Melbourne Demons vs Richmond Tigers Tips and Odds – AFL 2020 Round 5

MCG will play host to Sunday's Round 5 AFL game between Melbourne and Richmond . The game kicks off at 3:35 pm with Richmond heading into the game as favourites with the bookmakers. Continue reading for our in-depth preview of the Melbourne vs. Richmond game and give you our free tips and bets.

When: Sunday July 5, 2020 at 3:35 pm

Where: MCG

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Melbourne Demons vs Richmond Tigers Odds

Melbourne Demons vs Richmond Tigers Preview

Much like a thriving hospitality establishment pre-COVID19 restrictions, reigning premiers Richmond have really struggled to get back in business since the season resumed.

A draw and two losses, Richmond have gone from being undefeated for an entire calendar year to not having won a game in 100 days – and it’s only Round 4.

The Tigers were meant to play the Eagles on the Gold Coast but as we all know, that’s now been swapped and they will face the Dees at the MCG.

Melbourne had their chances against the Cats in an absolutely atrocious game of football, falling short by three points.

If the Tigers struggle to get back into form against the Dees on the G then 2020 isn’t for them.

There’s no way we are writing off the reigning premiers and they should be able to get back on the winner’s list this Sunday afternoon.

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Head To Head Bet

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We're tipping Richmond to win at $1.45 odds.

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Melbourne Demons vs Richmond Tigers Teams


B: Smith, May, Hibberd

HB: Harmes, Lever, Salem

C: Langdon, Oliver, Tomlinson

HF: Hannan, T.McDonald, Brayshaw

F: Pickett, Petracca, Fritsch

FOLL: Gawn, Melksham, Viney

I/C (from): Jackson, Spargo, vandenBerg, Rivers, O.McDonald, Hunt, Brown, Lockhart

IN: Jackson, Spargo, O.McDonald, Brown

OUT: Nil


B: Vlastuin, Grimes, Balta

HB: Houli, Broad, Short

C: McIntosh, Prestia, Caddy

HF: Higgins, Edwards, Castagna

F: Martin, Lynch, Riewoldt

FOLL: Nankervis, Cotchin, Lambert

I/C (from): Pickett, Rioli, Bolton, Baker, Graham, Aarts, Garthwaite, Chol

IN: Balta, Pickett, Rioli, Aarts, Graham, Garthwaite, Chol

OUT: Stack, Ross (both omitted), Astbury (injured)