2020 AFL Grand Final Expert Tips & Betting Advice

The end of the AFL home and away season and finals culminates in the Grand Final — arguably the biggest annual event in Australian sport.


Traditionally played on the last Saturday in September at the mighty MCG, the Grand Final is a betting phenomenon that brings the country together in pubs, lounge rooms and backyards around the country.

An average of roughly three million Australians tune in to watch the battle for the premiership cup each year, a figure that illustrates just how important the game is to our culture.

With so much interest, added attention from bookmakers and extra betting markets to choose from, finding the best options to have a punt on can be tricky. Read through our guide to take in all the important information, relevant stats and history to help maximise all of your bets.

AFL Grand Final betting promotions


3 million people watching on TV, 100,000 people in attendance and one of the biggest gambling events on the Australian sporting calendar — you better believe there will be a lot of bookmaker promotions.

In addition to ongoing bookmaker specials throughout the year like same-game multis, early payouts, boosted odds and super margins, the AFL Grand Final will attract a full suite of promotions from bookmakers looking to attract your business on such a busy day.

Specials will typically target Norm Smith Medal markets, player exotics, first goal-scorers and other popular bets for casuals. Keep a close eye on all the offerings in the lead up to the game and make sure you’re maximising your bets.

2020 AFL Grand Final Betting Odds


Team
Odds
Richmond$4
West Coast$6
Collingwood$7.50
GWS Giants$9
Brisbane$10
Geelong$10
Western Bulldogs$14
Hawthorn$21
Melbourne$23
Port Adelaide$26
Essendon$31
North Melbourne$34
St Kilda$34
Carlton$36
Adelaide$41
Fremantle$41
Sydney$41
Gold Coast$251

Odds provided by Sportsbet and were correct as of January 10th, 2.29pm AEDT.

AFL Grand Final live streaming


If, for some crazy reason, you can’t get yourself behind a television on Grand Final day, or you’re overseas and not able to tune into the free-to-air telecast on Channel 7, there are live stream options so you don’t have to miss the action.

Punters and fans overseas will be able to pay for a subscription to the AFL at watchafl.com, while punters looking for a live stream on their phones in Australia will be able to do so through the AFL Live app — but for a small fee.

AFL Grand Final news


Make sure that before you bet on the AFL Grand Final, you’re doing so fully informed about form, injuries and the patterns in betting and moving odds. Keep an eye on our news section as we keep an eye on all the crucial goings-on that will have an effect on your betting. 

AFL Grand Final FAQ

When is the 2020 AFL Grand Final?

The 2020 AFL Grand Final is set to be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday, September 26.

Where is the 2020 AFL Grand Final played?

The Melbourne Cricket Ground is the host for the AFL Grand Final.

Who won the 2019 AFL Grand Final?

The Richmond Tigers won the 2019 AFL Premiership, defeating the GWS Giants in emphatic fashion.

Who has won the most AFL Grand Finals?

Essendon and Carlton have won 16 premierships each and sit tied with the most AFL Grand Final wins.
Collingwood sit in third position with 15.

What is the biggest crowd in AFL Grand Final history?

The 1970 Grand Final between Collingwood and Carlton set a record for 121,696 in attendance.

How to live stream the AFL Grand Final?

Visit our live streaming hub for information on how you can watch the AFL Grand Final from your phone, laptop or tablet.

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