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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GWS 4.5.29 def by Hawthorn 13.7.85
The round kicked off with the Giants as cold as the snow that fell in Canberra in a bad loss to the Hawks on Friday night. The Hawks embraced the conditions with James Worpel (31 disposals, 6 tackles), Isaac Smith (28 disposals, 1 goal), James Sicily (33 disposals) and Liam Shiels (30 disposals, 6 tackles) winning the midfield with big man Jonathan Ceglar (35 hitouts, 16 disposals) winning the ruck battle. Toby Greene played a lone hand in a depleted midfield for the Giants and may be in the votes with 38 disposals, 8 marks and 5 tackles.
James Worpel – 3
James Sicily - 2
Toby Greene – 1
Melbourne 7.11.53 def by Collingwood 10.10.70
The Pies are slowly recovering some form and the score line flattered Melbourne in the end. Steele Sidebottom was great with 28 disposals, 9 marks and 5 tackles, along with Adam Treloar (31 disposals, 6 tackles) and Scott Pendlebury (23 disposals, 2 goals). Brodie Grundy got the better of the ruck battle with 44 hitouts, 16 disposals and 7 tackles with Brodie Mihocek finishing the job with 4 goals from 12 disposals and 7 marks. Angus Brayshaw (26 disposals, 1 goal) found some form for the Dees while Clayton Oliver (29 disposals, 11 tackles) was typically prolific.
Steele Sidebottom – 3
Scott Pendlebury – 2
Adam Treloar – 1
Port Adelaide 15.13.103 def Sydney 7.14.56
The Power climbed back into the top 8 with a strong win in the wet against the Swans. The ball rebounded from half-back thanks to Darcy Byrne-Jones (28 disposals, 7 marks) and Tom Jonas (24 disposals, 6 marks) with Connor Rozee (20 disposals, 3 goals) and Ollie Wines (22 disposals 2 goals) helping to hit the scoreboard. Oli Florent was best for the Swans with 29 disposals with 5 tackles.
Darcy Byrne-Jones – 3
Connor Rozee – 2
Ollie Wines – 1
Brisbane 22.12.144 def Gold Coast 8.5.53
The Lions showed no mercy against the Suns with a thumping victory on the back of 6 goals from best-on-ground Charlie Cameron. In the middle, it was Jarryd Lyons (34 disposals, 8 marks, 7 tackles, 2 goals), Dayne Zorko (25 disposals, 8 marks, 7 tackles, 2 goals) and Jarrod Berry (26 disposals, 8 marks, 7 tackles, 1 goal) who were dominant as the Lions are set to sweep the Brownlow votes.
Charlie Cameron – 3
Jarryd Lyons – 2
Dayne Zorko – 1
Essendon 4.9.33 def by Western Bulldogs 21.11.137
A miserable, embarrassing performance by Essendon will be the talking point of the week ahead as they suffered a 100+ point defeat at the hands of the Dogs. Josh Dunkley (39 disposals, 1 goal), Jack Macrae (38 disposals, 8 tackles, 1 goal) and Lachie Hunter (34 disposals, 9 marks) controlled the midfield and seem likely to fill the votes. Toby McLean (22 disposals, 3 goals) and Bailey Dale (19 disposals, 3 goals) were also good contributors.
Josh Dunkley – 3
Jack Macrae – 2
Lachie Hunter – 1
Geelong 9.15.69 def North Melbourne 1.8.14
It was the lowest ever score by the Kangaroos in an atrocious performance against the Cats. Patrick Dangerfield may be on top of the Brownlow count after this round with his 33 disposals, 7 marks and 1 goal a good chance for maximum votes. Mitch Duncan (27 disposals), Gary Ablett (23 disposals, 10 marks), Quinton Narkle (21 disposals, 3 goals) and Tom Hawkins (16 disposals, 13 marks, 2 goals) are likely to fill the remaining vote getters.
Patrick Dangerfield – 3
Quinton Narkle – 2
Mitch Duncan – 1
St.Kilda 10.12.72 def Fremantle 10.9.69
Freo’s slim chances of reaching the finals slipped through their fingers in the dying minutes of the game as the Saints got the points. Dan Hannebery (23 disposals, 6 tackles, 2 goals) and Jack Steven (22 disposals, 7 marks, 3 goals) were telling inclusions for the Saints as they were surprisingly damaging on the scoreboard. Seb Ross (28 disposals, 9 tackles) and Jack Billings (27 disposals) also won plenty of the ball. However the three votes might go to Nat Fyfe in a losing effort as he racked up 35 disposals and kicked 2 goals in a mighty effort.
Nat Fyfe – 3
Seb Ross – 2
Jack Steven - 1
Richmond 11.7.73 def Carlton 6.9.45
A comfortable win for the Tigers in tough conditions at the MCG. With Dusty Martin a late out, it gave extra midfield time to the likes of Jack Graham (22 disposals, 14 tackles, 4 goals) and Shane Edwards (27 disposals, 9 tackles, 1 goal) while Dion Prestia was dominant with 35 disposals. Patrick Cripps was best for the Blues with 37 disposals and 7 tackles.
Dion Prestia – 2.5
Jack Graham – 2.5
Patrick Cripps – 0.5
Shane Edwards – 0.5
West Coast 13.12.90 def Adelaide 12.8.80
The Crows performed admirably but the Eagles held on to take away the valuable four points. The forward line of Jack Darling (16 disposals, 9 marks, 7 tackles, 3 goals) and Willie Rioli (21 disposals, 7 tackles, 1 goal) were the game changers for the Eagles, with their midfield typically in the thick of the action. Elliot Yeo (26 disposals) and Andrew Gaff (29 disposals) were among their best. The Crows held onto plenty of ball with Matt Crouch (43 disposals, 8 marks) getting leather poisoning and brother Brad Crouch (35 disposals, 6 tackles) also prolific. Up forward it was Darcy Fogarty who was dangerous with 5 goals from 12 disposals and 7 marks.
Jack Darling – 3
Matt Crouch – 2
Darcy Fogarty – 1
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