Western Bulldogs vs Essendon Bombers Predictions & Tips 08/08
- Title : Western Bulldogs vs Essendon Bombers Predictions & Tips 08/08
Western Bulldogs vs Essendon Bombers tips for Sunday's AFL Round 21 match, is being played at Marvel Stadium (6.20am BST) .The Western Bulldogs have won the last 6 matches against Essendon Bombers. Will there be an upset at Marvel?
Western Bulldogs vs Essendon Bombers Predictions
The Bulldogs host the Bombers in huge contest with consequences. The Dogs got to win to stay on track for a primary ever minor premiership, Essendon are a win outside of the highest 8 and fighting for the finals.
Western Bulldogs have won the last six head to heads and are tipped to hide the handicap and remain top of the pile.
- Western Bulldogs have won their last 3 matches.
- Western Bulldogs have won the last 6 matches against Essendon Bombers.
- Western Bulldogs won the last match 93-51 at Metricon Stadium against Essendon Bombers last season.
- Essendon Bombers last beat the Western Bulldogs in 2014.
- Essendon Bombers have lost their last 2 matches.
Head to go
The Bulldogs boast an extended streak against the Bombers, currently standing at six games. Essendon last defeated the Bulldogs in 2014.
Western Bulldogs Form
Western Bulldogs are holding on to the highest spot by a stronger percentage to Geelong. After the Cats lost of Friday, they will take a step closer to a primary minor premiership.
The Bulldogs are on a three-game streak and now have the minor premiership to lose on the run to the finals.
The Dogs remain the competition's highest scoring team averaging over 95 points per match.
Brownlow favourite Marcus Bontempelli remains in propriety and leads the elite midfield in significant stats like Score Involvements and Tackles.
Western Bulldogs Team News
Ball magnet Adam Treloar has been cleared to play after his ankle injury which has kept him out since Round 10. Taylor Duryea was managed last match and returns against the Bombers and defender Ed Richards has undertaken all concussion protocols comes back in.
Mitch Hannan is out injured, Cody Weightman is managed and Roarke Smith is overlooked .
Western Bulldogs Team List
B: Wood, Cordy, Williams
HB: Daniel, Schache, Dale
C: Treloar, Liberatore, La.Hunter
HF: Johannisen, Naughton, B.Smith
F: Ugle-Hagan, Bruce, Dunkley
FOLL: English, Macrae, Bontempelli
I/C: Richards, Duryea, Scott, Garcia
EMER: McNeil, R.Smith, Khamis, Sweet
Essendon Bombers Form
Essendon have lost the last two games and now sit outside a finals spot and wanting to salvage their season.
The Bombers now got to beat the simplest so as to remain within the search for the flag following defeats to GWS Giants and Sydney Swans.
The Bombers are a robust attacking side, sitting comfortably within the top 5 for several forward statistics.
Former Bulldog Jake Stringer has been a star for the Bombers lately , but he's yet to beat his former side within the Black and Red of Essendon.
Essendon Bombers Team News
Captain Dyson Heppell are going to be out with a thumb injury in the week and Kyle Langford is ruled out with a hamstring injury.
Archie Perkins is omitted by the Bombers.
The replacements include Marty Gleeson, Matt Guelfi and Alec Waterman.
Essendon Bombers Team List
B: Laverde, Stewart, Francis
HB: Redman, Ridley, Hind
C: Cutler, Merrett, Cox
HF: Smith, Stringer, Clarke,
F: McDonald-Tipungwuti, Wright, Durham
FOLL: Draper, Snelling, Parish
I/C: Gleeson, Guelfi, Waterman, Shiel
EMER: Ham, Hooker, Phillips, Perkins
It is hard to ascertain anything aside from a Bulldogs victory as they still dominate the Bombers. Covering a -25.5 handicap should be comfortably achieved by the Dogs.
Best Bet: Bulldogs -25.5 Handicap @1.91 at Betwinner
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