My Predictions- AFL Round 17, Season 2021 (Predicted winner for each game in Brackets)
(Port Adelaide) v Melbourne Demons
Essendon v (Adelaide Crows)
(Hawthorn) v Fremantle Dockers
(Carlton) v Geelong Cats
(Brisbane Lions) v St Kilda
GWS Giants v (Gold Coast Suns)
(Western Bulldogs) v Sydney Swans
Richmond v (Collingwood)
West Coast Eagles v (North Melbourne)
Thursday (Game One of Nine)
Port Adelaide v Melbourne Demons
Port Adelaide should be raring to go for this game.
Key matchup: Scott Lycett v Max Gawn
Port Adelaide Game Changer: Steven Motlop
Melbourne Demons Game Changer: Ed Langdon
My Prediction: Port Adelaide
Friday (Game Two of Nine)
Essendon v Adelaide Crows
There’s an opportunity for an upset in this game.
Key matchup: Darcy Parish v Rory Laird
Essendon Game Changer: Darcy Parish
Adelaide Crows Game Changer: Rory Laird
My Prediction: Adelaide Crows
Saturday (Game Three of Nine)
Hawthorn v Fremantle Dockers
Hawthorn can play with freedom as they know that there will be no finals for the team in season 2021; there’s less pressure on them. The Fremantle Dockers will miss Matt Taberner.
Key matchup: Jonathon Ceglar v Sean Darcy
Hawthorn Game Changer: James Worpel
Fremantle Game Changer: David Mundy
My Prediction: Hawthorn
Saturday Game (Game Four of Nine)
Carlton v Geelong Cats
Carlton won’t get a better chance to beat the Cats as the Cats are without Jeremy Cameron.
Key matchup: Jacob Weitering v Tom Hawkins
Carlton Game Changer: Nic Newman
Geelong Cats Game Changer: Sam Menegola
My Prediction: Carlton
Saturday (Game Five of Nine)
Brisbane Lions v St Kilda
This is a game that Brisbane Lions should win as they are in good form.
Key matchup: Oscar McInerney v Paddy Ryder
Brisbane Lions Game Changer: Jarryd Lyons
St Kilda Game Changer: Tim Membrey
My Prediction: Brisbane Lions
Sunday (Game Six of Nine)
GWS Giants v Gold Coast Suns
This could be an exciting game of footy to watch based on the two teams respective performances in Round 16.
Key matchup: Harry Himmelberg v Sam Collins
GWS Giants Game Changer: Tim Taranto
Gold Coast Suns Game Changer: Hugh Greenwood
My Prediction: Gold Coast Suns
Sunday (Game Seven of Nine)
Western Bulldogs v Sydney Swans
This should be a good game to watch based on the manner in which both teams played in Round 16.
Key matchup: Tim English v Tom Hickey
Western Bulldogs Game Changer: Lachie Hunter
Sydney Swans Game Changer: Callum Mills
My Prediction: Western Bulldogs
Sunday (Game Eight of Nine)
Richmond v Collingwood
Collingwood won’t get a better opportunity to cause an upset as Richmond have plenty of injuries.
Key matchup: Mabior Chol v Brodie Grundy
Richmond Game Changer: Jayden Short
Collingwood Game Changer: Darcy Cameron
My Prediction: Collingwood
Monday (Game Nine of Nine)
West Coast Eagles v North Melbourne
North Melbourne should be a great chance for North Melbourne to beat the Eagles.
Key matchup: Elliot Yeo v Ben Cunnington
West Coast Eagles Game Changer: Liam Duggan
North Melbourne Game Changer: Jy Simpkin
My Prediction: North Melbourne