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West Coast Eagles vs Essendon Bombers Predictions & Tips - Value on the Eagles at home

23 Jun 2022
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Gary Emmerson 23 Jun 2022
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  • West Coast Eagles vs Essendon Bombers tips for Friday'smatch
  • The AFL Round 15 game is being played at Optus Stadium (11:40 BST)
  • Eagles have won 3 of their last 4 matches against the Bombers
  • Can the hosts cause an upset?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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West Coast Eagles are tipped for a rare win (Getty Images)

West Coast Eagles vs Essendon Bombers Predictions


The Eagles put up their best display in a long time last week, albeit ending in another defeat. Against another of the strugglers in the Bombers, I think West Coast are value for a rare win.
  • West Coast Eagles vs Essendon Bombers Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • West Coast Eagles Form
  • West Coast Eagles Team News
  • West Coast Eagles Team List
  • Essendon Bombers Form
  • Essendon Bombers Team News
  • Essendon Bombers Team List
  • West Coast Eagles vs Essendon Bombers FAQs

  • West Coast Eagles have lost 15 of their last 16 matches.
  • West Coast Eagles have won 3 of their last 4 matches against Essendon Bombers.
  • Essendon Bombers have lost 4 of their last 5 matches.

Head to Head


West Coast won three in a row against the Bombers, but did lose the most recent meeting in 2021. Essendon were 87-71 winners last year.

West Coast Eagles Form


West Coast suffered a ninth straight loss last week but were at least much more competitive in a 81-63 loss to Geelong Cats.

It was the second game in a row that the Eagles had kept things respectacle having also made a fist of things against the Crows in Adelaide.

West Coast remain bottom of the ladder with one win in 13 matches this season.

West Coast Eagles Team News


Jeremy McGovern and Dom Sheed are ruled out with injury.

Josh Rotham, Tim Kelly and Liam Ryan are welcome additions to the line-up.

West Coast Eagles Team List


B: S.Hurn, T.Barrass, L.Duggan
HB: J.Jones, J.Rotham, E.Yeo
C: C.West, T.Kelly, J.Redden
HF: J.Cripps, J.Darling, W.Rioli
F: L.Ryan, J.Kennedy, J.Waterman
FOLL: B.Williams, L.Shuey, A.Gaff
I/C: B.Hough, J.Petruccelle, R.Bazzo, C.Jamieson
EMG: A.Witherden, L.Foley, G.Clark, H.Edwards

Essendon Bombers Form


The Bombers ended a four-game losing run with a surprise 107-72 victory over St Kilda last week.

It was just a third win of the season for Essendon, who have struggled for consistency all year.

Prior to beating the Saints, they struggled to impact the scoreboard in defeats to Sydney Swans, Richmond Tigers, Port Adelaide and Carlton.

Essendon Bombers Team News


The Bombers lose Andrew McGrath to injury, have given Andrew Phillips a rest this week and have omitted Brayden Ham.

Kyle Langford and Will Snelling are back from injury layoffs and Nick Bryan also comes in.

Essendon Bombers Team List


B: J.Kelly, J.Laverde, J.Ridley
HB: M.Redman, D.Heppell, N.Hind
C: W.Snelling, Z.Merrett, S.Durham
HF: D.Shiel, K.Langford, M.D’Ambrosio
F: P.Wright, J.Stringer, H.Jones
FOLL: S.Draper, J.Caldwell, N.Martin
I/C: M.Guelfi, A.Perkins, B.Hobbs, N.Bryan
EMG: B.Ham, B.Zerk-Thatcher, A.Waterman, T.Cutler

West Coast Eagles vs Essendon Bombers FAQs

Where can I watch the West Coast Eagles vs Essendon Bombers live stream?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch the West Coast Eagles vs Essendon Bombers live stream.

What time does West Coast Eagles vs Essendon Bombers start?

The game starts at 11.40 BST on Friday, June 24.

GB

Verdict

The Bombers won last week but had been poor in the previous weeks. The Eagles have shown glimmers of improvement and I'm willing the chance them as heavy outsiders at home.

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