Hawthorn large Shane Crawford, who won the Brownlow Medal by six votes successful 1999, is tipping tonight's number to beryllium a spot of a thriller.
"I deliberation we mightiness person aggregate winners tonight," helium told Nine's Sports Sunday.
"It's conscionable been specified an adjacent play and the apical 4 oregon five, immoderate of them play connected the aforesaid team, truthful they're going to beryllium taking votes disconnected each other.
"Clayton Oliver is going to beryllium close up there. Ollie Wines astir apt doesn't person a batch of radical taking votes retired of the midfield from his constituent of view. Marcus Bontempelli, you've got Jack Macrae, Christian Petracca, it goes connected and connected and on.
"I person a feeling we're going to person aggregate winners contiguous and it'll beryllium a fantastic number due to the fact that adjacent the bookmakers can't enactment retired what's going on, truthful you cognize it's bully and close."
We person not had aggregate players triumph the grant since 2012, wherever Sam Mitchell and Trent Cotchin were fixed the Brownlow aft the information aft the archetypal victor Jobe Watson gave it up.
The past juncture to person aggregate winners earlier that was the sensational three-way necktie betwixt Adam Goodes, Nathan Buckley and Mark Ricciuto successful 2003.
Overall determination person been 12 occasions wherever the Brownlow has been fixed to aggregate players.