Round 13 of the 2021 AFL Premiership Season rolls on this Friday night with a big contest between Hawthorn and Sydney. The major platform has us covered with massive daily fantasy contests:

  • AFL $75,000+ Swans vs Hawks at Draftstars
  • AFL $10,000+ Swans vs Hawks High Roller ($150 Entry) at Draftstars
  • AFL $5,000+ Swans vs Hawks Fiver at Draftstars
  • AFL $5,000+ Swans vs Hawks Mini ($2 Entry) at Draftstars



In addition to previews for each and every slate this season, Daily Fantasy Rankings will continue with our AFL Resources page. This section provides you all the data you need to build your best lineups. It includes daily cheat sheets for both Draftstars and DraftKings, Player Correlation tables, Player Out tables, Scores Against tables, Tagging information, statistical breakdowns and much more!


You can watch a replay of the DFS Down Under Show with Smatho and Hef as they breakdown this Draftstars contest on Friday night. It is cued up ready to go! Not to be missed if you are making lineups for this contest! 



Sydney vs Hawthorn at the SCG (SYD -31.5, 156.5)


Where to Attack?



This is the dream matchup for Sydney midfielders as the Hawks have given up the most points to the position this season. On average the Hawks have allowed opposition mids to score 89 points per game, and if you isolate the top three scorers this balloons to 115 points per game (which is over 10 points per game above league average).



It is now no surprise that the side sitting 17th on the ladder gives up the third most points in the league this season to forwards. What makes this matchup even better for Sydney forwards is the fact that they are over 40 point favourites.


Game Script - Sydney midfielders & forwards, Hawks backs




Jai Newcombe (DS $5,000) will make his AFL debut directly after being picked up in the mid-season draft. For daily fantasy there is nothing better than a minimum priced midfielder who is a mature age recruit. Already 22 he has experience at the VFL level where he has been averaging 23 disposals and 7 tackles this season. Newcombe should be suited to this matchup as a hard bodied inside midfielder, given the Swans give up the most contested possessions in the league this season.




Josh Kennedy (DS $12,680) has the top matchup in the league for his position and at this price point has GPP winning upside with a season high of 146 points. Two of his last three games have been 100+ and he loves the friendly confines of the SCG where he averages 97 points per game over his entire career.

Will Day (DS $11,270) returns from injury on this slate and I will be looking to stack up Hawks back in this matchup. Day started the year with a boom posting 103 from 28 possessions in round 1 and was well on his way to another big score before being injured in round 2. There are plenty of options to stack him around, but I will be looking for the likes of Blake Hardwick and Jarmen Impey who should avoid having lock down roles on the taller Swans forwards.




Callum Mills (DS $15,130) has taken over the role as the Swans number one midfielder this season posting a massive 107 points per game. Mills has posted 8 games over 100 from 12 matches this season and has just one game under 90 points. His upside is in the 130-140 range and on this slate as we noted above he draws the best matchup in the league for midfielders with Hawthorn giving up the most points to the position in 2021.


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