Round 14 Supercoach Scouting Report

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VonCrow_smallHowdy folks and welcome to our Round 14 Supercoach Scouting Report.

Round 13 was a frustrating week for some, with popular Captain choices such as Joel Selwood, Gary Ablett, Josh P Kennedy and Tom Rockliff failing to fire, but some were saved by their shrewd planning when they put the VC on Ablett and took a chance on likes of Pendlebury and Liberatore with their Captains picks. We also had the last minute replacements of both Stevie J and Dayne Beams to deal with as well. Round 13 is now in the books though, so it’s time we start looking forward to what Round 14 has to offer! So let’s get cracking.

Also, remember to look out for the red and green Supercoach scores, RED = bad, GREEN = good which may help you out when it comes to picking your captains for the week.

First up, the Top 10 rankings for Round 13

Shannon Hurn / Brendon Goddard – 157 Supercoach Points (10 points)
David Zaharakis – 154 Supercoach Points (9 points)
Jimmy Bartel – 152 Supercoach Points (8 points)
Lynden Dunn – 149 Supercoach Points (7 points)
Matthew Stokes / Brad Ebert – 147 Supercoach Points (6 points)
Lance Franklin / Dion Prestia / Jeremy McGovern – 146 Supercoach Points (5 points)
Matthew Lobbe – 145 Supercoach Points (4 points)
Nic Naitanui / Tom Liberatore – 142 Supercoach Points (3 points)
Scott Pendlebury – 139 Supercoach Points (2 points)
Mitch Duncan – 136 Supercoach Points (1 point)

Brendon Goddard looks like the loss of Jobe Watson won’t have any affects on him, pumping out a season high 157 Supercoach Points. Young Libba had made another appearance in the Top 10 list, along with the increasingly present Scott Pendlebury making the Top 10 list after a fantastic last quarter saw him end the match with 139 Supercoach Points. We also have the trio of Matthew Lobbe, Lynden Dunn and David Zaharakis making their second Top 10 list in a row after their stellar play in both Rounds 12 and 13.

And the Top 10 rankings for the year now stand at

Gary Ablett – 55 Points (8 appearances)
Tom Liberatore – 28 Points (5 appearances)
Joel Selwood / Marc Murphy / Scott Pendlebury – 22 Points (4 appearances each)
Brent Harvey / Travis Boak / Leigh Montagna – 21 Points (3 appearances each)
Steve Johnson / Tom Rockliff – 19 Points (4 appearances each)
Adam Treloar / Patrick Dangerfield – 18 Points (2 appearances each)
Jobe Watson (2 appearances) / Josh P Kennedy (3 appearances) / Jimmy Bartel (2 appearances) – 17 Points
Shane Mumford – 15 Points (2 appearances)
Aaron Sandilands (2 appearances) / Callan Ward (2 appearances) / Jarryd Roughead (2 appearances) / Brendon Goddard (3 appearances) – 14 Points
Matthew Boyd / Bryce Gibbs – 13 Points (2 appearances)

Libba makes his 5th appearance in the Top 10 list and is now 3 points clear of 3rd place, but still a long ways away from Gary Ablett. Scott Pendlebury has moved into equal 3rd after not being in the Top 10 after Round 9, with 3 appearances in the Top 10 between Rounds 9-13. Goddard has moved up to 9th and both Matthew Boyd and Bryce Gibbs round out the Top 10 on 13 points.

 

Richmond VS Sydney

Friday, June 20th, 7:50pm @ MCG

Richmond Betting Odds: Win @ $5.00
Sydney Betting Odds: Win @ $1.18

Last time they met: Round 18, 2013 – Richmond LOST TO Sydney – 63-110
Key scores: Kieran Jack 146, Ryan O’Keefe 134, Dustin Martin 126, Shane Mumford 123

Key players:

Trent Cotchin

Price – $471,500 – Avg 97 – BE 112
Last 3 VS Sydney: Rd 18, 2013: 99, Rd 7, 2012: 111, Rd 12, 2011: 116
Total VS Sydney Averages: 6 games, 97.83 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 99.82 Supercoach Points, High Score of 175

Brett Deledio

Price – $462,600 – Avg 93 – BE 128
Last 3 VS Sydney: Rd 18, 2013: 75, Rd 7, 2012: 100, Rd 12, 2011: 97
Total VS Sydney Averages: 11 games, 94.91 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 101.40 Supercoach Points, High Score of 172

Ivan Maric

Price – $483,600 – Avg 74 – BE 130
Last 3 VS Sydney: Rd 18, 2013: 59, Rd 7, 2012: 119, Rd 2, 2010: 59
Total VS Sydney Averages: 5 games, 65.0 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 98.35 Supercoach Points, High Score of 159

Josh P Kennedy

Price – $635,600 – Avg 121 – BE 51
Last 3 VS Richmond: Rd 18, 2013: 82, Rd 7, 2012: 101, Rd 12, 2011: 103
Total VS Richmond Averages: 7 games, 91.43 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 86.60 Supercoach Points, High Score of 143

Nick Malceski

Price – $555,100 – Avg 103 – BE 113
Last 3 VS Richmond: Rd 18, 2013: 86, Rd 7, 2012: 77, Rd 12, 2011: 96
Total VS Richmond Averages: 10 games, 93.80 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 77.93 Supercoach Points, High Score of 162

Lance Franklin

Price – $483,200 – Avg 89 – BE 71
Last 3 VS Richmond: Rd 19, 2013: 53, Rd 9, 2012: 73, Rd 3, 2011: 147
Total VS Richmond Averages: 7 games, 105.43 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 101.90 Supercoach Points, High Score of 162

Captain Pick(s):

JPK has his 2nd lowest ground average at the MCG and only one of two stadiums he averages less than 90 at (the other being StarTrack Oval). He’s had 15 career games there too, so it’s not like his average has been spoiled by one bad game in a group of 4 or 5. Tie that with his low-ish career average against Richmond, and it’s not looking that good, on paper, for Josh. Still, what should happen on paper and what then happens on the field are often completely opposite things in football. Franklin could be the go here, with Richmonds defensive efforts not being overly great lately and allowing a player to kick a bag each game. 6 goals for Ballantyne last week, 4 for Petrie (and his only 100+ score in Supercoach this year) and 5 for Ben Howlett. Franklin could be in line for a repeat performance of last week and another 5-6 goals.

 

Pt Adelaide VS Western Bulldogs

Saturday, June 21st, 1:15pm @ Adelaide Oval

Port Adelaide Betting Odds: Win @ $1.07
Western Bulldogs Betting Odds: Win @ $8.50

Last time they met: Round 10, 2013 – Port Adelaide LOST TO Western Bulldogs 58-67
Key scores: Ryan Griffen 176, Will Minson 133, Tom Liberatore 129, Jack Hombsch 121

Key players:

Matthew Lobbe

Price – $517,900 – Avg 97 – BE 13
Last 3 VS Western Bulldogs: Rd 22, 2011: 93
Total VS Western Bulldogs Averages: 1 game, 93.0 Supercoach Points
@ Adelaide Oval Averages: 99.33 Supercoach Points, High Score of 150

Robbie Gray

Price – $570,500 – Avg 109 – BE 107
Last 3 VS Western Bulldogs: Rd 10, 2013: 40, Rd 22, 2011: 78, Rd 12, 2009: 57
Total VS Western Bulldogs Averages: 3 games, 58.33 Supercoach Points
@ Adelaide Oval Averages: 110.0 Supercoach Points, High Score of 140

Travis Boak

Price – $549,800 – Avg 103 – BE 130
Last 3 VS Western Bulldogs: Rd 10, 2013: 82, Rd 22, 2011: 72, Rd 14, 2007: 57
Total VS Western Bulldogs Averages: 3 games, 70.33 Supercoach Points
@ Adelaide Oval Averages: 120.67 Supercoach Points, High Score of 157

