Two unlikely candidates have struck hot form.
These teams both come into this match having won their past two matches and for the winner of this one a finals berth is within touching distance.
St Kilda sent a clear message to the AFL world last year that they are a force in 2016 and they should continue on their winning ways against Carlton.
The Saints were ultra-impressive coming from behind on several occasions to eventually down GWS by 23 points and take their record at Etihad this season to 3-2. If the Saints are going to make the finals they need to turn their home ground into a fortress as it is well documented that they are hopeless away from home.
Last year it was this fact that saw St Kilda fall agonisingly short of making finals even though they won nine of 14 at Etihad Stadium.
These teams clashed twice last season and St Kilda won both games comprehensively. In Round 12 at Etihad Stadium the Saints won by 32 points and in Round 20 at the MCG they recorded a 71-point victory.
Young Saint Tim Membrey stole the show with five goals in the second encounter.
St Kilda is now an odds-on quote to make the finals and after the Western Bulldogs won their second premiership in club history and their first since 1954 last season, there is plenty of love for the Saints to win their second this year.
Their only premiership came in 1966 and they are now $21 across the board to break the drought.
St Kilda will be desperate to vindicate their win over GWS and despite the fact the Blues have made big improvement in the last fortnight we are tipping the Saints to win ($1.28 @ Palmerbet) handsomely.
In a round of footy that looks easy on paper, St Kilda is a safe anchor for multi bets as punters look to bounce back after just three favourites won last week.
Kade Simpson had 39 disposals when these teams last clashed and should again find plenty of the footy.
ST KILDA UNDER 39.5
KADE SIMPSON 30+ DISPOSALS