round 10, 2018
WON by 34 – Bombers 12.12.84, Cats 7.8.50 – Round 9, 2018
LOST by 13 – Bombers 10.18.78, Blues 14.7.91 – Round 8, 2018
LOST by 23 – Bombers 10.7.67, Hawks 13.12.90 – Round 7, 2018

Head to Head (Since 2010) – Bombers: 5-4
Last 2 Meetings:

Lions won by 8 points – Round 15, 2017 – Lions 11.16.82 d Bombers 13.12.90 (172 total points)
Bombers won by 27 points – Round 2, 2017 – Bombers 17.9.111 d Lions 12.12.84 (195 total points)

Prediction:

Brisbane does play well at the Gabba but they haven’t won the last 3 against the Bombers.
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Fremantle Dockers vs Adelaide Crows

June 10, 2018 4:40 pm @ Optus Stadium
Odds: Dockers $3.10, Crows $1.38

Betting preview of the Dockers versus the Crows at Optus Stadium on Sunday.

Dockers Form:

For the Dockers, they were smashed against the Magpies last round by 61 points at the MCG. They are on a 3 match losing streak. The Dockers are sitting in the bottom eight after a 4-7 record. They’re scoring 73 points per match and allow 90 points in defence.

Last 5 Matches:
LOST by 61 – Dockers 12.5.77, Magpies 21.12.138 – Round 11, 2018
LOST by 28 – Dockers 8.10.58, Kangaroos 12.14.86 – Round 10, 2018
LOST by 59 – Dockers 7.10.52, Swans 17.9.111 – Round 9, 2018
WON by 30 – Dockers 13.11.89, Saints 8.11.59 – Round 8, 2018
LOST by 77 – Dockers 4.9.33, Tigers 15.20.110 – Round 7, 2018

Crows Form:

In Round 11, the Crows were easily beaten against the Giants at the Adelaide Oval by 16 points. They sit just sitting inside the bottom eight with a 6-5 record. They’re scoring 88 ppg, which ranks 6th in the AFL. While in the backline, they allow 83 points per match.

Last 5 Matches:
LOST by 16 – Crows 11.15.81, Giants 14.13.97 – Round 11, 2018
LOST by 91 – Crows 8.7.55, Demons 23.8.146 – Round 10, 2018
WON by 37 – Crows 9.9.63, Bulldogs 2.14.26 – Round 9, 2018
LOST by 5 – Crows 14.6.90, Power 14.11.95 – Round 8, 2018
WON by 55 – Crows 19.11.125, Blues 10.10.70 – Round 7, 2018

Head to Head (Since 2010) – Crows: 7-6
Last 2 Meetings:

Crows won by 100 points – Round 10, 2017 – Crows 6.7.43 d Dockers 20.23.143 (186 total points)
Crows won by 72 points – Round 21, 2016 – Crows 21.16.142 d Dockers 11.4.70 (212 total points)

Prediction:

The unders should salute between two sides that aren’t showing much attacking form.
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Melbourne Demons vs Collingwood Magpies

June 11, 2018 3:20 pm @ the MCG
Odds: Demons $1.58, Magpies $2.40

Betting preview of the Demons versus the Magpies at the MCG on Monday.

Demons Form:

For the Demons, they were victorious against the Bulldogs by 49 points last round at Etihad Stadium. They are on a 6 match winning streak. They are sitting in the top four on the ladder with a 8-3 record. In the forward line, they are scoring 107 ppg, which ranks 1st in the AFL. In defence, they allow 76 points per match and that ranks 6th in the AFL.

Last 5 Matches:
WON by 49 – Demons 15.10.100, Bulldogs 7.9.51 – Round 11, 2018
WON by 91 – Demons 23.8.146, Crows 8.7.55 – Round 10, 2018
WON by 109 – Demons 25.9.159, Blues 7.8.50 – Round 9, 2018
WON by 69 – Demons 21.20.146, Suns 11.11.77 – Round 8, 2018
WON by 39 – Demons 16.10.106, Saints 9.13.67 – Round 7, 2018

Magpies Form:

The Magpies were very impressive in Round 11 as they smashed the Dockers 77-138. After the victory, they increased their winning streak to 3 matches. They are sitting 7th on the ladder with a 7-4 record. They are scoring 92 ppg, which ranks 4th in the AFL. In the backline, they allow on average 79 points.

Last 5 Matches:
WON by 61 – Magpies 21.12.138, Dockers 12.5.77 – Round 11, 2018
WON by 35 – Magpies 13.12.90, Bulldogs 8.7.55 – Round 10, 2018
WON by 28 – Magpies 15.10.100, Saints 10.12.72 – Round 9, 2018
LOST by 21 – Magpies 5.15.45, Cats 9.12.66 – Round 8, 2018
WON by 7 – Magpies 19.7.121, Lions 18.6.114 – Round 7, 2018

Head to Head (Since 2010) – Magpies: 7-4
Last 2 Meetings:

Magpies won by 16 points – Round 23, 2017 – Magpies 12.11.83 d Demons 14.15.99 (182 total points)
Demons won by 4 points – Round 12, 2017 – Demons 15.14.104 d Magpies 15.10.100 (204 total points)

Prediction:

Collingwood enjoy playing the Demons so I think this will be a very close matchup with both sides having a lead at any quarter.
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