Melbourne Demons vs Collingwood Magpies will be at the ‘G tonight as Round 21 in AFL kicks off with a high-voltage battle. Here you can follow the start time, preview, h2h, prediction, and how to watch the game on TV and Live Stream.
🇦🇺 Competition: AFL Round 21
🏉 Fixture: Melbourne Demons vs Collingwood Magpies
🗓 Date: Friday, 5 August 2022
🕟 Time: 7:50 pm AEST
🏟 Venue: MCG
📺 TV and Live Stream: Channel 7, Foxtel, Kayo
Melbourne Demons vs Collingwood Magpies Start Time and Venue
The match will be held on Friday, 5 August 2022, at 7:50 pm AEST. The Demons will host the game at MCG.
Melbourne Demons are coming off a dominating win by 39-85 points on the road against Fremantle. The defending premiers Demons will return at the ‘G tonight to take on Collingwood.
Melbourne Demons (2nd) are four points behind the top spot and the same goes down for the Collingwood Magpies (3rd). Melbourne will face Carlton (H) and Brisbane (A) for the next matches.
On the other hand, the Magpies are on a magnificent run of a 10-match winning streak. They beat the Power by 88-82 points last week. Their previous five wins have been by the margin of 6 points or less.
Head-to-Head and Stats
The Magpies are 6-1 up against the Demons in their previous seven head-to-head meetings. Moreover, they beat the Demons this season on the Queen’s birthday 82-56 points.
- R13 2022: Pies 82-56 Demons
- R13 2021: Demons 63-80 Pies
- R12 2020: Demons 100-44 Pies
It will be a toe-to-toe battle at the ‘G between the two top sides this season. Collingwood is on a 10-match winning streak. Moreover, they beat Melbourne Demons in Round 13 this season at home by 82-56 points.
On the other hand, Melbourne Demons are ahead on the ladder with the same points as Collingwood. They showed a dominating performance on the road to beat Fremantle last week. They restricted the Dockers to just 39 points.
The Demons would show another good performance defensively at home against the Magpies. Collingwood won their last five matches in a very close margin, by 6 points or less. We predict another close match tonight with the home side Melbourne Demons claiming the four points.
How to Watch Melbourne Demons vs Collingwood Magpies on TV and Live stream
You can watch the match on TV via Channel 7 in Australia. Melbourne Demons vs Collingwood Magpies live stream will be available on Foxtel and Kayo. For the fans from overseas, all the AFL matches will be available on the Watch AFL official site.
Fox Sports is in charge of broadcasting AFL matches on the USA ground. The game will be available on the Fox Sports TV channel. TSN is the most popular channel in Canada. They host all the sports and entertainment shows in Canada. All the matches AFL are available on TSN.