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 vote predictions and 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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Collingwood 10.16.76 def Essendon 10.5.65
A clear three votes for big man Brodie Grundy as the Pies got home in a hard-fought win over the Bombers. Grundy was enormous with 33 disposals and 35 hitouts to be best on ground. Scott Pendlebury (33 disposals), Taylor Adams (31 disposals, 10 marks) and Adam Treloar (35 disposals) won plenty of ball, while Brody Mihocek (4 goals, 11 disposals) and Jamie Elliott (3 goals, 18 disposals, 9 marks) finished their work up forward. Conor McKenna (35 disposals), Andrew McGrath (28 disposals) and Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti (18 disposals, 5 tackles, 2 goals) were best for the Bombers.
Brodie Grundy – 3
Scott Pendlebury – 2
Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti - 1
Sydney 17.7.109 def St.Kilda 8.16.64
The Swans ended the season in style with a big win over the Saints. Josh Kennedy was best with 32 disposals, 9 tackles and 2 goals, while Luke Parker (28 disposals, 2 goals) and Jordan Dawson (25 disposals, 8 marks) were also influential. Lance Franklin made a good return in his 300th match with 4 goals from 14 disposals and 10 marks. Dan Hannebery (28 disposals) and Seb Ross (27disposals, 2 goals) might be a chance for a vote.
Josh Kennedy – 3
Luke Parker – 2
Lance Franklin – 0.5
Dan Hannebery – 0.5
North Melbourne 13.10.88 def Melbourne 12.11.83
North Melbourne tried hard to choke once again, but Melbourne just don’t know how to win anymore, as the Roos escaped with a tight win in Hobart. Shaun Higgins was the difference with a clutch late goal as he finished with 34 disposals and 2 goals for the game, while Jared Polec (29 disposals, 2 goals) was also very good. However the three votes may go to Melbourne ruckman Max Gawn who amassed 26 disposals, 41 hitouts, 8 marks and 3 goals in a dominant performance.
Max Gawn – 2.5
Shaun Higgins – 2.5
Jared Polec – 1
Geelong 19.15.129 def Carlton 8.13.61
The Cats claimed the minor premiership with a big home victory against the Blues. Patrick Dangerfield may have locked up the Brownlow with a superb performance gathering 34 disposals, 6 tackles and 4 goals. Gary Ablett (28 disposals, 3 goals) and Quinton Narkle (27 disposals, 1 goal) were also very good. For the Blues, Patrick Cripps was wonderful with 35 disposals, 8 tackles and a goal.
Patrick Dangerfield – 3
Patrick Cripps – 2
Gary Ablett – 1
Gold Coast 7.13.55 def by GWS 20.7.127
It was the Jeremy Cameron show as the GWS star locked up the 2019 Coleman Medal. Cameron was fed plenty of ball but ended with 9 goals from 19 disposals and 12 marks in another impressive performance. Tim Taranto (31 disposals, 1 goal), Josh Kelly (27 disposals, 2 goals) and Lachie Whitfield (27 disposals, 8 marks, 1 goal) were all dangerous in the middle of the ground to setup the big win. Jarrod Witts (69 hitouts, 20 disposals) tried hard for the Suns but had little opposition in the ruck.
Jeremy Cameron – 3
Tim Taranto – 1.5
Josh Kelly – 1.5
West Coast 9.13.67 def by Hawthorn 16.9.105
A huge upset by the Hawks in the West. It wasn’t enough to reach September action but did cost the Eagles a top four spot. The Hawks had winners all over the ground with Chad Wingard (28 disposals) Ricky Henderson (25 disposals, 12 marks, 1 goal) and Jonathan Ceglar (16 disposals, 39 hitouts) among their best. Tim O’Brien (4 goals, 10 disposals) and Luke Breust (3 goals, 18 disposals) hit the scoreboard in a complete team performance. Andrew Gaff was one of the few Eagles to hold his head high with 37 disposals.
Chad Wingard – 3
Ricky Henderson – 2
Andrew Gaff – 1
Western Bulldogs 18.13.121 def Adelaide 13.9.87
The Western Bulldogs locked up their spot in the finals with a comfortable win over a disappointing Crows. It was the usual culprits with Marcus Bontempelli (31 disposals, 10 tackles, 1 goal), Jack Macrae (36 disposals, 1 goal) and Josh Dunkley (33 disposals) getting leather poisoning. Bailey Dale might also be a chance for votes with 5 goals from 17 disposals. For the Crows, Matt Crouch was allowed to do as he pleased as he racked up 47 disposals and 1 goal and would be unlucky to miss votes. Might be a tough game for the umpires to decide Brownlow votes!
Marcus Bontempelli – 3
Bailey Dale – 1
Matt Crouch – 1
Jack Macrae - 1
Richmond 12.10.82 def Brisbane 8.7.55
Richmond secured the double chance in the finals with a good win over the Lions. The win was setup by the defensive work of Bachar Houli (30 disposals), Nick Vlastuin (19 disposals, 9 marks) and Dylan Grimes who kept All-Australian squad member Charlie Cameron to just 7 touches. Dion Prestia (30 disposals) did the bulk of the work in the middle, while Jack Riewoldt was back to form with 4 goals from 14 touches. However the three votes is likely to go to Lachie Neale for an incredible 51 disposals and 6 tackles. Dayne Zorko (27 disposals, 2 goals) and Hugh McCluggage (28 disposals, 1 goal) were also excellent.
Lachie Neale – 3
Bachar Houli – 1
Dayne Zorko – 1
Nick Vlastuin - 1
Port Adelaide 15.20.110 def Fremantle 10.7.67
The season came to a close with Port thumping Freo in a game that meant nothing for either side. Ollie Wines finished an injury-plagued season with a strong showing with 33 disposals and 8 tackles. Justin Westhoff (23 disposals, 6 marks, 5 tackles, 2 goals), Xavier Duursma (21 disposals, 6 marks, 6 tackles, 2 goals) and Charlie Dixon (16 disposals, 8 marks, 3 goals) all had good games. Ed Langdon (25 disposals, 9 marks, 2 goals) was best for Freo.
Ollie Wines – 3
Justin Westoff – 2
Charlie Dixon – 0.5
Ed Langdon – 0.5
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