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West Coast Eagles vs Richmond Tigers Tips - Tigers to boost percentage?

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Last updated: 15 Jul 2023
Rick Morris 15 Jul 2023
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  • West Coast Eagles vs Richmond Tigers predictions for Sunday's AFL match (16:40 AEST)
  • West Coast has lost their last 14 matches
  • Will Richmond get a percentage boost in the West?
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West Coast Eagles vs Richmond Tigers Preview


West Coast have been on the receiving end of some old fashioned touch ups, getting thumped in three of their past four games. Richmond should be able to take advantage of the Eagles' poor form, given the Tigers have been in winning form themselves lately. 
  • West Coast Eagles vs Richmond Tigers Preview
  • Head to Head
  • West Coast Eagles Form 
  • West Coast Eagles Team News
  • West Coast Eagles Team List 
  • Richmond Tigers Form
  • Richmond Tigers Team News
  • Richmond Tigers Team List

The Tigers should have too much firepower around the ground for the Eagles and win by 1-39.

  • West Coast has lost their last 14 matches.
  • Richmond has won 4 of their past 5 matches.

Head to Head


Richmond have won six of their last 10 in comparison to four wins for the Eagles.

In Round 8, Richmond defeated West Coast 104-58 at the MCG. In Round 16, 2022, the Tigers got the better of the Eagles 128-93 at the MCG.

West Coast Eagles Form 


The Eagles were pretty poor against the Brisbane Lions last week only managing 5.5.35 on the scoreboard to 116.

West Coast put in a solid performance against St Kilda at home in Round 16, losing 85-77.

They were belted three weeks back by Sydney at the SCG 205-34. 

West Coast Eagles Team News


Xavier O'Neill has been omitted with captain Luke Shuey named as the rover. 

Shannon Hurn is selected in the back pocket. 

Sam Petrevski-Seton and Luke Edwards are named on the extended bench. 

West Coast Eagles Team List 


B:  S. Hurn, T.Barrass, T.Cole 
HB: L.Duggan, J.McGovern, J.Hunt
C:  R.Ginbey,  T.Kelly, B.Hough
HF: J.Cripps, J.Darling, C.Chesser
F: J.Williams, O.Allen, N.Long,
FOLL: B.Williams, D.Sheed, L. Shuey 
I/C: J.Petruccelle, R.Maric, Witherden, L.Edwards, R.Bazzo, A.Gaff, E.Hewett

Richmond Tigers Form


Richmond impressed at the MCG last week defeating Sydney Swans 88-75.

The Tigers were hammered by the Brisbane Lions at the Gabba, losing 134-53.

Richmond beat St Kilda by 20 points three games ago at the MCG. 

Richmond Tigers Team News


Toby Nankervis was suspended for three weeks for his bump on Jake Lloyd. Jacob Bauer is out injured. 

Ivan Soldo comes in to replace Nankervis in the ruck. Hugo Ralphsmith, Samson Ryan, Judson Clarke and Rhyan Mansell have been included onto the interchange. 

Richmond Tigers Team List


B: N.Balta, D.Grimes - C, T.Young
HB: D.Rioli, N.Broad, N.Vlastuin
C: K.McIntosh, T.Taranto, J.Ross 
HF:  L.Baker, T.Cotchin, J.Graham
F:  J.Riewoldt, D.Martin, B.Miller
FOLL:  I.Soldo,  D.Prestia, S.Bolton
I/C: S.Banks, J.Hopper,  M.Rioli, H.Ralphsmith, J.Clarke, M.Pickett, R. Mansell, S. Ryan

Verdict

Richmond have too many classy and experienced players and should win comfortably. But West Coast can avoid another wide-margin loss.

Best Bet: Richmond by 1-39 Winning Margin @8/5 at Elitebet - 2 Units
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