Premier League Darts Tips
Although the PDC World Championship provided us with some fantastic betting action, it left a sour taste in our mouths as our 40/1 tip to win it all delivered his worst performance of the tournament to lose in the semi-finals against Michael Van Gerwen. However, when a 40/1 gets within two of winning, it certainly isn’t a negative and although we all love it when a winner comes off, when it comes to providing top-quality high-value darts betting tips, we can assure you that there is no need to look any further than 21.co.uk.
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Week Six Predictions
Venue: M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool
Date: March 12th
Contender: Stephen Bunting
Last week we got 1/5 correct scores but we had a number of correct results despite shock wins for Luke Humphries and Michael Smith. Week five was definitely a better night of action than week four as we saw the performance of the tournament from Peter Wright who averaged 110 in his victory over Nathan Aspinall who had the third-highest average of the night.
|Michael Smith||3-7||Peter Wright|
|Daryl Gurney||5-7||Glen Durrant|
|Gerwyn Price||4-7||Michael Van Gerwen|
|Rob Cross||7-3||Stephen Bunting|
|Gary Anderson||6-6||Nathan Aspinall.|
Last weeks highest checkout: Michael Smith (134)
Last weeks most 180s: Rob Cross, Peter Wright and Gary Anderson (4)
Week Five Predictions
Venue: Westpoint Arena, Exeter
Date: March 5th
Contender: Luke Humphries
Last week, we were one leg off two predictions and aced our prediction for Michael Smith Vs Daryl Gurney. There were three 7-5 victories but week 4 saw arguably the worst week of darts yet as we saw some dreadful performances, the most surprising of which from Peter Wright who was dominated by Gerwyn Price.
|Rob Cross||6-6||Daryl Gurney||6-6|
|Gerwyn Price||3-7||Glen Durrant||5-7|
|Nathan Aspinall||3-7||Peter Wright||6-6|
|Gary Anderson||5-7||Luke Humphries||7-4|
|Michael Smith||5-7||Michael Smith||7-5|
Last week's Highest Checkout: Glen Durrant (144)
Last week's Most 180's: Gary Anderson and Daryl Gurney (4)
Week Four Predictions
Last week saw a number of shocks in the Premier League as Nathan Aspinall defeated Michael Van Gerwen and Daryl Gurney fought out an impressive draw against Gerwyn Price while contender Jonny Clayton was decimated by Michael Smith who was phenomenal. Find out who we're back in our betting tips this week.
Venue: 3Arena, Dublin
Date: February 27th
Contender: William O'Connor
|Glen Durrant||5-7||Nathan Aspinall||6-6|
|Rob Cross||5-7||Gary Anderson||5-7|
|Daryl Gurney||5-7||Michael Smith||5-7|
|William O'Connor||4-7||Michael Van Gerwen||2-7|
|Gerwyn Price||7-1||Peter Wright||5-7|
Last week's Highest Checkout: Michael Smith (167)
Last week's Most 180's: Four Players: 3
Week Three Predictions
Last weeks tips were unlucky for our tipster who was just one leg away from correctly prediction two scores alongside his correct prediction for a 6-6 draw between Gary Anderson and Peter Wright. However, this we're predicting more draws in our betting tips.
Venue: Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
Date: February 20th
Contender: Jonny Clayton
|Peter Wright||7-5||Rob Cross||6-6|
|Jonny Clayton||1-7||Michael Smith||2-7|
|Michael Van Gerwen||5-7||Nathan Aspinall||7-5|
|Daryl Gurney||6-6||Gerwyn Price||4-7|
|Glen Durrant||7-5||Gary Anderson||6-6|
Last week's Highest Checkout: Michael Smith (140)
Last week's Most 180's: Peter Wright (6)
Week Two Predictions
When you look at last weeks tips we correctly predicted two correct scores as MVG overcame Peter Wright 7-5 and Gerwyn Price was held to a draw by Rob Cross. Find our predictions for the second week of the Premier League of Darts below:
Venue: Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
Date: February 13th
Contender: Fallon Sherrock
|Rob Cross||7-5||Nathan Aspinall||7-4|
|Gerwyn Price||6-6||Michael Smith||7-2|
|Gary Anderson||6-6||Peter Wright||6-6|
|Glen Durrant||6-6||Fallon Sherrock||7-3|
|Daryl Gurney||1-7||Michael Van Gerwen||2-7|
Last week's Highest Checkout: Nathan Aspinall (170)
Last week's Most 180's: Michael Van Gerwen & Peter Wright (4)
Week One Predictions
Venue: P&J Live, Aberdeen
Date: February 6th
Contender: John Henderson
|Michael Smith||3-7||Glen Durrant||7-3|
|Gary Anderson||7-5||Daryl Gurney||6-6|
|Michael Van Gerwen||7-5||Peter Wright||7-5|
|Nathan Aspinall||7-3||John Henderson||6-6|
|Gerwyn Price||6-6||Rob Cross||6-6|
Note: This is a market based on winners/draws and not correct scores.
