Melbourne Demons vs Sydney Swans 08/05/21

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Melbourne
AFL
08 May 21

Melbourne Demons

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Sydney Swans

  • Title : Melbourne Demons vs Sydney Swans 08/05/21
Date: 08 May 2021  |   Stake: $100  |   Odds: 2.00  |  
Author: Le Cheif  |   Category: Aussie Sports  |   Value: /10
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Summary:

Despite the Swans' history in this match, the Demons appear almost unstoppable, and it's difficult to pick against them now. Melbourne should defeat Sydney and reclaim a first place on the ladder for the first time since 2005, but it will not be a rout.

Details:

Predictions for Melbourne Demons vs Sydney Swans

The undefeated Demons will face a resurgent Swans at the MCG. Melbourne is expected to maintain their strong start to the season and remain at the top of the table. Sydney has a good record against the Dees, so the margin should be kept small.

The Melbourne Demons are undefeated this season.
The Melbourne Demons have won nine of their last ten games.
This season, the Melbourne Demons have an average winning margin of 30 points.
The Sydney Swans have lost eight of their last ten road games.

Head to Head

The Sydney Swans have a history of dominating the Melbourne Demons in this match-up.

The Swans have won nine of their last ten meetings with the Demons, including six at the MCG. The last time the Demons beat the Swans at the MCG was in 2010.
Last year's match in Cairns was won by the Swans by 21 points.

Melbourne Demons are in good shape.

The Demons have decimated their opponents for the first third of the season, making them the only undefeated team in the competition.

Last weekend, the Dees beat North Melbourne 103-73 to make it seven wins in a row.

In several statistics, the Demons lead the competition, including Contested Possessions, Interceptions, Inside 50 entries, and Tackles inside the attacking 50.

Clayton Oliver, captain Max Gawn, and Christian Petracca, who was recently re-signed, are among the team's biggest stars.

Team News for the Melbourne Demons

The Demons' only recent setback so far this season has been the confirmed ACL injury to defender Adam Tomlinson.

Harrison Petty and James Harmes replace Oskar Baker and Nathan Jones in the starting lineup.

to the future Despite kicking 14 goals in his first three VFL games, Sam Weiderman is still out of this week's match.

The Sydney Swans are in good shape.

After a controversial two-point win over the Geelong Cats last Saturday, the Sydney Swans have climbed back into the top four of the ladder.

The Swans appeared to be heading for defeat when Jeremy Cameron took a penalty kick in front of goal that was not paid.

The Swans made an impression at the MCG the last time they visited, destroying last year's premiers Richmond 117-72 in Round 3.

The Swans have been extremely accurate in front of goal, finishing in the top three in terms of goals per game and goal accuracy. They also lead the league in goal assists.

Team News for the Sydney Swans

Last weekend, Lewis Melican injured his hamstring against the Geelong Cats and had to be replaced in the middle of the game.

Melican is expected to be out for a few weeks and will miss this game, as will Isaac Heeney.

Lance Franklin and Dane Rampe are back for this week's match against Melbourne.

George Hewett is still out with a concussion, but Robbie Fox has been recalled.

Despite the Swans' history in this match, the Demons appear almost unstoppable, and it's difficult to pick against them now. Melbourne should defeat Sydney and reclaim a first place on the ladder for the first time since 2005, but it will not be a rout.

Prediction Demons by 1-39
Odds 2.00
Start Time 00:00 : 08-May-21
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