Tom Liberatore

Price – $637,200 – Avg 119 – BE 126
Last 3 VS Port Adelaide: Rd 10, 2013: 129, Rd 12, 2012: 82, Rd 22, 2011: 99
Total VS Port Adelaide Averages: 3 games, 103.33 Supercoach Points
@ Adelaide Oval Averages: N/A

Ryan Griffen

Price – $487,300 – Avg 91 – BE 102
Last 3 VS Port Adelaide: Rd 10, 2013: 176, Rd 12, 2012: 93, Rd 22, 2011: 81
Total VS Port Adelaide Averages: 7 games, 105.43 Supercoach Points
@ Adelaide Oval Averages: N/A

Will Minson

Price – $508,600 – Avg 97 – BE 110
Last 3 VS Port Adelaide: Rd 10, 2013: 133, Rd 12, 2012: 72, Rd 22, 2011: 101
Total VS Port Adelaide Averages: 4 games, 93.75 Supercoach Points
@ Adelaide Oval Averages: N/A

Captain Pick(s):

Lobbe has scores of 145 and 150 in his last 2 games, but will be rucking against WIll Minson here rather than Billy Longer and Tom Derickx here, so he may not be able to reach those levels again. Libba is 2nd in our Top 10 ranking list, so he’s quickly becoming a must select for most people who have him, so he’s the obvious VC pick here.

 

Hawthorn VS Collingwood

Saturday, June 21st, 2:10pm @ MCG

Hawthorn Betting Odds: Win @ $1.36
Collingwood Betting Odds: Win @ $3.15

Last time they met: Round 21, 2013 – Hawthorn BEAT Collingwood 119-84
Key scores: Luke Hodge 130, Dane Swan 129, Sam Mitchell / Scott Pendlebury 110, Dayne Beams 109

Key players:

Luke Hodge

Price – $448,500 – Avg 88 – BE 65
Last 3 VS Collingwood: Rd 21, 2013: 130, Rd 3, 2013: 122, Rd 15, 2011: 142
Total VS Collingwood Averages: 8 games, 124.88 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 98.05 Supercoach Points, High Score of 188

Shaun Burgoyne

Price – $453,700 – Avg 98 – BE 101
Last 3 VS Collingwood: Rd 21, 2013: 65, Rd 3, 2013: 91, Rd 17, 2012: 68
Total VS Collingwood Averages: 9 games, 89.0 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: N/A

Jarryd Roughead

Price – $488,300 – Avg 93 – BE 36
Last 3 VS Collingwood: Rd 21, 2013: 60, Rd 3, 2013: 71, Rd 17, 2012: 96
Total VS Collingwood Averages: 9 games, 59.56 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 86.27 Supercoach Points, High Score of 146

Dane Swan

Price – $478,600 – Avg 94 – BE 120
Last 3 VS Hawthorn: Rd 21, 2013: 129, Rd 3, 2013: 91, Rd 17, 2012: 143
Total VS Hawthorn Averages: 11 games, 109.73 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 116.02 Supercoach Points, High Score of 190

Scott Pendlebury

Price – $549,500 – Avg 129 – BE 125
Last 3 VS Hawthorn: Rd 21, 2013: 110, Rd 3, 2013: 124, Rd 17, 2012: 127
Total VS Hawthorn Averages: 10 games, 107.40 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 111.05 Supercoach Points, High Score of 170

Travis Cloke

Price – $448,100 – Avg 73 – BE 71
Last 3 VS Hawthorn: Rd 21, 2013: 93, Rd 3, 2013: 133, Rd 17, 2012: 29
Total VS Hawthorn Averages: 11 games, 86.73 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 85.79 Supercoach Points, High Score of 195

Captain Pick(s):

Hodge seems to like playing Collingwood, with a fantastic career average against the Pies. Still, his form this year makes him a risky pick, but he’s still capable of putting up a score, so if you’re the type that plays dangerous with your VC, then Hodge would be a guy to risk it on. Swan has some good scores against Hawthorn, but hasn’t scored 100+ since his fantastic game against Essendon in Rd 6. Some may say that makes him due, others may say it’s because he’s past it. We’ll have to wait and see on that one. Also can’t discount Scott Pendlebury either.

 

GC Suns VS Geelong

Saturday, June 21st, 4:40pm @ Metricon Stadium

Gold Coast Betting Odds: Win @ $2.75
Geelong Betting Odds: Win @ $1.45

Last time they met: Round 10, 2013 – Gold Coast LOST TO Geelong 71-123
Key scores: Mitch Duncan 135, Gary Ablett 129, Jimmy Bartel 119, Dion Prestia 109

Key players:

Gary Ablett

Price – $670,600 – Avg 139 – BE 144
Last 3 VS Geelong: Rd 10, 2013: 129, Rd 15, 2012: 110, Rd 10, 2011: 106
Total VS Geelong Averages: 3 games, 115.0 Supercoach Points
@ Metricon Stadium Averages: 132.03 Supercoach Points, High Score of 188

Dion Prestia

Price – $569,100 – Avg 111 – BE 94
Last 3 VS Geelong: Rd 10, 2013: 109, Rd 15, 2012: 62, Rd 10, 2011: 16
Total VS Geelong Averages: 3 games, 62.33 Supercoach Points
@ Metricon Stadium Averages: 90.57 Supercoach Points, High Score of 151

David Swallow

Price – $493,800 – Avg 104 – BE 148
Last 3 VS Geelong: Rd 10, 2013: 62, Rd 20, 2011: 44, Rd 10, 2011: 84
Total VS Geelong Averages: 3 games, 63.33 Supercoach Points
@ Metricon Stadium Averages: 79.96 Supercoach Points, High Score of 135

Jimmy Bartel

Price – $550,400 – Avg 108 – BE 96
Last 3 VS Gold Coast: Rd 10, 2013: 119, Rd 15, 2012: 113, Rd 20, 2011: 86
Total VS Gold Coast Averages: 4 games, 100.0 Supercoach Points
@ Metricon Stadium Averages: 97.50 Supercoach Points, High Score of 113

Joel Selwood

Price – $556,100 – Avg 116 – BE 109
Last 3 VS Gold Coast: Rd 10, 2013: 73, Rd 15, 2012: 116, Rd 20, 2011: 145
Total VS Gold Coast Averages: 4 games, 117.50 Supercoach Points
@ Metricon Stadium Averages: 126.0 Supercoach Points, High Score of 136

Steven Johnson

Price – $516,300 – Avg 110 – BE 132
Last 3 VS Gold Coast: Rd 10, 2013: 86, Rd 20, 2011: 155, Rd 10, 2011: 162
Total VS Gold Coast Averages: 3 games, 134.33 Supercoach Points
@ Metricon Stadium Averages: 162.0 Supercoach Points, High Score of 162

Captain Pick(s):

Gary Ablett at Metricon will get a C from me 99 times out of 100.

