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West Coast Eagles vs Richmond Tigers Predictions & Tips - Eagles to win at home

  • West Coast Eagles vs Richmond Tigers predictions for Sunday's AFL Round 13 match
  • The match is being played at Optus Stadium (10.20am BST)
  • The game takes place a week early after both sides moved their bye
  • The Eagles have had less disruption and are tipped to win
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Gary Emmerson 12 Jun 2021
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West Coast Eagles vs Richmond Tigers Predictions


These two sides clash a week early after bring forward their Round 14 fixture. It has meant a disruptive week for the Tigers, who have headed back from Perth to Sydney before returning to the west. 

The Eagles have won the last two home meetings against Richmond and are tipped for another.

  • West Coast Eagles have won 5 of their last 6 home matches.
  • West Coast Eagles have won the last 2 home matches against Richmond Tigers.
  • Richmond Tigers have lost 3 of their last 5 away matches.

Head-to-Head


The last 12 clashes have been shared equally with six wins each.

Richmond have won the last two meetings in 2019 and 2020, but the last two head to heads in Perth have gone the way of the Eagles.

West Coast Eagles Form


West Coast Eagles were 95-73 winners against Carlton at the SCG last weekend despite being missing a number of key players.

It was an important away win for the Eagles, who had lost two in a row before facing the Blues.

The Eagles had gone down to the GWS Giants on the road before seeing their unbeaten home record this season ended by Essendon Bombers.

West Coast Eagles Team News


West Coast Eagles are bolstered by the return of defender Liam Duggan and forwards Josh Kennedy and Oscar Allen.

They do lose both Brad Sheppard and Bailey Williams to injury.

Tim Kelly, Jeremy McGovern and Luke Shuey are still on the sidelines.

West Coast Eagles Team List


B: Hurn, Barrass, Cole
HB: Rotham, H.Edwards, Duggan
C: Redden, Sheed, Nelson
HF: Cripps, Darling, Petruccelle
F: Allen, Kennedy, Ryan
FOLL: Naitanui, Yeo, Gaff
I/C: Langdon, L.Edwards, Foley, Jones
EMG: Waterman, Brander, Vardy, O’Neill

Richmond Tigers Form


Richmond continued their dominance of Essendon Bombers when winning 123-84 in the Dreamtime fixture at Optus Stadium last week.

The Tigers came home with a wet sail having been behind midway through the final quarter.

Damien Hardwick's side lost 102-74 to the Brisbane Lions three weeks ago before bouncing back with a 111-83 victory over Adelaide Crows at the SCG.

Richmond Tigers Team News


Richmond Tigers have recalled Kane Lambert after injury. 

Dion Prestia is left out after picking up a hamstring injury in last week's win.

Toby Nankervis and key forward Tom Lynch remains out. 

Richmond Tigers Team List


B: Broad, Balta, Grimes
HB: Baker, Short, Vlastuin
C: McIntosh, Cotchin, Pickett
HF: Castagna, Aarts, Bolton
F: Coleman-Jones, Martin, Riewoldt
FOLL: Chol, Edwards, Lambert
I/C: Houli, Graham, Rioli, Caddy
EMG: Mansell, Martyn, Ralphsmith, Miller

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Verdict

Richmond have had a disruptive week with travel back and forth from Perth. With the Eagles getting some big names back, they are tipped to win at home.

Best Bet: West Coast Win Match Result @-103.09 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: West Coast by 1-39 Winning Margin @140.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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