Round 22 of the 2016 AFL season has been completed.
With one week left of the regular season, seven of the eight finals places have been confirmed. There is a mathematical opportunity for St Kilda to overtake North Melbourne but this requires a 25 goal win for St Kilda and a 25 goal defeat for North Melbourne.
I have been tracking each team’s performance after their bye week.
This is my view of the momentum direction after a bye for all eighteen teams.
The pattern for the six teams who had a bye week in Week 13 of the season is:
For Week 14 byes:
The data used to create the charts can be found here.