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Carlton vs Adelaide Crows Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Blues to deny Crows a hat-trick

  • Carlton clash with the Adelaide Crows on Sunday
  • This game will be played at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast
  • The first bounce is at 4.05am BST
  • The Crows are bidding for a third straight win
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Carlton take on Adelaide on the Gold Coast. (Getty)
     

The opening Sunday fixture for AFL Round 17 sees Carlton take on Adelaide at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast.

If predicting this result only a few weeks ago, it would be forgone conclusion in the Blues' favour, however, the bottom-placed Crows arrive off back-to-back victories which gives this contest a little more intrigue.

Carlton Form


Carlton currently sit in 11th position on the AFL Ladder with seven wins and eight losses recorded so far in 2020.

It's a mixed bag in 2020 for the Blues with a handful of stirring wins but also, some disappointing losses which included a pair of defeats before bouncing back with a narrow win last week against the Swans.

Carlton Team News


*Round 16 teams listed as the Round 17 line-up is unavailable

FB: T.Williamson, L.Jones, L.Plowman
HB: S.Docherty, J.Weitering, K.Simpson
C: M.Murphy, P.Cripps, M.Cottrell
HF: Z.Fisher, J.Martin, J.Newnes
FF: L.Casboult, M.McGovern, H.McKay
FOL: T.De Koning, W.Setterfiled, S.Walsh
IC: S.Petrevski-Seton, D.Cunningham, E.Curnow, M.Owies

Adelaide Crows Form


Adelaide currently sit 18th and last on the 2020 AFL Ladder, but they still have hopes of avoiding the wooden spoon.

After looking well on track for a winless season, the Crows have salvaged some pride from the campaign with back-to-back victories over Hawthorn and GWS Giants.

Adelaide Crows Team News


Former Carlton player Bryce Gibbs will take on his old side in what's set to be his 268th and final AFL game on Sunday.

*Round 16 teams listed as the Round 17 line-up is unavailable

B: L.Brown, D.Talia, K.Hartigan
HB: D.Mackay, B.Smith, L.Sholl
C: B.Keays, M.Crouch, R.Sloane
HF: S.McAdam, J.Kelly, L.Murphy
F: T.Stengle, T.Walker, E.Himmelberg
FOLL: R.O'Brien, H.Schoenberg, R.Laird
I/C: C.Jones, B.Crouch, D.Fogarty, A.McPherson

Carlton vs Adelaide Crows Head To Head

Carlton defeated Adelaide by 27 points the last time these two teams met in Round 19, 2019 at the MCG.

From their last 10 clashes, the Crows have a 6-4 lead over the Blues.

Carlton vs Adelaide Crows Betting Odds

The head-to-head market has Carlton as the 1.39 favorites versus Adelaide who are 2.90 to defeat the Blues. Carlton have been set a line of -15.5.

Carlton vs Adelaide Crows Match Up

Although they'll need plenty to fall their way, Carlton are still in with a mathematical chance of making finals in 2020 and if that's to continue, they need a big win over Adelaide to boost their percentage.

Whilst there's not a stack of depth in either the Crows or Blues midfields, Carlton are classier on the outside which is complemented by good key position stocks at both ends.

The Crows will perhaps fancy themselves at ground level up front with Stengle, Murphy and McAdam looking to cash in on thier speed versus a bigger-bodied Carlton defence.

With more areas covered over the field and as the far more consistent side in 2020, Carlton do look the safer option in this contest against the Crows who now leave Adelaide and a home crowd which has certainly helped in recent times.

Carlton vs Adelaide Crows Key Stats

  • Carlton's Sam Walsh has recorded 20 or more disposals in each of the Blues last six games
  • Adelaide's Rory Laird has recorded 25 or more disposals in his last six appearances
  • Adelaide rank last in the competition this season for disposals, marks and points
  • Shane McAdam has kicked at least one goal in each of Adelaide's last three matches

Carlton vs Adelaide Crows FAQ

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What time is the Carlton vs Adelaide Crows game?

The Carlton vs Adelaide Crows match begins at 4.05am BST on Sunday, September 13.

Where is the Carlton vs Adelaide Crows match being played?

The Carlton vs Adelaide Crows match will be held at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast.

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Verdict

Adelaide have failed to cover the line in their last seven interstate matches and the Blues need a big win to keep any faint finals hopes alive.
Line Betting: Carlton (-15.5) Line Market @100 at BetMGM - 4 Units

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