Michael Van Gerwen and his compatriot Raymond Van Barneveld will meet on the Alexandra Palace oche for the third straight year, this time in the PDC World Darts Championship quarter final. Who will win? This article contains our Van Gerwen vs Van Barneveld betting preview with the best predictions, betting tips, best odds, live stream, exclusive promotiosn and no deposit free bets on tonight's matches!
VAN GERWEN vs VAN BARNEVELD: Betting preview
Michael Van Gerwen survived a scare in the last-16 round against Geerwyn Price. The Dutchman was 2-0 up but risked to go 2-3 bedore to secure a 4-2 victory. MVG averaged just over 100, but hit 12 180s and a maximum 170 checkout. Prior to that, Van Gerwen had dropped just a single set on route to the last 16, having whitewashed James Wilson 4-0 and annihilated Christian Kist 3-1 in the opening round. He averaged 107.40 in the first two round, with a checkout percentage of 62.2%.
Raymond van Barneveld has been impressive in this tournament so far, he averaged 100+ in his 3 wins over Richard North, Kyle Anderson and Van Der Voort. Against his fellow countryman VVDV, Barney reeled off nine straight legs for a 4-1 victory. And that was a few days after pummelling Richard North 3-0 with a 102 average.
Van Barneveld produced a superb performance to win 4-3 in 2016, but Van Gerwen avenged the loss with a 6-2 demolition last year. In that match MVG averaged 114.05, Barney 109.34 - the highest losing average in a World Championship match. In the most recent direct match, Van Barneveld defeated MVG a few months ago at the Champions League of Darts.
VAN GERWEN vs VAN BARNEVELD : Best odds
|MICHAEL VAN GERWEN||1.17 with||Bet £10, win £11.70|
|RAYMOND VAN BARNEVELD||6.50 with||Bet £10, win £65.00|
VAN GERWEN vs VAN BARNEVELD : Predictions
|RECOMMENDED BET||BEST ODDS||BOOKMAKER|
|Handicap: Van Barneveld +3.5||1.75|
|Highest Checkout: Over 143.5||1.91|
|Correct Score: Van Gerwen 5-3||6.50|
|To score highest checkout: Van Gerwen||1.67|
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