AFL 2023 Round 19 – Betting tips & Predictions

AFL 2023 Round 19
AFL 2023 Round 19

With Collingwood having forged a gap between themselves and Port Adelaide at the top of the AFL table, game week 19 promises to be a fascinating one.

Fittingly, Collingwood travel to Port Adelaide in game week 19, with betting apps across Australia looking to offer the best AFL betting odds. 

Elsewhere, there are big games in the race for a top 4 finish, a top 8 finish and the wooden spoon battle – making AFL game week 19 an intriguing prospect.

Round 19 Fixtures

FixturesInfo (AEST)Home OddsAway Odds
Essendon vs Western BulldogsMarvel Stadium, 21st July, 19:50$2.20$1.80
Richmond vs HawthornMCG, 22nd July, 13:45$1.40$3.25
Carlton vs West CoastMarvel Stadium, 22nd July, 14:10$1.03$23.00
Brisbane vs GeelongThe Gabba, 22nd July, 16:10$1.50$2.70
Port Adelaide vs CollingwoodAdelaide Oval, 22nd July, 19:40$2.02$1.85
Fremantle vs SydneyOptus Stadium, 22nd July, 19:40$2.00$1.87
GWS Giants vs Gold CoastManuka Oval, 23rd July, 13:10$1.58$2.40
Melbourne vs AdelaideMCG, 23rd July, 15:20$1.36$3.25
St Kilda vs North MelbourneMarvel Stadium, 23rd July, 16:40$1.22$4.80

Essendon vs Western Bulldogs

Two sides that need points in their respective top 8 chases face off, as Essendon host the Western Bulldogs. Things have taken a turn at Essendon, with the side having won just one of their last four outings and slipping to 8th in the table as a result.

The Western Bulldogs meanwhile have endured some similar results but against much tougher opposition, a fact that should give them increased confidence here.

This will be a tight one, but the Western Bulldogs look due a win and it could well come here.

BookmakerSam’s TipOdds
Total Points – Under 169.5$1.89
Bet365 LogoWinning Margin: Western Bulldogs 13-24$5.50
Unibet LogoWestern Bulldogs to win the match$1.80

Predicted Squads

EssendonEssendon: Andrew McGrath, Andrew Phillips, Archie Perkins, Ben Hobbs, B. Zerk-Thatcher    , Darcy Parish, Dyson Heppell, Jake Kelly, Jake Stringer, Jayden Laverde    , Jordan Ridley, Jye Caldwell, Kyle Langford, Mason Redman, Matt Guelfi, Nic Martin, Nick Bryan, Peter Wright, Sam Durham, Sam Weideman, Will Snelling, Zach Merrett.

Western BulldogsWestern Bulldogs: Aaron Naughton, Adam Treloar, Alex Keath, Anthony Scott, Bailey Dale, Bailey Smith, Bailey Williams, Caleb Daniel, Cody Weightman, Jack Macrae, Jamarra Ugle-Hagan, Laitham Vandermeer, Liam Jones, Marcus Bontempelli, Mitch Hannan, Oskar Baker, Rhylee West, Rory Lobb, Taylor Duryea, Tim English, Tim O'Brien, Tom Liberatore.

Richmond vs Hawthorn

A resurgent Richmond will be looking to continue their push for a top 8 finish, as they take on lowly Hawthorn. Having won 5 of their last 6 matches, Richmond look to have a fresh look about them and they certainly have the momentum – with the end of the season on the horizon.

Hawthorn meanwhile look to have lost their winning touch, having lost their last 4 matches and a top 8 finish certainly looks to be beyond them now.

This will be a closer game than the odds at face value suggest but Richmond should get the job done here.

BookmakerSam’s TipOdds
Jack Riewoldt – First Goal scorer$9.50
Bet365 LogoRichmond to win the match.$1.40
Unibet LogoTotal Points – Under 162.5$1.90

Predicted Squads

Richmond TigersRichmond: Daniel Rioli, Dustin Martin, Dylan Grimes, Hugo Ralphsmith, Jack Graham, Jack Riewoldt, Jack Ross, Jayden Short, Judson Clarke, Kamdyn McIntosh, Liam Baker, Nathan Broad, Nick Vlastuin, Noah Balta, Samson Ryan, Tim Taranto, Toby Nankervis, Trent Cotchin.

