2017 AFL Finals Week 1 Odds and Preview

September 4, 2017

trent cotchinThe 2017 AFL Finals series kicks off on Thursday night with the Crows taking on the Giants at Adelaide Oval in South Australia.

Reigning premiership favourites, the Adelaide Crows, are $1.48 to advance to a Preliminary Final at online bookmaker Ladbrokes, with the GWS Giants at $2.75.

At the $1.92 line, the Adelaide Crows are -14.5 points and the GWS Giants +14.5 points.

The Crows have won four of the past five clashes against the Giants including the past two at this ground by 56 and 22 points.

On Friday night at the MCG in Melbourne the Geelong Cats and Richmond do battle in what is arguably the most anticipated match of the round.

Geelong is a warm $1.74 favourite to win this match, while Richmond is $2.15.

At the $1.92 line, the Cats are -5.5 points and the Tigers +5.5 points.

The Tigers will have to overcome a Cats hoodoo to reach the Preliminary Final as they have lost their last 13 games against Geelong, with the last win in Round 9, 2006.

Their only meeting this season was in Round 21 at Simonds Stadium where the Cats won by 14 points.

In the first of the Elimination Finals the Sydney Swans $1.20 host Essendon $4.80 at the SCG in Sydney on Saturday afternoon.

At the $1.92 line, the Swans are -32.5 points and the Bombers are +32.5 points.

Sydney has won the past five meetings between these two teams including a thrilling one point victory back in Round 14 of this season.

Port Adelaide and the West Coast Eagles clash in the final match of the round at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide on Saturday evening.

The Power are $1.45 favourite at Ladbrokes with the West Coast Eagles at $2.85

At the $1.92 line, Port are -14.5 points and the Eagles are +14.5 points.

Interestingly enough, the West Coast Eagles have won the past three meetings at the Adelaide Oval including the Round 7 clash this year by 10 points.

Port won the corresponding encounter in Round 16 at Domain Stadium by 32 points.

2017 AFL Week 1 Finals Odds

The AFL Week 1 Finals odds can be found below.

Adelaide Crows vs GWS Giants odds

$1.48 Adelaide Crows
$2.75 GWS Giants

-14.5 ($1.92) Adelaide Crows
+14.5 ($1.92) GWS Giants

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First Qualifying Final
Thursday 7th September 2017
Adelaide Oval – 7:20pm

Geelong vs Richmond odds

$1.74 Geelong Cats
$2.15 Richmond

-5.5 ($1.92) Geelong Cats
+5.5 ($1.92) Richmond

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Second Qualifying Final
Friday 8th September 2017
MCG 7:50pm

Sydney Swans vs Essendon odds

$1.20 Sydney Swans
$4.80 Essendon

-32.5 ($1.92) Sydney Swans
+32.5 ($1.92) Essendon

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Second Elimination Final
Saturday 9th September 2017
SCG – 4:20pm

Port Adelaide vs West Coast Eagles odds

$1.45 Port Adelaide
$2.85 West Coast Eagles

-14.5 ($1.92) Port Adelaide
+14.5 ($1.92) West Coast Eagles

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First Elimination Final
Saturday 9th September 2017
Adelaide Oval – 7:20pm

Odds are subject to change and all bookmaker odds are subject to change.

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