2017 AFL Round 6 Odds, Preview and Season Averages

April 27, 2017

marcus bontempelliThe GWS Giants and Western Bulldogs kick off a huge Round 6 of the AFL season when they clash at Manuka Oval in Canberra on Friday night.

Both sides are four wins and one loss after five rounds, with the Giants sitting fourth on the ladder and the Bulldogs in fifth spot.

Online bookmaker Sportsbet has the Giants a short $1.35 favourite to win the match while the reigning premiers are $3.21 outsiders.

The Bulldogs are clearly value at their current odds.

Geelong, Richmond and the Adelaide Crows are the only unbeaten teams heading into Round 6 this weekend, although with the Crows playing the Tigers on Sunday, one of them will face their first loss for the year.

The Crows are all the rage at Sportsbet at $1.14, with Richmond at the big odds of $5.75 to cause an upset.

2017 AFL Premiership Betting

There’s only two teams in the mix for the 2017 AFL Premiership as far as punters are concerned, the Adelaide Crows and GSW Giants.

Both the Crows $4.00 and the Giants $4.00 are equal favourites after five rounds, with the Geelong Cats $7.00 and Western Bulldogs $7.00 the only other teams in single figures.

Those on the periphery include the West Coast Eagles $13.00, Port Adelaide $15.00 and Richmond $18.00.

2017 AFL Season Averages

Season averages throw up some interesting figures, especially the attacking process of the Adelaide Crows and Geelong Cats.

The Crows are averaging 133.2 points per game while the Cats are at 122.6, explaining why they are perched at the top of the table unbeaten after five rounds.

Richomd, the third unbeaten team is only scoring at Tigers 102.8 per game, but they are the best team defensively, conceding just 75.2 points per game.

Next best in attack are the GWS Giants 115.4 and Port Adelaide 111.2.

As mentioned, Richmond are currently the best team defensively at 75.2 points per game, followed by Port Adelaide 79.4, GWS Giants 83.2, Geelong Cats 83.4, Adelaide Crows 87.4, Western Bulldogs 87.6 and Collingwood 89.4.

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2017 AFL Round 6 Odds

The following AFL Round 5 odds are courtesy of online bookmaker Sportsbet.

Friday 28th April 2017

Giants vs Bulldogs odds

1.35 GWS Giants
3.21 Western Bulldogs

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Manuka Oval – 7.50pm

Saturday 29th April 2017

Hawks vs St Kilda odds

1.77 Hawthorn
2.07 St Kilda

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University of Tasmania – 1:45pm

Carlton vs Sydney odds

4.60 Carlton
1.20 Sydney

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MCG – 2:10pm

Brisbane vs Port Adelaide odds

5.30 Brisbane
1.16 Port Adelaide

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Gabba – 4:35pm

North Melbourne vs Gold Coast odds 

1.43 North Melbourne
2.83 Gold Coast

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Etihad Stadium – 7:25pm

West Coast vs Fremantle odds 

1.35 West Coast
3.21 Fremantle

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Domain Stadium – 8:10pm

Sunday 30th April 2017

Essendon vs Melbourne odds

1.88 Essendon
1.92 Melbourne

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Etihad Stadium – 1:10pm

Geelong vs Collingwood odds

1.27 Geelong
3.80 Collingwood

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MCG – 3:20pm

Adelaide v Richmond odds

1.14 Adelaide
5.75 Richmond

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Adelaide Oval – 4.10pm

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2017 AFL Averages after 5 Rounds

The following averages are for points for & against over the first five rounds of the season.

Name Ave F Ave A Flag
Crows 133.2 87.4 $4.00
Giants 115.4 83.2 $4.00
Cats 122.6 83.4 $7.00
Bulldogs 98.8 87.6 $7.00
Eagles 96.6 91.2 $13.00
Port 111.2 79.4 $15.00
Tigers 102.8 75.2 $18.00
Bombers 91.4 93.4 $34.00
Hawks 81.2 115.4 $34.00
Swans 75.2 99.2 $34.00
Dockers 78.2 99.8 $41.00
Demons 96.4 94.8 $41.00
Saints 90.2 98.6 $51.00
Magpies 76.6 89.4 $51.00
Suns 97.4 109.2 $101
Lions 83 111 $501
Blues 67.8 101 $501
Roos 83.8 102.6 $501

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