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Inside the Numbers – Rd. 8

Pete goes inside the Fantasy numbers.

Injuries impacted several key on-field players in Round 8, avoiding them would have likely resulted in a ranking boost.

Keeping up to date on player & team news can provide an advantage over your opponents, with the Bye rounds just around the corner ensuring that you are all over important information can provide an additional edge.

Here are some quick grabs from Round 8.

Article by @aflratingsPete

PLAYER TRENDS

Adelaide

Rory Laird has averaged 102.0pts from his last 5 games (Season Ave: 97.5), he has not scored 120pts or more in any game this season (2018 120pts+: 35.0%)

Brisbane

Hugh McCluggage has averaged 101.5pts from his last 4 games (Season Ave: 92.1), he averaged 77.5pts in 2018.

Carlton

After averaging 45.5pts from his opening 4 games, Michael Gibbons has averaged 71.0pts from his last 4 games.

Collingwood

Jack Crisp has scored 100pts or more in 4 consecutive games, he has averaged 106.8pts over the same period (Season Ave: 95.1).

Essendon

Zach Merrett has scored 100pts or more in 5 consecutive games, he has averaged 123.8pts over the same period (Season Ave: 107.9).

Fremantle

Ed Langdon scored a season low 57pts in Round 8, he averaged 102.3pts between Rounds 1-7.

Geelong

Mitch Duncan has averaged 130.7pts from his last 3 games, between Rounds 1-5 he averaged 97.4pts (Season Ave: 109.9pts).

Gold Coast

Darcy MacPherson scored 117pts in Round 8 (Season Ave: 85.9pts), he averaged 71.4pts last season (2018-19 Differential: +14.5pts).

GWS Giants

Josh Kelly has scored 100pts or more in each game this season (2018 100pts+: 50.0%), he is averaging 108.4pts.

Hawthorn

Since returning from injury in Round 6 Liam Shiels has scored 100pts or more in each game, his 3 game average is 117.7pts.

Melbourne

Angus Brayshaw has averaged 70.5pts from his last 2 games, he averaged 105.5pts from his opening 6 games of the season.

Nth Melbourne

Trent Dumont has scored 100pts or more in 5 of his last 6 games, he has averaged 102.2pts over the same period.

Port Adelaide

Travis Boak has scored 100pts or more in 7 of 8 games this season (87.5%), he scored 100pts or more in 13.6% of games last season.

Richmond

Bachar Houli has scored 100pts or more in 3 of 5 games this season (60.0%), he scored 100pts or more in 13.3% of games in 2018.

St Kilda

Jack Billings averaged 103.0pts from his opening 5 games of the season, he has averaged 83.7pts from his last 3 games.

Sydney

Josh Kennedy has scored 100pts or more in 6 of 8 games this season (75.0%), he scored 100pts or more in 39.1% of games last season.

West Coast

Shannon Hurn has scored 100pts or more in 4 of his last 5 games, he has averaged 107.2pts over the same period.

Western Bulldogs

Marcus Bontempelli averaged 121.0pts from his opening 4 games of the season, he has averaged 95.5pts from his last 4 games.

FIVE TAKEAWAYS

1. Gold Coast has conceded an average of 1759.0 team points over the last 5 weeks (Rank 18), the Suns travel to play Port Adelaide at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday.

2. Richmond conceded a season low 345 Disposals in Round 8, the Tigers had conceded an average of 421.0 Disposals from their opening 7 games (Rank 18).

3. Josh Dunkley averaged 77.5pts from his opening 6 games of the season, he has averaged 136.0pts from his last 2 games.

4. Dayne Zorko averaged 88.3pts from his opening 6 games of the season, he has averaged 135.0pts from his last 2 games.

5. Collingwood has averaged 425.7 Disposals from their last 3 games (Rank 1), Sydney have averaged 338.3 Disposals from their last 3 games (Rank 18).

Warnie, Cal & Roy discuss these takeaways on the Traders Podcast (13:29).

7 Comments

7 Comments

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    Liam

    May 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Hey legends, thoughts on what trades I should do this week. Got 19k in bank

    Thoughts on brayshaw, should we hold and hope he comes good or trade before he bleeds cash?

    Thoughts on Scrim via dpp – bewley(if named) then walsh/brayshaw- anyone. thinking Merrett/Duncan/Rocky

    Whitfield, Lloyd, Hurn,Smith, Williams, Hore (Stack, Scrimshaw)

    Macrae, Cripps, Mcrouch, Brayshaw, Bcrouch, Fyfe, Walsh, Lockart (Hayes Hately)

    Grundy, O’brian

    Danger, Kelly, Daniel, Worpel,Rozee, Drew(Corbett,Atkins)

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    Dave

    May 14, 2019 at 1:25 pm

    T Kelly or Dunkley ?

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      Buffalo Bill

      May 14, 2019 at 2:07 pm

      T Kelly for safety. Dunkley for ceiling. So it all depends if you’re a gambling man.

      • Reciprocatory

        Reciprocatory

        May 14, 2019 at 3:02 pm

        Kelly. Because his next few matches are easier and he has a by a week later than Dunk

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        Dallas

        May 14, 2019 at 3:03 pm

        Telly every day of the week. Consistent scorer, has shown he can go huge, and isn’t coached by Bevo.

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          Jeff the Viking

          May 14, 2019 at 3:57 pm

          Hi Guys, what happened to the weekend washup?

  3. Will

    Will

    May 14, 2019 at 4:11 pm

    Didnt know Zach Effron played for the doggies

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