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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Melbourne 5.12.42 def by Sydney 15.5.95
It was never going to be pretty but the Swans touched up Melbourne on a cold Melbourne Friday night to claim the four points. Oli Florent (28 disposals), Jake Lloyd (26 disposals) and Luke Parker (25 disposals, 8 tackles) were the chief ball winners, while Sam Reid was impressive up forward with 3 goals from 14 touches and 7 marks. The Dees were disappointing once again but Jack Viney (25 disposals, 9 tackles), Clayton Oliver (30 disposals) and Max Gawn (52 hitouts, 12 disposals) might be a chance of a vote.
Oli Florent – 3
Sam Reid – 1
Jake Lloyd – 1
Jack Viney – 1
Carlton 11.12.78 def St.Kilda 10.8.68
The Blues got the win in a game that might be tricky for votes. Marc Murphy was arguably best for the Blues with 27 disposals, 6 marks and a stunning banana goal from the pocket. Ed Curnow (25 disposals, 9 tackles) was good and Levi Casboult was a presence in the air with 20 disposals and 10 marks in defence. Jack Steele (20 disposals, 14 tackles) curtailed Patrick Cripps while Jack Billings (26 disposals, 7 marks, 1 goal) and Seb Ross (29 disposals) were good contributors.
Marc Murphy – 3
Levi Casboult – 2
Seb Ross – 1
Brisbane 10.15.75 def Geelong 10.14.74
Brisbane find themselves on top of the AFL ladder with an amazing one-point win over the Cats in one of the games of the season. The Lions had plenty of great contributors with Jarryd Lyons (28 disposals, 11 tackles, 1 goal), Hugh McLuggage (27 disposals, 6 tackles, 1 goal) and Lachie Neale (29 disposals, 1 goal) all winning plenty of ball. Marcus Adams (19 disposals, 10 marks) was the rock in defence, while Charlie Cameron continued his incredible year with 5 goals from 17 disposals. For the Cats, Patrick Dangerfield threatened to win it off his own boot with 36 disposals and a goal. Danger was arguably best on ground, but the loss might be costly for his Brownlow chances if he doesn’t poll the three.
Patrick Dangerfield – 2
Charlie Cameron – 2
Jarryd Lyons – 1
Marcus Adams – 1
Adelaide 6.12.48 def by Collingwood 17.12.114
The Crows might be done for 2019 after the Pies streamrolled them at home. Jamie Elliott returned to form with 5 goals, 19 possessions and 10 marks, and he was well fed by Scott Pendlebury (34 disposals, 10 marks, 6 tackles) and Adam Treloar (27 disposals). Brayden Maynard (30 disposals, 12 marks, 1 goal) and Jack Crisp (29 disposals, 9 marks) were also good patrolling across half-back.
Jamie Elliott – 2.5
Scott Pendlebury – 2.5
Brayden Maynard – 1
North Melbourne 22.12.144 def Port Adelaide 8.10.58
The lights were out early for the Power as the Roos were back to their best led by a red-hot Ben Brown. The cult hero of Arden Street bagged 10 goals to go with 14 disposals and 6 marks, and should poll the three votes on that performance. However Todd Goldstein also put in a massive game with 34 disposals, 28 hitouts and a goal. Shaun Higgins was also immense with 38 disposals, 7 marks and a goal in one of the best one-vote games you’ll ever see. Jy Simpkin, Jared Polec, Jack Ziebell, Jamie Macmillan and Ben Cunnington also all had 30+ touches, but if the top three don’t get the votes, there’s something wrong.
Ben Brown – 3
Todd Goldstein – 2
Shaun Higgins – 1
Fremantle 7.13.55 def by Essendon 13.9.87
Essendon have booked a finals spot with a solid win over Freo, despite losing all of the major statistical categories. Dylan Shiel (27 disposals, tackles, 1 goal), Zach Merrett (23 disposals, 10 tackles, 2 goals) and Adam Saad (27 disposals) were the best for the Bombers. However Michael Walters (36 disposals, 8 marks, 2 goals) and Brad Hill (32 disposals) might also be in the votes.
Dylan Shiel – 2
Michael Walters – 2
Zach Merrett – 2
Richmond 13.10.88 def West Coast 13.4.82
Another classic between these two sides saw the Tigers move into the top four with a thrilling victory. Dusty Martin was the hero with 35 disposals and a goal in a clear best-on-ground effort. Bachar Houli (34 disposals, 9 marks), Dion Prestia (29 disposals) and Shane Edwards (29 disposals, 1 goal) were also very good. Elliot Yeo (26 disposals, 8 tackles) was best for the Eagles with Shannon Hurn (24 disposals, 10 marks) strong in defence.
Dustin Martin – 3
Bachar Houli – 2
Dion Prestia – 0.5
Elliot Yeo – 0.5
GWS 9.11.65 def by Western Bulldogs 19.12.126
The Giants led at half-time before the Bulldogs motored away in the second half, kicking the last 12 goals of the game to record a thumping win. The midfield brigade of Josh Dunkley (31 disposals, 6 marks, 10 tackles, 2 goals), Jack Macrae (39 disposals), Marcus Bontempelli (26 disposals, 7 tackles) and Patrick Lipinski (27 disposals, 7 tackles, 2 goals) should clean up the votes.
Josh Dunkley – 3
Marcus Bontempelli – 1
Patrick Lipinski – 1
Jack Macrae - 1
Hawthorn 18.10.118 def Gold Coast 7.6.48
A big win for the Hawks as expected to close out the round. The game was all about Jarryd Roughead who was supposed to be playing his last match in Melbourne, but further Hawks success next week could still see Roughy in the mix for one last finals campaign. If it is the end, it was a great way to go out for Roughy as he picked up 6 goals from 14 disposals and will get a nice cheer on Brownlow night if his name is called. James Worpel (34 disposals, 7 tackles, 2 goals) was best, with Chad Wingard (22 disposals, 10 tackles, 2 goals), Isaac Smith (24 disposals, 1 goal) and Tom Scully (26 disposals, 2 goals) also solid. Pearce Hanley tried hard for the Suns with 34 disposals and 11 marks.
James Worpel – 3
Chad Wingard – 2
Jarryd Roughead - 1
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