It is season over for West Coast if they lose.
The West Coast Eagles entered the season one of the main fancies for the premiership but a loss here will mean that the disappointing Eagles won’t even feature in the finals.
The positive for the Eagles and the reason that their season is still alive is the form of full forward Josh Kenendy.
Kennedy has kicked 23 goals in his last four games and now leads the Coleman Medal race by one goal from Joe Daniher.
Kennedy is now favourite at $2.10 to win the medal for a third straight season, but the Eagles do have a tricky final two games of the season playing the Giants this week and competition leaders Adelaide in the final round.
Daniher will get plenty of goal scoring opportunities with the Bombers expected to record comfortable victories against Gold Coast this week and Fremantle in the final round of the season.
Greater Western Sydney and West Coast met in Round 10 at Domain Stadium with the Giants recording a brave eight-point victory despite missing a host of key players through injury.
Despite the efforts of Andrew Gaff, who had a game high 35 disposals, the Eagles midfield came up empty in a disappointing loss.
Greater Western Sydney flexed some premiership muscle last Friday night with a 48-point win on the road against the reigning premiers the Western Bulldogs and is now perfectly placed to finish in the top two and potentially not leave Sydney until Grand Final day.
West Coast will come out breathing fire, but if the Giants get out to an early lead, expect to see West Coast roll over and offer little resistance once the game is out of reach.
The smart play is to back the Giants to win by 25 points or more but don’t be afraid to have something at big odds on them winning by a margin of around 60-69 ($11 @ Sportsbet).
Andrew Gaff had a game high 35 disposals when these sides met last and look for him to repeat the dose.
GWS OVER 24.5
ANDREW GAFF 35 DISPOSALS OR MORE