 

Fremantle VS Brisbane

Saturday, June 21st, 5:40pm @ Patersons Stadium

Fremantle Betting Odds: Win @ $1.03
Brisbane Betting Odds: Win @ $11.00

Last time they met: Round 12, 2013 – Fremantle BEAT Brisbane 86-46
Key scores: David Mundy 139, Garrick Ibbotson 137, Michael Barlow 115, Michael Johnson 114

Key players:

Aaron Sandilands

Price – $578,100 – Avg 117 – BE 96
Last 3 VS Brisbane: Rd 3, 2012: 110, Rd 14, 2011: 44, Rd 1, 2011: 137
Total VS Brisbane Averages: 5 games, 99.60 Supercoach Points
@ Patersons Stadium Averages: 97.20 Supercoach Points, High Score of 163

David Mundy

Price – $525,200 – Avg 103 – BE 88
Last 3 VS Brisbane: Rd 12, 2013: 139, Rd 3, 2012: 57, Rd 1, 2011: 138
Total VS Brisbane Averages: 7 games, 93.14 Supercoach Points
@ Patersons Stadium Averages: 91.51 Supercoach Points, High Score of 154

Michael Barlow

Price – $530,400 – Avg 105 – BE 119
Last 3 VS Brisbane: Rd 12, 2013: 115, Rd 3, 2012: 108, Rd 7, 2010: 90
Total VS Brisbane Averages: 3 games, 104.33 Supercoach Points
@ Patersons Stadium Averages: 106.44 Supercoach Points, High Score of 151

Tom Rockliff

Price – $635,900 – Avg 120 – BE 201
Last 3 VS Fremantle: Rd 12, 2013: 90, Rd 3, 2012; 108, Rd 1, 2011: 81
Total VS Fremantle Averages: 5 games, 89.80 Supercoach Points
@ Patersons Stadium Averages: 88.80 Supercoach Points, High Score of 115

Stefan Martin

Price – $242,700 – Avg 107 – BE -69
Last 3 VS Fremantle: Rd 16, 2012: 119, Rd 13, 2011: 137, Rd 20, 2009: 22
Total VS Fremantle Averages: 3 games, 92.67 Supercoach Points
@ Patersons Stadium Averages: 51.50 Supercoach Points, High Score of 64

Pearce Hanley

Price – $478,700 – Avg 94 – BE 33
Last 3 VS Fremantle: Rd, 2013: 91, Rd 3, 2012: 56, Rd 1, 2011: 87
Total VS Fremantle Averages: 5 games, 69.80 Supercoach Points
@ Patersons Stadium Averages: 71.60 Supercoach Points, High Score of 93

Captain Pick(s):

I fear we may see another game in the 70’s or 80’s this week as he’ll likely get the tag from Crowley. Some may also consider Aaron Sandilands against Stefan Martin due to the 13cm and 17kg difference between the two. Martin looks like he’s making the most of his 2nd chance at the Lions though, so it may end up being a battle anyway. Could also consider Pearce Hanley too, who has started to round into some form since the Lions bye round.

Essendon VS Adelaide

Saturday, June 21st, 7:40pm @ Etihad Stadium

Essendon Betting Odds: Win @ $2.05
Adelaide Betting Odds: Win @ $1.77

Last time they met: Round 1, 2013 – Essendon BEAT Adelaide – 117-82
Key scores: Ben Howlett 164, Courtenay Dempsey 124, Jobe Watson 121, Brent Stanton 117

Key players:

Brendon Goddard

Price – $550,600 – Avg 107 – BE 95
Last 3 VS Adelaide: Rd 1, 2013: 86, Rd 12, 2012: 67, Rd 6, 2011: 96
Total VS Adelaide Averages: 9 games, 107.11 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 117.49 Supercoach Points, High Score of 188

Patrick Ryder

Price – $497,100 – Avg 98 – BE 130
Last 3 VS Adelaide: Rd 1, 2013: 54, Rd 17, 2011: 99, Rd 14, 2010: 105
Total VS Adelaide Averages: 6 games, 81.67 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 87.33 Supercoach Points, High Score of 165

Dyson Heppell

Price – $510,400 – Avg 103 – BE 96
Last 3 VS Adelaide: Rd 1, 2013: 73, Rd 19, 2012: 70, Rd 17, 2011: 71
Total VS Adelaide Averages: 3 games, 71.33 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 83.82 Supercoach Points, High Score of 114

Patrick Dangerfield

Price – $535,300 – Avg 108 – BE 156
Last 3 VS Essendon: Rd 1, 2013: 63, Rd 19, 2012: 127, Rd 17, 2011: 104
Total VS Essendon Averages: 5 games, 90.60 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 85.59 Supercoach Points, High Score of 174

Taylor Walker

Price – $379,200 – Avg 75 – BE 107
Last 3 VS Essendon: Rd 1, 2013: 91, Rd 19, 2012: 135, Rd 17, 2011: 92
Total VS Essendon Averages: 4 games, 85.0 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 60.80 Supercoach Points, High Score of 105

Sam Jacobs

Price – $551,300 – Avg 106 – BE 68
Last 3 VS Essendon: Rd 1, 2013: 102, Rd 19, 2012: 104, Rd 17, 2011: 106
Total VS Essendon Averages: 4 games, 94.75 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 77.86 Supercoach Points, High Score of 118

Captain Pick(s):

Goddard has been in some ripper form, out of his last 6 games, 4 have been 120+, including a high of 157 last week. We might see Kerridge back to tagging next week though, so I’d look out for that. Another to consider here for a VC who isn’t listed is Rory Sloane, who has a 3 round average of 124 and scores of 136 and 127 over the past 3 weeks.

 

GWS Giants VS Carlton

Sunday, June 22nd, 1:10pm @ Spotless Stadium

GWS Betting Odds: Win @ $2.90
Carlton Betting Odds: Win @ $1.42

Last time they met: Round 10, 2013 – GWS LOST TO Carlton – 54-148
Key scores: Andrew Walker 150, Callan Ward 128, Matthew Kreuzer 122, Simon White 121

Key players:

Adam Treloar

Price – $559,500 – Avg 114 – BE 97
Last 3 VS Carlton: Rd 10, 2013: 100
Total VS Carlton Averages: 1 game, 100.0 Supercoach Points
@ Spotless Stadium Averages: 97.82 Supercoach Points, High Score of 176

Shane Mumford

Price – $547,800 – Avg 121 – BE 91
Last 3 VS Carlton: Rd 19, 2012: 110, Rd 13, 2011: 69, Rd 6, 2011: 159
Total VS Carlton Averages: 5 games, 101.0 Supercoach Points
@ Spotless Stadium Averages: 112.0 Supercoach Points, High Score of 164

Heath Shaw

Price – $468,700 – Avg 93 – BE 43
Last 3 VS Carlton: Rd 15, 2013: 115, Rd 2, 2013: 100, Rd 3, 2012: 98
Total VS Carlton Averages: 12 games, 105.0 Supercoach Points
@ Spotless Stadium Averages: 93.20 Supercoach Points, High Score of 127

Marc Murphy

Price – $559,600 – Avg 111 – BE 139
Last 3 VS GWS: Rd 10, 2013: 73, Rd 6, 2012: 89
Total VS GWS Averages: 2 games, 81.0 Supercoach Points
@ Spotless Stadium Averages: N/A

Chris Judd

Price – $534,600 – Avg 59 – BE 201
Last 3 VS GWS: N/A
Total VS GWS Averages: N/A
@ Spotless Stadium Averages: N/A

Bryce Gibbs

Price – $567,800 – Avg 109 – BE 57
Last 3 VS GWS: Rd 10, 2013: 93, Rd 6, 2012: 82
Total VS GWS Averages: 2 games, 95.0 Supercoach Points
@ Spotless Stadium Averages: N/A

Captain Pick(s):

Not much green for the Carlton players, who’ve seemingly let their B Team take over the games against GWS, something they likely won’t be able to do this year. Murphy and Mumford (sounds like the name of an old folk band) would be my picks for this one. Murphy has had 2 quietish games against Geelong and Hawthorn, but we may see another 140+ game here, something he’s done 3 times already this year.

