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St Kilda vs Sydney Swans Predictions & Tips - Swans to cover with sixth straight win

  • St Kilda vs Sydney Swans tips for Saturday's AFL Round 21 match
  • The match is being played at Marvel Stadium (10.40am BST)
  • The Swans have won their last 5 games
  • Can the Saints bounce back and boost finals hopes?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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St Kilda and the Sydney Swans clash on Saturday (Getty Images)
Freetips staff 06 Aug 2021
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St Kilda vs Sydney Swans Predictions

St Kilda suffered a disastrous loss to Carlton last week. Now they face a must-win game against the in-form Sydney Swans. 
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The Swans have won five straight and are tipped to cover the -15.5 handicap against the desperate Saints.

  • St Kilda have lost their last 3 matches.
  • St Kilda have lost 10 of their last 11 matches against Sydney Swans.  
  • Sydney Swans have won their last 5 matches.


The Swans hold a significant advantage of the Saints, winning 10 of the last 11 games.  

St Kilda’s only win against the Swans in that time came last season with a 101-48 win. The Swans won the most recent clash in Round 12 this year 92-83.

St Kilda Form

The Saints still have the finals in their sights, but it is becoming more difficult to make the eight each week.

St Kilda have suffered three losses in a row and are desperate for a turnaround in fortunes. 

The defeats have come from the hands of Port Adelaide in Round 18, West Coast in Round 19 and against Carlton last weekend by 31 points. They have slipped to 13th on the ladder. 

Saints' last win came four weeks ago when they defeated the Brisbane Lions in Round 17 by 32 points. 

St Kilda Team News 

The Saints will be without Dougal Howard, who suffered a hamstring strain last week, and Hunter Clark, who suffered concussion during their loss to Carlton.

Jack Billings has joined the injury list after pulling his hamstring in training. Paddy Ryder remains out with an Achilles injury.

Nick Coffield, Jack Sinclair, Dan McKenzie and Darragh Joyce come into the Saints side.

St Kilda Team List 

B: Coffield, Wilkie, Connolly
HB: Sinclair, Webster, Hill
C: McKenzie, Dunstan, Ross
HF: Butler, Byrnes, Kent
F: King, Membrey, Sharman
FOLL: Marshall, Steele, Jones
I/C: Joyce, Highmore, Crouch, Higgins
EMG: Bytel, Allison, Lonie, Hunter

Sydney Swans Form 

The Swans are sitting pretty in 5th spot on the ladder on the back of five straight wins. 

The Swans kept their winning streak alive with a pulsating seven-point win over the Essendon Bombers last weekend. 

John Longmire’s men have also enjoyed wins over West Coast Eagles, Western Bulldogs, GWS Giants and Fremantle Dockers in the last five games. 

Sydney Swans Team News 

The Swans have no fresh injuries and are unchanged. Isaac Heeney hurt his thumb against Essendon, but he is cleared to face the Saints. 

Sydney Swans Team List 

B: Cunningham, Rampe, Fox
HB: Dawson, McCartin, Lloyd
C: McInerney, Parker, Mills
HF: Papley, Heeney, Hayward
F: Wicks, Franklin, Reid
FOLL: Hickey, Hewett, Gulden
I/C: Blakey, Kennedy, Florent, Stephens
EMER: Rowbottom, McLean, Clarke, O’Riordan

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Although the Saints need a win to boost their chances of making the top 8, Sydney are tipped to continue their winning run.
The Swans are tipped to cover a -15.5 handicap are a value to win by 25+ points.

Best Bet: Sydney Swans -15.5 Handicap @-109.89 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Sydney Swans -25.5 Handicap @150.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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