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Brisbane Lions vs Fremantle Dockers Preview & Betting Tips - Are the Lions ready to roar?

  • The Lions take on Fremantle at the Gabba
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Brisbane vs Fremantle Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips

The start of Brisbane's run at the Gabba commences against Fremantle who look to begin life as a QLD based club with the hub based there.

Both teams kicked off the season with a loss so there are crucial points up for grabs in this match.

Brisbane have not played Freo at home since 2017 and they are a much improved team heading into this match, so they will have to lift to be be competitive.

Brisbane Team News

*Team from round 1 listed as round 2 teams were not available at the time of preview

FB: M. Adams, H. Andrews, D. Gardiner
HB: D. Rich, A. Witherden, N. Answerth
C: M. Robinson, J. Lyons, H. McCluggage
HF: Z. Bailey, E. Hipwood, L. McCarthy
FF: O. McInerney, D. McStay, C. Cameron
FOL: S. Martin, D. Zorko, L. Neale
I/C: D. Robertson, J. Berry, C. Rayner, B. Starcevich

Fremantle Team News

*Team from round 1 listed as round 2 teams were not available at the time of preview

FB: L. Ryan, G. Logue, E. Hughes
HB: R. Conca, B. Cox, A Cerra
C: B. Bewley, N. Fyfe, J. Aish
HF: S. Sturt, M. Taberner, B. Banfield
FF: L. Schultz, R. Lobb, M. Walters
FOL: S. Darcy, D. Tucker, C. McCarthy
I/C: A. Brayshaw, M. Crowden, T. Colyer. T, Duman

Brisbane vs Fremantle Head To Head

Fremantle hold a 3-2 record over the Lions in their recent five clashes, but the Lions are a force at the Gabba and will look to change the five game stat to their advantage.

Brisbane vs Fremantle Betting Odds

The Lions have been installed heavy favourites at their home ground at 1.33 with the bookies happy to lay the Dockers at 3.26.

The line has been set for the Lions at -18.5.

Brisbane vs Fremantle Match Up

Brisbane's Darcy Gardiner will have his work cut out for him against Fremantle star Michael Walters, but this lock down roll will be crucial if Brisbane are to keep Freo's confidence down.

Gardiner is as solid as a rock and does look an ideal match up for Walters who is silky smooth with the footy in hand.

This match up could be a deciding factor as to which way the match swings in the third and fourth quarters.

Brisbane vs Fremantle Key Stats

  • Brisbane have won eight of their last 10 matches at the Gabba
  • Brisbane have won all of their last 10 matches when leading at half-time
  • Fremantle have won 12.5% of their last 10 matches when trailing at half-time

Brisbane v Fremantle FAQ

What time is the Brisbane vs Fremantle game?

Brisbane will take on Fremantle at 1.45pm AEST on Saturday afternoon.

Where will Brisbane vs Fremantle be held?

Brisbane vs Fremantle will be held at the Gabba, Brisbane's home ground.

How can I live stream the Brisbane vs Fremantle match?

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Verdict

We will be backing the Lions to win on the line at $1.90 at -18.5 and Dayne Zorko to have 25+ disposals.

Best Bet: Brisbane -18.5 Handicap @1.90 at bet365 - 5 Units
Value Bet: Dayne Zorko 25+ Disposals @5.50 at bet365 - 2 Units

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