AFL Round 3, 2012 -
AFL round 3 sees Hawthorn host the Adelaide Crows at the MCG, Sunday 3.15pm. The Hawks head to head odds range from $1.18 to $1.217 while a check of our AFL Odds Comparison page shows that odds for the Adelaide Crows range between $4.65 up to $5.25. So if you fancy the Crows as underdogs in this game then it is worth comparing the odds before placing your AFL bet, as currently the difference between the highest and lowest head to head odds equates to an extra $60 profit per $100 bet if they get up. Taking a look at the AFL line for this game we see that most bookmakers are running with a line of Hawks -29.5, Crows +29.5.
Hawthorn got the start to the season that they looking for with a (20.17) 137 to (16.19) 115 win over the Magpies. However, last week they went down narrowly to the Blues (13.12) 90 to (14.8) 92 having starting as $1.55 favourites. In Afl betting results the Hawks are 1-1 -$5 against the line handicap and they show a loss of -$33 against the head to head odds (for $100 bets each week) as per BetonFooty.com.au's AFL Head to Head Odds Betting Results section.
Brenton Sanderson's Adelaide Crows have not done too much wrong in 2012 having won the NAB Cup and their first two regular season games. Adelaide have defeated the Suns (19.23) 137 to (10.8) 68 and the Western Bulldogs (11.16) 82 to (9.10) 64. Having started both games as heavy favourites $1.17 and $1.22 the Crows are showing a profit against the money line of +$39.70. In AFL line betting results they have gone 1-1 with Bulldogs covering the line of +29.5 points last week.
Currently in the AFL margin betting market for this game the best odds amongst our recommended bookmakers for Hawthorn to win by 1-39 points are $2.3 (Sportsbet.com.au and Pinnacle) and to win by 40+ points is $ 2.45 (Pinnacle). For the Crows to win by 1-39 points you can get odds of $5.25 (Pinnacle) and 40+ $26 (Pinnacle and Luxbet) while the draw is as high as $71.