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Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood Betting Tips & Predictions - Will the Bulldogs come out snarling?

A blockbuster Friday night game has been scheduled for Round 1
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Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips

The Western Bulldogs taking on Collingwood at Marvel Stadium. The Bulldogs have plenty of expectations with recruits Josh Bruce and Alex Keath plugging key holes at both ends of the ground. Collingwood's depth will be tested with key players missing which gives the advantage to the Bulldogs.

Western Bulldogs Team News

The two main recruits in Alex Keath and Josh Bruce play their first game for the Bulldogs. Following an injury-riddled 2019, Ben Cavarra is set to finally make his AFL debut.

B: Alex Keath, Zaine Cordy, Easton Wood
HB: Hayden Crozier, Jason Johannisen, Caleb Daniel
C: Bailey Smith, Marcus Bontempelli, Lachie Hunter
HF: Bailey Dale, Josh Bruce, Matthew Suckling
F: Mitch Wallis, Aaron Naughton, Sam Lloyd
Foll: Tim English, Josh Dunkley, Jack Macrae
I/C: Lewis Young, Ben Cavarra, Bailey Williams, Ryan Gardner

Collingwood Team News

Son of premiership player Gavin Brown is Tyler Brown, who makes his debut for the Magpies on Friday night.

B: Jack Crisp, Jordan Roughead, Jeremy Howe
HB: Brayden Maynard, Darcy Moore, John Noble
C: Will Hoskin-Elliot, Scott Pendlebury, Chris Mayne
HF: Tom Phillips, Brody Mihocek, Callum L. Brown
F: Jordan De Goey, Mason Cox, Jamie Elliot
Foll: Brodie Grundy, Taylor Adams, Steele Sidebottom
I/C: Josh Daicos, Josh Thomas, Tyler Brown, Jack Madgen

Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood Head to Head

Collingwood have won their last three clashes against the Western Bulldogs by 14 points and 9 points in 2019. The Western Bulldogs prevailed in the previous five matches prior to the three defeates against the Magpies.

Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood Betting Odds

The Western Bulldogs can be backed at 1.91 which represents value in my opinion. The total points line is currently set at 148.5 points. 

Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood Match Up

All-Australian ruckman Brodie Grundy was the difference between these two sides last year and could hold the key to this game. A more mature and stronger Tim English isn't expected to win the midfield battle, but his elite running game will give Collingwood plenty to think about.

Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood Key Stats

  • Brodie Grundy averages just under 44 hitouts in his last three matches versus the Western Bulldogs and has accumulated an incredible 8 of a maximum 9 Brownlow votes from them games.
  • It's five wins each in the last ten matches between the Western Bulldogs and Collingwood which dates back to 2012.
  • Collingwood are the more experienced of the two line-ups with 25 more games on average (105.6 v 80.3) and have five players with 150 or games of experience whilst the Bulldogs have two in that bracket.

Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood FAQ

When does the Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood game start?

The Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood game is scheduled to start off at 0850 GMT on Friday, 20 March 2020.

Where is the Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood match being played?

The Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood match is being played at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.

How can I live stream the Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood match?

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I am banking on the class and versatility of the Western Bulldogs to test Collingwood in this Friday night blockbuster. Bailey Dale could be the forward getting off the leash if the Bulldogs have the momentum and is a big price to kick 3+ goals.

Best Bet: Western Bulldogs Win Win Market @2.00 at bet365 - 4 Units
Value Bet: Bailey Dale To Kick 3+ Goals Market @7.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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