Adelaide vs. Geelong AFL odds, tips & betting specials

Friday,July21,20177:20pmACST(7:50pmAEST)AdelaideOvalALLeyesareonPatrickDangerfieldaheadofFridaynightsAFLblockbuster。

BrownlowbettorssufferedahugescarelastweekendwhenthesuperstarCatwentdownwithafootinjuryagainstHawthorn。

Astruechampionsdo,hebouncedbacktoplayamatch-winningroleintheforwardlineasGeelongsnatchedathree-pointwin。

ScanshaveclearedDangerfieldofanyseriousissues,buthewillwaituntilthelastminutebeforedecidingwhetherornottosuitupagainsthisoldside。

ScottSelwoodandNakiaCockatooarebothindoubtwithhamstringtrouble,whileAndrewMackie(wrist)andTomStewart(fracturedeyesocket)couldreturntothe22afterinjurylayoffs。

Theleagueleadershaveafewpersonnelconcernsoftheirown。

WayneMilerawassidelinedwithasorecalfontheweekendandJakeLeverfinishedthewinoverMelbournewithatighthamstring。

TheywilljoinRorySloaneinacrucialroundoffitnesstestslaterintheweek。

TheAdelaideskipperwasatthecentreofabizarreincidentonSaturdaynightwhenherefusedtolieonthestretcherdespitesufferingaconcussion。

JustastheCatsaredoingwithDangerfield,theCrowswillgiveSloanerightupuntilmatchdaytoearntheallclear。

CoachDonPikeisalsohopingtoregaintheservicesofdefenderKyleCheney,whohasmissedthreeweekswithahamstringstrain。

EddieBettsgoalscorerspecials

Bettsthreegoals/Adelaidewin+175atLadbrokes

Fourormoregoals+260atSportsbet

Firstgoalscorer+900withLadbrokesOddsBoost

IthasbeenawhilesinceBettshadareallybigdayout。

Whilehehasscoredmultiplesinfourofhispastsixgames,notsinceround10againstFremantlehashebootedthreeormore。

Thatisinpartduetooppositionteamsputtingmoreplayersbehindtheball,whichhasledtoagreaterrelianceontalltargetssuchasTaylorWalkerandJoshJenkins。

Below-averageconversionhasalsobeenafactor,soallEddiereallyneedsisagoodnightinfrontofthesticks。

PatrickDangerfieldbettingpicks

Threeormoregoals+140atSportsbet

Dangerfield30+disposals/Geelongwin+225atLadbrokes

Firstgoalscorer+1000atSportsbet

IfDangerfieldplays,wherewillhelineup?

HisdominantdisplayatfullforwardontheweekendhadpunditsravingaboutthesecondcomingofGaryAblettSr。

Maybewaituntilhehasdoneitforatleastanentirematchbeforebuyingintosuchboldhype,butthereisnodenyingthemansprowessinside50。

Thatsorefootwontbe100percentright,soexpecthimtospendabitmoretimeforwardthanusualifhestartsonFriday。

Adelaidevs。

Geelongmatchtip

Adelaideby1-39points+120atSportsbet

Ifthereisonethingwehavelearnedthisseason,itisthatladderpositionmeansdiddlysquatonagame-by-gamebasis。

EventhoughGeelongaresecondinthestandings,thisisonewherethetopteamshouldhavetheupperhand。

TheCrowsareworkingbackintosomeniceformafteramid-seasonslump,withbiggunTexWalkerfiringonallcylinders。

Meanwhile,theCatswereluckytoescapewithawinlastweekendevenafterDangerfieldbootedfivegoals。