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North Melbourne vs St Kilda Preview & Betting Tips - Will the Saints surge early?

Saints tipped to turn the tables on the Kangaroos
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North Melbourne vs St Kilda Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips

The early afternoon Sunday AFL fixture in Round 1 sees North Melbourne taking on St Kilda at Marvel Stadium. St Kilda added some quality and experienced players to their squad that are expected to make Saints a stronger outfit in 2020.

North Melbourne Team News


Ben Brown and Jack Ziebell passed the necessary tests are named to start on Sunday.

B: Jamie Macmillan, Robbie Tarrant, Luke McDonald
HB: Jasper Pittard, Josh Walker, Shaun Atley
C: Trent Dumont, Ben Cunnington, Jared Polec
HF: Tarryn Thomas, Nick Larkey, Shaun Higgins
F: Jack Ziebell, Ben Brown, Cameron Zurhaar
Foll: Todd Goldstein, Jed Anderson, Jy Simpkin
I/C: Majak Daw, Paul Ahern, Curtis Taylor, Aaron Hall 

St Kilda Team News


New recruits Bradley Hill, Dougal Howard, Paddy Ryder, Dan Butler and Zak Jones come straight into the St Kilda side. Pick 4 in the 2018 Draft Max King makes his long awaited debut.

B: Jarryn Geary, Callum Wilkie, Dougal Howard
HB: Ben Long, Hunter Clark, Dylan Roberton
C: Jack Billings, Zak Jones, Bradley Hill
HF: Jack Lonie, Max King, Dan Hannebery
F: Dan Butler, Paddy Ryder, Tim Membrey
Foll: Rowan Marshall, Jack Steele, Jade Gresham
I/C: Ben Paton, Dean Kent, Sebastian Ross, Luke Dunstan

North Melbourne vs St Kilda Head to Head


North Melbourne have won their last three matches against St Kilda at an average margin of 38 points. North Melbourne have an 8-2 advantage over St Kilda in their last 10 encounters.

North Melbourne vs St Kilda Betting Odds


St Kilda are the narrow 1.80 favourites over North Melbourne who are quoted at 2.02 for the win. The total point line is 159.5 points.

North Melbourne vs St Kilda Match Up


St Kilda have recruited star running player Bradley Hill who joins Zac Jones, Paddy Ryder, Dougal Howard and Dan Butler. They will be aiming to counter a workman-like North Melbourne side who are patrolled by the ball winning Ben Cunnington.

North Melbourne vs St Kilda Key Stats


  • North Melbourne have kicked 100+ points in their last two victories over the Saints.
  • North Melbourne's Ben Brown has kicked 3+ plus goals in his last 7 Sunday matches at Marvel Stadium.
  • North Melbourne have won 8 of their last 10 matches against St Kilda.

North Melbourne vs St Kilda FAQ

When does the North Melbourne vs St Kilda game start?

The North Melbourne vs St Kilda game is scheduled to start at 01:05 GMT on Sunday 22 March 2020.

Where is the North Melbourne vs St Kilda match being played?

The North Melbourne vs St Kilda match is being played at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.

Where can I watch the North Melbourne vs St Kilda live stream?

Visit our live streaming calendar to see where to watch the North Melbourne vs St Kilda live stream.

     

Verdict

St Kilda are fielding a stronger outfit this season and have a great chance to record a Round 1 victory on Sunday. Seb Ross has a solid record against the Kangaroos and will cover the 25+ disposal mark if he holds that form.

Best Bet: St Kilda Win Win Market @1.82 at bet365 - 4 Units
Value Bet: Sebastian Ross 25+ Disposals Market @2.00 at bet365 - 3 Units

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