• Home
  • AFL
  • AFL Grand Final

Collingwood Magpies vs Brisbane Lions Tips - Can the Lions stun the Magpies in the AFL Grand Final?

ben-darvill
Editor
Last updated: 29 Sep 2023
Ben Darvill 29 Sep 2023
Share this article
Or copy link
  • Collingwood Magpies vs Brisbane Lions predictions for Saturday's AFL Grand Final 
  • The Grand Final will be played at the MCG (14:30 AEST)
  • Which side will win it all in the Grand Final?
  • Preview, stats & head to head
Expired
Collingwood Magpies and Brisbane Lions (Getty Images)
Collingwood Magpies and Brisbane Lions (Getty Images)

Collingwood Magpies vs Brisbane Lions AFL Grand Final Tips


Here we are, at the end of a long and arduous season that has seen every facet of each player and side tested to the limit. Only the Collingwood Magpies and Brisbane Lions are left standing on the precipice of greatness. 
  • Collingwood Magpies vs Brisbane Lions Tips
  • Head To Head
  • Collingwood Magpies Form 
  • Collingwood Magpies Team News
  • Collingwood Magpies Team List
  • Brisbane Lions Form 
  • Brisbane Lions Team News
  • Brisbane Lions Team List

In the straight shootout that is the Grand Final, which of the Magpies and Lions will finally come out on top? The Lions might just offer a bit of value.

Head To Head


The last clash between the two teams saw the Lions battle to a 124-100 win over the Magpies back in August, with this extending Brisbane's winning run to six matches. 

The Magpies have won the other four in their last 10 meetings, but their head to head is worrying for the Pies. 

Collingwood Magpies Form 


The Collingwood Magpies finished the regular season as the top side, but they were just a win ahead of their next opponents in what became a tight race to snare the minor premiership. 

The Qualifying Final allowed the Pies to pick up a morale-boosting 60-53 win over the Melbourne Demons.

They then edged to the tightest of wins over the GWS Giants in a 58-57 triumph in last week's Preliminary Final. Are the Magpies running out of steam at the worst possible time?

Collingwood Magpies Team News


Daniel McStay missed out with injury with Billy Frampton getting the vote to replace him.

Collingwood Magpies Team List


B: Murphy, Moore, Howe
HB: Maynard, Frampton, Quaynor
C: Sidebottom, Pendlebury, Markov
HF: Hill, Mihocek, Elliott
F: McCreery, De Goey, J.Daicos
FOL: Cox, N.Daicos, Crisp
I/C: Mitchell, Cameron, Hoskin-Elliott, Ginnivan
EMG: Lipinski, Noble, Macrae, Harrison

Brisbane Lions Form 


What a season it has been for the Brisbane Lions, with the side finishing in second in the home and away season before taking just two finals matches to make it to the biggest event in the AFL. 

The Lions finished four points behind the Magpies on the ladder and were given the unenviable task of taking on the Port Adelaide Power in the Qualifying Final. 

However, they saw their opponents off in one of the best displays of the season as they secured a 123-75 win. A tighter 79-63 win over Carlton followed in last week's Preliminary Final.

Brisbane Lions Team News


The Lions have named Jack Payne among the emergencies despite an ankle injury.

Lachie Neale has been cleared to play on Saturday despite falling on his shoulder in the Prelims.

Brisbane Lions Team List


B: Starcevich, Andrews, Gardiner
HB: McKenna, Lester, Coleman
C: McCluggage, Dunkley, Zorko
HF: Cameron, Hipwood, Ah Chee
F: Rayner, Daniher, Bailey
FOL: McInerney, Neale, Berry
I/C: Robertson, McCarthy, Fletcher, Wilmot
EMG: Lyons, Tunstill, Fort, Payne

Verdict

With so much on the line, I am backing the Magpies to fumble in the Grand Final and suffer another Grand Final heartache.

Brisbane have a great record against the Pies of late, and I am backing them to edge to a stunning victory.

Best Bet1: Brisbane Lions Match Winner @11/10 at Boombet - 1 Unit
Best Bet2: Lions By 1-39 Winning Margin @16/11 at picklebet - 1 Unit
Brisbane Lions
Match Winner
@11/10 - 1 Unit
Join Boombet.com.au
Aus owned. Based in Melbourne.

Boombet.com.au with a brand-new website designed for online betting speed. 18+ only. T&Cs apply. Imagine what you could be buying instead.

Bet at Boombet
Lions By 1-39
Winning Margin
@16/11 - 1 Unit
Next Generation Betting app
Use code BETS

Exciting new betting app now live. Use code BETS on sign-up. 18+ only. T&Cs apply. Imagine what you could be buying instead.

Bet at picklebet

Top Betting Sites

special-offer-1Betting offers

Upcoming Events

20 July 2024

  • 2024 Supercars Sydney SuperNight
  • -
  • Motor Sport
  • Roughie Tips - July 20
  • -
  • Horse Racing
Load More
Betting Slip | 30 Sep 2023

Collingwood v Brisbane