My Predictions- AFL Round 20, Season 2021 (Predicted winner for each game in Brackets)
(St Kilda) v Carlton
(Western Bulldogs) v Adelaide Crows
North Melbourne v (Geelong Cats)
(Gold Coast Suns) v Melbourne Demons
(Collingwood) v West Coast Eagles
(Essendon) v Sydney Swans
(Hawthorn) v Brisbane Lions
GWS Giants v (Port Adelaide)
(Fremantle Dockers) v Richmond
Friday (Game One of Nine)
St Kilda v Carlton
Both teams have plenty to play for; St Kilda have to stay in touch with the top eight, while Carlton need a win to get the media off their back!
Key matchup: Zak Jones v Patrick Cripps
St Kilda Game Changer: Tim Membrey
Carlton Game Changer: Harry McKay
My Prediction: St Kilda
Saturday (Game Two of Nine)
Western Bulldogs v Adelaide Crows
The Western Bulldogs will be boosted by the return of Easton Wood and Josh Dunkley.
Key matchup: Jack Macrae v Rory Laird
Western Bulldogs Game Changer: Marcus Bontempelli
Adelaide Crows Game Changer: Rory Laird
My Prediction: Western Bulldogs
Saturday (Game Three of Nine)
North Melbourne v Geelong Cats
The Cats should have a comfortable win as North Melbourne have some key players injured.
Key matchup: Jy Simpkin v Cameron Guthrie
North Melbourne Game Changer: Nick Larkey
Geelong Cats Game Changer: Sam Menegola
My Prediction: Geelong Cats
Saturday Game (Game Four of Nine)
Gold Coast Suns v Melbourne Demons
Gold Coast Suns have an opportunity to cause an upset. For some reason the Demons dropped Michael Hibberd and James Jordon.
Key matchup: Zac Smith v Max Gawn
Gold Coast Suns Game Changer: Jeremy Sharp
Melbourne Demons Game Changer: James Harmes
My Prediction: Gold Coast Suns
Saturday (Game Five of Nine)
Collingwood v West Coast Eagles
Collingwood should win this game as they have some key players returning; Chris Mayne, Josh Thomas, Will Hoskin-Elliott and last but not least Jeremy Howe.
Key matchup: Brody Grundy v Nic Naitanui
Collingwood Game Changer: Brody Mihocek
West Coast Eagles Game Changer: Jamie Cripps
My Prediction: Collingwood
Saturday (Game Six of Nine)
Essendon v Sydney Swans
Essendon must win this game in order to keep their top 8 hopes alive.
Key matchup: Kyle Langford v Luke Parker
Essendon Game Changer: James Stewart
Sydney Swans Game Changer: Callum Mills
My Prediction: Essendon
Sunday (Game Seven of Nine)
Hawthorn v Brisbane Lions
Hawthorn have a chance to cause an upset as the Lions flaws were exposed in the opening two quarters of their Round 19 game against the Suns.
Key matchup: Tom Mitchell v Jarryd Lyons
Hawthorn Game Changer: Tom Phillips
Brisbane Lions Game Changer: Oscar McInerney
My Prediction: Hawthorn
Sunday (Game Eight of Nine)
GWS Giants v Port Adelaide
Port Adelaide should win as they will want to improve on their Round 19 display, despite beating Collingwood.
Key matchup: Shane Mumford v Scott Lycett
GWS Giants Game Changer: Tim Taranto
Port Adelaide Game Changer: Dan Houston
My Prediction: Port Adelaide
Sunday (Game Nine of Nine)
Fremantle Dockers v Richmond
The Dockers have a big chance of beating a depleted Richmond team.
Key matchup: David Mundy v Trent Cotchin
Fremantle Dockers Game Changer: David Mundy
Richmond Game Changer: Jayden Short
My Prediction: Fremantle Dockers