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Richmond vs Geelong Betting Tips, Preview & Odds - Who will win the AFL Grand Final?

  • Richmond hosts Geelong in the AFL Grand Final
  • Richmond have won two of the last three premierships
  • Geelong hero Gary Ablett will be retiring after the match
  • Who will win the 2020 AFL Grand Final?
Richmond vs Geelong Betting Tips, Preview & Odds
Geelong and Richmond will go head to head in the 2020 AFL Grand Final (Getty)
Geelong Cats take on Richmond Tigers in the 2020 AFL Grand Final at the Gabba in Brisbane rather than the MCG.

This final will be like no other before, being played away from Melbourne and with two Victorian sides contesting the big dance.

Geelong beat Brisbane to reach the Grand Final, while Richmond beat Port Adelaide in a thriller and will bid to retain their premiership flag.

Richmond Form & Team News

The Tigers are the form team heading into this match, not just based off their past five or six performances, but because of the dominant force they have proven to be over the last three years.

They have won two of the last three flags and will be looking to make that four on Saturday.

Richmond were beaten in their first final due to a lack of discipline against the Brisbane Lions, but straightened themselves up against St Kilda with a five goal win.

The Tigers were borderline giving away some silly free kicks last week against Port Adelaide, but they prevailed to make it through to the big one and will be on their best behaviour for this match.

Predicted line up

FB: N. Broad, D. Grimes, N. Balta
HB: L. Baker, N. Vlastuin, B. Houli
C: K. McIntosh, D. Presita, M. Pickett
HF: J. Graham, J. Castagna, D. Martin
FF: T. Lynch, J. Riewoldt, S. Bolton
FOL: T. Nankervis, S. Edwards, T. Cotchin
I/C: D. Astbury, J. Short, D. Rioli, K. Lambert

Geelong Form & Team News

Geelong are a team with a sense of timing about them and are now a win away from the premiership.

They were beyond poor against Port Adelaide in their first final, before putting together arguably the strongest four quarters of footy that we have seen this season against the Pies in the semi-final.

They toyed with Brisbane in the second-half last week with Gary Ablett proving he still has plenty of tricks up his sleeve.

Patrick Dangerfield has said all throughout the year that this is his premiership season and, with Ablett retiring at the end of the match, could this be the send off that he deserves after such an impeccable career.

Predicted line up

FB: J. Henry, H. Taylor, J. Kolodjashnij
HB: L. Henderson, M. Blicavs, T. Stewart
C: M. Duncan, J. Selwood, S. Menegola
HF: L. Dalhaus, G. Rohan, G. Miers
FF: M. O'Connor, T. Hawkins, S. Simpson
FOL: R. Stanley, P. Dangerfield, C. Guthrie
I/C: Z. Tuohy, B. Parfitt, G. Ablett, J. Bews

Richmond vs Geelong Head To Head

Richmond hold the recent head to head record 4-1, with Geelong's win coming in June 2019.

A Grand Final is a totally different ball game so there are reasons for and against both sides heading into the match.

Richmond vs Geelong Betting Odds

Richmond are your Grand Final favourites at $1.80 while Geelong a touch better than even money at $2.10.

The line has beens set for Richmond at -3.5.

Richmond vs Geelong Match Up

The key match up for this game is between Patrick Dangerfield and Dustin Martin in the middle of the ground.

They are two champions of the game and both Brownlow medalists.

Dangerfield is so deserving of a premiership medal while you cannot take anything away from what Dusty has done in his two grand final wins in the last three years.

They will likely line up on each other to kick off the game which will be a spectacle to behold, and whoever ends up with the first clearance could well get their side off to the perfect start in this match.

Richmond vs Geelong Key Stats

  • Geelong are unbeaten at the Gabba this season
  • Jack Riewoldt has kicked seven goals across his two Grand Finals
  • Dustin Martin has won both Norm Smith Medals that he has played for

Richmond vs Geelong FAQ

What time is the Richmond vs Geelong Grand Final?

The Richmond vs Geelong Grand Final will be played at 7.30pm on Saturday, October 24.

Where is the Richmond vs Geelong Grand Final?

The Richmond vs Geelong Grand Final will be played at the Gabba in Brisbane.

How can I lives stream the Richmond vs Geelong Grand Final?

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Verdict

We will be backing Geelong to win the flag in a tight contest.

Jack Riewoldt could be in for another bag of goals for Richmond.

Best Bet: Geelong To Win @110 at BetMGM - 10 Units
Roughie: Jack Riewoldt 3+ goals @650 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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