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  • Gold Coast Suns vs Hawthorn predictions for Saturday's AFL Round 11 match
  • The match is being played at the SCG (10.40am BST)
  • Hawthorn have lost 8 of their last 9 matches
  • Gold Coast are tipped to win by 1-39 points
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Freetips staff 27 May 2021
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Gold Coast Suns vs Hawthorn Predictions


Hawthorn have history on their sides in this head to head. But Gold Coast get the perfect opportunity to end their losing run against the struggling Hawks. 

The disruption and moving of the venue to Sydney could lead to a free-flowing contest with over the total points. 

  • Gold Coast Suns have lost their last 3 matches.
  • Gold Coast Suns have won just 2 of 13 matches against Hawthorn.
  • Hawthorn have won the last 3 matches in a row against Gold Coast.
  • Hawthorn have lost 8 of their last 9 matches.

Head to Head


Hawthorn have dominated Gold Coast in the last three matches winning by an average margin of 58 points.

Interestingly, this will be the sixth different venue in a row the two teams have faced each other with the match moved to Sydney at a late stage.

Gold Coast Suns Form


The Gold Coast Suns are coming off an away loss to the Cats in Geelong after going down 91-57 last weekend.

It was a third loss in a row for the Suns, have dropped to 15th on the ladder having also lost against St Kilda and Brisbane Lions.

The Suns do excel in Rebound 50s and currently sit second in the league only behind this week’s opponents Hawthorn. 

Gold Coast Suns Team News


Tall defender Jy Farrar makes his return to action for the Gold Coast Suns.

Jack Bowes is still out for at least another week. 

Midfield jet Matt Rowell is likely to return after the bye in Round 12

Gold Coast Suns Team List 


B: Powell, Collins, Lemmens
HB: Lukosius, Ballard, Markov
C: Ellis, Greenwood, Atkins
HF: Swallow, Burgess, Holman
F: Rankine, King, Sexton
FOLL: Smith, Weller, Miller
I/C: Anderson, Farrar, Flanders, Rosas
EMG: Corbett, Graham, McLennan, MacPherson

Hawthorn Form


It is now four losses in a row for the Hawks after last week's 86-63 loss to Carlton.

This is the second time this season Hawthorn have lost four in row. They have now lost eight of their last nine matches.

Hawthorn sit 17th on the ladder with just two all season. The Hawks are bottom in the league for Inside 50s this season and have struggled to put together four quarter games.

Hawthorn Team News


Key defender Kyle Hartigan accepted his three-match ban for striking Sam Walsh last Saturday and is missing.

Veteran Shaun Burgoyne has recovered from his ankle injury and returns along with Liam Shiels. 

But Jaeger O’Meara is ruled out after his head knock on the weekend.  

Hawthorn Team List 


B: Hardwick, Frost, Impey
HB: Greaves, Jiath, Howe
C: Morrison, Cousins, Scrimshaw
HF: Worpel, Breust, Wingard
F: Reeves, Lewis, Koschitzke
FOLL: McEvoy, Mitchell, Burgoyne
I/C: Philips, Morris, Moore, Shiels
EMG: O’Brien, Nash, Brockman, Maginness

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Verdict

Both teams have struggled to hit their targets, but the Suns do have youth on their side. Gold Coast are tipped to win a high-scoring game following the disrupted build up.

Best Bet: Over 159.5 Points Total Points @-109.89 at Unibet - 2 Units
Value Bet: Gold Coast by 1-39 Winning Margin @100.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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29 May 2021

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