How to watch Carlton vs Western Bulldogs AFL live and match preview
Carlton need to get their season back on track but face a Bulldogs team on a 3-game win streak.
The Carlton vs Western Bulldogs clash this week sees both teams at the edge of the top 8.
The Bulldogs survived a comeback from GWS and won their last match.
But Carlton had no answers for the Brisbane Lions, who put things beyond doubt by three-quarter time in their last game.
When is Carlton vs Western Bulldogs?
Carlton vs Western Bulldogs is on Saturday 13 May at Marvel Stadium, with first bounce at 7:30pm AEST.
How to watch Carlton vs Western Bulldogs live
Carlton vs Western Bulldogs is exclusive to watch on Fox Footy right around the country.
That means Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports as your only options nationwide to catch the game as it's not available on free-to-air TV via the 7 Network.
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Live stream Carlton vs Western Bulldogs on Foxtel Now
For new users, Foxtel Now comes with a 10-day free trial, meaning you can watch this AFL game at no cost.
Then once your free trial is up, you'll need to have the Sport pack as part of your subscription to keep watching AFL on Foxtel Now, which shows every game of the regular Premiership season live.
It costs $54 a month, but it also gives you entertainment content to watch as well.
To watch Richmond vs Western Bulldogs on Foxtel iQ, you need the Sports HD pack for $74 a month, but you don't get a free trial.
Foxtel iQ offers the same content as Foxtel Now, except you watch on the iQ box instead of streaming over the internet. Plus, every AFL game can be viewed in 4K Ultra HD.
Live stream Carlton vs Western Bulldogs on Kayo
For new customers, you can use this 7-day free trial to test it all out.
You'll also be able to take advantage of Kayo's special features such as Key Moments, where you can jump straight to important events in the game such as goals.
After the free trial is over, you can subscribe to Kayo from $25 a month, which gets you a single stream.
Carlton vs Western Bulldogs match preview
Carlton and the Western Bulldogs have alternated wins since their round 22 clash in 2018.
So if this game sticks to the script of recent results between the 2 teams, it's the Bulldogs' time to shine this game.
The Bulldogs have hit some good form lately, winning their past 3 games and that's seen them make their way into the top 8 for the first time this season.
Carlton comparatively had 3 wins and 1 draw at round 4, sitting second on the table. Now in round 9 they sit eighth after only winning 1 of their last 4 games.
Both teams know how close getting to the finals can be after Carlton lost by only 1 point in the last round of 2022 to miss out.
The Bulldogs only just snuck in to last year's finals series courtesy of Carlton's aforementioned loss.
Even though we haven't reached the halfway point of the season, both teams would want to stay in touch with the top 8 with a win here and keep in finals contention.
We think the Bulldogs' recent form will get them over the line here.
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