|Position||Prize Money||Last Year|
|Winner||£250,000||Michael Van Gerwen|
|Semi-Finalist 1||£80,000||James Wade|
|Semi-Finalist 2||£80,000||Daryl Gurney|
|5th Place||£70,000||Gerwyn Price|
|6th Place||£60,000||Mensur Suljovic|
|7th Place||£55,000||Michael Smith|
|8th Place||£50.000||Peter Wright|
|9th Place||£35,000||Raymond Van Barneveld|
Premier League darts matches don’t always come down to which player has the better average, in-fact the player with the highest average in each match won only 67% of matches last year. For example, Michael Van Gerwen, Gerwyn Price, Mensur Suljovic and Rob Cross all won games despite having a considerably worse average. More evidence of this comes from the following draws from last year's event.
Peter Wright (88.95) 6-6 Michael Smith (97.61)
Raymond Van Barneveld (88.79) 6-6 Gerwyn Price (95.60)
Michael Smith (100.78) 7-7 Peter Wright (90.95)
James Wade (90.17) 7-7 Daryl Gurney (104.05)
We've seen exactly the same happen already this year as Fallon Sherrock, Peter Wright and Gerwyn Price have all picked up points against their opponents despite having a significantly worse 3-dart average.
Last year Van Gerwen, Cross and Wade all dominated in the stats with the highest averages and highest checkout percentages, yet fourth-placed Daryl Gurney was behind 7th placed Michael Smith in average score and below 8th placed Peter Wright in regards to checkout percentage, showing that it takes a lot more than just good performances to get somewhere in the Premier League.
|John Henderson||1||Nathan Aspinall|
|Fallon Sherrock||2||Glen Durrant|
|Jonny Clayton||3||Michael Smith|
|William O’Connor||4||Michael Van Gerwen|
|Luke Humphries||5||Gary Anderson|
|Stephen Bunting||6||Rob Cross|
|Chris Dobey||7||Daryl Gurney|
|Jeffrey de Zwaan||8||Peter Wright|
|Jermaine Wattimena||9||Gerwyn Price|
Despite none of the contenders winning a singular game last year, they did treat us to some classic match-ups. Newcastle-born Chris Dobey picked up a dramatic draw against Mensur Suljovic on the first week of the tournament, then after Glen Durrant and Steve Lennon put in less than convincing performances you may have been forgiven for thinking Luke Humphries and John Henderson would be decimated by Gerwyn Price and Michael Van Gerwen. Humphries was unlucky not to win and picked up the highest checkout of the night with a 161. However, the real moment of the contenders came in week 5 when John Henderson picked up one of the most dramatic draws in Premier League history against MVG, which in our opinion was the biggest reason for the contenders being brought back for a second year.
Who has won the Premier League of Darts?
|2019||Michael Van Gerwen||Rob Cross||11-5|
|2018||Michael Van Gerwen||Michael Smith||11-4|
|2017||Michael Van Gerwen||Peter Wright||11-10|
|2016||Michael Van Gerwen||Phil Taylor||11-3|
|2015||Gary Anderson||Michael Van Gerwen||11-7|
|2014||Raymond Van Barneveld||Michael Van Gerwen||10-8|
|2013||Michael Van Gerwen||Phil Taylor||10-7|
|2012||Phil Taylor||Simon Whitlock||10-7|
|2011||Gary Anderson||Adrian Lewis||10-4|
|2010||Phil Taylor||James Wade||10-8|
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