Richmond v Sydney

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).

AFL Betting History Richmond v Sydney Round 7, 2012
Date Odds Line Home Score V Score Away Line Odds
07/04/07 3.14 18.5 Richmond 72 V 88 Sydney -18.5 1.42
28/07/07 1.13 -38.5 Sydney 138 V 72 Richmond 38.5 7
01/06/08 1.25 -26.5 Sydney 139 V 57 Richmond 26.5 4.5
03/05/09 1.44 -16.5 Sydney 94 V 75 Richmond 16.5 3
09/08/09 1.87 -3.5 Richmond 68 V 123 Sydney 3.5 2.05
10/04/10 1.13 -39.5 Sydney 111 V 56 Richmond 39.5 7.28
04/07/10 2.13 4.5 Richmond 89 V 85 Sydney -4.5 1.8
12/06/11 1.28 -23.5 Sydney 75 V 65 Richmond 23.5 4.07
14/08/11 3.64 20.5 Richmond 99 V 56 Sydney -20.5 1.33

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.