MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 22: Ben Brown of the Kangaroos lines up for a goal during the round five AFL match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium on April 22, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Scoring is a big part of our game and it is what the fans love to see.

Higher scoring and fast-moving play is something the AFL is trying to implement with new rules that clubs must follow.

The AFL believes more goals equals more entertaining footy, and in some respect, this is true. So with that in mind, we’ll take a look at the scoring patterns of each club in the AFL since the start of the 2018 season, stats courtesy of Stats Insider.

Stats Insider has provided a summary of each teams’ overall shot accuracy, the type of shots, where they take the shots from on the ground and the top five players who make most of their opportunities.

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Adelaide

Overall accuracy

47% (9th)

Shot type

Set shot – 56% from 402 shots

General play  – 41% from 532 shots

Distance

0-24 metres – 66% from 179 shots

25-49 metres – 45% from 499 shots

50+ metres – 38% from 256 shots

Conversion rate from

Right – 41%

Centre – 61%

Left –  47%

Top players

1. Riley Knight (59%)

2. Rory Atkins (54%)

3. Tom Lynch (53%)

4. Lachlan Murphy (52%)

5. Taylor Walker (52%)

DARWIN, AUSTRALIA – JULY 15: Riley Knight of the Crows celebrates a goal during the 2017 AFL round 17 match between the Melbourne Demons and the Adelaide Crows at TIO Stadium on July 15, 2017 in Darwin, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media/Getty Images)

 

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