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AFL Media: Brownlow form guide

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THE AFL Media writers have had their say on each club's best chances for the Brownlow Medal, ahead of Monday night’s count.

According to journalist Lee Gaskin, the Power isn't expected to have anyone in double figures.

Tough inside midfielder Ollie Wines is tipped to lead the way with nine votes, ahead of Robbie Gray and Chad Wingard on eight.

The Power is expected to poll 63 votes across 13 players. It's predicted that the club will start well having won 11 of its first 15 games before dropping off dramatically in the back-end of the season. 

Best chance: Ollie Wines
It was another solid season from the 23-year-old vice-captain, averaging 26.1 disposals and five tackles per game. Wines is tipped to poll nine votes – with six of those coming in three successive games from rounds 12-14. A huge 35-disposal game in the Power's round two upset of Sydney should deliver him the three votes, while he should also get the maximum for his 29 touches, 12 tackles and 10 inside 50s in the Power's round 12 win over reigning premier Richmond. But while Wines was consistent, he only had three games of 30 or more disposals, the type of standout games that grab the attention of the umpires.

Fast starter: Jared Polec
Ironically, Polec – off to the Kangaroos next year on a lucrative five-year deal – had an absolute blinder in the Power's round six win over North Melbourne, amassing 34 disposals and 12 tackles. He should also poll votes in the Power's round three victory against his old side, Brisbane. 

One-vote wonder: Sam Gray
The small forward had an up and down season but turned it on with a four-goal haul in the Power's round six win over North Melbourne. Should be enough to snag at least a vote.

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