Fremantle vs Richmond Round 20 Tips, Prediction and Preview

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Fremantle vs Richmond Tips

Fremantle host the reigning premiers at Optus Stadium to conclude Round 20 on Sunday.

Fremantle vs Richmond Tips, Preview & Predictions

Fremantle Dockers vs Richmond Tigers free AFL tips, predictions and preview – The away side has won seven of the previous nine meetings.

Fremantle vs Richmond Tips


  • Trent Cotchin averages 24.88 disposals against Fremantle
  • Andrew Brayshaw has had 25+ disposals 13 times this season, that should be enough to outdo anyone on the ground in this tie

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Fremantle vs Richmond Match Details


🇦🇺 Competition: AFL
🗓 Date: Sunday August 1
Time: 5:10pm AEDT
🏟 Stadium: Optus Stadium

Fremantle vs Richmond 2021 Form (last five matches)


Dockers (WLWLL)

  • RD 15: Collingwood 79-91 Fremantle
  • RD 16: Fremantle 64-80 Carlton
  • RD 17: Hawthorn 46-108 Fremantle
  • RD 18: Fremantle 31-100 Geelong
  • RD 19: Sydney 98-58 Fremantle

Tigers (LLLWL)

  • RD 15: Richmond 22-62 St Kilda
  • RD 16: Gold Coast 77-67 Richmond
  • RD 17: Richmond 71-87 Collingwood
  • RD 18: Richmond 106-86 Brisbane
  • RD 19: Geelong 95-57 Richmond

Fremantle vs Richmond Head to Head (last five matches)


  • R15 2020: Tigers 56-29 Dockers
  • R8 2019: Dockers 86-111 Tigers
  • R7 2018: Tigers 110-33 Dockers
  • R22 2017: Dockers 51-155 Tigers
  • R8 2017: Tigers 70-72 Dockers

Fremantle vs Richmond Preview


The Dockers were lacklustre in their 40-point defeat at the hands of the Sydney Swans.

The heights of David Mundy’s historic 350th game was diminished, with injuries to three key players including another defender. Nat Fyfe suffered a dislocated shoulder, Michael Walters a hamstring and Alex Pearce suffering a concussion.

Considering the Dockers have tall defensive issues, it will be interesting how they match up against Tom Lynch, Jack Riewoldt and Mabior Chol in the forward line. They will clog up the Tiger forward line to deprive them of space.

Similarly, the Cats cruised past the reigning premiers by 38 points.

The Tigers never seemed to get a foot in and threaten to bust the game open with their high pressure and short kicking game style. It all stemmed from the midfield dominance of the Cats.

Their loss against Geelong has seen Damien Hardwick’s side fall to 10th and will have to win matches like these if they are any chance of making finals football and achieving an unlikely three-peat.

Although Fremantle has the home ground advantage on Sunday evening, I can’t see them beating the Tigers with their current injury concerns.

Dockers vs Tigers Team News


The Dockers have made three forced changes, with Alex Pearce, Michael Walters and Nat Fyfe all missing with injury.

Marlion Pickett has been managed by the Tigers, with Dion Prestia his certain replacement.

*Teams are yet to be reduced to 22, four omissions still need to be made from the eight-man bench.

The two sides last met in Round 15 last season, which saw the Tigers win by 27 points.

Dockers vs Tigers Stats


  • The away side has won seven of the previous nine meetings
  • Trent Cotchin averages 24.88 disposals against Fremantle
  • Andrew Brayshaw has had 25+ disposals 13 times this season, that should be enough to outdo anyone on the ground in this tie

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