Carlton host Hawthorn in AFL Round 14 Friday Night Footy action. Taking a look at the major betting markets we see the Bookmakers live AFL odds have Carlton trading between $3.55 up to $3.93 in the head to head market while Hawthorn are strong favourites with their odds ranging between $1.29 up to $1.31. The Line Handicap market for this game is pretty consistent amongst the bookmakers with most currently offering Carlton +23.5 Hawthorn -23.5 points.
Carlton: The Blues had the bye last week and have had plenty of time to analyse their poor first half of the season. They have a 6-6 overall record which sees them sitting in 9th place and they are 3-3 at home. In recent AFL results Carlton have lost to West Coast (69-79), Geelong (85-97) and Port Adelaide (45-99) and had a win against Melbourne (107-49). The Blues have averaged 26.58 scoring shots per game while allowing an average of 23.75 for a differential of +2.83. Carlton's results against the line handicap bet have not been to bad, they have a 7-5 (+$165) record which is better than their performance against the head to head odds which is showing a loss of -$354.90.
The Carlton Line Up: In line up news for the Blues Lachlan Henderson and Andrew Collins are both out while Shaun Hampson and Joshua Bootsma come into the side.
Hawthorn: Alastair Clarkson's Hawks are also coming off the bye and no doubt will be looking to continue on their winning ways. Hawthorn is sitting in 6th place on the ladder with 8 wins and 4 losses. Recent results have seen them defeat Brisbane (135-70), Port Adelaide (108-62) and North Melbourne (174-59) and go down to Richmond (75-137). The Hawks have a scoring shot per game differential of +8.75 due to averaging 31.33 scoring shots while allowing 22.58. In AFL betting results Hawthorn are 8-4 against the line handicap bet which shows a profit of +$360 (for $100 bets each week) and they are -$194 against the money line bet.
Hawthorn Line Up News: For the Hawks Thomas Murphy and Bradley Hill are both out while Jordan Lewis and Brendan Whitecross are in.
Carlton v Hawthorn Winning Margin Odds: If you are considering placing a wager on the winning margin market for this game be sure to compare odds at the leading AFL Bookmakers first to ensure you are getting the best of it. Currently for Carlton to win by 1-39 points the odds range between $4.00 up to $4.25, Carlton by 40+ $16 up to $20 while for the Hawks to win by 1-39 points you can get odds between $2.10 up to $2.20 (Pinnacle) and for Hawthorn by 40+ $2.80 up to $3.10 with the draw at $67.
The prediction - Here at BetonFooty.com.au our handicapping numbers essentially agree with those of the bookies and we don't see enough value either way to warrant a play here.