2021 Bet Lab: AFL Week 1 Finals Wrap

Catch up on all the successful & unsuccessful betting action from AFL Week 1 Finals.

A total of 3 favourites won in Week 1 Finals: Port Adelaide ($1.70), Melbourne ($1.71) & the Western Bulldogs ($1.52).

Biggest upset: GWS Giants defeated Sydney by 1pt at UTAS Stadium, the Giants were $2.14.

A total of 3 favourites cleared their betting line in Week 1 Finals.

In the 2021 H&A season, 89 of 198 (44.9%) favourites cleared their betting line. 

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In Week 1 Finals, a total of 3 games recorded an ‘Under’ result against Total Match Points lines.

The Port Adelaide-Geelong game closed with a Total Match Points line at 148.5pts, both teams combined for 129pts.

Highest scoring team: Melbourne 93pts
Lowest scoring team: Essendon 36pts

Teams scored an average of 68.8pts in Week 1 Finals.

Teams scored an average of 79.8pts in the 2021 H&A season.

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

2021 AFL Premiership Market Moves

Melbourne are now premiership favourites at $2.75, the Demons were $26 prior to Round 2.

Port Adelaide are now into $3.60, the Power were $10 prior to Round 18.

Geelong are now out to $7.00, the Cats were $3.75 premiership favourites prior to Round 21.

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