AFL Finals Week 2 tips, best bets, predictions and previews.
Six teams remain in the hunt for the 2020 premiership after a thrilling opening weekend of finals footy, with Port Adelaide and Brisbane advancing into the preliminary finals and West Coast and Western Bulldogs eliminated – read on below as we preview both AFL Finals Week 2 games, along with providing our best bets and tips.
AFL Finals Week 2 Tips
NOTE: We will link all AFL Finals Week 2 tips and previews to this article once published in the lead-up to the games.
Richmond Tigers vs St Kilda Saints AFL Finals Week 2 Tips
- Friday October 9 | Metricon Stadium | 7.50pm AEDT
Richmond put their premiership defence on the line in a sudden-death semi-final following their loss to Brisbane last week – and now they face a side that beat them earlier in the season after St Kilda came away with a 93-67 victory back in Round 4. Playing in the finals for the first time in over a decade, the Saints edged the Bulldogs by three points in a thrilling elimination final and have nothing to lose coming up against the reigning premiers for a spot in the prelims.
Geelong Cats vs Collingwood Magpies
- Saturday October 10 | Gabba | 7.40pm AEDT
Geelong under immense pressure after once again stumbling in the opening week of the finals, going down to minor premiers Port Adelaide. Meanwhile, after only just scraping into the finals, Collingwood produced one of their best performances of the season in Saturday night’s elimination final, conquering West Coast in Perth by a single point to keep their premiership dream alive. The Pies have won the last two games between the sides, including a 57-35 triumph back in Round 7.