AFL Finals Week 1: Tips, Predictions & Betting Odds

September 24th 2020, 2:32pm, By: admin

AFL Finals Week 1 Betting Tips

It's finally here! After a disrupted season due to the COVID-19 pandemic that resulted in major delays, the 2020 AFL Finals series is finally upon us. Teh action gets underway on Thursday, the 1st of October with four massive qualifying and elimination finals set to take place across the weekend. 

We will have a dedicated preview and betting tips for every game in the AFL Finals, kicking off with the Qualifying/Elimination weekend so make sure you continue to check out our AFL Betting Tips page for updates throughout the finals! 

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AFL Finals Week 1 Betting Tips

port adelaide vs geelong

Port Adelaide claimed the minor premiership for the first time since the 2004 season. That year, they won the premiership and they'll be kicking off their finals campaign this season with a qualifying final against Geelong on Thursday night. The Cats have been one of the most successful teams in the AFL since the turn of the century and they'll mount what they hope to be another deep finals run. 


lions vs tigers

The Lions were fantastic throughout the AFL season but have arguably the toughest test of anyone in Week 1 of the finals as they come up against the reigning premiers in the Tigers, who have won their last six games on the trot.


saints vs bulldogs

The Saints are back in the finals! St Kilda will mount it's first finals campaign since the 2012 season and will be up against one of their major rivals throughout their period of dominace around 2010, the Western Bulldogs. It's win or go home for these two teams.


west coast vs collingwood

The Eagles had a chance to jump into the top four in the final round and secure the double chance, however, the chips didn't fall in their favour and they will now have to make their finals run through the lower part of the bracket. They square off against the Magpies in an elimination final on Sunday from Optus Stadium. 



AFL Premiership Odds

The race for the AFL Premiership is starting to heat up and the odds from Sportsbet are looking pretty interesting! The Tigers are currently favourites to go back to back while the Lions, Cats and Power round out the top four. 

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