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Fremantle vs Geelong Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Cats to dominate the Dockers

  • Fremantle and Geelong meet on Monday morning as round 8 of the AFL season concludes
  • The match is scheduled to begin at 11.10 GMT
  • Both teams will be looking to atone after disappointing defeats - who will come out on top?
Tom Hawkins
Tom Hawkins looms as the match winner for the Cats on Monday night (Getty)

Australian Rules football returns to UK screens this Monday morning as the Fremantle Dockers host the Geelong Cats at Optus Stadium in Perth.

After both teams suffered disappointing defeats last weekend, we're predicting that the Cats bounce back and pounce on an injury-rattled Dockers outfit.

Fremantle Form & Team News 

Fremantle suffered a five goal loss to the West Coast Eagles in last weekend's Western Derby. The Dockers were in the match right up until half time before their opponents kicked away record a comfortable win.

The Dockers are still without captain Nat Fyfe, who is arguably the AFL best player but regain speedy duo Brandon Matera and Reece Conca from injury.

The Fremantle team for Monday can be found below:

B: J.Aish, B.Cox, T.Duman
HB: E.Hughes, L.Ryan, N.Wilson
C: B.Bewley, D.Tucker, B.Acres
HF: A.Cerra, M.Taberner, M.Frederick
F: L.Schultz, R.Lobb, M.Walters
FOLL: S.Darcy, D.Mundy, A.Brayshaw
I/C: C.Serong, B.Banfield, B.Matera

Geelong Form & Team News 

The Cats will be looking to bounce back following a shock 22 point loss to the Magpies last weekend. Geelong were blown away early by Collingwood and were unable to bridge the gap in one of its most disappointing losses of the year.

Geelong has six changes to the team that went down to Collingwood with Mitch Duncan, Tom Stewart and Charlie Constable the notable inclusions.

The Geelong team for Monday can be found below:

B: M.O’Connor, M.Blicavs, J.Kolodjashnij
HB: J.Henry, H.Taylor, T.Stewart
C: S.Menegola, P.Dangerfield, C. Constable
HF: M.Duncan, T.Hawkins, G.Miers
F: S.Simpson, G. Rohan, B. Close
FOLL: E. Ratugolea, C. Guthrie, B. Parfitt
I/C: J.Bews, L. Henderson, L. Fogarty, Z Tuoh

Fremantle vs Geelong Head to Head 

Geelong has a strong recent record against the Dockers, winning four of the last five matches between the sides.

One man the Dockers will have to do it without is injured captain Nat Fyfe, who secured 27 disposals and booted two goals in a match-winning performance the last time the teams met.

Fremantle vs Geelong Betting Odds 

Geelong is the 1.50 favourites to win on Monday with Bet365 with Fremantle the 2.60 outsiders. 

The match handicap is at +10.5 in favour of the Dockers.

Fremantle vs Geelong Match Up 

Tom Hawkins is the man to stop for Fremantle on Monday.

Hawkins has kicked nine goals across his last two matches against Fremantle, including six in a triple figure win in late 2018.

Luke Ryan is the man most likely to go to Hawkins, but with the Geelong forward having a significant size and strength advantage he will need help from his teammates. If the Dockers are to be competitive on Monday they will need to keep Hawkins off the scoreboard.

Fremantle vs Geelong Key Stats

  • Tom Hawkins averages 4.5 goals against the Dockers across his last two games
  • Patrick Dangerfield has averaged 20 or more disposals in his last six games
  • Gary Rohan has kicked at least one goal in six of Geelong's seven games in 2020

Fremantle vs Geelong FAQ

When does the Fremantle vs Geelong match start?

The Fremantle vs Geelong game will be played at 10.10 GMT on Monday, July 27

Where is the Fremantle vs Geelong match being played?

The Fremantle vs Geelong game is set to be played at Optus Stadium, which is located in Per

The Fremantle vs Geelong game will be played at the SCG.

Check out our live streaming calendar to find out how to watch Fremantle vs Geelong this Monday.



Geelong has a point to prove after a disappointing game against Collingwood last week and we believe the Cats will easily account for their opponents on Monday.

Hawkins has a strong recent record against the Dockers and we're backing him to kick at least three goals.

Best Bet: Geelong Cats To Win @-200 at BetMGM - 10 Units
Value Bet: Tom Hawkins To kick 3+ goals @+200 at bet365 Sport NJ - 5 Units

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16 March 2021