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Essendon Bombers vs Carlton Tips - Essendon to claim win number three

  • Essendon Bombers vs Carlton predictions for Sunday's AFL Round 7 match
  • The underdog has won 4 of the last 6 matches between Essendon and Carlton
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Essendon and Carlton clash on Sunday afternoon (Getty)
Justin Darcy 30 Apr 2021
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Essendon Bombers vs Carlton Tips

Essendon and Carlton face off on Sunday afternoon on the back of differing results. When these two sides have met in the past, the underdog has dominated with four wins from their last six meetings and the Bombers are tipped for victory.

  • Essendon Bombers come into the match off the back of a win over Collingwood
  • The underdog has won 4 of the last 6 matches between Essendon Bombers and Collingwood.
  • Carlton have lost their last 2 matches.

Head to Head

Calrton currently lead the recent head to head count 3-2. But the Bombers are 5-4 from the last 10 clashes with one draw.

Last year's meeting was decided by one point with the Blues winning 52-51.

Essendon Bombers Form

Essendon come into the match with full confidence off the back of last week's Anzac Day win against Collingwood.

The Dons have not had the best season to date, with just two wins and four losses next to their name. But could last week be the turning point?

They threw away their opening round match against the Hawks, while a narrow loss to Sydney Swans also could have ended with a win.

Essendon Bombers Team News

Jordan Ridley is expected to come back into the side after concussion a fortnight ago, while Aaron Francis should be available after rolling his ankle last week.

Essendon Bombers Team List

The Essendon team is not released yet.

Carlton Form

Carlton suffered their second straight loss to the Brisbane Lions last week and the Blues are in a sticky situation with just two wins and four losses next to their name.

Their wins have come against Gold Coast Suns and Fremantle Dockers.

Subsequent to those wins, they have suffered two straight losses to Port Adelaide and Brisbane. They did put up a brave fight in both.

Carlton Team News

Jack Silvagni looks the man to come back into the senior side this week after recovering from his shoulder injury quicker than expected.

Carlton Team List

The Carlton team is not released yet.

Essendon Bombers vs Carlton FAQs

Where can I watch the Essendon Bombers vs Carlton live stream?

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When is Essendon Bombers vs Carlton being played?

The match is being played at the MCG on Sunday, May 2.



With a strong record for the underdogs in this matchup, Essendon are tipped to take out the points.

Best Bet: Essendon To Win @111.00 at BetMGM - 10 Units

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