HawthornHawthorn: Blake Hardwick, Cameron Mackenzie, Connor MacDonald, Conor Nash, Dylan Moore, Jack Scrimshaw, Jacob Koschitzke, Jai Newcombe, James Blanck, James Worpel, Jarman Impey, Josh Weddle, Karl Amon, Lachie Bramble, Lloyd Meek, Luke Breust, Mitchell Lewis, Ned Reeves, Sam Frost, Seamus Mitchell, Tyler Brockman, Will Day.

Carlton vs West Coast

Having put an end to Port Adelaide’s stunning winning run in emphatic style last time out, Carlton look set to back it up against West Coast.

The points have flowed for Carlton in recent weeks, picking up 4 consecutive wins to climb the table and they look to be finding form at the right time.

However, the landscape for West Coast looks more bleak than ever – with just one win from 18 games played and they look to be waiting for the campaign to end.
This should be one-way traffic, with Carlton sure to get over the line.

BookmakerSam’s TipOdds
Carlton to be winning at HT and FT$1.10
Bet365 LogoWinning Margin: Carlton 49-60$5.00
Unibet LogoFirst Goal Scorer: Charlie Curnow$4.50

Predicted Squads

Carlton BluesCarlton: Adam Cerra, Adam Saad, Alex Cincotta, Blake Acres, Brodie Kemp, Charlie Curnow, David Cuningham, Harry McKay, Jack Martin, Jacob Weitering, Jordan Boyd, Lachie Fogarty, Marc Pittonet, Matthew Cottrell, Matthew Kennedy, Matthew Owies, Mitch McGovern, Nic Newman, Paddy Dow, Patrick Cripps, Sam Docherty, Sam Walsh, Tom De Koning.

West Coast EaglesWest Coast: Alex Witherden, Andrew Gaff, Bailey J. Williams, Brady Hough, Dom Sheed, Elijah Hewett, Elliot Yeo, Jack Darling, Jack Petruccelle, Jack Williams, Jayden Hunt, Liam Duggan, Luke Edwards, Luke Shuey, Noah Long, Oscar Allen, Reuben Ginbey, Rhett Bazzo, Ryan Maric, S. Petrevski-Seton, Thomas Barrass, Tim Kelly.

Brisbane vs Geelong

Two sides chasing a top 4 place do battle at the Gabba as Brisbane host Geelong.

Having suffered a painstaking 1-point loss to Melbourne last time out, Brisbane will be eager to appease that here and to keep their expectant home fans.

Geelong meanwhile have snuck under the radar in recent times, winning their last 4 matches and they now find themselves 5th in the table – on the coat tails of opponents Brisbane.

This should be one of the best games of the weekend and Brisbane will fancy their chances at home. 

BookmakerSam’s TipOdds
Total Points – Over 173.5$1.90
Bet365 LogoWinning Margin: Brisbane 1-12$6.00
Unibet LogoBrisbane to win the match$1.50

Predicted Squads

Brisbane LionsBrisbane: Brandon Starcevich, Cameron Rayner, Charlie Cameron, Conor McKenna, Darcy Wilmot, Deven Robertson, Eric Hipwood, Harris Andrews, Hugh McCluggage, Jack Payne, Jarrod Berry, Joe Daniher, Josh Dunkley, Lachie Neale, Lincoln McCarthy, Oscar McInerney, Ryan Lester, Zac Bailey.

Geelong CatsGeelong: Bradley Close, Gary Rohan, Isaac Smith, Jack Bowes, Jack Henry, Jake Kolodjashnij, Jed Bews, Jeremy Cameron, Max Holmes, Mitch Duncan, Sam De Koning, Tom Atkins, Tom Hawkins, Tom Stewart, Tyson Stengle, Zach Guthrie, Zach Tuohy.

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Fremantle vs Sydney

Two sides with work to do if they are to fight their way into the top 8 face off, as Fremantle host Sydney.

