AFL Round 5 tips, best bets, predictions and previews.
AFL Round 5 Predictions
AFL Round-By-Round Predictions – A total of three teams remains undefeated after four rounds (Western Bulldogs, Melbourne and Sydney), whilst North Melbourne are the only team to not win a game. Premiership contenders Brisbane have found it tough going to start the season and sit 16th – read on below as we preview every AFL Round 5 game, along with providing our best bets and tips.
AFL Round 5 Tips
NOTE: We will link all AFL Round 5 tips and previews to this article once published throughout the week.
St Kilda Saints vs Richmond Tigers AFL Round 5 Tips
- Thursday April 15 | Marvel Stadium | 7:20PM (AEDT)
The Saints made up for their disappointing loss to the Bombers with a commanding come from behind triumph over the Eagles at Marvel Stadium. Meanwhile, the Tigers are looking to break their run of two losses on the trot, coming against Sydney and Port Adelaide.
West Coast Eagles vs Collingwood Magpies AFL Round 5 Tips
- Friday April 16 | Optus Stadium | 8:10PM (AEDT)
A blockbuster Friday night sees the two sides who faced each other in the 2018 Grand Final clash at Optus Stadium. However, the Magpies got the better of the Eagles in last season’s elimination final, winning by one point. Both clubs are coming off disappointing losses.
Western Bulldogs vs Gold Coast Suns AFL Round 5 Tips
- Saturday April 17 | Marvel Stadium | 4:35PM (AEDT)
The Bulldogs are sitting pretty at the top of the table, being one of the three teams to start the season undefeated. They host the Suns who will be eager to get back in the winner’s circle after their 11-point loss to Carlton.
Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants AFL Round 5 Tips
- Saturday April 17 | SCG | 4:35PM (AEDT)
The Sydney derby couldn’t have come at a greater time of the season, with the Swans flying with four wins from their first four matches and GWS hitting form with a five-goal victory over finals contenders Collingwood.
Carlton Blues vs Port Adelaide Power AFL Round 5 Tips
- Saturday April 17 | MCG | 7:25PM (AEDT)
Carlton is looking for three wins in a row for the first time since late 2019, but they face their toughest challenge yet, against the Power, who are fresh off beating the reigning champions – Port Adelaide has won four of the last five matches.
Brisbane Lions vs Essendon Bombers AFL Round 5 Tips
- Saturday April 17 | Gabba | 7:25PM (AEDT)
It’s not the start to the season that the Lions were hoping for, winning one of their first four games, with that win only being by one point. It’s the opposite for the ‘Baby Bombers’, who have shown a lot of progress so far this season, despite being picked as one of the favourites to win the wooden spoon.
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Adelaide Crows vs Fremantle Dockers AFL Round 5 Tips
- Sunday April 18 | Adelaide Oval | 1:10PM (AEDT)
The Crows led by former captain Taylor Walker have been one of the best-performing sides of the season so far, sitting in fifth after four games. Meanwhile, Fremantle despite winning comfortably against the Hawks, they travel on Sunday with their away form being very average in recent years.
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Hawthorn Hawks vs Melbourne Demons AFL Round 5 Tips
- Sunday April 18 | MCG | 3:20PM (AEDT)
Hawthorn will be looking for their second win of the season on Sunday at the MCG when they face the undefeated Demons. Who last started the season 4-0 in 1994 – The home side has won six of the last nine meetings.
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Geelong Cats vs North Melbourne Kangaroos AFL Round 5 Tips
- Sunday April 18 | GMHBA | 4:40PM (AEDT)
Premiership contenders, Geelong, find themselves outside the top eight as we head into round five but are heavy favourites against the Kangaroos, who have lost every match this season by 40 points or more – Geelong have won the previous six meetings.
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