Free tips Darts: Premier League Week 14 (Sheffield) – A Trip to Germany Could Be a Trip Too Far
Week 14 of the Cazoo Premier League comes from Sheffield on Thursday.
Interestingly six Premier League Darts stars were in action in Germany over the weekend. For their sakes, let’s hope hotel and airport life is as glamorous as it appears.
Interestingly James Wade withdrew from the German event – the European Darts Open – at the semi-final stages stating he felt unwell. With a flight back to the UK to undertake, he is probably one to be wary of this week.
Smith and Anderson’s Stay at Home Policy
It was Gary Anderson and Michael Smith that did not make the trip to Leverkusen at the weekend, this could potentially give them an edge on Thursday.
Anderson plays Gerwyn Price who has been in desperate form. The Welshman has only won two of the last nine Premier League Darts matches he has played and looks way below his best. As Anderson beat Peter Wright in Glasgow a week ago – and then gave Jonny Clayton a run for his money – he looks a good bet in the handicap market receiving 1.5-legs.
Recommended Bet: Anderson (+1.5 legs) to beat Price in the handicap at Evens
Go Low on 180s
If you fancy a second interest darts bet in this one, consider the ‘Total 180s’ betting market. The bookies have set the line at 4.5. We like the ‘Unders’ at 5/6.
In 34 matches, this pair have only recorded 70 180 scores – combined! Cullen and Clayton have posted more than this total individually. Joe Cullen has registered 64 from the 21 games he has played.
These low scorers will surely do well to register another four 180s between them on Thursday.
Recommended Bet: Anderson vs Price to feature less than 4.5 match 180s – 10/11
MVG is Rolling Again
But it was Michael van Gerwen (MVG) that won the European Darts Open on Sunday and he put up some striking performances along the way. In five matches, including the final where he dispatched Dimitri Van den Burgh, MVG posted averages of 102, 105 and 113.
The Dutchman had a dreadful 2021 but he is back to his best and the history books show he is a juggernaut once he starts to roll. Peter Wright should have his work cut out to contain his old rival on Thursday.
But instead of heading to the win market – where MVG is top-priced 4/7 to win – playing the three-time World Champion in the 180 market rates a better play. He can be backed at 6/4 to post the most maximum scores.
Recommended Bet: MVG to post most match 180s versus Peter Wright – 7/5
* Darts odds correct at the time of writing. Subject to changes.