Richmond vs Brisbane Lions Round 18 Tips, Prediction & Preview

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Richmond vs Brisbane Lions Tips

The reigning premiers host the Lions on Friday night at the MCG.

Richmond vs Brisbane Lions Tips, Preview & Predictions

Richmond Tigers vs Brisbane Lions free AFL Round 18 tips, predictions and preview – Brisbane have won 10 of their last 12 matches.

Richmond vs Brisbane Lions Tips

  • Tom Lynch has kicked 2+ goals 11 of his last 12 against Brisbane
  • Daniel Rich has had 25+ disposals in seven of Brisbane’s last eight away matches

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Richmond vs Brisbane Match Details

🇦🇺 Competition: AFL
🗓 Date: Friday July 16
Time: 7:50pm AEDT
🏟 Stadium: MCG


Richmond vs Brisbane 2021 Form (last five matches)

Tigers (LLLL)

  • RD 13: West Coast 85-81 Richmond
  • RD 14: BYE
  • RD 15: Richmond 22-62 St Kilda
  • RD 16: Gold Coast 77-67 Richmond
  • RD 17: Richmond 71-87 Collingwood

Lions (WWWL)

  • RD 13: BYE
  • RD 14: North Melbourne 45-68 Brisbane
  • RD 15: Brisbane 94-50 Geelong
  • RD 16: Adelaide 59-111 Brisbane
  • RD 17: Brisbane 63-95 St Kilda

Richmond vs Brisbane Head to Head (last five matches)

  • R10 2021: Lions 102-74 Tigers
  • QF 2020: Lions 69-54 Tigers
  • R10 2020: Tigers 82-41 Lions
  • QF 2019: Lions 65-112 Tigers
  • R23 2019: Tigers 82-55 Lions

Richmond vs Brisbane Preview

The Tigers coughed up a handy three-quarter time buffer to lose to the Magpies by 16 points.

The reigning premiers have now lost four matches on the trot, which has seen fall to 12 th on the ladder and almost out of finals contention. It is crucial for them to get the four points on Friday.

However, history will be on their side. Their opponents haven’t beaten them at the MCG sing Round 7, 2009. Current captain Trent Cotchin was only 19 years old.

Meanwhile, the Lions surprisingly lost by six goals against the Saints. Chris Fagan’s side wasn’t able to cope with the constant and pressure off half- back from the Saints, which is what this Richmond side is known for at their best.

Brisbane have suffered two costly injuries to key players leading up to this match. Eric Hipwood suffered an ACL injury against the Saints last week, whilst Marcus Adams suffered a stress fracture in his foot.

They’re not the only side who have recently suffered from injury problems, with the Tigers missing at least three of their starting back six. A chance for the Lions forwards to flex their muscles.

Both sides head into this match looking to get back into the winner’s circle on Friday night, but considering the Tigers poor form, I believe the Lions can win it at the G’.


Tigers vs Lions Team News

The Tigers may make a few changes due to poor form. Toby Nankervis could be one of those if fit for Mabior Chol.

Brisbane will be forced to make two changes with Eric Hipwood and Marcus Adams suffering injuries. Tom Fullarton and Ryan Lester are possible inclusions.

The two sides last met in Round 10 this season, which saw the Lions win by 28 points.


Tigers vs Lions Stats

  • Brisbane have won 10 of their last 12 matches
  • The last five meetings between these sides at the MCG have gone UNDER the total points line
  • Tom Lynch has kicked 2+ goals 11 of his last 12 against Brisbane
  • Daniel Rich has had 25+ disposals in seven of Brisbane’s last eight away matches

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