AFL Round 10 tips, best bets, predictions and previews.
Competition leaders Port Adelaide play host to Western Bulldogs to kick off this week’s AFL action on Monday night, while reigning premiers Richmond collide with second-placed Brisbane in a blockbuster showdown – read on below as we preview every Round 10 match, along with providing our best bets and tips.
Fremantle, West Coast, Hawthorn and Carlton have the bye this round.
AFL Round 10 Tips
NOTE: We will link all AFL Round 10 tips and previews to this article once published throughout the week.
Port Adelaide Power vs Western Bulldogs AFL Round 10 Tips
- Monday August 3 | Adelaide Oval | 7.10pm AEST
Port aiming to maintain their top-of-the-table status after a thumping win over the Demons, while the Bulldogs will be hoping for improvement following a heavy defeat to Richmond.
Richmond Tigers vs Brisbane Lions AFL Round 10 Tips
- Tuesday August 4 | Gabba | 7.10pm AEST
Marquee top five showdown. Both teams are coming off 40+ victories on the weekend, with Richmond downing the Bulldogs and Brisbane easing past Essendon. Richmond have won the last 14 meetings between the teams dating back to 2009.
Geelong Cats vs North Melbourne Kangaroos
- Wednesday August 5 | Gabba | 5.40pm AEST
North Melbourne snapped a six-match losing run by beating the embattled Crows in Round 9, while Geelong couldn’t hold on in a tough battle against West Coast. The Cats have won their last five encounters.
Adelaide Crows vs Melbourne Demons
- Wednesday August 5 | Adelaide Oval | 8.10pm AEST
Adelaide are officially a club in crisis with a 0-9 record following their 69-point loss to fellow strugglers North Melbourne – the Demons will be confident of bouncing back following their heavy defeat to Port.
Collingwood Magpies vs Sydney Swans
- Thursday August 6 | Gabba | 5.40pm AEST
Collingwood will be determined for an immediate response following their shock defeat to Fremantle, while Sydney continue to languish near the bottom of the ladder with just three wins for the season.
Gold Coast Suns vs St Kilda Saints
- Thursday August 6 | Metricon Stadium | 8.10pm AEST
St Kilda are flying high in third spot as they continue to impress this season and are coming off a big win over Sydney, while Gold Coast’s early-season form has dipped, with the club losing four of their last five matches.
Essendon Bombers vs GWS Giants
- Friday August 7 | Metricon Stadium | 7.50pm AEST
Both teams locked on 20 points as the seventh-placed Giants come up against the ninth-placed Bombers. GWS toppled Gold Coast in Round 9, while Essendon were no match for Brisbane, going down by 63 points.