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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North Melbourne 12.14.86 def Hawthorn 9.10.64
North Melbourne kicked off the round in style with a solid come-from-behind win against the Hawks. After quarter time, the Roos midfield got on top, led by Shaun Higgins who racked up 28 disposals and 2 goals. Ben Brown was dominant up forward with 4 goals from 14 disposals, but he probably could’ve had a couple more, while Jack Ziebell also hit the scoreboard with 3 goals and 18 disposals. James Worpel was best for the Hawks with 37 disposals and 5 tackles.
Ben Brown – 2.5
Shaun Higgins – 2.5
James Worpel – 1
Essendon 9.13.67 def by Port Adelaide 19.12.126
The Power struck down the Bombers to even up the race for the final eight. Dan Houston was their leading ball winner with 29 disposals, 10 marks and 2 goals, with good support from young guns Xavier Duursma (26 disposals, 1 goal) and Connor Rozee (22 disposals, 5 marks, 2 goals). Darcy Byrne-Jones also chipped in with 25 disposals. Zach Merrett was the best for the Bombers with 31 disposals and 1 goal.
Dan Houston – 3
Xavier Duursma – 1.5
Connor Rozee – 1.5
GWS 12.11.83 def Sydney 12.9.81
Jacob Hopper was awarded the Brett Kirk Medal for best afield with 26 disposals and 3 goals in the narrow win for the Giants. Zac Williams (32 disposals, 10 marks) and Toby Greene (34 disposals, 8 marks, 6 tackles, 1 goal) are also likely to be in the votes. Isaac Heeney might challenge from the Swans as he kicked 4 majors from his 18 disposals and 7 marks.
Jacob Hopper – 3
Toby Greene – 2
Zac Williams – 0.5
Isaac Heeney – 0.5
Fremantle 14.11.95 def Geelong 9.7.61
Fremantle caused one of the upsets of the season as they overcame the ladder-leading Cats. Nat Fyfe (27 disposals, 2 goals), Michael Walters (29 disposals, 5 tackles, 1 goal), Ed Langdon (28 disposals, 2 goals) and Bradley Hill (27 disposals) were too quick for the Cats as they ran wild in the middle of the ground and should consume the votes. Tom Stewart (24 disposals, 9 marks) and Tim Kelly (25 disposals,1 goal) were best for Geelong.
Nat Fyfe – 2
Michael Walters – 2
Brad Hill – 1
Ed Langdon – 1
Melbourne 9.6.60 def by Richmond 13.15.93
The Tigers got a comfy win against a competitive Melbourne outfit with Dusty Martin best on ground with 34 disposals and a goal. Bachar Houli (32 disposals, 7 marks), Dion Prestia (31 disposals) and Shane Edwards (31 disposals) also won plenty of the ball. Clayton Oliver (32 disposals) was busy while Max Gawn (19 disposals, 26 hitouts, 9 marks) was the dominant big man.
Dusty Martin – 3
Bachar Houli – 1.5
Dion Prestia – 1.5
Adelaide 14.8.92 def St.Kilda 10.10.70
It wasn’t pretty but the Crows got the all-important four points against the Saints to stay in the top eight. Matt Crouch was influential with 35 disposals and 2 goals, with plenty of support from Rory Laird (38 disposals, 12 marks), Bryce Gibbs (29 disposals) and Brad Crouch (29 disposals, 7 tackles). Taylor Walker finished their work with 4 goals from 12 touches. Jack Billings (26 disposals, 7 marks) was best for St.Kilda, while Rowan Marshall won the ruck battle with 20 disposals and 32 hitouts.
Matt Crouch – 2.5
Rory Laird – 2.5
Taylor Walker – 0.5
Rowan Marshall – 0.5
Collingwood 18.12.120 def Gold Coast 8.3.51
It was the confidence-boosting win that the Pies desperately needed with Adam Treloar doing as he pleased with 35 disposals, 8 marks and a goal. Jack Crisp (29 disposals, 12 marks) and Steele Sidebottom (27 disposals, 7 tackles, 2 goals) were in the thick of the action, while Brodie Grundy was typically dominant with 43 hitouts, 26 disposals, 5 tackles and a goal. Will Hoskin-Elliott finished their work with 4 goals from 17 disposals and 11 marks.
Adam Treloar – 3
Brodie Grundy – 2
Steele Sidebottom – 1
Carlton 11.9.75 def by West Coast 15.9.99
A competitive effort from Carlton but West Coast got away late to record the win. Elliot Yeo (25 disposals, 10 tackles) and Luke Shuey (27 disposals, 2 goals) were good in the middle with Jeremy McGovern (18 disposals, 13 marks) patrolling down back. Liam Ryan pulled down one of the marks of the year and ended the day with 4 goals from 16 disposals. For the Blues, Sam Walsh showed his immense potential with 31 disposals and a goal, while Nic Newman bagged 4 goals from 24 disposals and 11 marks.
Luke Shuey – 2
Elliot Yeo – 2
Sam Walsh – 1
Nic Newman – 1
Brisbane 14.14.98 def Western Bulldogs 11.14.80
The Lions juggernaut continues to roll on as they held on for a tight win over the Dogs. Mitch Robinson was influential with 24 disposals, 6 tackles and 2 goals while Charlie Cameron kicked 4 goals from 13 disposals. The votes might end up with the Dogs who had more possession throughout the day. Jack Macrae was huge with 45 disposals and 7 tackles, and Marcus Bontempelli had 35 disposals, 7 tackles and a goal. Could be an interesting game for Brownlow votes.
Jack Macrae – 2.5
Marcus Bontempelli – 2.5
Mitch Robinson - 1
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