AFL Round 18: Hawthorn Hawks vs.
Geelong Cats
August 01, 2012 by Marc Jerbs

On Friday, the Hawthorn Hawks face the Geelong Cats in Round 19 of the Australian Football League. The game is set to begin 7:50PM AEST at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

On of AFL's fiercest and bitter rivals opens will meet again to determine who the best between the two is. The Hawks would like to break their 8-game losing streaks against Geelong. In their eight straight losses against the Cats, they have led in five of those games but eventually lost each game during crunch time.

The Hawks have better preparation this time as they bludgeoned Collingwood and Essendon in successive weeks. Physically, Hawthorn has no problem, but their mental state in facing Geelong could be a factor again in Round 19.

The Geelong Cats knows very well on how to win against the Hawthorn Hawks. An eight-game winning streak against Hawthorn is really impressive. The Cats may have some personnel problems in this game as some of their players are still recuperating from their injuries. However, Geelong has shown in their past 8 wins over Hawthorn that they could win against all odds.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed the Hawthorn Hawks as the favorite to beat the Geelong Cats. A win the by the Hawks will finally snatched their 8-game losing streak against the Cats.

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