AFL AFL2018 Round 5 Games Previews

AFL 2018 – Round 5 Games – Previews, Predictions & Tips

AFL2018 Round 5 Games Previews

by Ken Edwards, 16 April 2018

All Odds provided by Bookmaker.com.au

Sydney Swans vs Adelaide Crows

SCG – 20/04/2018

Tip – The Sydney Swans to bring the Crows back down to earth with their choking defence at the SCG.

Bet Now: Sydney Swans ($1.45) vs Adelaide Crows ($2.75)

St Kilda Saints vs GWS Giants

Etihad Stadium, Melbourne – 21/04/2018

Tip – Look for the young Giants to go ballistic against the Saints and overcome the significant Etihad Stadium home ground advantage.

Bet Now: St Kilda Saints ($4.00) vs GWS Giants ($1.25)

Carlton Blues vs West Coast Eagles

MCG – 21/04/2018

Tip – History suggests that the Eagles struggle in Melbourne and particularly on the wide-open spaces of the MCG. We suggest that Blues are just bad enough for the Eagles to overcome their hoodoo and have a rare win in Melbourne.

Bet Now: Carlton Blues ($3.90) vs West Coast Eagles ($1.25)

Port Adelaide Power vs Geelong Cats

Adelaide Oval – 21/04/2018

Tip – Pardon the obvious pun, however, Port to power past the Pussy Cats at the Adelaide Oval after their surprise loss to the Bombers last week.

Bet Now: Port Adelaide Power ($1.53) vs Geelong Cats ($2.50)

Fremantle Dockers vs Western Bulldogs

Optus Stadium, Perth – 21/04/2018

Tip – Upset of the round? Have the Bulldogs come good? They have a great record in Perth (especially in their Premiership year of 2016) and they may spring a surprise at great odds!

Bet Now: Fremantle Dockers ($1.63) vs Western Bulldogs ($2.25)

North Melbourne Kangaroos vs Hawthorn Hawks

Etihad Stadium, Melbourne – 22/04/2018

Tip – The Hawks. Too good, too classy and they have the leading ball magnet in the AFL in Tom Mitchell. Simple.

Bet Now: North Melbourne Kangaroos ($2.80) vs Hawthorn Hawks ($1.43)

Brisbane Lions vs Gold Coast Suns

The Gabba – 22/04/2018

Tip – AFL finally returns to Queensland and the Lions should have the better of 2018’s first Q clash.

Bet Now: Brisbane Lions ($1.77) vs Gold Coast Suns ($2.05)

Melbourne Demons vs Richmond Tigers

MCG – 24/04/2018

Tip – The Tigers, despite the Demons being the only side that has the crowd pulling power to overcome the Tiger Army at the MCG. The Demons disappointed against the Hawks last week.

Bet Now: Melbourne Demons ($2.75) vs Richmond Tigers ($1.45)

Collingwood Magpies vs Essendon Bombers 

MCG– 25/04/2018

Tip – Could be close and the bookies agree. The young Bombers to have the best of the annual Anzac Day blockbuster?

Bet Now: Collingwood Magpies ($1.95) vs Essendon Bombers ($1.85)


About the Author

is Betting Top 10 Australia’s Sports News Columnist and sports is his true passion. As a former Queensland State level underage Cricketer and Rugby League Player and Sports Statistic Nerd, he brings a wealth of many years of discerning sports analysis and the practical expertise of being a twice winner of a national NRL tipping competition. Contact me: [email protected]




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