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GWS Giants vs Richmond Tigers Predictions & Tips - Giants to end Tigers' season

  • GWS Giants vs Richmond Tigers tips for Friday's AFL Round 22 match
  • The match is being played at Marvel Stadium (10.50am BST)
  • Richmond Tigers have lost 5 of their last 6 matches as favourite
  • Will the Tigers' premiership defence come to an end?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Richmond Tigers need to win against the GWS Giants (Getty Images)
Gary Emmerson 12 Aug 2021
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GWS Giants vs Richmond Tigers Predictions


The Giants have given up home advantage by requesting to play in Melbourne. But they are value to upset the Tigers and all but seal a spot in the finals.
  • GWS Giants vs Richmond Tigers Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • GWS Giants Form
  • GWS Giants Team News
  • GWS Giants Team List
  • Richmond Tigers Form
  • Richmond Tigers Team News
  • Richmond Tigers Team List
  • GWS Giants vs Richmond Tigers FAQs

  • GWS Giants have won 2 of their last 3 matches.
  • Richmond Tigers have lost 6 of their last 8 matches.
  • Richmond Tigers have lost 5 of their last 6 matches as favourite.

Head to Head


Richmond won a cracker in Round 9 as they kicked the last three goals to win 87-83. The Giants had won the only meeting in 2020 with a 62-50 victory.

Over the past 10 clashes, the head to head stands at 5-5.

GWS Giants Form


GWS Giants upset the Cats in Geelong last week, with the 84-65 victory moving them back into the top eight.

It was a second win in the last three games having also beaten Essendon Bombers. The Giants' fate is now in their own hands with a win over Richmond potentially enough to sew up a finals spot.

GWS Giants Team News


The Giants have Josh Kelly, Jacob Hopper, Shane Mumford, Jesse Hogan, Daniel Lloyd and Adam Kennedy all back on deck this week.

Toby Greene is suspended and Brent Daniels, Callum Brown and Matt Buntine are all out with injuries. They join Phil Davis, Stephen Coniglio, Sam Reid, Bobby Hill and Jeremy Finlayson on the sidelines.

GWS Giants Team List


B: Stein, Taylor, Cumming
HB: Peatling, Haynes, Whitfield
C: Kennedy, Ward, Ash
HF: Lloyd, Himmelberg, de Boer
F: Sproule, Hogan, Taranto
FOLL: Mumford, Hopper, Kelly
I/C: Bruhn, Perryman, O’Halloran, Idun
EMG: Riccardi, Stone, Davis, Briggs

Richmond Tigers Form


Richmond kept alive their premiership defence with an 89-56 win over bottom side North Melbourne last week.

But six defeats in the previous seven matches means they sit in 10th spot, two points behind GWS Giants in eighth. This represents a must-win match for the Tigers.

Richmond Tigers Team News


Richmond have dropped Jason Castagna in the only change to last week's team.

Richmond Tigers Team List


B: Vlastuin, Grimes, Astbury
HB: Stack, Short, Rioli
C: Bolton, Cotchin, Dow
HF: Edwards, Lambert, Baker
F: Lynch, Parker, Riewoldt
FOLL: Nankervis, Prestia, Graham
I/C: Mansell, Coleman-Jones, Ralphsmith, Rioli
EMG: Garthwaite, Aarts, McIntosh, Martyn

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Verdict

Richmond need to win to jump above the Giants and save their finals hopes. I'm tipping an upset from the Giants, who are value to confirm their spot in the top eight.

Best Bet: GWS Giants Win Match Result @120.00 at BetMGM - 2 Units

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