St Kilda Saints vs Essendon Bombers

St Kilda Saints will take on Essendon Bombers at Marvel Stadium as the AFL Round 14 continues on Friday. Here we take a closer look at the Saints vs Bombers game, start time, preview, prediction, head-to-head, and TV coverage.

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🇦🇺 Competition: AFL Round 14

🏉 Fixture: St Kilda vs Essendon Bombers

🗓 Date: Friday, 17 June 2022

🕗 Time: 7:50 pm AEST (GMT+10)

🏟 Venue: Marvel Stadium

📺 TV: Channel 7

When and Where is St Kilda Saints vs. Essendon Bombers?

St Kilda vs Essendon Bombers will be held on Friday, 17 June 2022, at 7:50 pm AEST (GMT+10). The Saints will host the match at the Marvel Stadium.

Match Preview:

The Saints (6th) are coming into this match after a defeat against the league leaders Lions in the previous round. It broke their 3-match winning streak. St Kilda will fancy their chances to come back in winning ways as they host an hapless Essendon. A win against the Bombers will make them level on points with the 4th place Carlton.

The Bombers are having a terrible time this season. They suffered their 4th defeat in a row against Carlton in the previous round. The Carlton Blues spoiled the party in which the Bombers turn 150 years as a club. Ben Rutten, Bombers head coach, needs to sort out a lot of things if they want to come back in winning ways against the Saints on Friday night.

St Kilda Saints Team News:

Out: Daniel McKenzie, Jarrod Lienert, Marcus Windhager, Mason Wood, Mitch Owens

In: Hunter Clark, Jack Billings, Nasiah Wanganeen-Milera, Ryan Byrnes

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Essendon Bombers Team News:

Out: Alec Waterman, Darcy Parish, Tom Cutler, Zach Reid

In: Andrew McGrath, Brayden Ham, Massimo D’Ambrosio

Head-to-Head:

The Bombers have a slight edge in the head-to-head meetings against the Saints. They are leading by 3-2 wins in the last 5 meetings.

  • R3 (2021): Bombers 143-68 Saints
  • R12 (2020): Saints 68-33 Bombers
  • R2 (2019): Bombers 65-76 Saints
  • R21 (2018): Bombers 122-79 Saints
  • R17 (2017): Saints 57-118 Bombers

St Kilda vs. Essendon Prediction

The Essendon Bombers are living their nightmares. They are on a 4-match losing streak. The Bombers lost 7 of their last 8 matches. They kicked an average of 49 points in their last 4.

On the other hand, the home side St Kilda won 3 of their last 4 matches. Though they lost, the Saints held their lead against the league leaders for the majority of the match last round. They will be vying for getting into top 4 with a win over the Bombers.

Our pick is St Kilda to secure a comfortable win by 15 points.

How to watch on TV and Live Stream?

The official broadcaster of St Kilda Saints vs Essendon Bombers is Channel 7 on TV. For the AFL fans, they will show the whole match live on TV. And for the live stream, the game will be available on Kayo Sports. Fans from all around Australia can live stream the match with Kayo Sports.

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.

Conclusion

That’s all we have today about the St Kilda Saints vs Essendon Bombers AFL Round 14 clash, when and where, prediction, head-to-head, TV coverage. Let us know your prediction of this match in the comments below.

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