 

St Kilda VS West Coast

Sunday, June 22nd, 3:20pm @ Etihad Stadium

St Kilda Betting Odds: Win @ $7.50
West Coast Betting Odds: Win @ $1.09

Last time they met: Round 3, 2014 – St Kilda LOST TO West Coast – 58-83
Key scores: Luke Dunstan 141, Dean Cox 121, Matthew Priddis 118, Farren Ray 116

Key players:

Leigh Montagna

Price – $457,200 – Avg 101 – BE 125
Last 3 VS West Coast: Rd 4, 2014: 99, Rd 11, 2013: 115, Rd 8, 2012: 80
Total VS West Coast Averages: 10 games, 115.10 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 108.66 Supercoach Points, High Score of 174

Jack Steven

Price – $467,300 – Avg 87 – BE 131
Last 3 VS West Coast: Rd 11, 2013: 89, Rd 8, 2012: 93, Rd 17, 2011: 63
Total VS West Coast Averages: 3 games, 81.67 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 90.33 Supercoach Points, High Score of 161

Nick Riewoldt

Price – $378,500 – Avg 87 – BE 104
Last 3 VS West Coast: Rd 4, 2014: 86, Rd 11, 2013: 83, Rd 8, 2012: 123
Total VS West Coast Averages: 10 games, 97.50 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 112.82 Supercoach Points, High Score of 171

Nic Naitanui

Price – $474,900 – Avg 84 – BE 25
Last 3 VS St Kilda: Rd 4, 2014: 64, Rd 11, 2013: 109, Rd 8, 2012: 108
Total VS St Kilda Averages: 5 games, 91.80 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 85.0 Supercoach Points, High Score of 126

Matt Priddis

Price – $581,000 – Avg 108 – BE 127
Last 3 VS St Kilda: Rd 4, 2014: 120, Rd 11, 2013: 119, Rd 8, 2012: 106
Total VS St Kilda Averages: 8 games, 111.38 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 111.92 Supercoach Points, High Score of 161

Luke Shuey

Price – $429,000 – Avg 93 – BE 97
Last 3 VS St Kilda: Rd 4, 2014: 113, Rd 11, 2013: 70, Rd 8, 2012: 112
Total VS St Kilda Averages: 4 games, 93.50 Supercoach Points
@ Etihad Stadium Averages: 85.08 Supercoach Points, High Score of 115

Captain Pick(s):

I like Naitanui as a pick here. He has a 3 round average of 123.67 to his name, as well as a fantastic score of 142 last week. He’s really started to come into form since the Eagles bye round and I think he’s got a chance to put up a big score. The Saints rucks have really been taking a battering lately with Dawson Simpson having 52 hitouts and 117 Supercoach Points and Matty Lobbe having 43 hitouts and 150 Supercoach Points. Going up against Cox and Nic Nat might be too much for young Billy Longer to handle.

 

Melbourne VS Nth Melbourne

Sunday, June 22nd, 4:40pm @ MCG

Melbourne Betting Odds: Win @ $3.40
North Melbourne Betting Odds: Win @ $1.32

Last time they met: Round 18, 2013 – Melbourne LOST TO North Melbourne 28-150
Key scores: Todd Goldstein 158, Ben Cunnington 151, Brent Harvey 137, Lachie Hansen 124

Key players:

Nathan Jones

Price – $536,600 – Avg 110 – BE 66
Last 3 VS North Melbourne: Rd 18, 2013: 87, Rd 18, 2012: 116, Rd 8, 2011: 95
Total VS North Melbourne Averages: 10 games, 97.90 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 86.64 Supercoach Points, High Score of 147

Bernie Vince

Price – $470,200 – Avg 90 – BE 95
Last 3 VS North Melbourne: Rd 20, 2013: 59, Rd 9, 2013: 122, Rd 13, 2012: 81
Total VS North Melbourne Averages: 6 games, 83.33 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 87.28 Supercoach Points, High Score of 136

Lynden Dunn

Price – $522,000 – Avg 98 – BE 17
Last 3 VS North Melbourne: Rd 18, 2013: 113, Rd 18, 2012: 38, Rd 8, 2011: 19
Total VS North Melbourne Averages: 7 games, 72.0 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 74.75 Supercoach Points, High Score of 149

Brent Harvey

Price – $597,700 – Avg 112 – BE 87
Last 3 VS Melbourne: Rd 18, 2013: 137, Rd 18, 2012: 130, Rd 8, 2011: 95
Total VS Melbourne Averages: 11 games, 98.0 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 104.84 Supercoach Points, High Score of 152

Nick Dal Santo

Price – $537,500 – Avg 111 – BE 130
Last 3 VS Melbourne: Rd 13, 2013: 87, Rd 20, 2012: 92, Rd 5, 2012: 110
Total VS Melbourne Averages: 9 games, 112.11 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 105.08 Supercoach Points, High Score of 164

Todd Goldstein

Price – $500,700 – Avg 94 – BE 30
Last 3 VS Melbourne: Rd 18, 2013: 158, Rd 18, 2012: 142, Rd 8, 2011: 158
Total VS Melbourne Averages: 6 games, 118.17 Supercoach Points
@ MCG Averages: 84.20 Supercoach Points, High Score of 138

Captain Pick(s):

Brent Harvey has a 3 round average of 129.67 and has two 130+ scores in his last two encounters against Melbourne. If you’re completely desperate for a Captain pick by this game, then you could probably make worse picks! Todd Goldstein has also been smashing Melbourne lately and he did have a score of 166 a fortnight ago, so it’ll be interesting to see if he can continue his form against the “new” Demons. At the very worst, this game is perfectly scheduled for us to use the Max King loophole.

BARRON VON CROW’S CAPTAIN SELECTION(S):

I really like the Naitanui option, but the scheduling makes it tough as he’s playing after all my quality mids. Still, I like what he has to offer, so I will be putting my VC on Gary Ablett and the big C on Nic Nat. Still, I won’t be taking a 100% risk as if Gazza hits around his usual average, then I will lock his score away. We could also go a more familiar Pendlebury VC / Ablett C route as well.

So, who are you guys looking at making Vice and Captain this week? Let us know in the comments below, or hit us up on Twitter @BarronVonCrow

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  1. @TG_Footy_Tragic says:

    Pendles VC, Ablett C for me.
    Although I am considering a Goddard…

    Smashing work Barron!

    • BarronVonCrow says:

      Cheers TG.

      Hard not to consider Goddard after his performances lately!

    • Garglesnarf FC says:

      Think i’ll put the VC on Gaz, and the C will go to Ward if required.

    • Flacid Jaff says:

      I'd do the same, but will The game finish and Pendles Score be up before the GC game starts? If not I'll probably go Gaz VC, Sload C!

      • Dustin says:

        Agreed, Im pretty sure the collingwood game wont finish before the GC game starts so the usual pendles/GAJ option wont work this time.

  2. Kev says:

    With the starting times of the pies v hawks and the suns v cats a bit close here, I'll chuck the VC on the bloke who saved my blushes last week, libba. The C on gaz if needed

  3. scano says:

    How much money should rockliff fall down to in coming weeks?

    • BarronVonCrow says:

      His BE is 201, and has a projection of losing 34K based off of a score of 124 this week. A score in the 80's could see him lose twice that much and he could be a 550-560K player in a fortnight if that occurs.

  4. Jonts says:

    Who to trade in out of Sloane, Jack, Stokes or Prestia????

  5. James says:

    I'm vs top of the table this week and need to bring in a midfielder that will likely score big this week. My current midfield is (Ablett, Pendles, Libba, Kennedy, Beams, Selwood and NDS). I have 627k for this position

    • BCHawks says:

      Murphy has had a couple of average games and is due for a big one. He could go big against GWS and is only priced at 560k.

      • SamuelScoach says:

        premos do not simply go big vs GWS

        • James says:

          Hahahah tooo true!!!. I find this rubbish about run homes relevant when the ilk of the midfield (Pendles, Kennedy, Ablett) seem to thrive under big games whilst the bad oppositions are left to your mid tiers like Bird, Josh Thomas, Zahkarakis etc…

    • BEN BRETEL says:

      ward nice pod and a true gun

  6. Cam says:

    Libba into Ablett for me.

