Stephen Bunting set up a Merseyside derby third round clash with fellow St Helens thrower Michael Smith in the PDC World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace on Tuesday night. Check out here our betting preview on the STEPHEN BUNTING vs. MICHAEL SMITH match with free tips, predictions, odds, free bets and no deposit bonuses!
STEPHEN BUNTING v MICHAEL SMITH : Betting preview Stephen Bunting produced a suitably regal performance, knocking out the No 6 seed James Wade from the tournament. The Bullet underlined his class by smashing Wade 4-1 With Prince Harry watching live from the VIP section. Bunting averaged just over 93 and hit eight 180s while checking out 13 of his 35 double attempts. Anyway, the 29-year-old impressively hit checkouts of 161, 144 and 118.
Michael Smith had produced one of the comebacks of the tournament when he came from 2-0 down to knock out Brendan Dolan 4-2 on Monday afternoon. Dolan sailed to a two-set lead after the former World Youth champions missed 15 straight doubles but Smith’s resurgence was amazing with a stunning run of 10 consecutive legs. The 24-years-old hit ten 180s to still averaged 98.9 despite missing 29 darts at the double in total.
Bunting averages 0.2564 180s per leg while Smith averages 0.3522 180s per leg. So we expect both players scoring 180s for fun. Smith has averaged 97.47 and 98.9 in his two matches so far. A lot better than Bunting at 90.2 and 93.4. Since the World Matchplay these two have almost identical records on the PDC circuit. Smith is 34-13 and Bunting 35-15.
STEPHEN BUNTING v MICHAEL SMITH : Best odds
|STEPHEN BUNTING||1.62 with||Bet £10, win £16.20|
|MICHAEL SMITH||2.55 with||Bet £10, win £25.50|
STEPHEN BUNTING v MICHAEL SMITH : Predictions
- Winner: Michael Smith @ 2.55
- Total 180s: Over 14.5 @ 1.91
- Correct Score: Michael Smith 4-3 @ 8.00
- Highest Checkout: Stephen Bunting @ 1.80
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