The West Coast Eagles host the Collingwood Magpies in AFL Round 22, Saturday 5.40pm at Patersons Stadium. The opening odds for this game saw the bookmakers post West Coast as $1.813 favourites and Collingwood slight underdogs at $2.11 with a line of -/+3.5. Taking a look at the latest AFL odds comparisons we see the West Coast Eagles in a few cents, trading between $1.74 up to $1.787 while Collingwood's head to head odds range between $2.05 up to $2.15. Most bookmakers have held the line handicap at West Coast -3.5 Collingwood +3.5.
West Coast: The Eagles are in 5th place on the ladder with a 14-6 overall record and a 9-1 home record. They have averaged 27.85 scoring shots per game while allowing 22.15 for a scoring shots differential of +5.70. In recent weeks West Coast have defeated Port Adelaide (98-50), Geelong (102-97) and Brisbane (175-77) and suffered a loss to Fremantle (48-113). In AFL Line Betting results the Eagles are 10-10 (-$50) while against the head to head odds they are showing a loss of -$92.20 (for $100 bets each week).
Collingwood: The Magpies suffered their 5th loss of the season last week when they went down to the Kangaroos (61-91) as $1.36 (-22 point) favourites. Other recent results for Collingwood include wins over the Swans (78-70), Saints (91-85) and Giants (174-54). Sitting in 4th place on the ladder the Magpies have won 15 and lost 5, having averaged 27.3 scoring shots per game while allowing 24.2, giving them a scoring shots per game differential of +3.10. AFL betting results for the Magpies see them with a 7-13 (-$635) line handicap record and a 15-5 (+$185.20) record against the head to head odds.
History between West Coast v Collingwood: In recent times Collingwood have held the advantage having a 5-1 record over the last 6 regular season matches. The home v away record is 5-1, so too the starting favourite v underdog 5-1. The average game total is 179 points and their last regular season encounter which was earlier this season, saw Collingwood prevail (85-82) as $1.43 (-16.5 point) favourites.
The Prediction - Here at BetonFooty.com.au our numbers like the value on offer for the Eagles. We have taken West Coast in the head to head market at $1.813 and against the line handicap at -3.5.