afl round 6

Read on for AFL Round 6 early mail and betting leans for each game…

AFL Round 6: GWS v St Kilda, Friday night

Early prediction: St Kilda
The value: St Kilda -5.5 at TopSport

Bulldogs v Adelaide, Saturday afternoon

Early prediction: Bulldogs to get the job done
The value: Bulldogs 1-39, $2.06 at TopSport

  • Bulldogs smashed North last week and have to string some wins together
  • They play well at this ‘home’ ground – Mars Stadium in Ballarat
  • Crows have been good in all but one game so far this season

AFL Round 6: Port Adelaide v West Coast, Saturday afternoon

Early prediction: Close!
The value: West Coast +18.5 at TopSport

  • Both sides seriously battling, line seems a bit big
  • West Coast have a very good record at Adelaide Oval
  • West Coast should regain McGovern
Fremantle v Carlton, Saturday night

Early prediction: Freo
The value: Freo -6.5 at TopSport

  • Dockers were great against Essendon, winning all key stats
  • Dockers have covered all but one betting line this season
  • Carlton on 6-day break with long trip to WA – puts them in “struggle zone”
AFL Round 6: North Melbourne v Geelong, Sunday afternoon

Early prediction: Geelong
The value: Geelong 1-39, $2.12 at TopSport

  • Kangas bounced back well following the big Brisbane loss and need to do so again here
  • North has covered the line in five straight games at Blundstone Arena (Hobart)
  • Geelong are going OK and look the likely winners but hopefully not by a big margin
Gold Coast v Brisbane, Sunday afternoon

Early prediction: Brisbane
The value: Brisbane -18.5 at TopSport

  • Brisbane clearly get up for the Q-Clash – they have a record of winning big
  • Gold Coast can keep it tight early, but Brisbane should run away
  • Lachie Neale in sparkling form to start the season
Richmond v Melbourne, Sunday night

Early prediction: Melbourne
The value: Melbourne -25.5 at TopSport

  • The Dees doing it with ease this year
  • Petracca, Oliver and the Melbourne midfield look close to unstoppable
  • Tough to see the Tigers keeping it within 25 points

AFL Round 6: Hawthorn v Sydney, Monday afternoon

Early prediction: Hawthorn
The value: Hawthorn $2.28 at TopSport

  • Early money for Hawks
  • Hawks very competitive all season bar St Kida game
  • Sydney with HUGE 149 contested possessions against West Coast, letdown coming
Essendon v Collingwood, Monday afternoon

Early prediction: Pies in a close one
The value: Bombers +13.5 at TopSport

  • Essendon have copped an enormous amount of criticism after an insipid loss to the Dockers
  • Expect them to come out hard and with a renewed defensive focus in this marquee game
  • Pies have been very competitive in every game and this should also be a close one

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