AFL Round 12 Tips | Best Bets & Predictions

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AFL Round 12 Tips

AFL Round 12 tips, best bets, predictions and previews.

A Sydney derby in the west kicks off AFL Round 12 action as the Swans and Giants collide on Thursday night, while Geelong and Port Adelaide face off in a marquee top three showdown on Friday – read on below as our AFL tipping experts preview every Round 12 match, along with providing our best bets and tips.

AFL Round 12 Tips

NOTE: We will link all AFL Round 12 tips and previews to this article once published throughout the week.


Sydney Swans vs GWS Giants AFL Round 12 Tips

Thursday August 13 | Optus Stadium | 8.10pm AEST

Giants targeting their fifth straight win over Sydney and their fourth consecutive victory of the season – and they’ll be extremely confident, with the Swans languishing in second-last on the ladder.

SYDNEY VS GWS FULL PREVIEW ?: SEE OUR NEXT BEST ? & BEST VALUE ? SELECTIONS.


Geelong Cats vs Port Adelaide Power AFL Round 12 Tips

Friday August 14 | 7.50pm AEST | Metricon Stadium

Blockbuster top of the table clash between competition leaders Port and third-placed Geelong. The Cats have won four of their last five meetings, but Port prevailed in their most recent encounter.

GEELONG VS PORT ADELAIDE FULL PREVIEW ?: SEE OUR NEXT BEST ? & BEST VALUE ? SELECTIONS.


North Melbourne Kangaroos vs Brisbane Lions

Saturday August 15 | 2.35pm AEST | Metricon Stadium

Brisbane returned to the winners circle and maintained second spot on the ladder with their win over the Bulldogs, while the Kangaroos continue to struggle and were comprehensively beaten by Melbourne in Round 11.

NORTH MELBOURNE VS BRISBANE FULL PREVIEW ?: SEE OUR NEXT BEST ? & BEST VALUE ? SELECTIONS.


Melbourne Demons vs Collingwood Magpies

Saturday August 15 | 5.10pm AEST | Gabba

Collingwood are still far from their best, but they did return to the top eight with a come-from-behind win over last-placed Adelaide, while the Demons are on the brink of the eight after back-to-back victories.

MELBOURNE VS COLLINGWOOD FULL PREVIEW ?: SEE OUR NEXT BEST ? & BEST VALUE ? SELECTIONS.


Fremantle Dockers vs Carlton Blues

Saturday August 15 | 8.10pm AEST | Optus Stadium

Fremantle starting to make a slow push up the ladder after two straight wins, while Carlton are going in the opposite direction following back-to-back losses to West Coast and Hawthorn.

FREMANTLE VS CARLTON FULL PREVIEW ?: SEE OUR NEXT BEST ? & BEST VALUE ? SELECTIONS.


Western Bulldogs vs Adelaide Crows

Sunday August 16 | 1.05pm AEST | Metricon Stadium

The Bulldogs have a fantastic chance to snap a three-game losing run and break back into the top eight when they come up against a Crows side who haven’t won in more than a year.

BULLDOGS VS ADELAIDE FULL PREVIEW ?: SEE OUR NEXT BEST ? & BEST VALUE ? SELECTIONS.


St Kilda Saints vs Essendon Bombers

Sunday August 16 | 3.35pm AEST | Gabba

St Kilda will be determined for an immediate response to their heavy loss to Geelong in Round 11, while Essendon need a win to keep in touch with the eight after two consecutive defeats.

ST KILDA VS ESSENDON FULL PREVIEW ?: SEE OUR NEXT BEST ? & BEST VALUE ? SELECTIONS.


West Coast Eagles vs Hawthorn Hawks

Sunday August 16 | 6.10pm AEST | Optus Stadium

West Coast are the form team in the competition and have thrived since returning to Perth, winning six straight, while Hawthorn are languishing at the other end of the ladder in 15th.

WEST COAST VS HAWTHORN FULL PREVIEW ?: SEE OUR NEXT BEST ? & BEST VALUE ? SELECTIONS.


Richmond Tigers vs Gold Coast Suns

Monday August 17 | 7.10pm AEST | Gabba

Richmond have improved since the start of the season, but they are coming off a loss to ladder-leading Port, while Gold Coast need an upset to stay within striking distance of the top eight.

RICHMOND VS GOLD COAST FULL PREVIEW ?: SEE OUR NEXT BEST ? & BEST VALUE ? SELECTIONS.


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