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Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants Tips - Swans to beat Giants in Elimination Final

  • Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants tips for Saturday's AFL Elimination Final match
  • The Sydney rivals clash in the first Elimination Final
  • Who will keep their premiership hopes alive?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Sydney rivals clash in the Elimination Final (Getty Images)
Bets.com.au Staff 27 Aug 2021
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Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants Tips


For the third time, the Sydney squads meet in the finals with GWS unbeaten in the previous clashes. The Swans have been underestimated all season and have become one of the in-form sides heading into the finals
  • Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants Tips
  • Head to Head
  • Sydney Swans Form 
  • Sydney Swans Team News 
  • Sydney Swans Team List
  • GWS Giants Form 
  • GWS Giants Team News 
  • GWS Giants Team List 
  • Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants FAQs

Sydney are tipped to win in a tight contest.

  • Sydney Swans have won 7 of their last 8 matches.
  • Sydney Swans are undefeated when playing in Tasmania.
  • Sydney Swans won the most recent match 98-72 against GWS Giants.
  • GWS Giants have won 4 of their last 5 matches.

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Head to Head


The Battle of the Bridge rivalry was split this year, but will be decided in Tasmania in the Elimination Final.

GWS won the first match between the sides this season 71-69 at the SCG against Sydney. The Swansy won the most recent match 98-72 at Metricon Stadium

Sydney do have the winning record against the Giants when playing interstate, although GWS have yet to lose in the finals against hometown rivals. 

Sydney Swans Form 


Sydney head into the 2021 finals with momentum as they finished the season winning seven out of their last eight matches.

The Swans dismantled the Gold Coast Suns last Saturday, winning by 87 points for their second largest winning margin for the season. 

Sydney ended the season as one of the top attacking teams, finishing second in Goals and Goal Assists, and were also the most accurate side in front of goal.

Sydney Swans Team News 


Midfield veterans Josh Kennedy and Callum Mills are both ruled out and Logan McDonald is not ready to return from a fractured cheekbone.

Chad Warner and James Bell come into the Swans side for their first finals.

Sydney Swans Team List


B: H.Cunningham, L.Melican, D.Rampe
HB: J.Lloyd, T.McCartin, J.McInerney
C: J.Dawson, G.Hewett, I.Heeney
HF: W.Hayward, H.McLean, E.Gulden
F: T.Papley, L.Franklin, S.Wicks
FOLL: T.Hickey, L.Parker, J.Rowbottom
I/C: C.O’Riordan, C.Warner, O.Florent, J.Bell
EMG: S.Reid, C.Sinclair, B.Campbell, R.Fox

GWS Giants Form 


Ending the season with three wins in a row, the Giants are once again back in the finals after only one year away.

For most of the year, GWS were on the outside looking in but they finished the season with a 14-point win against Carlton to book their spot in the finals.

The Giants were one of the most efficient teams across the ground, especially in their attacking 50. GWS finished 2nd in Efficiency Inside 50, only behind the Western Bulldogs. 

GWS Giants Team News 


Captain Stephen Coniglio is promoted from medical-sub and into the line-up for the Elimination Final as his leadership will be needed. 

Ruckman Shane Mumford also returns after being rested with Tom Green and Sam Reid also ins.

Adam Kennedy and Xavier O’Halloran are both ruled out with injuries.

GWS Giants Team List 


B: J.Stein, S.Taylor, I.Cumming
HB: L.Ash, N.Haynes, L.Whitfield
C: J.Kelly, S.Coniglio, H.Perryman
HF: T.Taranto, H.Himmelberg, T.Greene
F: Z.Sproule, J.Hogan, M.de Boer
FOLL: S.Mumford, J.Hopper, C.Ward
I/C: S.Reid, D.Lloyd, T.Green, C.Idun
EMG: K.Briggs, T.Bruhn, P.Davis, C.Stone

Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants FAQs

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What time does Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants start?

The match is being played at UTAS Stadium at 3.20pm AEDT on Saturday, August 28.

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Verdict

In a win or go home contest, the Giants have proven in the past that they can handle the immense pressure. But this Swans side have momentum and are unlikely to stumble now to their arch-rivals. Sydney are tipped to edge out GWS.

Best Bet: Swans Win Match Result $1.75 at Boombet - 3 Units
Value Bet: Swans by 1-39 Winning Margin $2.15 at Sportsbet - 2 Units

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