afl round 19

Read on for AFL Round 19 early mail and value betting leans for each game…

AFL Round 19: Richmond v Fremantle, Friday night

Early prediction: Fremantle
The value: Freo H2H, $1.88 at TopSport

  • Richmond have ruled out big guns Lynch and Martin already
  • Dockers are 3-1 in Melbourne this year
  • Richmond “hate going to Marvel Stadium” to quote the coach, have lost past 4 there

AFL Round 19: North Melbourne v Hawthorn, Saturday afternoon

Early prediction: North’s winning run ends at one
The value: Hawks -19.5 at TopSport

  • Hawthorn has comfortably beaten two of the bottom three teams in consecutive weeks and now take on the current wooden spooners
  • North Melbourne got the ‘new coach bounce’ to record a stirring victory last week, albeit against a very inaccurate Richmond
  • They’re likely to lose key forward Nick Larkey who was subbed off late against the Tigers with a foot injury

AFL Round 19: Sydney v Adelaide, Saturday afternoon

Early prediction: Sydney easily
The value: Sydney -38.5

  • Last time they met was R2, 2021 with Sydney winning by 33 points
  • Sydney have been very effective at home this season with a 6-2 record
  • Adelaide have lost 9 of last 11 with wins over just West Coast and North Melbourne in that period

AFL Round 19: Port Adelaide v Geelong, Saturday afternoon

Early prediction: Cats
The value: Geelong by 1-39 points, $2.12 at TopSport

  • Geelong are purring with eight straight wins and only one of those was even close
  • Port has been good at home this season but the Cats have enough quality and experience to win again
  • The Power have only lost one game by 40+ points all season and that was way back in Round 2

AFL Round 19: Brisbane v Gold Coast, Saturday night

Early prediction: Brisbane
The value: Brisbane -22.5 at TopSport

  • Brisbane retain a stranglehold on this fixture, winning 9 of the past 10 (the loss by 5 points)
  • Gold Coast looked very poor last week and are off a 6-day break here
  • The Lions to re-establish the Gabba fortress after a rare loss at home due to COVID outs two weeks ago

AFL Round 19: Bulldogs v Melbourne, Saturday night

Early prediction: Melbourne, comfortably
The value: Melbourne -8.5 at TopSport

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