Geelong vs Carlton Round 3 Tips, Prediction & Preview

Marcus Bazzano:
Geelong vs Carlton Tips

Geelong will be looking to back up their strong win against the Hawks last week when they face the Blues on Saturday night.

Geelong Cats vs Carlton Blues free AFL tips, predictions and preview – Geelong have won four of the last five against the Blues.

Geelong vs Carlton Tips


Geelong vs Carlton Match Details


?? Competition: AFL
? Date: Saturday June 20
Time: 7:40pm AEST
? Stadium: GMHBA

Geelong vs Carlton 2020 Form


Geelong (LW)

  • R1: GWS 105-73 Geelong
  • R2: Geelong 108-47 Hawthorn


Carlton
(LL)

  • R1: Richmond 105-81 Carlton
  • R2: Carlton 53-54 Melbourne

Geelong vs Carlton Head to Head (last five matches)


The Cats have won 10 of the last 12 against the Blues.

  • R23 2019: Geelong 129-61 Carlton
  • R10 2018: Geelong 73-45 Carlton
  • R19 2017: Carlton 58-123 Geelong
  • R10 2016: Carlton 104-85 Geelong
  • R8 2015: Geelong 140-63 Carlton

Geelong vs Carlton Preview and Prediction


The Blues will be looking to start strong against the Cats after their disappointing opening quarters this season, whilst Geelong will be looking to continue their winning ways after beating the Hawks last week.

The Cats dominated the Hawks in the second half kicking 62 points and keeping the Hawks to a low seven points.

Geelong dominated the inside 50 and clearance count against the Hawks which sparked their surge, you can expect to see a similar pattern against the Blues on Saturday night.

Young talent, Gryan Miers starred for the Cats finishing with three goals and 17 uncontested possessions.

Carlton on the other hand, fought bravely against the Demons to lose an extremely tight contest by one point.

The Blues dominated the last three-quarters of the match but misses from key players particularly in the last quarter proved costly in the end.

Good signs for Carlton fans, but if they want to improve upon previous seasons, they need to start getting some wins on the board and providing consistent performances.

Defender, Jacob Weitering has had a strong start this season keeping Tom McDonald scoreless against the Demons last week and Tom Lynch goalless in Round 1, he’ll most likely find himself on Tom Hawkins on Saturday.

Geelong has dominated the Blues of recent and I think we’ll see that again on Saturday night with a big victory to get their second win of the season.

Geelong vs Carlton Team News


Geelong have named one change from last week’s side that demolished the Hawks by 61 points with new signing Jack Steven set to play his first game for the Cats, Brandan Parfitt misses this week with an injury.

The Blues have made two changes to the side that narrowly lost to Melbourne last week with Nic Newman missing with an injury and Darcy Lang being omitted, Jack Silvagni and Tom Williamson come into the side.

Jack Martin will play his 100th AFL game on Saturday night.

The two sides last met in Round 23 last season which resulted in Geelong getting a comfortable 68-point win.

Cats vs Blues Stats


  • Geelong have won four of the last five against Carlton
  • Jacob Weitering has kept his two direct opponents goalless this season
  • The Blues have conceded 76 points in first quarters this season
  • Carlton have the worst disposal efficiency differential in the competition this season
  • Carlton have started 0-3 the past two seasons
  • The Cats have won 10 of the last 12 against the Blues

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