With the 2017 AFL season due to kick off on Thursday, below is our line up of betting resources to assist you with your 2017 AFL betting.
Sportsbet’s AFL Million Dollar Tipping competition is back. There are $5,000 weekly prizes and a $50,000 end of season prize. Entry is free and no deposit is required. They also offer an identical competition for the NRL, which you can join mid-season. You can find details about joining AusSportsBetting.com’s private league here.
Live AFL Feed
The service is free for all CrownBet members. The operating system requirements are iOS 7 and above, Android 4.0.3 and above. Due to rights restrictions this service is only available in Australia.
Vision will begin three minutes before the advertised start time and finish shortly after the final siren.
The following AFL betting resources are available on this website.
2017 AFL Season Preview
Steve Matheson has completed a comprehensive team-by-team 2017 AFL season preview, which includes futures betting tips.
Weekly Previews with Betting Tips
Weekly previews with betting tips are typically published every Thursday evening in the AFL section.
A newsletter is published every Thursday night, which provides an overview of selected upcoming sporting events, betting tips and keeps you up do date with the latest features on AusSportsBetting.com and her sister site AusSportsTipping.com. You can subscribe to the newsletter using the form at the bottom of the page.
Bookmaker odds comparison
To assist you with model building, historical AFL data, including game results and bookmaker odds, can be found in the Data section. The data set is updated weekly and is available in Excel (.xlsx) format.
Our Beginner’s guide to sports betting provides a useful introduction to sports betting theory.
Our sister site provides the following 2017 AFL betting resources.
Interactive form guide
The Interactive AFL Form Guide enables you to filter each team’s form by home/away and strength of opponent. Note that the form guide will take a few game weeks to become insightful, but you can view the English Premier League form guide to get a good feel for how it works.
AusSportsTipping.com offers AFL match centres for every fixture. Each match centre provides bookmaker odds, member tipping tallies, form guides and in-depth performance guides for the game.
Line betting table
The AFL line betting table ranks each team based on how frequently they have covered the line this season. Figures are shown for home, away and all fixtures.
The AFL predictability index ranks each team based on the predictability of their score lines as measured by the accuracy of pre-game bookmaker lines. Figures are shown for home, away and all fixtures.
Betting value index
The AFL betting value index ranks each team based on their betting value in the head-to-head market. The data can be filtered by date.
Home advantage analysis
The AFL home-field advantage analysis compares each team’s winning records at home versus away. League averages and medians are also provided. The data can be filtered by date.
The AFL stadium analysis provides win records, average scores, betting value, line & over/under records, average total scores and win percentages for each team at each stadium.
The AFL Elo Ratings tool calculates the Elo ratings of each team using the parameters of your choosing.