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This is the intriguing realm of the AFL Finals, where victories are earned and destinies are shaped. The stage is set for a clash of titans as Melbourne and Carlton prepare to face each other in the AFL Finals. The manifestations of skill, strategy, and unwavering determination shall unfold. Here are some of our predictions.
Melbourne Demons vs Carlton Blues game predictions
Having examined both teams at far and close range, as well as the statistics surrounding them, here are our predictions:
Melbourne Demons to win @ 67/100 (1.67)
The Melbourne Demons have showcased their exceptional form by securing victories in their previous five consecutive matches. This impressive winning streak reached new heights as they triumphed in their latest contest against. They should go on ahead to win this matchup.
Bailey Fritsch to kick 2+ goals @ 1/2 (1.50)
Bailey Fritsch has proven to be a formidable force on the field, particularly in matches against Carlton. In his last four encounters with the Carlton team, Fritsch has displayed his scoring prowess by kicking an impressive total of seven goals. We predict he will kick 2+ goals in this fixture.
Melbourne Demons and Carlton Blues preview
Melbourne and Carlton, two of the AFL powerhouses, ignited the beginning of the finals with thrilling matches that captivated over 90,000 passionate fans.
In the Qualifying Final, the Melbourne Demons confronted Collingwood Magpies, displaying control over the ball’s movement towards the scoring zone. Despite their dominance in the critical inside-50 statistic, the Demons could not secure victory, falling short by seven points. It was a testament to the intense competition and the Magpies’ ability to capitalize on the opportunities.
Melbourne concluded the enthralling home and away season in the distinguished 2nd position. With an impressive showcase of their skills and indomitable spirit, they secured a triumphant tally of 16 hard-fought victories.
After the loss to Demons we mentioned above, Carlton went head-to-head with the Sydney Swans in a nail-biting clash. In a match that demanded every ounce of their skills and resilience, the Blues managed to cling onto a slender six-point lead. As a result, the Swans, who had reached the Grand Final the previous year, were eliminated from the finals race. The victory showcased Carlton’s determination and their ability to rise to the occasion against formidable opponents.
Carlton’s valiant efforts granted them the honorable 5th position in the league table. Throughout the season’s epic battles, I have amassed a commendable total of 13 noteworthy triumphs.
Demons vs Blues head to head
In the last five duels, each team won their match at home, with Melbourne having the 3-2 lead in the last five matches against Cartlon:
- Carlton Blues vs Melbourne Demons 60-56
- Melbourne Demons vs Carlton Blues 61-44
- Melbourne Demons vs Carlton Blues 79-74
- Carlton Blues vs Melbourne Demons 98-93
- Melbourne Demons vs Carlton Blues 94-68
Melbourne vs Carlton match details
Date: Friday, September 15
Time: 7:50 pm (AEST)
Stadium: MCG, Melbourne
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