  7. Mathew says:

    Wow looks like the doggies shutting down gray very well the last 3 times played and also overall!!
    Was going to be bringing him in this week now looking at other options might be able to get him cheeper in another two weeks

    • BarronVonCrow says:

      To be fair, he was only 5-6 weeks into his return from ACL surgery the last time he played, so he certainly wasn't hitting the straps like he is now. Still, I imagine they'd want to shut him down if possible.

      • Mathew says:

        Thanks alot for that Barron. And also he is in career best form so he may get them points.
        Would you recommend getting him in this week? If he scores 115 this week then next weeks BE will be 135 and will go down a little in price.
        Think he will get near that?

        • BarronVonCrow says:

          I'd say at this stage of the game you'd want to finalize your side. Only 3 times this year he's scored below 100, so he's probably the best forward option around. If you can get him in, i'd go for it. My opinion is at this stage of hte year having a little bit of cash now isn't as big of a deal since you shouldn't be needing to upgrade as many other lines.

  8. Beady Eye says:

    Barron, any chance of Callan Ward's breakdown vs Carlton?

    • BarronVonCrow says:

      Sure thing, BE.

      Callan Ward
      Price – $609,900 – Avg 116 – BE 106
      Last 3 VS Carlton: Rd 10, 2013: 128, Rd 6, 2012: 71, Rd 16, 2011: 121
      Total VS Carlton Averages: 5 games, 81.20 Supercoach Points
      @ Spotless Stadium: 109.12 Supercoach Points, High Score of 158

    • Wattsieesq says:

      Sorry if I'm stepping on your toes Barron:

      Callan Ward

      Last 3 VS Carlton: Rd 10, 2013: 128, Rd 6, 2012: 71, Rd 16, 2011: 121
      Total VS Carlton Averages: 5 game, 81.2 Supercoach Points

      You probably can get his Spotless record and highest SC score from a previous edition of this fine Scouting Report.

  9. Tom.B says:

    Fellas I don't get to watch much Swans games these days and I was wondering where Kieran Jack plays this year and how Hannebery out will affect that

  10. old mate says:

    Hey Community,

    DEF
    McVeigh, Swallow, Burgoyne,Hanley, Enright, McDonald,
    (Cutler, Bews)

    MID
    Ablett, Selwood, Dal Santo, Beams, Cotchin, Swan, Griffen, Shenton
    (Acres, O'Brien)

    RUC
    Sandilands, Jacobs
    (Currie, Thurlow)

    FWD
    Harvey, Gray, Dangerfield, Martin, Parker, Zorko
    (Cameron, Honeychurch)

    not too happy with my team this year other than my forward line :(

    exactly $40k in the bank very unsure of trades this week for the first time this year.
    any input is appreciated
    do you think its worth just holding?

    • big aggots says:

      Maybe swap Shenton fwd with Dangerfield and trade in Stef Martin (assume you have Dustin at F4). That allows full premo mids, strong scorer at F6, opens up swingset with rucks and also loopholes etc.

  11. BEN BRETEL says:

    hi guys think miles would be a great option as bench cover or even a m8 has a nice break even of -44 and looks a keeper love ur thoughts

  12. Kristofor says:

    Swan has been an epic blight on my team this year.. picked him up when he was low 500's and supposed to be value.. he's down to 478000 now, pumping out awful scores, and predicted to drop further…
    Do I cut my losses and cull him… Could bring in Parker from Sydney for about the same price…

    • BEN BRETEL says:

      stay with swan trades are important near end of season if are going to trade better of going for a ultra premo because idont think parker will out score swan. i might even pick up swan soon

    • jockreynolds says:

      same here mate.. i reckon its a suck it up and hope he turns things around

    • BarronVonCrow says:

      Agree with Ben and Jock here. I traded him in the week he scored the big one against Essendon, thought I had myself a gem, but he's been average ever since. He may go out of my side by the end of the year, but until I can go Swan to Libba or whatever, he can keep his spot. Still capable of being a big scorer if he gets into a game.

      • Hazey says:

        Similar story with my rage trade to bring Griffen in abt round 8 or something…. JJust have to suck it up hey.

    • Kristofor says:

      Thanks for the advice guys.
      I have 9 trades left. Tempted by Swan out, and Martin and McGovern in.. but i think I'll just HOLD for now..

  13. TOM says:

    Kane Mitchell to Miles?

    • Itchy Nuts Pieman says:

      If Mitchell doesn't play then good option.

    • Nathan says:

      Miles looks to be a great prospect, but at this stage of the year its a huge gamble at his mid price point. Unless you are bringing him in as bench cover, then pass. Each trade from here on in must be done with a certain amount of guarantee for your team – this time of the year u should be looking to lock in ultra premo's only. I know thats easier said than done (ie you need a lot of $ and very hard to generate this year), but maybe wait a week or two for some other options like the anticipated Honeychurch to generate cash and the upgrade to a rolled gold gun

    • Donavan says:

      If Mitchell plays you should hang-on to him.

      Miles will make some cash, but better to suited to bench cover, as I doubt he will out-score Mitchell.

      Also Mitchell is still making cash, any way of keeping Mitchell as M8, and Miles at M9?

  14. Itchy Nuts Pieman says:

    Miles is flying under the radar this week. Hardly noticed bar a few astute coaches. Perfect M9, great job security given Tigers season is done. He gets plentty of the pill. If your looking for bench cover this week Stiffy Martin & Miles are glorious options.

    • Nathan says:

      I agree Itchy Nuts, great BENCH COVER options – for this reason I think thats why Miles isn't raising too many eyebrows – not many are in the enviable posi of having a full premo team and are now suring up their benches

  15. THE SALTSHAKER says:

    Reading your post have gone two bargin picks this week

    Higgins > Franklin, L.Taylor to Swan (avg 25.6disp under $500k)

    Def: McVeigh, Bartel, Burgoyne, Swallow, Simpson, Langdon (Gardiner, Cutler)
    Mid: Ablett, Pendles, Beams, Selwood, Johnson, Swan, Tyson, Polec (Shenton, Hartung)
    Ruck: Sandi, Cox (Derrickx, Currie)
    Fwd: Danger, Martin, Parker, Pavlich, Franklin, Chapman (McGovern, Cameron)

    Could do Derricks to Martin, Swan next week?

    • Donavan says:

      Higgins to Franklin is a good move.

      I would hold off with Swan, still not convinced he can be considered a premo (in current form).

      I would also retain Derickx, as I dont trust Martin to be consistent.

      • Joey Joe Joe says:

        Crazy to hold Derickx – Martin is the #1 ruck and pumping out tons. Pike will be back any day (probably this week) and Derickx will either taper off altogether or get dropped.

        Bank a bit of cash and get on the Martin train!

  16. cudz says:

    Hey guys team is

    Bartel, McVeigh, Swallow, Burgoyne, Suckling, Mackie (gardiner, litherland)
    Ablett, Pendlebury, Libba, Selwood, Dal Santo, Beams, Priddis, Cotchin (acres, o'brien)
    Sandi, Nic Nat (s.martin, thurlow)
    Harvey, Danger, Martin, Parker, Zorko, Breust (llyod, c.cameron)

    I only have 7 trades but not overlly worried.
    Any advice on finishing my team would be greatly appreciated :)

    • TOM says:

      If you have money in the bank you could look at getting someone descent for Cotchin like s.johnson or someone around that price. Or you could upgrade suckling

    • BEN BRETEL says:

      LOVE UR TEAM

    • Mathew says:

      Breust out! He has been horrible!
      Maybe a downgrade to stefan martin that will give you $$ then cotchin to a super premo?
      Other then that loving it

    • Donavan says:

      Pitty you have S.Martin and Thurlow both on the ruck line, would have made a nice swing set if one was forward.

      Other than that, like your team. Suckling and Breust would be next to move, could downgrade Breust to a cheap ruck, and swing S.Martin to forward, and use the money to get a premo defender for Suckling. Simpson will be cheaper in the next 2 weeks.