Things have taken a turn for the worst for Fremantle in recent times, with their barren run seeing them skip to 15th place in the table, with just a handful of matches to play.

Sydney meanwhile are enduring similar struggles, sat in 14th place but their win over the Western Bulldogs last time out should give them a boost of sorts.

This is a tough one to call but perhaps Fremantle could pick up a valuable win here. 

BookmakerSam’s TipOdds
Fremantle to win the match$2.00
Bet365 LogoTotal Points – Under 165.5$1.90
Unibet LogoWinning Margin: Fremantle 1-12$6.00

Predicted Squads

Fremantle DockersFremantle: Alex Pearce, Andrew Brayshaw, Brandon Walker, Brennan Cox, Caleb Serong, Ethan Hughes, Hayden Young, Jaeger O'Meara, Jordan Clark, Josh Treacy, Jye Amiss, Lachlan Schultz, Liam Henry, Luke Jackson, Luke Ryan, Matthew Johnson, Michael Walters, Michael Frederick, Nat Fyfe, Neil Erasmus, Sam Switkowski, Sean Darcy.

Sydney SwansSydney: Braeden Campbell, Callum Mills, Dane Rampe, Errol Gulden, Harry Cunningham, Hayden McLean, Isaac Heeney, Jake Lloyd, James Rowbottom, Joel Amartey, Lewis Melican, Logan McDonald, Nick Blakey, Oliver Florent, Robbie Fox, Ryan Clarke, Tom Papley.

Port Adelaide vs Collingwood

The hotly anticipated battle between the top two sides in the AFL table is upon us, as Port Adelaide host Collingwood.

Prior to game week 18, Port Adelaide had gone toe-to-toe with Collingwood but their defeat to Carlton last time out could clip their wings a little.

Collingwood meanwhile have been imperious this term, losing just two matches and they have looked impenetrable in recent weeks.

This should be an absolute classic but Collingwood should manage to get over the line when it matters. 

BookmakerSam’s TipOdds
Collingwood to win the match$1.85
Bet365 LogoWinning Margin: Collingwood 1-12$6.00
Unibet LogoTotal Points – Over 165.5$1.89

Predicted Squads

Port Adelaide PowerPort Adelaide: Aliir Aliir, Charlie Dixon, Connor Rozee, Dan Houston, Darcy Byrne-Jones, Dylan Williams, J. Horne-Francis, Jed McEntee, Jeremy Finlayson, Josh Sinn, Kane Farrell, Miles Bergman, Ollie Wines, Quinton Narkle, Ryan Burton, Sam Powell-Pepper, Scott Lycett, Todd Marshall, Travis Boak, Trent McKenzie, Willem Drew, Zak Butters.

Collingwood MagpiesCollingwood: Ashley Johnson, Bobby Hill, Brayden Maynard, Brody Mihocek, Darcy Cameron, Darcy Moore, Harvey Harrison, Isaac Quaynor, Jack Crisp, Jamie Elliott, Jeremy Howe, John Noble, Josh Daicos, Mason Cox, Nathan Murphy, Nick Daicos, Oleg Markov, Patrick Lipinski, Scott Pendlebury, Taylor Adams, Tom Mitchell, W. Hoskin-Elliott.

Greater Western Sydney vs Gold Coast

The in-form side in the AFL table Greater Western Sydney take on a new look Gold Coast side, in what should be an excellent fixture.

Five consecutive wins has pushed the GWS Giants bang into top 8 contention and writing them off looks dangerous currently.

Gold Coast meanwhile find themselves under new management and a change at the top got them a useful win over St Kilda last time out – something they will be eager to build upon.

Momentum is with GWS though and they should prevail at home here. 

BookmakerSam’s TipOdds
GWS Giants to win the match$1.58
Bet365 LogoTotal Points – Under 166.5$1.89
Unibet LogoToby Greene First Goal Scorer$8.00

Predicted Squads

GWS GiantsGreater Western Sydney: Aaron Cadman, Callan Ward, Callum M Brown, Connor Idun, Daniel Lloyd, Finn Callaghan, H. Himmelberg, Harry Perryman, Jack Buckley, Jake Riccardi, Josh Kelly, Kieren Briggs, Lachie Ash, Lachie Whitfield, Lachlan Keeffe, Nick Haynes, Sam Taylor, Stephen Coniglio, Toby Bedford, Toby Greene, Tom Green, Xavier O'Halloran.

