Grand Final: Richmond Tigers v GWS Giants Player Bets
The 2019 AFL season draws to a close this Saturday when the Richmond Tigers and the GWS Giants clash at the iconic MCG. Find out best betting tips here.
The 2019 AFL season draws to a close this Saturday when the Richmond Tigers and the GWS Giants clash at the iconic MCG.
The Richmond Tigers backed up their 2017 premiership by finishing at the top of the ladder in 2018, but fell a game short of a second Grand Final in as many years. In 2019 they were less dominant in the first half of the season, but then went on a glorious 11 game winning run to power their way into the 2019 AFL Grand Final.
The Tigers won their opening match of the finals series against Brisbane by a very comfortable 112-65, earning themselves a week off. They then won last weekend 85-66 in a brilliant performance against the highly fancied Geelong.
Greater Western Sydney had a less impressive route to the 2019 AFL Grand Final, despite spending the entire season in the top 6 on the table. Twice they managed 3 consecutive wins in the regular season, but are now on a 4 game winning run, after winning their final Round against the Suns 127-55 before scoring a brilliant 113-55 victory over the Bulldogs in week 1 of the finals, before tight victories over Brisbane, by 3 points, and Collingwood last weekend by 4 points.
Of the 12 Richmond Tigers vs GWS Giants games in the past, Richmond has recorded 8 wins to the Giants 4. Richmond won the last encounter in Round 17 this year by 94-67. However, GWS won the game prior, in Round 3 also this year by a very convincing 49 points.
Grand Final Teams Overview
Both sides Grand Final teams are near full strength. Richmond look set to be without Jake Aarts, Jack Higgins, Alex Rance and Jack Graham, while Nathan Broad has to pass a fitness test after suffering a concussion.
The Giants will be sweating on fitness tests for stars Stephen Coniglio, Phil Davis and Lachie Whitfield, who are all good chances of being available this weekend. Brett Deledio looks set to be ruled out, barring a miracle recovery.
Grand Final teams preview looks to show both sides at near full strength, with few injuries of late to disrupt their preparation.
Richmond Tigers vs GWS Giants odds for this game have the Tigers as favourites to win and by a margin of 39 points or less. They’re even at good odds to win by 40+.
Grand Final Teams Tips
There are a number of Richmond Tigers vs GWS Giants tips available, which both sides having a unique stat and a unique market available to place a wager on:
With the Tigers having recorded 11 straight wins, they have also won each of their last 12 daytime matches played in Melbourne by a margin of less than 40 points.
GWS on the other hand have covered the line in each of their last five finals games.
Some of the unique player bets available are: