during the round 16 AFL match between the Sydney Swans and the Geelong Cats at Sydney Cricket Ground on July 5, 2018 in Sydney, Australia.

After 16 rounds, Champion Data has predicted where all 18 teams will finish on the ladder at the end of the home and away season.

The Tigers are a red-hot chance to finish first (59%) according to Champion Data, where they currently sit four points clear, plus some healthy percentage.

The Power are going to push for second position (23%), and the Pies, who Champion Data thinks are actually a better chance to finish second (21%), are most likely to slip down to third (17%).

The Cats are overall deemed the most likely team to finish in fourth place (16%), and could push as high as third (16%), but are are considered the best chance to finish fifth (17%).

Champion Data predicts that the Eagles will finish just outside the top four, but are as good a chance to finish inside it, and are most likely to sit fourth of fifth (equal 15%).

The Demons, Swans and Hawks will round out the top seven, but are also considered a reasonable chances to finish in the top four.

The Hawks, Giants and Roos will battle it out for eighth position, with Hawthorn (18%) narrowly predicted to edge out GWS (16%) and North Melbourne (14%).

At the other end, the Blues are more likely to finish 18th (63%) than the Tigers are to finish on top. The Suns (50%) and Lions (45%) are not expected to do much better, backed in to finish 17th and 16th respectively.

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Champion Data predicts that team’s currently sitting 11th-18th will not change from those positions.

In comparison to the current ladder, Geelong make the highest jump, going from seventh to fourth. Meanwhile, West Coast (third to fifth) and Sydney (fifth to seventh) suffer the equal-biggest drop.