Bet Lab: Round 5 Wrap

Catch up on all the successful & unsuccessful betting action from Round 5 of the AFL season.

Round 5 delivered another week of mixed results with 5 of 9 favourites winning, Carlton secured their first win of the season at $3.05 but the biggest return was Fremantle $6.00 with a 24pt win over GWS in Canberra.

St Kilda has certainly been a surprise packet early in the season considering injuries, the Saints are 4-1 & are +5.14 Units in 2019.

All 5 winning favourites cleared their betting line in Round 5, 15 of 45 (33.3%) favourites have cleared their betting lines in the 2019 H&A season.

Round 5 Injuries

Scoring fluctuated throughout Round 5 as a result 5 games recorded an ‘Over’ result against Total Match Points lines.

Teams scored an average of 84.8pts in Round 5 (2nd highest this season) for an average of 81.7pts for the season, this time last year teams scored an average of 85.6pts.

Collingwood were the highest scoring team with 123pts ($9), Gold Coast were the lowest scoring team with 46pts ($4).

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Premiership Market Moves

West Coast move out to 3rd favourite at $5.50 behind Collingwood $4.50 & Geelong $5.00, Richmond move into $7.50 after being $19 prior to Round 4.

Sydney were $15 prior to the JLT Series & are now out to $81, Melbourne likewise have drifted significantly from $7.00 prior to Round 1 out to a current quote of $36.

Final 8 Market Moves

Richmond were a juicy $1.75 prior to Round 4 & are now $1.18, St Kilda were $12 prior to Round 2 & are now $1.93.

Brisbane have drifted from $1.45 prior to Round 4 out to $2.35, Melbourne were $1.21 prior to Round 1 & are now $3.80.

*Odds via Bet Easy (More odds available)

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