One of these sides will move to a 4-3 record while the reverse awaits the loser.
These teams have both looked brilliant at times this season, but have also looked dreadful at the same time. Despite the fact they have let supporters and punters down this season, the winner will take their season record to 4-3 and keep their finals chances well and truly alive.
Fremantle is $4.25 to make the finals with Unibet and Luxbet with the Bombers $3.50 with bet365, Luxbet and Unibet.
After winning three straight matches the Dockers came crashing back down to earth with an awful performance against crosstown rivals West Coast last week.
Brownlow Medalist Nat Fyfe was uncharacteristically quiet in the loss to the Eagles collecting just 19 touches and failing to score a goal - look for him to bounce back with force.
The biggest negative for the Bombers is the venue of Domain Stadium.
Essendon has an awful record at the ground having lost their last five there and that record is indicative of their interstate record where they lost all six games last season.
The only interstate win this season has been against the Brisbane Lions who are a clear favourite to claim the wooden spoon.
When these teams clashed at the venue last season in Round 11 Fremantle won by a massive 79 points with Lachie Neale stole the show collecting 42 disposals with David Mundy also prominent with 33 possessions and a goal.
The Bombers are a hard team to get a hold on, but we now suspect that their 3-3 season record may be flattering considering the teams that they have beaten are Hawthorn (1 win), Brisbane (1 win) and Collingwood (2 wins).
On that basis we are confident the Dockers ($1.53 @ Palmerbet) should comprehensively get the job done and they look a good final leg of footy multi bets to end the weekend of AFL action.
Last time these teams played each other Zach Merrett has 37 disposals and can gain the most again.
FREMANTLE UNDER 39.5
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