Gold Coast SunsGold Coast: Bailey Humphrey, Ben Ainsworth, Ben King, Ben Long, Brandon Ellis, Brayden Fiorini, Charlie Ballard, Darcy MacPherson, David Swallow, Hewego Paul Oea, Jack Lukosius, Jarrod Witts, Lachie Weller, Levi Casboult, Mac Andrew, Malcolm Rosas, Matthew Rowell, Nick Holman, Noah Anderson, Sam Collins, Sam Flanders, Wil Powell.

Melbourne vs Adelaide

Melbourne will be looking to kick on following their big win over Brisbane last time out, as they take on a faltering Adelaide team.

4th place in the table is representative of the strong season Melbourne have had this term and they will want to keep picking up results with the end of the season looming.

Adelaide meanwhile have won just one of their last 4 matches and they need to pick up points if they are to have any chance of a top 8 finish.

This should be a cracking game, with Melbourne most likely to come out on top at home.

BookmakerSam’s TipOdds
Melbourne to win the match$1.38
Bet365 LogoTotal Points – Over 166.5$1.90
Unibet LogoWinning Margin: Melbourne 13-24$5.50

Predicted Squads

Melbourne DemonsMelbourne: Alex Neal-Bullen, Angus Brayshaw, Bayley Fritsch, Brodie Grundy, Christian Petracca, Christian Salem, Ed Langdon, Harrison Petty, Jack Viney, Jacob Van Rooyen, Jake Lever, James Jordon, Joel Smith, Judd McVee, Kade Chandler, Kysaiah Pickett, Lachie Hunter, Max Gawn, Michael Hibberd, Steven May, Tom Sparrow, Trent Rivers.

Adelaide CrowsAdelaide: Ben Keays, Brodie Smith, Chayce Jones, Darcy Fogarty, Izak Rankine, Jake Soligo, Jordan Dawson, Jordon Butts, Josh Rachele, Josh Worrell, Lachlan Murphy, Lachlan Sholl, Luke Pedlar, Max Michalanney, Mitchell Hinge, Nick Murray, Reilly O'Brien, Riley Thilthorpe, Rory Laird, Rory Sloane, Taylor Walker, Wayne Milera.

St Kilda vs North Melbourne

A good old Victoria derby is on the horizon as St Kilda take on North Melbourne at Marvel Stadium.

Results of late have been a little underwhelming for St Kilda, who have won just one of their last 5 matches but still find themselves very much in the top 6 and in the mix for playoff action.

North Melbourne meanwhile have endured a rough season, with problems on and off the pitch and they will not be relishing this challenge.

This looks to be the perfect game for St Kilda, who should win comfortably here. 

BookmakerSam’s TipOdds
St Kilda to win the match$1.22
Bet365 LogoTotal Points – Over 163.5 $1.90
Unibet LogoNick Larkey First Goal Scorer$1.80

Predicted Squads

St KildaSt Kilda: Anthony Caminiti, Ben Paton, Brad Crouch, Bradley Hill, Callum Wilkie, Dan Butler, Dougal Howard, Jack Higgins, Jack Sinclair, Jack Steele, Jade Gresham, Jimmy Webster, Josh Battle, Liam Stocker, Marcus Windhager, Mason Wood, Mattaes Phillipou, Max King, Mitchito Owens, N. Wanganeen-Milera, Rowan Marshall, Ryan Byrnes.

North MelbourneNorth Melbourne: Aidan Corr, Bailey Scott, Ben McKay, C. Coleman-Jones, Cameron Zurhaar, Eddie Ford, George Wardlaw, Griffin Logue, Harry Sheezel, Hugh Greenwood, Jack Ziebell, Jaidyn Stephenson, Jy Simpkin, Liam Shiels, Luke McDonald, Nick Larkey, Paul Curtis, Phoenix Spicer, Tarryn Thomas, Todd Goldstein, Tom Powell, Will Phillips.

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