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Top goal scorer betting for Geelong vs. North Melbourne AFL Rd 10

Fri, May 23, 2:30pm by Dominic Ciconte

Match: Geelong Cats ($1.52) vs. North Melbourne Kangaroos ($2.60)
Where: Simonds Stadium
When: Friday, May 23, 7.50pm AEST

Geelong vs. Kangaroos Round 10 2014THE third and final bye-affected round of the 2014 AFL season has thrown up a Friday night match we can finally sink our teeth into.

Geelong, sitting fourth on the AFL ladder after losing two of their last three matches, take on the inconsistent North Melbourne, which sit in seventh.

The Scott brothers, Brad and Chris, will be pulling the reins from the opposing coaches boxes. The record over the last 10 matches between the two sides makes for better reading for Cats coach Chris, with Geelong winning eight of the last 10, but, Brad has struck back in recent times – the Kangaroos have won two of the last three.

The match will be the first played under the Friday night lights at Geelong’s Simonds Stadium and should attract a full house.

Can North win a couple in a row and stake its claim as a true premiership contender? Can the Cats bounce back, or will they tumble further?

This has all the makings of a traditional Friday night thriller.

With the weather looking good for football and all the focus on the big boys up forward, AustralianGambling will this week shift focus to the top goal-scorer market for the match.

How to bet on top goal scorer for Cats vs. Kangaroos

This market is a pretty self-explanatory one. The aim is to select the player who will kick the most goals for the game.

Should that player kick the most goals, you will win the bet. If he ties with another player, you will receive half of the winnings.

The top goal-scorer market for Geelong vs. North Melbourne:


Tom Hawkins – $4.25
Jimmy Bartel – $10
Travis Varcoe – $14
Steven Motlop – $15
Jordan Murdoch – $17
Joel Selwood – $18
Hamish McIntosh – $34
Any other player not listed – $8

North Melbourne:

Lindsay Thomas – $6
Drew Petrie – $8
Aaron Black – $12
Majak Daw – $12
Brent Harvey – $17
Robin Nahas – $17
Leigh Adams – $51
Any other player not listed – $8

Top Geelong chances for top goal scorer

Tom Hawkins – $4.75

After missing the match against Fremantle because of injury, Tom Hawkins will return against the Kangaroos to spearhead the Cat’s attack.

Hawkins has proven that he can kick big bags of goals thus far in 2014. After struggling through a back injury in 2013, he has returned to something resembling his best form.

He sits fifth on the AFL goal-kicking leader-board with 21 and has saved his best for the better teams in the competition. His bags of five against Hawthorn and four against Collingwood prove that he’s not just a flat-track bully and can more than handle attention from North Melbourne’s premier defender, Scott Thompson.

While he’s short at $4.75 @ (better than $3.50 at Sportsbet), Hawkins will be the focal point of the Geelong forward line and on a night which should suit big forwards, he’ll provide value for money.

Jordan Murdoch – $17

While Geelong was roundly criticised for letting veteran goal sneak Paul Chapman walk to Essendon in the summer, the move has paid off with the emergence of Jordan Murdoch.

With lightning-quick foot speed and an accurate left foot, Murdoch has provided a quality option for Geelong up forward and found himself among the goal-scorers almost every week.

If the game is low-scoring and multiple goal-scorers are at a premium, Murdoch, who will play the game predominantly up forward, provides excellent value at $17.

Top North Melbourne chances for top goal scorer

Lindsay ThomasLindsay Thomas – $6

After a break-out 2013 season in which he kicked 53 goals and was the league’s best small forward, Lindsay Thomas has been a little quieter on the goal-front in 2014, with just 16 from the first nine rounds of the season.

We’re tipping that Lindsay is a big chance in this market for one of two reasons.

The first is, Geelong seem to have struggled with small forwards so far in 2014. Last week, Fremantle goal-sneak Hayden Ballantyne was the match-winner against the Cats with three goals. The Cats have seemed bereft of solid back pocket options and this could be the perfect opportunity for Lindsay to cause some havoc.

The second is, Thomas is still playing good football in 2014, he just hasn’t hit the scoreboard yet. The defensive side to his game is strong and it’s only a matter of time before that spills over into goals. At $6 with (better than $5 at Sportingbet), you’ll have both a fantastic multi addition and a solid individual bet.

Drew Petrie – $8

By his own standards, Petrie has been down so far in 2014, but it could be time for the big fella to shine against the Cats.

With a number of tall options up forward including Majak Daw and Aaron Black, Petrie shouldn’t cop the double-teaming treatment from the Cat defence too often and if he starts to clunk them, he will provide a real show for your money at $8.

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