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  • St Kilda vs Fremantle Dockers tips for Sunday's AFL Round 23 match
  • Fremantle need a win to stand a chance of making the finals
  • Will the Dockers move into the eight with a victory?
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Bets.com.au Staff 21 Aug 2021
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St Kilda vs Fremantle Dockers Tips


A true ‘all or nothing’ match hosted in Tasmania concludes the home and away season. Fremantle will move into the eight with a win, while St Kilda need a big win and an unlikely turn around in percentage.
  • St Kilda vs Fremantle Dockers Tips
  • Head to Head
  • St Kilda Form
  • St Kilda Team News
  • St Kilda Team List 
  • Fremantle Dockers Form 
  • Fremantle Dockers Team News
  • Fremantle Dockers Team List 
  • St Kilda vs Fremantle Dockers FAQs

I'm tipping Fremantle to edge a thriller but for both sides to miss out of the finals.

  • St Kilda have lost 4 of their last 5 matches.
  • St Kilda have never won at Blundstone Arena. 
  • Fremantle Dockers have won 3 out of their last 4 matches against St Kilda. 
  • Fremantle Dockers won the last match 79-73 at Metricon Stadium against St Kilda. 
  • Fremantle Dockers have won 2 of their last 3 matches.

Head to Head


In recent history, the Saints and the Dockers have end matches in tight margins. The last three have been decided by a goal or less. Fremantle boast the recent winning form, but St Kilda hold a slight all-time winning advantage of 20-17. 

St Kilda Form


The odds were well and truly against St Kilda heading into these final week of the season .
A tough loss to Geelong last weekend was a fourth loss in the last five matches. A poor percentage makes it near impossible to make it back to back finals appearances for the Saints. 

St Kilda Team News


Ruckman Patty Ryder remains out and Max King and Darragh Joyce also miss this weekend's game due to injury. 

Ben Long, Paul Hunter and Jack Bytel are the ins for the Saints.

St Kilda Team List 


B: Howard, Wilkie, Long
HB: Sinclair, Webster, McKenzie
C: Ross, Hannebery, Hill
HF: Butler, Marshall, Kent
F: Higgins, Membrey, Sharman
FOLL: Hunter, Steele, Jones
I/C: Coffield, Bytel, Crouch, Clavarino

Fremantle Dockers Form 


Despite a poor percentage, Fremantle have a chance to make finals if they beat the Saints and other results go their way. 

An ideal weekend could see the Dockers finish 7th however a worst-case scenario would see them finish 12th. 

The Dockers finally overcame interstate foes last week, beating West Coast Eagles by 15 points to keep their finals hopes alive.

Fremantle Dockers Team News


Connor Blakeley sustained a hamstring injury last week against West Coast. Lachie Schultz is also ruled out.

However, in-form Andrew Brayshaw will move straight back into the lineup after serving his one-match suspension. 

Fremantle Dockers Team List 


B: Walker, Logue, Ryan
HB: Young, Pearce, Aish
C: Tucker, Mundy, Brayshaw
HF: Switkowski, Taberner, Colyer
F: Schultz, Treacy, Crowden
FOLL: Darcy, Serong, Cerra
I/C: Henry, Banfield, Meek, Watson
EMG: O’Driscoll, Acres, Hughes, Western

St Kilda vs Fremantle Dockers FAQs

Where can I watch the St Kilda vs Fremantle Dockers live stream?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch the St Kilda vs Fremantle Dockers live stream.

What time does St Kilda vs Fremantle Dockers start?

The match is being played at Blundstone Arena at 12.15pm AEDT on Sunday, August 22.

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Verdict

Both teams are unlikely to make finals regardless of the outcome of this match. Fremantle have the form and the style of play get on top of the Saints.

Best Bet: Fremantle Win Match Result $2.18 at Topsport - 3 Units

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