|Fri 23 Aug||7:50PM||Collingwood||West Coast Eagles|
|Sat 24 Aug||1:15PM||Adelaide||Melbourne|
|Sat 24 Aug||2:10PM||North Melbourne||Hawthorn|
|Sat 24 Aug||4:40PM||Geelong Cats||Sydney Swans|
|Sun 25 Aug||TBC||Fremantle||Port Adelaide|
|Sat 24 Aug||7:40PM||Carlton||Essendon|
|Sun 25 Aug||1:10PM||St Kilda||Gold Coast Suns|
|Sun 25 Aug||3:15PM||GWS Giants||Richmond|
|Sun 25 Aug||4:40PM||Brisbane Lions||Western Bulldogs|
Leading into the AFL 2012 season the top 4 teams in futures betting at leading online bookmaker Centrebet to take the title are Collingwood $3.3, Geelong $4.5, Hawthorn $4.5 and Carlton $8. Looking at the 2012 AFL draw let's see which teams play those 4 teams twice and theoretically have the harder draw.
Four teams have a total of 6 games amongst these early season favourites. Collingwood themselves play Geelong, Hawthorn and Carlton x 2, while Essendon play Collingwood and Carlton x 2 and Geelong and Hawthorn x 1. The Swans meet Geelong and Hawthorn x 2 and Carlton and Collingwood x 1 and West Coast play Collingwood and Hawthorn x 2 and Geelong and Carlton x 1.
With an AFL draw that includes a mixture of 5 games against the top four you have Adelaide, Brisbane, Geelong, Hawthorn, Port Adelaide, Richmond, St. Kilda and the Western Bulldogs. Amongst those teams Hawthorn play both Collingwood and Geelong x 2.
With only 4 games combined against these frontrunners are Carlton who play Collingwood x 2 and Geelong and Hawthorn x 1 and Fremantle, Gold Coast, GWS, Melbourne and North Melbourne whose draws see them all play one game against Collingwood, Geelong, Hawthorn and Carlton in season 2012.
You can keep up to date with this seasons AFL Draw by using BetonFooty.com.au's round by round AFL draw links above. Find details on who plays who, date and local start time, venue and which television network will be covering the games. If you are only concerned with the schedule of your favourite team, you can use our team by team draws which provide all the details for each team for the entire season.
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