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Western Bulldogs vs Gold Coast Suns Tips - Dogs to claim a hard-fought win

  • Western Bulldogs vs Gold Coast Suns tips for Saturday's AFL Round 10 clash
  • This game will be played at Marvel Stadium
  • Can Gold Coast prove competitive with the Dogs?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
Western Bulldogs vs Gold Coast Suns
Western Bulldogs vs Gold Coast Suns takes place on Saturday afternoon. (Getty)
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Justin Darcy 20 May 2022
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Western Bulldogs vs Gold Coast Suns Tips


The Suns have put together back-to-back wins over top five sides and look for the hat-trick against the inconsistent Dogs. Gold Coast have a poor record in this fixture though and I'm tipping a home win.

Given their recent matches have been rather close, I am keen to back them by 1-39 points in what is going to be a closer match than expected.

  • Western Bulldogs' Aaron Naughton has kicked 3+ goals in his last 2 matches.
  • Western Bulldogs have won 8 of their last 9 matches against the Gold Coast Suns.
  • Gold Coast Suns have covered the line in 4 of their last 5 matches against the Western Bulldogs.

Head to Head


Western Bulldogs have won the last three matches against the Gold Coast Suns and eight of the last nine.

The games have been rather close including when just 11 points seperated the sides last year.

Western Bulldogs Form


The Bulldogs are one of the most inconsistent sides in the AFL right now and sit at a frustrating 4-5 for the season.

They are on a loss/win sequence this season and, after a 99-51 victory over Collingwood last week, they are due for a defeat in the run continues.

Western Bulldogs Team News


Tim O'Brien comes back into the side this week while Roarke Smith and Taylor Duryea both miss the game.

Western Bulldogs Team List


B: Ed Richards, Ryan Gardner, Tim O'Brien 
HB: Caleb Daniel, Alex Keath, Bailey Dale 
C: Bailey Williams, Jack Macrae, Anthony Scott 
HF: Bailey Smith, Zaine Cordy, Tom Liberatore
F: Marcus Bontempelli, Aaron Naughton, Buku Khamis 
FOLL: Jordon Sweet, Josh Dunkley, Adam Treloar 
I/C: Robbie McComb, Luke Cleary, Rhylee West, Lachlan McNeil 
EMG: Hayden Crozier, Josh Schache, Louis Butler, Roarke Smith

Gold Coast Suns Form


The Suns have hit a little hot patch, winning their last two matches against both Sydney Swans and Fremantle Dockers, two finals bound sides.

Their prior form was average, losing five of their opening seven games. They have now recovered to sit a win outside of the eight.

Gold Coast Suns Team News


Darcy McPherson has been omitted from the side with no other changes.

Gold Coast Suns Team List


B: Rory Thompson, Sam Collins, Sean Lemmens 
HB: Wil Powell, Charlie Ballard, Jy Farrar 
C: Lachie Weller, Touk Miller, Brandon Ellis 
HF: Ben Ainsworth, Levi Casboult, Izak Rankine 
F: David Swallow, Mabior Chol, Nick Holman 
FOLL: Jarrod Witts, Matt Rowell, Noah Anderson 
I/C: Connor Budarick, Brayden Fiorini, Joel Jeffrey, Malcolm Rosas 
EMG: Charlie Constable, Alex Davies, Oleg Markov, Alex Sexton

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What time does Western Bulldogs vs Gold Coast Suns?

The game starts at 13.45 AEST on Saturday, May 21 at Marvel Stadium.

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Verdict

The market is not giving Gold Coast enough respect, but nonetheless the Dogs class should get them over the line by 1-39 points.

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