2018 AFL Preliminary Finals Match and Crowd Odds

September 18, 2018

afl de goeyA record crowd is set to decend on the MCG on Friday night as traditional rivals Richmond and Collingwood go head to head in the first 2018 AFL Preliminary Final at the MCG.

Online bookmaker Sportsbet is tipping the MCG will come close to its attendance record, the crowd size to be over 100,021 is a $4.00 chance.

The Pies head into the clash as the $3.10 outsiders, with Richmond firming favourites at $1.37 to make a back-to-back Grand Final appearance.

In the second Preliminary Final at Optus Stadium in Perth the West Coast Eagles host a rampaging Melbourne outfit.

The Optus stadium record crowd of of 59,588 being broken is a much likelier chance at $1.45.

West Coast are the slight favourites at $1.80 to beat Melbourne $2.05 and advance to the Grand Final.

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“Two of the biggest teams come together at the biggest ground this Friday night so we’re tipping a record breaking crowd is more than a possibility,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Ella Zampatti.

“It’s the first time the sides have met in September in 38 years so fans will be flocking to watch the historic clash.”

Richmond vs Collingwood Preview

Richmond has won the past four meetings against Collingwood by an avaerage maergin of around 26 points. The Tigers have scored 92 points or more while the Magpies have been unable to score more than 80 points.

Recent Richmond vs Collingwood Matches

2018 R19 Richmond 16.9.105 – 12.5.77 Collingwood – 88,180
2018 R6 Collingwood 10.10.70 – 16.17.113 Richmond – 72,157
2017 R2 Richmond 14.15.99 – 11.14.80 Collingwood – 58,236
2016 R20 Richmond 14.8.92 – 11.11.77 Collingwood – 49,122

On recent history if Richmond get to 13 goals then it’s as good as game over. Biggest crowd was their most recent clash in Round 19 this year.

Richmond vs Collingwood Odds

The following odds are courtesy of Sportsbet and subject to change.

Richmond vs Collingwood Match Odds

$1.37 Richmond
$3.10 Collingwood

Richmond vs Collingwood Line Odds

$2.10 Richmond 1-39 Points
$3.75 Richmond 40+ Points
$3.50 Collingwood 1-39 Points
$9.00 Collingwood 40+ Points
$71.00 Draw

Richmond vs Collingwood Crowd Odds

$1.60 Richmond vs Collingwood crowd under 100,021
$5.00 Richmond vs Collingwood crowd exactly 100,021
$4.00 Richmond vs Collingwood crowd over 100,021

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West Coast vs Melbourne Odds

The only meeting between these two teams at Optus Stadium in Round 22 this season when Melbourne 16.12.108 defeated West Coast 14.7.91 in front of 55,824 fans.

“The Optus stadium couldn’t have asked for a better debut year, they’ll be opening their doors for the first time for a preliminary clash when the Eagles come up against the Dees which is bound to break the recent record,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Ella Zampatti.

West Coast vs Melbourne Match Odds

$1.80 West Coast
$2.05 Melbourne

West Coast vs Melbourne Line Odds

$2.40 West Coast 1-39 Points
$6.50 West Coast 40+ Points
$2.63 Melbourne 1-39 Points
$8.00 Melbourne 40+ Points
$71.00 Draw

West Coast vs Melbourne Crowd Odds

$3.00 West Coast v Melbourne crowd under 59,588
$21 West Coast v Melbourne crowd exactly 59,588
$1.45 West Coast v Melbourne crowd over 59,588

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