MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 22: Richmond president Peggy O'Neil and Brendon Gale the CEO of the Tigers unfurl the Premiership Flag during the round one AFL match between the Richmond Tigers and the Carlton Blues at Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 22, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Richmond ($4.00) are the short favourites to win the 2019 AFL premiership, according to Sportsbet.

Currently paying $2.25 to lift the 2018 cup ahead of the Eagles ($7.00), Sportsbet is currently backing the Tigers in to claim a three-peat.

But could Richmond’s 2019 odds change if they don’t go all the way this September?

Sportsbet has West Coast and GWS ($7.00) as equal second-favourites to win the 2019 premiership, with Sydney, Melbourne and Collingwood ($8.00) dubbed equal third-favourites.

Essendon ($10.00) and Geelong ($12.00) cap off the top eight teams judged the best chance of claiming the 2019 flag.

At the other end, Gold Coast ($251.00), Carlton ($151.00) and Brisbane ($81.000) round out the bottom three.

Sportsbet’s 2019 AFL premiership odds 

$4.00 – Richmond
$7.00 – West Coast, GWS
$8.00 – Sydney, Melbourne, Collingwood
$10.00 – Essendon
$12.00 – Geelong
$14.00 – Hawthorn, Adelaide, Port Adelaide
$34.00 – Western Bulldogs, North Melbourne
$67.00 – St Kilda, Fremantle
$81.00 – Brisbane
$151.00 – Carlton
$250.00 – Gold Coast

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