      • Garglesnarf FC says:

        At their respective prices Cotchin is the one screaming for an upgrade, Scully is outscoring him lately and he has only tonned up a mere 3 times this season. Do you have any cash left to upgrade Cotchin to Fyfe or Barlow, or even Rocky in a week or 2, otherwise a downgrade to Miles give you a cow, a pile of cash and someone who scores the same.

        Moving Martin fwd for Breust would be nice as well, but TBH you could just sit tight and see what develops over the next two weeks.

        • big aggots says:

          Breust will come good. Put himself in a ripper position numerous times to receive the pill close to goal but was continually overlooked. Stick fat with him, when he gets it he never misses.

    • mungos men says:

      s Lloyd to ben brown for fwd/RK, cotchin to nat fyfe or Robbie gray FWD/MID leave around 40k+ to upgrade suckling if needed…

  17. George says:

    Can Stefan Martin be selected as a forward this year?

  18. throttlefinger says:

    Diggin the NicNat C call. May have to do that myself, B. Or do Pendles VC and Boomer C.

    Another outstanding report, Barron. Pour yourself a nice drink this evening.

  19. john snow says:

    Buddy could explode this week for the VC?

    • BarronVonCrow says:

      Absolutely think he could, but you never know with Buddy! Still, he put up a good showing against Port and Richmond aren't anywhere close to that level atm.

  20. Danners16 says:

    Hey guys probably going to do A.Fasolo to S.Martin as he won't be back for a while. What do I do with L.Shuey? I am limited on trades so do I trade him out? Thoughts would be great thanks

    • throttlefinger says:

      Hey Danners, Think I'd sleep on it until selection. Most up-to-date report says he's a test and should play. Later game should be a help.

      Also, he has a low BE (80) and his value is in one of those tricky amounts where you're going to have to dip into your reserves to get a solid upgrade.

      It's Round 13. And you're limited on trades. Bottom line I'd give him a couple more rounds. If he barely hits his BE this round and it's apparent his ankle is hindering him after a couple looks, I'd toss him.

      Hope this helps, Big D.

  21. TOM says:

    Hi community, need your thoughts on my team.
    I have 8 trades left with $39,000 left

    Backs: Swallow, bartel, burgoyne, hurn, hanley, langdon
    (georgio, cutler)

    Mids: Ablett, pendles, kennedy, ward, selwood, rockliff, beams, kane mitchell
    (hartung, acres)

    rucks: sandi, mummy
    (derickx, thurlow)

    fwds: danger, martin, zorko, parker, wingard, shenton
    (lloyd, cameron)

    Was looking at Miles for Mitchell or Honeychurch for hartung to allow that mid/fwd swing

    • throttlefinger says:

      Hey Tom. Honeychurch move seems good IF he's selected. That's the best option of the two.

      Miles is a tricky pick, especially on a Tigers side that is somewhat psychotic on how they're using their rooks this season. Also Kane is on a winning side so if he's selected he should do 75+. I'd give him a round then see what your gut says.

    • Donavan says:

      I would go the Hartung to Honeychurch trade.

      Hartung is out for a few more weeks (and may not get back into the Hawthorn team, as they have many to return), and Honeychurch will surely get his chance soon (he is in form in the VFL).

    • Derek says:

      Team looks great. Hold your trades, you will need them.

    • The Garbo says:

      I believe Honeychurch was sent to the VFL tribunal this week for a front on bump – I do not know the result though. But he has been in very good form

  22. BCHawks says:

    Hey guys I need some help with my trade options.

    Bartel, McVeigh, Swallow, Hanley, Hurn, Walker BENCH: Laidler, Hunt
    Ablett, Pendles, Libba, Selwood, Beams, Murphy, Goddard, Mundy, BENCH: Shenton, Acres
    Sandilands, Jacobs, BENCH: Brown, Currie
    Dangerfield, D.Martin, Roughead, Zorko, Wingard, S.Martin BENCH Ambrose, Cameron

    $237,500 7 trades left
    A) This week trade out Laidler for cheapest defender and then next week trade out Ambrose for Parker and Shenton and swing Hunt to my mid and get Simpson which would give me defense/mid cover and would leave me with 4 trades left.

    B) Trade out Laidler for cheapest defender and then Acres for Miles. Then in 2 weeks time trade out Ambrose for Parker and 1 week after that trade out Shenton and swing Hunt into my mids and get Mitchell when he is cheap. This would only leave me with 3 trades left so not sure what to do.

    Any other options are greatly aprreciated.

    • throttlefinger says:

      BC, how it be? My biggest question would be is how are you doing in your leagues? Meaning, you seem to have a pretty good team. Do you need to do either this round?

      That said, I like the thinking behind A. Parker and Simpson into your lineup will make it more formidable. And more trades, easier SC livin'.

      Good luck this round.

      • BCHawks says:

        Thanks for the reply throttle. I am going al right in my leagues. I will probably go with option A but my only concern is that if I have a defender and midfielder out for a week than I will have to cop a doughnut and option B with resolve that.

        • throttlefinger says:

          Unless that "if" happens this round at selection, I wouldn't worry about it. For now. I was given the same piece of advice this week. Asked should I make a strong D7 or finish making an all-premium midfield. To a person everyone said "focus on the people on the field." I could get a donutnut but even so, I have enough strong horses to carry the load.

    • Donavan says:

      Plan A is the better option.

      Parker and Simpson will both drop in price this week, depending on this weeks scores they are also likely to drop the following weeks also. With 7 trades dont rush in, particularly if your league position/s are strong.

      It is about making the finals, and then having the strongest team, if that means potentially dropping a game, still making the final, and having a better team when you get to the finals, I would be prepared to drop the game.

    • lostlarrikin says:

      Hey BCH,
      Looks like ur friggin rockin mate.
      With 7 left I would be holding fire unless u have some dramatic issues come team announce.
      Currently have bench cover on all lines which is a luxury at the moment given the injury toll.
      Without crunching the numbers, I would guess u have a 2500+ team there.
      If it ain't broke…

    • Garglesnarf FC says:

      That is one nice team. As Throttle suggest, you don’t have to do nuthin’

      Shenton to Miles (or McGovern and swing Wingard onto the bench in the mids keeps DPP)allows you to do Ambrose to Parker right now. You still have 5 trades and nothing that needs changing bar injury.

      Then you have solid bench cover, a cow and another premo. Laidler makes a handy D7 if req.

      Mitchell will be cheap in 3-6 weeks depending on when he plays, but that injury is one which strikes old blokes more than once, so buyer beware.

      NB – If named Shenton to Honeychurch is worthwhile as well for cash gen and DPP.

  23. Pat says:

    hey guys hows are we all,
    what are the communities thoughts on suckling pig? Was going to trade him out for zorko this week (by bartel swing) and by getting zorko in it would complete my forward line. Does he have much more money to make or is it time to say goodbye?
    Cheers

    • Donavan says:

      Suckling is ready to move. He averages 85 points per week, and has a breakeven of 87 points.

      Dont expect any more money from Suckling.

      Its time to take this little piggy to market.

      • Derek says:

        Hawks have a tough run of games coming up. Ill be getting him out next week ( have other things to fix this week)

  24. jockreynolds says:

    Majestic and respledant as always BVC. Very interested in the Nic Nat Captain option after the VC on GAJ for those with the great dogdog. I am that sure that Nic Nat is about to go gangbusters.

  25. Donavan says:

    G'Day community, since asking and using the knowledge of this community I have risen over 20,000 rankings in the last 3 weeks. So a big thank you is due.

    My team is-

    DEF – Bartel, Swallow, Enright, Malceski, Hanley, Firrito (Schoenmakers, Tippett)
    MID – Ablett, Pendlebury, D.Beams, Priddis, Goddard, Cotchin, D.Martin, Zorko (Shenton, Acres)
    RUCK – Sandilands, Naitanui (Derickx, Lobb)
    FWD – Dangerfield, Franklin, Dahlhaus, Roughead, Gray, McGovern (Ambrose, S.Lloyd)

    I have just $4k in the bank, and 8 trades remaining.

