AFL Round 7, 2012 -
Richmond host the Sydney Swans in AFL Round 7 with betting odds now trading roughly where they started the week after some mid week movement. Current AFL Odds see the Tigers trading between $1.85 up to $1.92 in the head to head market while the Swans are $1.92 up to $2.00. The Line Handicap is basically pickem (0) or -/+1.5.
Richmond Tigers: The Tigers are sitting in 12th spot on the ladder with a 2-4 record. They have beaten MEL (133-74) and PORT (91-54) and lost to CAR (81-125), COLL (64-85), GEE (65-75) and WC (97-107). In AFL betting results Richmond have been amongst the best performers against the line handicap with a 5-1 +$375 record while against the head to head odd sthey are showing a loss of -$295.10.
Sydney Swans: The Swans will be without captain Adam Goodes (strained quad) for this game. Sydney is sitting in 3rd place with a 5-1 record having suffered their first loss of the season last week to ADE (94-99). The Swans 5 victories have come against GWS (100-37), FRE (94-81), PORT (105-83), NTH MEL (113-77) and HAW (106-69). In betting results the Swans are 4-2 +$180 against the AFL Line Handicap and +$375 against the head to head odds (for $100 bets each week).
The Verdict - BetonFooty.com.au's handicapping numbers show value on Sydney in the head to head market. We got in and backed them at $2.12 mid week which was just within our acceptable price range. By our numbers the current odds still show value but not quite enough for liking.