2014 AFL Finals Week 1: Hawthorn Hawks vs. Geelong Cats
September 03, 2014 by Marc Jerbs

On Friday, 2nd ranked Hawthorn Hawks will play 3rd ranked Geelong Cats in one of the four scheduled fixtures in Week 1 of the AFL Finals. Game time is set at 7:50PM local time and will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Both teams have met twice this season. Geelong Cats scored a lopsided win in Round 5, 106-87. However, the Hawthorn Hawks exacted revenge in Round 22 with a 94-71 win.

The winner between these two teams will advance in the Preliminary Finals and a bye week while the loser will move in the Semi Finals and will face the winner between North Melbourne and Essendon.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed the Hawthorn Hawks as a 12.5-point favorite to beat the Geelong Cats on Friday night.

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