MVG Backed For Premier League Glory
Premier League Darts
The 2016 Premier League Darts kicks off in Leeds on Thursday night and at present it’s current World No. 1, Michael van Gerwen that heads the outright betting at 6/5.
Punters have already supported van Gerwen to win back his crown resulting in the Dutch player shortening into 6/5 from 5/4 to win the competition for a second time.
Reigning champion, Gary Anderson, is next in the betting at 7/2 to retain his crown with six time champion, Phil Taylor, 6/1 to claim a record seventh title this year.
Adrian Lewis, runner-up in the 2011 final, can be backed at 12/1 whilst Peter Wright is on offer at 16/1.
Thursday’s opening matches see van Gerwen odds on at 2/7 to overcome James Wade (11/2) whilst Phil Taylor (4/5) is expected to see past 2014 champion, Raymond van Barneveld, who can be backed at 28/1 to win the tournament outright and 23/10 to defeat Taylor on Thursday night.
Punters are liking van Gerwen, Taylor and Lewis to win their Week 1 matches at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday night with the treble currently working out at 7/2.
*Prices correct at time of publication