2017 AFL Finals Week 1: Geelong Cats vs. Richmond Tigers
September 07, 2017 by Marc Jerbs

On Friday, the Geelong Cats will face the Richmond Tigers in Week 1 of the AFL Finals. Game time is set 7:50PM AEST at the Melbourne Cricket Grounds.

The stakes for this match is quite high for both teams as both would like to atone for their failures in the past AFL Finals. The Richmond Tigers has lost three straight elimination finals from 2013 up to 2015 while the Geelong Cats has failed to advance in the AFL Grand Final in three of past four years.

Geelong Cats has the numbers against the Richmond Tigers this season. However, the Richmond Tigers plays so well at MCG. It will also feature a clash between superstar midfielders Patrick Dangerfield and Dustin Martin.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed the Geelong Cats as a 4.5-point favorite to win against the Richmond Tigers on Friday night.


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