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  • West Coast Eagles vs Melbourne Demons tips for Monday's AFL Round 21 match
  • The match is being played at Optus Stadium (11.10am BST)
  • West Coast have won 4 of the last 5 matches against Melbourne
  • Can the Demons pull off a win in Perth?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Freetips staff 07 Aug 2021
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West Coast Eagles vs Melbourne Demons Predictions


Despite having a poor recent record against the Eagles, the Demons should be too strong for West Coast on Monday night. They were outstanding last week and can repeat that effort.
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  • West Coast Eagles have lost 4 of their last 6 matches.
  • West Coast's Jack Redden has recorded 20+ disposals in 15 of his last 16 matches.
  • West Coast Eagles have won 4 of their last 5 matches against Melbourne Demons.
  • Melbourne Demons won by 98 points last week.
  • Christian Petracca has recorded 30+ disposals in Melbourne’s last 5 matches.
  • Max Gawn has recorded 15+ recorded disposals in Melbourne’s last 12 matches. 

Head to Head


West Coast have won four out of the last five matches against Melbourne. The Eagles won by 27 points when the sides met in Round 1, 2020. 

The last time Melbourne defeated West Coast at Optus Stadium was Round 22, 2018.

West Coast Eagles Form


West Coast were terrible in Round 20, losing to the rebuilding Magpies by 47 points at the MCG. Midfielder Andrew Gaff was the Eagles best with 33 disposals. 

The Eagles have been very inconsistent this season, however since losing to the 18th placed North Melbourne in Round 17 they have been able to win two games in a row. 

In Round 18 they defeated Adelaide Crows by 42 points at Adelaide Oval with Jamie Cripps having a day out with five goals. They then beat St Kilda at Optus Stadium by eight points.

West Coast Eagles Team News


Nathan Vardy, Luke Edwards, Alex Witherden and Jackson Nelson come into an extended West Coast squad.

Xavier O’Neill has been omitted from the Eagles team from last week.

West Coast Eagles Team List


B: Cole, H.Edwards, Hurn
HB: Duggan, McGovern, Sheppard
C: Gaff, Kelly, Redden
HF: Langdon, Darling, Cripps
F: Petruccelle, Kennedy, Allen
FOLL: Naitanui, Yeo, Sheed
I/C (extended): Waterman, Edwards, Vardy, Witherden, Nelson, Hutchings, Rotham, West

Melbourne Demons Form


Melbourne were outstanding last week, demolishing the Gold Coast Suns by 98 points at Marvel Stadium. Clayton Oliver dominated the midfield with 35 disposals and a goal.

In Round 18 Melbourne had to settle for a draw against the 17th placed Hawthorn and the Demons succumbed to the Western Bulldogs by 20 points at the MCG the following week.

Melbourne Demons Team News


The Dees lose Jack Viney to suspension, but have added Jake Melksham, Aaron vandenBerg, Sam Weideman and Joel Smith to an extended squad.

Melbourne Demons Team List


B: Bowey, May, Petty
HB: Hunt, Lever, Salem
C: Brayshaw, Petracca, Langdon
HF: Pickett, McDonald, Spargo
F: Neal-Bullen, Brown, Fritsch
FOLL: Gawn, Oliver, Harmes
I/C (extended): Jackson, Melksham, vandenBerg, Jordon, Rivers, Weideman, Sparrow, Smith

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Verdict

Melbourne have eyes on a top two finish and a win against West Coast could put them in the box seat. This is a must win for West Coast as they look to cling on to a top eight spot.
 
Melbourne superstar Christian Petracca is tipped to record 25+ disposals and captain Max Gawn back to get 15+ disposals for the Demons. For West Coast midfielder Jack Redden should reach 20 disposals and all can be combined in a same game multi.

Best Bet: Demons Win Match Result @-212.77 at BetMGM - 5 Units
Value Bet: Same Game Multi Melbourne to win / Petracca 25+ Disposals / Redden 20+ Disposals / Gawn 15+ Disposals @225.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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