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Adelaide Crows vs Port Adelaide Predictions & Tips - Power to cement top four spot in Showdown

  • Adelaide Crows vs Port Adelaide tips for Saturday's AFL Round 21 match
  • The match is being played at the Adelaide Oval (10.40am BST)
  • Port Adelaide have won the last 3 matches against the Crows
  • Will the Power dominance continue in the Showdown?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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The Power have beaten the Crows by 40+ points in the last three Showdowns (Getty Images)
Freetips staff 05 Aug 2021
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Adelaide Crows vs Port Adelaide Predictions


Port Adelaide should easily defeat their cross-town rivals in the Showdown on Saturday and make it four straight wins over the Crows. They are tipped to win by 40+ points again.
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  • Adelaide Crows have won 1 of their last 4 matches.
  • Rory Laird has recorded 35+ disposals in 4 of Adelaide Crows' last 5 matches at the Adelaide Oval. 
  • Port Adelaide have won their last 3 matches against Adelaide Crows by 40+ points. 
  • Travis Boak has recorded 25+ disposals in Port Adelaide’s last 9 matches at Adelaide Oval.

Head to Head


Port Adelaide have won the last three matches against Adelaide Crows, each of them by a margin of 40+ points. 

The Power defeated the Crows by 49 points when the sides met in Round 8 this season. The last time the Crows defeated Port was Round 8, 2019.

Adelaide Crows Form


Last week, the Crows lost to the Western Bulldogs by 49 points at Mars Stadium in Ballarat. 

Adelaide have had a lean month, losing five out of the last six matches. 

The win came in Round 19 when they defeated Hawthorn by 19 points at Marvel Stadium. 

Adelaide are currently sitting 16th on the AFL ladder, with 6 wins and 13 losses after 20 rounds of the 2021 AFL season. 

Adelaide Crows Team News


The Crows have dropped star forward Taylor Walker over racism claims. The 48-goal forward will be a huge out.

Sam Berry and James Rowe have also been omitted with Riley Thilthorpe returning and Brayden Cook handed a debut.

Adelaide Crows Team List


B: Murray, Butts, Kelly
HB: McPherson, Doedee, Jones
C: Smith, Keays, Seedsman
HF: Mackay, Fogarty, Murphy
F: McHenry, Himmelberg, Walker, Thilthorpe
FOLL: O’Brien, Laird, Sloane
I/C: Cook, Lynch, Schoenberg, Hamill
EMG: Davis, Berry, McAdam, Frampton

Port Adelaide Form


Port Adelaide defeated GWS Giants by 27 points at Marvel Stadium in Round 20 to remain in the top four on the ladder.

Spearhead Charlie Dixon kicked four goals for the Power to take his tally to nine goals in his last three matches.

Since losing to the Melbourne Demons in Round 17, the Power have won three straight matches with wins against St Kilda, Collingwood and the Giants.

Port Adelaide have a 14-5 record heading into Round 21, placing them 4th on the AFL ladder. 

Port Adelaide Team News


Power regain forward Robbie Gray after he recovered from a knee injury which has sidelined him for two months.

Todd Marshall and Boyd Woodcock are left out.

Port Adelaide Team List


B: Burton, McKenzie, Aliir
HB: Bergman, Jonas, Byrne-Jones
C: Duursma, Wines, Houston
HF: Amon, Georgiades, Butters
F: Gray, Dixon, Rozee
FOLL: Lycett, Boak, Drew
I/C: Powell-Pepper, Bonner, Ladhams, Fantasia
EMG: Marshall, Clurey, McEntee, Woodcock

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Verdict

Power should make it four wins in a row in the Showdown and stay on course to finish in the top four. They are tipped to win by 40+ points again.
 
Port superstar Travis Boak and Adelaide midfielder Rory Laird are tipped to record 25+ disposals in a same game multi.

Best Bet: Port Adelaide by 40+ Winning Margin @-111.11 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Same Game Multi Port Adelaide Win / Travis Boak & Rory Laird 25+ Disposals @100.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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