The Sydney Swans host the Western Bulldogs in AFL Round 10, Sunday afternoon action. Currently our Live AFL Odds show that Sydney are trading between $1.26 up to $1.328 in the head to head market while odds for the Western Bulldogs range between $3.45 up to $3.95. Depending upon the bookmaker the Line Handicap is being offered at Sydney -21.5 Western Bulldogs +21.5 with -/+20.5 also available.
The Sydney Swans: The Swans seem to be missing captain Adam Goodes, having lost 3 of their last 4 matches. Despite some below average recent form the Swans strong start to the season still sees them with a 6-3 record and sitting in 5th place. Sydney has averaged 26.11 scoring shots per game while allowing 21.67 for a differential of +4.44. In AFL betting Sydney is 5-4 (+$75) against the line handicap and they are +$185 against the head to head odds (for $100 bets each week). In recent AFL Results the Swans have lost to St Kilda (83-111) and Richmond (62-91) and beaten Melbourne (138-37).
Western Bulldogs: The Bulldogs are sitting in 13th place on the ladder with 4 wins and 5 losses to their name. Looking at scoring shots statistics we see that they are averaging 23.11 scoring shots per game while allowing 23.33 for a negative differential of -.22. With a 6-3 (+$270) record against the AFL line handicap bet the Western Bulldogs are currently the 3rd most profitable team against the line, as per the BetonFooty.com.au AFL Line Betting results. Against the head to head odds the Western Bulldogs are showing a loss of -$242.50. Their past 3 games have resulted in a loss to Geelong (75-95), a win over the Gold Coast (72-34) and a win over North Melbourne (101-83).
Winning Margin Odds for Sydney v Western Bulldogs: Comparing the current prices on offer at the leading Bookmakers we see that odds for Sydney to win by 1-39 points range between $2.05 up to $2.15, Sydney by 40+ $3.00 up to $3.30 while for the Western Bulldogs to cause an upset by 1-39 points $3.60 up to $4.25, Bulldogs by 40+ $16.00 up to $21.00 and the draw is up to $67.
History Sydney v Western Bulldogs: The last eight regular season clashes have seen 4 wins a piece. The Home v Away record is 5-3, so too the Favourite v Underdog 5-3. The line handicap has not come into play with the team who has won outright also covering the line in all 8 games (8-0). The average game total is 180.25 and their last encounter saw the Swans victorious (114-75) as $1.57 (-11.5) favourites.
The prediction - Here at BetonFooty.com.au our handicapping figures show value on the Swans against the line. We have taken the Sydney swans -20.5 at $1.92.