We are one-third of the way through the opening week of AFL 2020, with six more matches to come this weekend in the first of 17 weeks this season.
To open play tonight, the Essendon Bombers host the Fremantle Dockers, as the home team starts their final campaign with John Worsfold as their head coach. Worsfold is a legend in footy, with the John Worsfold Medal awarded annually to the “best and fairest” player in the AFL. The Bombers made the Finals last year as the No. 8 seed, but crashed out to Worsfold’s old side West Coast Eagles 116-61.
And in a battle of two sides hoping for a better finish in 2020, the Sydney Swans head to Adelaide to face the Crows. Sydney was 8-14 last season and finished in 15th position, with Adelaide tied for 11th at 10-12. It was the Swans worst finish in over two decades on the table, and they’re in full rebuild mode. Meanwhile for Adelaide, the 200th match for star Rory Sloane will be in an empty stadium.
Looking for an edge in your footy punting? If you side with two underdogs in the Hawthorn Hawks and Melbourne Demons and both are winners, you’ll receive +615 instead of +563 at DraftKings Sportsbook tonight!
These are the odds for the rest of Week 1 in the Australian Football League from DraftKings Sportsbook:
AFL Week 1
|11:10 PM ET||Fremantle Dockers||+15.5 -112||O 145.5 -112||+188|
|Essendon Bombers||-15.5 -112||U 145.5 -112||-235|
|2:05 AM ET||Sydney Swans||+5.5 -112||O 143.5 -112||+118|
|Adelaide Crows||-5.5 -112||U 143.5 -112||-141|
|4:40:00 AM ET||Port Adelaide Power||-15.5 -112||O 146.5 -112||-230|
|Gold Coast Suns||+15.5 -110||U 146.5 -112||+185|
|4:40:00 AM ET||Geelong Cats||+12.5 -112||O 146.5 -112||+160|
|GWS Giants||-12.5 -112||U 146.5 -112||-195|
|10:05 PM ET||St Kilda Saints||-2.5 -112||O 157.5 -112||-122|
|North Melbourne FC||+2.5 -112||U 157.5 -112||+102|
|Sunday 12:40 AM ET||Brisbane Lions||-3.5 -112||O 151.5 -112||-124|
|Hawthorn Hawks||+3.5 -112||U 151.5 -112||+104|
|Sunday 3:40 AM ET||Melbourne Demons||+19.5 -112||O 150.5 -112||+225|
|West Coast Eagles||-19.5 -112||U 150.5 -112||-286|
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