The most comprehensive AFL Brownlow Medal coverage returns for 2019 as the “Brownlow Bandit” brings you game-by-game analysis every round of the season to help you with your betting on the 2019 Brownlow Medal.
Our Brownlow Medal predictions and rolling Brownlow Medal tracker allow you to keep an eye on the betting markets throughout the season to build a green book so that by the time the 2019 Brownlow Medal night rolls around we’re assured of a profit.
You’ll be able to stay up to date with our live 2019 Brownlow Medal leaderboard, while there will be links to every single round-by-round voting posted there.
For those who need a refresher on how our Brownlow voting system works, we assign 6 votes per game so that our total votes are the same as the official 3-2-1 system, however we break up those votes as we see fit across potentially more than three players. Some games are really tough to call which way the votes will go, so a better predictive model is to split performances and assign half points to each player where there is doubt. So for example if two players dominate and it's too hard to split their performance, they are given 2.5 votes each, with the remaining 1 vote given to another player(s). This will give us a predictive total closer to their true total, rather than guessing. We can then form a 'range' for each player (i.e. a min and max we think players can poll) with the thinking behind this that the variations from the half votes will even out over the long term.
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West Coast 13.7.85 def Melbourne 9.15.69
Once again it was scrappy by the Eagles but they got the points against the Dees. Elliot Yeo was instrumental with 26 disposals and an enormous 16 tackles, while Dom Sheed (33 disposals, 13 marks) and Andrew Gaff (30 disposals, 10 marks) also won plenty of ball. Shannon Hurn was a rock at half back with 33 disposals and 13 marks. Max Gawn was huge for the Dees with 56 hitouts and 15 disposals in a solo effort.
Elliott Yeo – 3
Shannon Hurn – 2
Max Gawn – 1
Collingwood 17.10.112 def St.Kilda 10.11.71
The Pies ran away late against the Saints with Steele Sidebottom one of the Pies best with 29 disposals and 2 goals. Adam Treloar (38 disposals) was busy while Brodie Grundy won the battle of the big men with 24 disposals and 49 hitouts. Jack Billings tried hard for the Saints with 29 disposals and 8 marks.
Steele Sidebottom – 3
Adam Treloar – 2
Brodie Grundy – 1
Brisbane 13.15.93 def Adelaide 13.14.92
Brisbane held on against a fast-finishing Adelaide to win by a solitary point. Lachie Neale continued his big season with 39 disposals and 6 tackles, and he had good support from Hugh McCluggage (26 disposals), Dayne Zorko (20 disposals, 12 tackles, 1 goal) and Jarryd Lyons (21 disposals, 11 tackles, 1 goal), while Charlie Cameron was dynamic up forward with 3 goals from 16 touches. Brad Crouch was big in the middle for the Crows with 32 disposals and 7 tackles, while Rory Sloane (28 disposals, 7 tackles, 1 goal) was also very good.
Lachie Neale – 3
Brad Crouch – 2
Dayne Zorko – 0.5
Charlie Cameron – 0.5
Geelong 21.7.133 def Western Bulldogs 13.11.89
A comfortable win for the Cats as they continue to roll on in season 2019. Mitch Duncan was best with 25 disposals, 11 marks and 3 goals in a complete performance. Patrick Dangerfield (23 disposals, 1 goal) went off late with an injury but may still be a chance for votes, while Tom Stewart (22 disposals, 6 marks) and Joel Selwood (21 disposals) were also solid. Jack Macrae (29 disposals, 8 tackles) and Mitch Wallis (29 disposals, 2 goals) were best for the Dogs.
Mitch Duncan – 3
Patrick Dangerfield – 2
Jack Macrae – 0.5
Mitch Wallis – 0.5
Essendon 8.12.60 def Fremantle 7.11.53
Not the prettiest game to watch, but Essendon got the points against Freo. Zach Merrett (35 disposals, 6 tackles), David Zaharakis (32 disposals, 1 goal) and Dyson Heppell (27 disposals) got plenty of the Sherrin, but it was Dylan Shiel who was most influential with 25 disposals and 2 goals. Nat Fyfe was all class with 24 disposals while David Mundy continued his good form with 34 disposals, 6 tackles and a goal.
Dylan Shiel – 3
Zach Merrett – 1
David Zaharakis – 1
David Mundy – 1
North Melbourne 10.12.72 def by Sydney 11.11.77
Another terrible loss for the Roos as they couldn’t get up against an under-strength Sydney. In the absence of Josh Kennedy, it was George Hewett who stepped up with 29 disposals, including 20 contested and 6 centre clearances. Luke Parker (28 disposals, 9 tackles), Jordan Dawson (24 disposals, 7 marks, 1 goal) and Oliver Florent (22 disposals, 2 goals) were good, while Tom Papley finished the work with 4 goals from 15 touches. Jack Ziebell was enormous for the Roos with 35 disposals, 10 marks and 8 tackles but it wasn’t enough to get his boys over the line.
George Hewett – 2.5
Jack Ziebell – 2.5
Luke Parker - 1
Port Adelaide 13.11.89 def Gold Coast 7.9.51
The Power got the better of the Suns in the second half in extremely wet conditions with Travis Boak again one of their best. Boak collected 36 disposals, including 22 contested, with good support from Tom Rockliff (30 disposals, 6 tackles), Sam Gray (23 disposals, 8 marks, 7 tackles, 1 goal) and Connor Rozee (18 disposals, 8 tackles, 2 goal). Brayden Fiorini tried hard for the Suns with 38 disposals and a goal.
Travis Boak – 3
Sam Gray – 2
Brayden Fiorini – 1
Richmond 14.11.95 def Hawthorn 8.11.59
Dusty Martin wound back the clock to 2017 with a vintage performance in the Tigers win over the Hawks. Martin racked up 37 disposals, 6 marks and 2 goals in a commanding performance. He was supported by Brandon Ellis (35 disposals, 13 marks), Bachar Houli (35 disposals, 9 marks) and Dion Prestia (29 disposals, 6 marks). Jaegar O’Meara (30 disposals, 6 tackles) tried hard while Jonathan Ceglar (26 disposals, 8 marks, 15 hitouts) stepped up when Ben McEvoy went down with injury.
Dustin Martin – 3
Brandon Ellis – 2
Bachar Houli – 1
GWS 20.18.138 def Carlton 7.3.45
An absolute thumping by the Giants as the Blues slumped to a new low in 2019. The Giants were awesome and it will be hard to fit so many dominant players into just three Brownlow votes. Lachie Whitfield returned from injury and was enormous with 40 disposals, 18 marks and 3 goals for a staggering 190 fantasy points! Tim Taranto (38 disposals, 12 marks, 1 goal) and Josh Kelly (35 disposals, 7 marks) were everywhere while Mat de Boer did a great job in keeping Patrick Cripps to just 12 touches. Up forward it was Jeremy Finlayson who kicked 5 majors from 12 touches.
Lachie Whitfield – 3
Tim Taranto – 2
Josh Kelly - 1
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