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AFL (Australian Football League) is the pre-eminent and only fully professional men’s competition of Australian rules football. The league currently consists of 18 teams spread over five of Australia’s six states – Tasmania being the exception. It has a 23-round regular “home-and-away” season, which runs between March to September.
|1. Port Adelaide
|2. West Coast Eagles
||11. Geelong Cats
|4. Sydney Swans
||13. GWS Giants
||14. Brisbane Lions
|6. Western Bulldogs
|7. Adelaide Crows
|8. St Kilda
||17. Gold Coast Suns
||18. North Melbourne
AFL Season Structure
The AFL pre-season serves as both warm-up matches for the season and as a stand-alone competition. Presently, practice matches are now played under Marsh Community Series. All 18 clubs plays two matches each and are played on some weekdays and weekends throughout February and early March.
Starting in late March and ending in early September, the premiership season a.k.a “home-and-away” season lasts for 23 rounds. Each team plays 22 matches and teams receive four premiership points for a win and two premiership points for a draw.
The top 8 teams at the end of the AFL Premiership season compete in a four-week finals series throughout September, culminating in a Grand Final to determine the premiers.
The finals series is played under the AFL final 8 system, and the Grand Final is traditionally played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on the afternoon of the last Saturday in September.
What do you need to know about AFL Betting?
AFL Betting is a great platform for fans to enjoy a punt, especially those who love the sport. The enthusiasm and fervor that the crowd brings in makes AFL betting a great platform to indulge in.
However, like any other sports betting, you should first have a good knowledge of the league’s and team’s history before starting. There are 23 matches throughout the season, and each match is open in different betting markets for the placement of bets.
What are the common types of AFL betting?
|AFL Head to Head
||A simple bet where you choose which of the two teams will win, regardless of the score
||Your team needs to win (or lose) by certain points.
||AFL margin betting is a simple bet that will have you pick how much your selected team will win by.
|AFL Over and Under
||Over/Under betting is where you don’t have to pick a certain team to win, just the whether you think the total points of the game will be over or under a predetermined amount.
Where can I find the best AFL tips?
The best place to find AFL tips are in online punting sites. From free sites to paid subscription sites, it’s up to you to decide the most appropriate way for you to access the best AFL tips that suit your profit goal, risk proﬁle and bankroll.
To determine which way you’ll go – professional AFL tipsters or free AFL tips – think about what you want to get from your punting and your income. Always check the results of the AFL analyst and make sure that they have demonstrated excellent results for their members, not just promises of winning.
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