    I am thinking of holding trades until the likes of Shenton, Acres, Tippett, McGovern, Ambrose & S.Lloyd appreciate over the coming weeks.

    I would appreciate your thoughts.

    By the way I have used 1 trade this week to achieve the above team, leaving 8 trades for the balance of the season.

    • wes says:

      Nice team, Donavan!
      Leaving some in the bank is a great idea.
      Possibilities of players to bring in later on –
      S Mitchell into DEF
      Barlow into MID (viaa DPP Martin move to fwd for McGovern or sam Lloyd)

      Otherwise I wouldn't like my team against yours – even if you didn't make my suggestions above…

    • Garglesnarf FC says:

      Here is a left field idea.

      I believe Cotchin is one you should consider trading out. He has no 100’s in the past four weeks, only 3 all season and as a comparison, Miles is averaging more than him. Cotchin to Miles generates $230k, without sacrificing any onfield points, and you can use that cash to turn Miles to an uber premo in three weeks when he hits $400k.

      A more consertive idea is Ambrose to SMartin for cash generation. Martin will rise $200k+ over the next 5 weeks while Ambrose will be lucky to gain $20k.

      • Donavan says:

        Gargle,

        That is a left field move, but if I had more trades I may have done it.

        Ambrose to Martin, is a move I will consider, after teams are announced.

        BTW the advise you have given has been great.

        Malceski & Gray in particular. My gamble of Mumford to NicNat a few weeks ago is also looking great.

        Thanks

        • Garglesnarf FC says:

          Well done on Nic Nat, like you those that went early and grabbed him at early to mid 300’s did a brilliant job!

  26. Donavan says:

    I remember an article prior to the start of the season talking about the number of players from your initial team that remain with your team for the entire season. I think that is was stated that the previous 3 winners had at least 13 of their original squad of 30 players still in their teams at the end of the supercoach season.

    Just wondering how many original players people have remaining in their teams at this stage.

    I have only got 11 original players in my squad of 30, and barring injury intend to retain all 11.

    Just wondering how this stacks up.

    Also got to consider that we started with 30 trades this season, 6 more that previously years, so maybe 11 is ok?

    • john snow says:

      I have 14 originals: Suckling, Enright, Clurey, Ablett, Pendles, Libba, Beams, Sandi, Mcevoy, Thurlow, Danger, Martin, Franklin, Ambrose

    • Garglesnarf FC says:

      14, but 3 of those are rookies :( FMSCL

    • The Garbo says:

      I have 16 but they include Thurlow, Currie, Polec, Laidler and McDonald

  27. Joey Joe Joe says:

    Sad not to see a TAT this week again – I was looking forward to reading about Nathan Fyfe. Just $549k, averaging 115 for the year and has BE of just 90 – has to be the premo buy of the week. Just 1 game under 100 for the year and has bottomed out. Some concern that Lyon will rest at some point, but too good an opportunity to pass up.

  28. GDP13 says:

    Have Dunstan and want to trade for cash.

    Who should I trade down to with a good B/E?

    • The Garbo says:

      Miles is really the only decent mid on the bubble. But priced at an annoying 245k ish

  29. wes says:

    Community
    thoughts on my MIDs appreciated.
    Rocky, Ablett, Beams, S Johnson, Swan, Cornes, Danger, Tyson (Shenton, J Lloyd)

    Before the byes, I was ranked pretty well on afl fantasy platform (2600 / /17000)… since then, danger, cornes, Johnson have cruelled me. Consequently I've plummeted 20,000 places.
    Forgetting trades left (cos on af fantasy I just get 2 a week regardless), what would you do?
    I have 360k in the bank… so I am flush for upgrades all round.

    My thoughts are cornes out, Ebert or Barlow in is probably a given now…

    Danger is sitting in my mids for this round due to bringing mvgovern into f6. If Danger fails again, would look at replacing him too… perhaps brent Harvey to come in and keep that dpp swing there…

    Tyson has been doing enough to keep his m8

    cheers

    • Garglesnarf FC says:

      Yep Cornes > Barlow for mine.

    • wes says:

      I dudded myself 100,000 spots there… was 2600th of 170,000 odd players.

      Thanks Garglesnarf…

    • Donavan says:

      I would be looking to move Swan and Cornes. Maybe get in either Pendlebury or Kennedy and Miles.

      Given yu have already used a trade on McGovern his week, perhaps do either Swan or Cornes to Miles this week, then get Pendlebury or Kennedy next week. Miles is scoring well, so won't hurt your points score.

      • wes says:

        Miles is a roughy… not sure I need to take a risk with $$ I got though.
        Already have Tyson as M8… that would give me two there am not great with if I got Miles.
        both jpk and pendles have that good consistent 100 plus range I want.
        Ebert has that 130+ ability though with his role/team… which is why I think maybe him.
        Interesting you are not keen on Swanny too… his stats aren't that bad… from what I see on my platform, 7 x +100 pts from last 8 games. that isn't too bad at all.

        Looking at Miles run over next week aren't too bad… this rd not so good, but has Lions and Saints after… so that is a good run there.

  30. hehe says:

    DEF
    McVeigh, Swallow, Burgoyne,Hanley, KK, Bartel,
    (litherland, flynn)

    MID
    Ablett, Selwood, Steve J, Beams, Dangerfield,fyfe, rockliff, K.mitchell
    (Spina, O'Brien)

    RUC
    Sandilands, grundy
    (Currie, nakervis)

    FWD
    Shenton, wingard, roughead, Martin, Tex , Zorko
    (ambrose, Honeychurch)

    Want to trade out KK but idk who need help only 6 trades left and 24.800k

    • mungos men says:

      Hold Trades, Wait for litherland to appreciate, also ambrose closer to finals…

      • hehe says:

        But KK price is going down :L

        • Derek says:

          At least KK is playing and can score ok.

          SUNS are playing geelong, Hawks and Pies in next 3 weeks, Defenders should see plenty of the ball ;)

          I think you have to hold him for now, with only 6 trades you will regret trading him out. With only $24k you will need to make two trades to replace KK with a decent defender. Hold.

          KK will drop another $15-$20k. I would hold him until you can trade in Sam Mitchell in about 3 weeks.

    • SCaddict says:

      You could cut Grundy loose for Stef Martin and make $80K. As Jock predicted in the preseason he's been bloody useless. I thought he'd perform a little better as the Pies primary ruck but 60pts a game is just "turrible!".

      This would give you enough cash for a decent premo such as Shaw or Birchall and the combined trades would probably lift your scores by at least 50pts a round but would only leave you with 4 trades.

      The most prudent thing is probably to do nothing this round but the option above is something to consider.

  31. sharker4 says:

    Libba VC, Gaz C. Cutting it a bit fine on timing but if Libba is scoring well into the 3rd quarter I think I'll just take his score, if not hope that Gazza gets back to his fine form.

  32. Cam_H says:

    "Hey" community, and thanks Barron von Crow for another well researched article!

    Thoughts on who might score better on Sunday for my 'C' loophole in case Ablett fails … from; Kade Simpson, Marc Murphy, or Brent Harvey? I'm thinking Boomer.

  33. Remy says:

    Are there any solid FWD options out there for under 400k?

  34. Remy says:

    I was considering trading Riewoldt to Motlop…
    In my opinion Motlop is a bargain at his price.
    But there is a risk factor

    • Garglesnarf FC says:

      Reiwoldt is my biggest oops of the season. I went for him at $510k over Boomer in Round 6. If you were going to trade him out this week, I would probablt suggest SMartin is a better option.

