St Kilda averaged 360.4 Disposals in the 2019 H&A season, under Alan Richardson the Saints averaged 357.4 Disposals per game & in the last 6 games under new coach Brett Ratten they averaged 368.3 Disposals.
The Saints opted to give away plenty of draft equity in order to add experienced depth to their playing list, however there are a few cheap standouts that will likely attract high ownership if named at Round 1.
2020 Potential Targets:
Max King FWD $170K
Selected at Pick 4 in the 2018 AFL Draft Max King did not debut for the Saints last season, he ruptured his ACL in 2018 and injured his ankle in the VFL while closing in on senior selection. King kicked 11 Goals from his 5 VFL games in 2019.
The Saints will likely be keen to roll out King early in 2020, key position players do deliver volatile scoring but at a bargain basement price the value is too significant to ignore.
Dan Hannebery MID $622K
It was a scratchy first year at the Saints for Hannebery, but only playing 5 games last season does present a nicely discounted option at Round 1.
Hannebery averaged 98.6pts in 2019, he recorded a season high 117pts in Round 21 against Fremantle.
Many will be put off by the injury history for Hannebery, but those looking to spend down & save on salary will likely target him at Round 1 if he completes a full pre-season.
Dylan Roberton DEF $327K
The unfortunate heart condition for Roberton appeared likely to end his career last year, the news was positive after several medical consultations and a return to football is now a possibility.
If named at Round 1 Roberton will be one of the higher owned players, he averaged 90.3pts from 22 games in 2017 & 63.0pts from just 4 games in 2018.
Roberton offers significant value if he is right to go.
At $327k, Dylan Roberton offers a heap of value according to @WarnieDT considering it was only a couple of seasons ago that he averaged 90.https://t.co/WCzJ72Lf8a#AFLFantasy pic.twitter.com/OfJuZisqCT
— AFL Fantasy (@AFLFantasy) December 26, 2019
Article by @aflratingsPete
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