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GWS Giants vs Melbourne Demons Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Do or die for finals hopefuls

  • GWS Giants hosts Melbourne Demons at the Gabba in Brisbane
  • The Giants showed their inconsistency last week with a loss against Adelaide
  • Melbourne have lost their last two games in a row
  • The two sides are chasing eighth spot on the ladder
GWS vs Melbourne Betting Tips, Preview & Odds
GWS take on Melbourne at the Gabba (Getty)

GWS Giants and Melbourne Demons meet in a game that is do or die to their finals hopes of both. Eighth spot the ladder is up for grabs for the winner at the Gabba on Saturday.

GWS Giants Form

GWS Giants lost hard to Adelaide Crows last week in what was one of the most disappointing performances we have seen from the club over their lifetime.

Given the inconsistency of GWS, we can expect a better performance off a dismal loss to Adelaide last week.

GWS Giants Team News

Big news coming from the Giants is that skipper Stephen Coniglio has been dropped from the side after not playing up to his hefty standards that we know he is capable of.

Josh Kelly will come back into the Giants line-up and be the perfect replacement for the skipper.

*Round 16 teams listed with Round 17 teams unavailable

FB: L. Keefe, A. Corr, H. Shaw
HB: J. Hopper, N. Haynes, L. Ash
C: L. Whitfield, S. Coniglio, J. Caldwell
HF: J. Cameron, H. Himmelberg, B. Hill
FF: T. Greene, J. Finlayson, J. Riccardi
FOL: S. Jacobs, M. de Boer, T. Taranto
I/C: J. Hately, D. Lloyd, A. Kennedy, S. Reid

Melbourne Demons Form

Melbourne need another win or their Finals hopes for 2020 are over. The Dees have lost two in a row but can remain in the Finals picture with a win in what is a do or die match for both sides.

They needed to beat Fremantle last week which they could not do, and a loss the previous week to Sydney will have sapped confidence in the Dees camp.

They are a side that can bounce back unexpectedly, and against another inconsistent side like the Giants, they are right in the match.

Melbourne Demons Team News

*Round 16 teams listed with Round 17 teams unavailable

FB: M. Hibberd, S. May, O. Baker
HB: T. Rivers, J. Lever, C. Salem
C: E. Langdon, C. Petracca, A. Tomlinson
HF: B. Preuss, S. Weideman, T. Bedford
FF: K. Pickett, B. Fritsch, J. Melksham
FOL: M. Gawn, J. Viney, C. Oliver
I/C: A. vandenBerg, J. Hunt, A. Neal-Bullen, J. Smith

GWS Giants vs Melbourne Demons Head To Head

The Demons hold the advantage coming into this match, winning three of the last five clashes. The last meeting was last year where GWS came away convincing winners despite a late charge from the Demons.

GWS Giants vs Melbourne Demons Betting Odds

GWS are the outright favourites at 1.71 while Melbourne are the 2.15 outsiders. The line has been set for GWS at -5.5.

GWS Giants vs Melbourne Demons Match Up

The key match up in this game will be between Josh Kelly and Christian Petracca.

Both players are fierce in a contested scenario and can both hit the scoreboard, taking them to the elite status. They are also two of the most watchable players in the competition, so fluent with ball movement and decision making during clutch moments.

It is expected that both players will find a lot of ball, but whoever can impact the scoreboard and score involvements could lead their team to victory.

GWS Giants vs Melbourne Demons Key Stats

  • GWS have won six of their last eight matches as favourite by 1-39 points
  • Sam Weideman has kicked 2+ goals in six of his last eight matches
  • Nick Haynes has recorded 15+ disposals in 10 of GWS's last 11 matches as favourite

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When is the GWS Giants vs Melbourne Demons match played?

The GWS Giants vs Melbourne Demons is played at 10.40am on Saturday, September 12.

Where is the GWS Giants vs Melbourne Demons match played?

The GWS Giants vs Melbourne Demons match is played at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.



We will be taking GWS to win and stay in eighth spot on the ladder.

Best Bet: GWS Win Match Result @-140.85 at BetMGM - 3 Units

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