It’s the trap so many fall into every year.
And while in recent years, a few clubs have copped a dreaded straight-sets finals exit, there are still plenty of myths to bust.
This is why Geelong and Brisbane fans, or tipsters, shouldn’t be so worried this weekend.
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We make tips every week based on the previous round’s results, so it only makes sense that we do it in the finals, too.
Each year we get excited about the elimination final winners and worry about the qualifying final losers; after all, we’ve just seen one side’s best and one side’s worst. Naturally, we expect the pattern to continue.
But it’s not a pattern. In fact it’s a pattern the…