The brand new AFL season begins on March 19, when the defending champions, Richmond, face Carlton in spherical one of many Premiership marketing campaign on the MCG.
The excellent news for many who wish to have a wager on the AFL, is that the bookmakers have already priced up a variety of markets from the Grand Last winner to who will decide up the Brownlow Medal.
Here’s a have a look at three bets you need to look to position forward of the brand new season.
Richmond To Defend Their Crown (4.25)
Richmond went into the AFL finals sequence final season because the third seed, however they have been unlucky to not be the highest seed as they completed on the identical variety of factors as Geelong and Brisbane Lions – who have been first and second respectively within the standings.
The finals sequence brings about way more strain than a Premiership recreation and Richmond appeared to thrive below these circumstances again in September. They defeated Brisbane on the Gabba to succeed in the preliminary finals, bought the higher of primary seed Geelong, after which got here out on prime comfortably in opposition to Nice Western Sydney within the Grand Last.
Richmond ought to be backed once more at 4.25 within the Aussie Guidelines betting to defend their title. Hawthorn have been the final crew to efficiently defend their crown within the AFL in 2015 and this crew appears able to lifting the trophy as soon as once more within the Grand Last later in 2020.
Patrick Cripps To Win Brownlow Medal (7.0)
Nat Fyfe was handed his second Brownlow Medal in 2019 and there weren’t many complaints about that call, because the Fremantle man had a unbelievable 12 months as soon as once more.
2020 ought to be the 12 months that Patrick Cripps takes his recreation to the subsequent stage – so take the Carlton midfield at 7.0 within the Brownlow Medal betting.
The 24-year-old has already impressed within the AFL however his peak years are effectively forward of him. His profession averages are 26.2 disposals, 7.5 clearances, 5.9 tackles and three.0 inside 50s per recreation; which already make him one of many recreation’s finest gamers.
Fyfe and Dustin Martin will as soon as once more show sturdy contenders for the Brownlow Medal however choice needs to be given to the youthful participant this time.
Gold Coast To Choose Up The Most Losses (1.5)
Gold Coast have been rooted to the underside of the AFL standings in 2019, with simply three wins from their 22 video games, and it’s onerous to see them faring significantly better in 2020.
The Suns began final season effectively going 3-1 from their opening 4 video games. Nonetheless, all of it went downhill fairly shortly as their defeat to Better Western Sydney in spherical 23 was their 18th straight loss.
Head coach Stewart Dew has an enormous job on his arms as he might want to elevate his gamers who’re certain to be starved of any confidence.
The Gold Coast have opened up because the 1.5 favourites within the ‘to complete backside’ market and, sadly for Suns followers, that’s the place they’re prone to finish the 2020 Premiership season.
The Marsh Group Sequence in February will as soon as once more be the AFL’s pre-season competitors the place all 18 groups will play two video games every to organize them for the brand new marketing campaign. So, we don’t have too lengthy to attend to see some Aussie Guidelines soccer.