Bet Lab: Round 8 Wrap

Catch up on all the successful & unsuccessful betting action from Round 8 of the AFL season.

Three stunning upsets highlighted Round 8 of the 2019 H& season, Richmond with 20 available players after Half Time made a mess of Fremantle after closing at $2.35 pre-game.

Sydney won their second game of the season by 5pts over Essendon on Friday night at $2.70, Hawthorn were clinical winning comfortably over GWS by 33pts on Sunday $2.45 after opening the week at $2.80

Only 3 favourites cleared betting lines in Round 8, 28 of 72 (38.9%) favourites have cleared their betting lines in the 2019 H&A season.

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Scoring fell short of expectations in several games over Round 8, as a result 5 games recorded an ‘Under’ result against Total Match Points lines.

The Hawthorn-GWS Giants game closed with a Total Match Points line at 170.5, both teams combined for 109pts.

Teams scored an average of 79.7pts in Round 8 (4th lowest this season) for an average of 80.8pts for the season, this time last year teams scored an average of 84.1pts.

Richmond were the highest scoring team with 111pts ($31), GWS were the lowest scoring team with 38pts ($29).

Round 8 Injuries

Premiership Market Moves

Geelong & Collingwood remain clear Premiership favourites at $3.50 & $3.75 respectively, GWS drift out from $6.00 last week to $8.00.

Essendon were $10 prior to the JLT Series, the Bombers are 3-5 & are out to $34.00.

Final 8 Market Moves

Geelong & Collingwood are off the board to play Finals, Adelaide are now into $1.30 after being $2.60 prior to Round 5.

Richmond were as high as $1.75 to make the Final 8 prior to Round 4, the Tigers are now into $1.14.

*Odds via Bet Easy (More odds available)

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