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Port Adelaide vs Hawthorn Betting Tips, Preview & Odds - Power to bounce back against Hawks

  • Port Adelaide host Hawthorn at Adelaide Oval
  • First bounce is at 4.35pm AEST on Saturday
  • Port Adelaide lost by 60 points last week
  • Hawthorn have won 1 of their last 7 games
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Charlie Dixon will be key for Port Adelaide on Saturday (Getty Images)

Port Adelaide will have a point to prove when they host Hawthorn at Adelaide Oval in AFL Round 13 on Saturday. The ladder leaders were beaten by 60 points by Geelong Cats last week, but how will they react against the Hawks?

The Hawks went down by 32 points at West Coast and have been struggling for goals. Can they find a spark and keep alive slim hopes of making the finals? 

Port Adelaide Form & Team News


The Power remain atop of the ladder, but they saw their four-point lead eradicated after a thumping at the hands of the Cats as Tom Hawkins kicked six for Geelong. 

Port reacted brilliantly when beaten by St Kilda four weeks ago, coming out and recording a 51-point victory over Melbourne Demons in their next game. The Hawks could get the same treatment if Power bounce back in the same way.

Brad Ebert could be in line for a return to the Port side after recovering from concussion.

Round 12 team listed with Round 13 list not available:

B: D.Houston, T.Clurey, T.McKenzie
HB: H.Hartlett, T.Jonas, D.Byrne-Jones
C: X.Duursma, O.Wines, K.Amon
HF: S.Powell-Pepper, M.Georgiades, K.Farrell
F: Z.Butters, C.Dixon, R.Gray
FOLL: S.Lycett, T.Rockliff, T.Boak
I/C: S.Motlop, S.Mayes, P.Ladhams, B.Woodcock

Hawthorn Form & Team News


Hawthorn put up a fist of things before losing 81-49 to West Coast Eagles last weekend. That followed a 48-32 defeat to Fremantle Dockers.

It is now just one win in the last seven games for the Hawks, who sit 16th on the ladder. They are, however, two wins adrift of the top eight and are clinging onto faint hopes of making the finals.

What is hampering Hawthord is a mounting injury list that has seen ACL rupture victim James Sicily added to it this week and Jaeger O’Meara's participation cast into doubt due to a fractured hand. Isaac Smith could return if he passes a late test.

Round 12 team listed with Round 13 list not available:

B: B.Hardwick, J.Frawley, J.Sicily
HB: W.Day, S.Frost, B.Stratton
C: C.Jiath, J.O‘Meara, C.Glass
HF: J.Gunston, L.Breust, C.Wingard
F: H.Morrison, T.O‘Brien, L.Shiels
FOLL: B.McEvoy, J.Worpel, T.Mitchell
I/C: J.Impey, S.Burgoyne, J.Scrimshaw, C.Nash

Port Adelaide vs Hawthorn Head to Head


The Hawks won the last two games against Port Adelaide, but both came at home. Power won the last meeting between the sides at Adelaide Oval. Over the past 8 fixtures, it is four wins each.

Port Adelaide vs Hawthorn Odds


Port Adelaide are one of the shortest priced favourites of the round at $1.15 to win. Hawthorn are $5.50 outsiders with the line set at a massive +26.5 for the Hawks.

Port Adelaide vs Hawthorn Stats


  • Port Adelaide have not lost back-to-back games this season.
  • Charlie Dixon has scored 6 goals in his last 5 games for Port Adelaide.
  • Hawthorn have won 1 of their last 7 matches.
  • Hawthorn have won the last 2 matches against Port Adelaide.
  • Hawthorn and Port Adelaide have shared 4 wins each across the last 8 AFL season games. 

Port Adelaide vs Hawthorn FAQs

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Where is Port Adelaide vs Hawthorn taking place?

Port Adelaide vs Hawthorn is being played at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, South Australia.

What time does Port Adelaide vs Hawthorn start?

Port Adelaide vs Hawthorn is being played at 4.35pm AEST on Saturday 22 August 2020.

Verdict

Port Adelaide reacted in the best possible way to their last defeat. The same is predicted against the Hawks, who could be in for a heavy defeat.

Best Bet: Port Adelaide -26.5 Match Handicap @1.91 at Sportsbet - 3 Units
Value Bet: Port Adelaide by 40+ Winning Margin @2.90 at Ladbrokes Australia - 1 Unit

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