      Since returning from injury Motlop has scored, 67, bye, 55, 72, 32, 61, 112, and ave of 66 and his price has dropped $95k. Not sure if that 112 is a blip, or a sign that he is back to form, but from my point of view hes not screaming ‘pick me’! if goes back to being crap, you will lose cash and it makes getting out of him almost impossible.

      To my way of thinking Martin or McGovern offer a cheaper way out of Reiwoldt which will nett you more cash for similar ouput, and the bonus of a hefty price rise over the next 4-5 weeks, making them ripe for upgrade just prior to finals.

      • big aggots says:

        Motlop ended 2013 with 149, 103, 120, 103, 92, 16 (sub), 77, 117 & 98. Without that sub he averages 108. Had it 29 times last week, looked fit and has Suns, Ess, Bulldogs, Melb, GWS, Nth Melb, Carlton & Lions on the way home. Jump on as a POD.

  35. Remy says:

    Who's the best pick out of:
    Boomer, Parker, Martin or Gray?

    • @TG_Footy_Tragic says:

      on value for $ – Parker
      on consistency – Gray
      on potential – Boomer

      IMO – Gray > Boomer > Parker > Martin

      • Remy says:

        What about for AFL Fantasy scoring? Do you still think Gray is better than Boomer?

        • @TG_Footy_Tragic says:

          Sorry Mate, I'm not a good person to ask… I have no idea with AFL Fantasy, i dont play it.

    • mungos men says:

      boomer for me, the way there playing (hot one week cold the next) he wont be able to get a rest as they will be fighting for top 4 till the last game… with soft run home could be difference come finals…

  36. Pikey Mikey says:

    Is it worth bringing in a cut price Wingard and pocketing cash or go full premo and bring on Gray?

    • julz says:

      I’m considering trading Higgins down to Wingard to pocket money plus Chad prob has more potential in this case.
      On the flipside I got Gray last week, think he’s a must have. Depends on yr trades left and money situation

  37. julz says:

    I still have bloody Big Boy Mcevoy, saw on hawks website he was brought back through the magoos last wk, didn’t sound that promising other than hitouts. Will b sharing load with Hale IF he even gets a game this week.

    I’m toying with the idea of trading him for a cheap R/F swing as got S.Martin in the fwd, use S martin as R2 (with dericx as loophole if needed). R1 is Sandi

    Would leave me with $360k to spend on my last 3 upgrades, only 9 trades left at present.

    Thoughts, genius or have i gone bonkers!!

  38. Derek says:

    what has been people's best trade of the year?

    reviewing my list of trades, it is hard to see a standout but the best so far is probably Clurey >> Langford in week 2.

  39. The Garbo says:

    Martin or McVeigh for VC? – in not available all day Saturday so cant pick from my usual guns

  40. The Ranger says:

    $332K in the bank but only 8 trades left.
    Going for league wins and currently 1st in one and 2nd in the other.
    I'm 4 spots short of full premo and would like to hold off trading for a few weeks before going bang with my saved cash in time for finals.
    Is Derickx to S.Martin worth doing?
    Gives me another 80K but I have no other ruck cover and I don't want to trade Martin out again at a later stage.
    Thoughts Community?

  41. Jarrod05 says:

    Hey fellas,

    My team is struggling atm would appreciate some input.

    DEF
    bartel, mcveigh, swallow, walker, docherty, c cameron. (Georgiou, cutler)

    MID
    Ablett, Libba, selwood, beams, jack, Cotchin, Stevie J, Shenton (s gray, acres)

    RUCK
    Sandy, Jacobs (derickx, thurlow)

    FWD
    Gray, danger, dusty, Parker, L Taylor, z merret (honeychurch, c Cameron)

    Cheers.

  42. MightyDonsFC says:

    Will be watching jack martin very closely if he plays

  43. john snow says:

    So bloody Mcevoy is still out. Worst selection of the year for mine!!!!

  44. Dane says:

    Kersten or McGovern for this week?

    • Donavan says:

      McGovern, Kersten has big wraps, but is untried at AFL level.

    • Nathan says:

      Neither. You have missed the boat with McGovern and too early to be trading for Kersten until he is certain to get his 3rd game (and assuming good form). I assume you maybe have forward line issues though and no $$?? Have you considered Martin from Bris?

  45. Gab says:

    suckling to zorko a good trade? Only have 24k to spend

    • Donavan says:

      Depends where it leaves your swingmen.

      ie. If all your Def/Mid swingmen are then in defence, then you lose the ability to swing them. If you have another Def/Mid still in the Mids then it is a very good trade.

  46. notasupercoach says:

    Who would you rather in preference of order? (eg 1, 2, 3, 4)

    McGovern
    Kersten
    S. Martin
    Miles

  47. BCHawks says:

    Finally a new defender rookie in Zak Jones. Will be very interesting to see how he plays. Hope he doesn't start with the vest.

  48. Paddy says:

    Zorko, Parker or Dalhaus?

  49. HiltonKid says:

    Thoughts on trades…

    Ambrose to Kersten

    Higgins to Boomer

    Plus I am RDT at the moment and just started a supercoach team and need a league to join…

    • Itchy Nuts Pieman says:

      You have 2 weeks before Kerstens price will change. So I’d have a look at him first. Geelong also has a habit of giving a few games to new players then sending them back to the magoos

    • dannyyboyy says:

      yeah, dont get kersten yet, unless your desperate for cash. and i mean desperate.

  50. Mike says:

    should i keep n. roberston from brisbane or trade him to j. hunt from melba to open up a DPP
    Roberston has a high BE and will most likely lose value
    Thoughts Community?

    • Itchy Nuts Pieman says:

      Only if you have plenty of trades & cover. You are trading in someone that won’t play this year.

    • Mike says:

      my other mid bench is hartung and i have 10 trades what do u say?

      • Itchy Nuts Pieman says:

        Hartung to Anthony Miles. Good bench cover. You will need cover at some point. Then you could think about that trade. Have you got defence bench cover?

    • Donavan says:

      I would move Robertson (his price will drop), and whilst he is named to play this week, who knows how many games he will get between now and seasons end.

      I would consider getting Miles in, his price will increase significantly over the next 2-3 weeks, and he gets plenty of the ball.

  51. Bob says:

    What are people thoughts on miles JS?

    • Itchy Nuts Pieman says:

      Very good I’d say. Seasons done. So time to give the kids a crack. He wins his own ball. Not many tigers doing that ATM.

    • Donavan says:

      Miles has good JS, although Richmond does like to give rookies 2-3 games, then a week off, then another 2-3 games.

  52. OzSonic says:

    Gone like this for now and I think I'll stay with it.

    Higgins to Buddy. I've never traded a player back into my team, enough of my pride I need teh best forward.

    Shenton to Fyfe. Want Fyfe in, could have gone SJ or waited on Rockliff but went with the Knyfe. No Freo players so a better spread. Other option here was Nat Jones.

    Passed on S. Martin. I'm gambling without a backup. Thurlow in my Rucks so Martin could have been a good backup.

    Langdon, McDonald and Langford all my deep defenders. A bit of a worry. Langdon should maintain an 80ppg though so won't drop much more.

    Thoughts?

    • dannyyboyy says:

      id look at upgrading langford and mcdonald and keep langdon as my bench cover (as long as they make u enough cash for the right trades for you).
      not sure about martin. im thinkin wingard. if i get wngard i wont get martin.
      i have fyfe. fyfe is a gun, good pick.
      and i also ditched buddy for zorko (in the first few rounds) and traded him back a few weeks ago. i hated doin it aswell but it was a good decision to get him back.

  53. dannyyboyy says:

    186k and 11 trades in the bank, thinkin about goin impey up to wingard. at this stage of the season id want wingard to be a keeper rather than an upgrade player. my question for you all is, is wingard good enough to be a D6 keeper? surely he is better than a player that averages 82.