2021 Bet Lab: Round 8 Wrap

2021 Bet Lab: Round 8 Wrap

Catch up on all the successful & unsuccessful betting action from Round 8 of the 2021 AFL season.

A total of 7 favourites won in Round 8: GWS Giants ($1.44), Collingwood ($1.34), Melbourne ($1.32), Port Adelaide ($1.23), West Coast ($1.53), Western Bulldogs ($1.33) & Brisbane ($1.21).

Biggest upset: Geelong defeated Richmond by 63pts at the MCG, the Cats were $2.21.

A total of 2 favourites cleared their betting line in Round 8, 37 of 72 (51.4%) favourites have cleared their betting line in 2021.

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In Round 8 a total of 5 games recorded an ‘Over’ result against Total Match Points lines.

The GWS Giants-Essendon game closed with a Total Match Points line at 171.5pts, both teams combined for 212pts.

Highest scoring team: Geelong 126pts
Lowest scoring team: Adelaide 38pts

Teams scored an average of 81.1pts in Round 8, teams are averaging 82.9pts per game in 2021.

Teams scored an average of 80.4pts in the 2019 H&A season. 

2021 AFL Premiership Market Moves

Richmond, Melbourne, Port Adelaide & the Western Bulldogs are all equal premiership favourites at $5.50

Melbourne were $26 prior to Round 2.

Geelong are into $7.00, the Cats were $11 prior to Round 6. 

 

*Odds via Sportsbet (More odds available)

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