AFLW Round 2 Tips and Predictions
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Friday 5:00pm AEST
Melbourne will host North Melbourne at the MCG tonight.
In round one, both these teams had victories. Melbourne sit sixth, while North sit on top due to their percentage. Melbourne defeated Adelaide by 18-points. While North Melbourne destroyed Gold Coast all over the park, as they won by 26-points in game where they kept the Suns goalless for three quarters.
Melbourne have won two out of the last three clashes with North Melbourne.
Melbourne vs North Melbourne Prediction:
Melbourne to win by 10-points in a close thriller.
Melbourne vs North Melbourne betting tip:
Melbourne start favourites at $1.25 to North $3.85
Saturday 11:40pm AEST
Swinburne Centre, Melbourne
Richmond will host Adelaide on Saturday at the Swinburne Centre.
Richmond went down last week to Geelong by four-points, with Georgie Prespakis kicking the winning goal late with just under a minute remaining. Adelaide went down to Melbourne by 18-points.
Both sides will be determined to get their first win on the board, if the premiers of last year lose this one, they will have started the season 0-2.
Richmond vs Adelaide prediction:
Adelaide to get their first win of the year by 10-points
Richmond vs Adelaide betting tip:
Adelaide start favourites at $1.17 to Richmond $4.90
Saturday 1:40pm AEST
Alberton Oval, Adelaide
Port Adelaide will host their first ever AFLW match when they host the Western Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon at Alberton Oval.
Port lost a thiller against West Coast by 12-points last week. While the Bulldogs got a seven-point win over GWS to start their season on the right foot.
The Bulldogs will travel to Adelaide with Confidence. While Port fans will be excited to see their team at home for the historic time.
Port Adelaide vs Western Bulldogs prediction:
Western Bulldogs to win their second game by 15-points.
Port Adelaide vs Western Bulldogs betting tip:
Western Bulldogs start favourites at $1.37 to Port Adelaide $3.07
Saturday 1:40pm AEST
Fremantle will host Geelong on Saturday afternoon at Fremantle Oval.
The Dockers coming in off a horror loss to the Lions last week by 49-points. Whilst Geelong stole a thriller against Richmond by four-points. Fremantle have won both clashes against Geelong so far.
Fremantle vs Geelong prediction:
Fremantle to get their first win of the season at home by 10-points in a close thrilling encounter.
Fremantle vs Geelong betting tip:
Fremantle start favourites at $1.56 to Geelong $2.37
Sunday 11:10am AEST
ETU Stadium, Melbourne
Essendon will host Carlton on Sunday at ETU Stadium.
In their first ever home game, the Bombers will look to back up its first game performance of last week, defeating Hawthorn by 26-points. Whilst Carlton appeared to struggle against Collingwood, being scoreless across two quarters and going down by 18-points.
Madison Prespakis and Georgia Gee are looking forward to the challenge of facing their old side. As these rivals meet in the women’s comp for the first time.
Essendon vs Carlton prediction:
Essendon to get the win by 15-points, they will carry a lot of belief from their first game outing.
Essendon vs Carlton betting tip:
Essendon start favourites at $1.41 to Carlton $2.86
Sunday 1:10pm AEST
Victoria park, Melbourne
Collingwood will host the Sydney Swans at Victoria Park on Sunday afternoon.
Collingwood got their season off on the right foot, following an 18-point victory over Carlton. Sydney made their AFLW debut last week, but were no match to St Kilda, going down by 29-points.
Collingwood have shown from day one they will be one of the sides to beat in the competiton this year. They will host their first game of the year against the second gamers with another opportunity to rack up a victory.
Collingwood vs Sydney Swans prediction:
Collingwood to win by 30-points in front of their home fans.
Collingwood vs Sydney Swans betting tip:
Collingwood start hot favourites at $1.03 to Sydney $11.
Sunday 3:10pm AEST
Manuka Oval, Canberra
GWS will host the Brisbane Lions at Manuka Oval on Sunday afternoon.
GWS put up a good fight but went down to the Bulldogs by seven-points last week. While the Lions had a cracking 49-point victory over Fremantle.
Brisbane already showed their determination from day one, they are aiming to go one better and reach the Grand Final this year after just missing out last season.
GWS vs Brisbane Lions Prediction:
Brisbane to get a comfortable win by 35-points and continue their positive start.
GWS vs Brisbane Lions betting tip:
Brisbane start hot favourites at $1.05 to GWS $9.50
Sunday 4:10pm AEST
Box Hill City Oval, Melbourne.
Hawthorn will host St Kilda at Box Hill City Oval on Sunday afternoon.
Hawthorn made their AFLW debut last week against Essendon but fell short by 26-points. While St Kilda had a big 29-point victory over Sydney.
The Saints started off on the right foot, following their disappointing finish of second last in the previous season. They have another opportunity to rack up another victory and get their season up and going.
Hawthorn vs St Kilda prediction:
St Kilda to get their second consecutive win by 25-points.
Hawthorn vs St Kilda betting tip:
St Kilda start strong favourites at $1.17 to Hawthorn $4.85
Gold Coast Suns
Sunday 5:10pm AEST
Metricon Stadium, Gold Coast
Gold Coast will host the West Coast Eagles on Sunday evening at Metricon Stadium.
Gold Coast got completely outclassed by the Kangaroos last week by 26-points. While West Coast had a thrilling 12-point win over Port Adelaide.
West Coast are trying to resurrect themselves after their wooden spoon finish last year. They are off on the right foot to do so, and they have another big opportunity to make a 2-0 start.
Gold Coast vs West Coast prediction:
West Coast to win by 25-points and prove they are back in town.
Gold Coast vs West Coast betting tip:
West Coast start favourites at $1.72 to Gold Coast $2.10