There’s no doubt Gold Coast fans have been rocked by the loss of superstar Gary Ablett for the rest of the AFL season, but online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au believes not all is lost, pricing the Suns at $1.88 to win more than 4.5 of their remaining 7 games.
$1.88 is also available for Gold Coast to win less than 4.5 more matches beginning with this weekend’s clash with the Western Bulldogs, where they’ve been installed $1.55 favourites.
With no Ablett, Dion Prestia gets the chance to shine – he’s priced at $3.00 to get most disposals, ahead of David Swallow ($4.00), Jaeger O’Meara ($4.50) and Harley Bennell ($5.00).
“You’d think the Suns would need 4 more wins to guarantee a finals berth and their draw isn’t too bad, but the problem is, they’ve lost all 5 matches that Ablett’s missed,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Christian Jantzen.
Punters have already picked up on that statistic, placing 60% more money on the Bulldogs than the Suns.
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Gold Coast Wins
$1.88 Over 4.5 Wins
$1.88 Under 4.5 Wins
$3.00 Dion Prestia
$4.00 David Swalllow
$4.50 Jaeger O’Meara
$5.00 Harley Bennell
$12 Kade Kolodjashij
$21 Michael Rischitelli
$101 Jack Martin
Bulldogs v Suns