Former Western Bulldogs coach Terry Wallace has given his thoughts on Saturday night’s two contests with finals implications.
Adelaide host Collingwood in a game where the Pies are fighting to keep their top four hopes alive and the Crows simply need to get back into the eight.
“I think Adelaide will take them over there,” Wallace told SEN’s Crunch Time.
“I’ve got enormous respect for Collingwood’s midfield, they’re good enough to get the job done.
“I just think Adelaide, to keep their season alive, their last home game, what they did over in Perth last week, I just think they’ll find a way to get a result.”
Port Adelaide meanwhile currently holds eighth spots and faces a tough challenge against North Melbourne at Marvel Stadium.
Wallace feels the Power have enough firepower to get the job done on the road.
“My take on it is the North of last week we won’t see again,” he said.
“They’ve been really tough and competitive for the whole season. I expect them to be tough and competitive.
“I also expect Port to be able to take that on, wear a couple of hits, and then find a way to get a result.”
If either team wins and the other loses, the victor will find themselves in the top eight going into Round 23.
It’s fair to say that there is a lot at stake for the state of South Australia tonight.