Backing The Field to beat the Green Machine
The rocking Scot could well rock Huybrechts and make unwanted history for his Belgian foe. The second tie features a man Huybrechts helped into the Matchplay. First up for Northy is Simon Whitlock, who reached the semi-finals in and Perhaps a pattern is emerging for the Wizard.
James Wade is the one player left in the Matchplay who has won it before. The champion faces a debutant, Jermaine Wattimena. The fast-flinging Dutchman has been building up steam on the European Tour.
Wade, too, has played well in Europe, and has taken that form to the World Series. There are a lot of people backing the Machine to make the final.
With van Gerwen gone, his hopes of a second title in Blackpool have grown exponentially. With Mighty Mike gone, Peter Wright is now the highest seed left in the tournament. The quarter-finalist has lost in the first round on his other five trips to Blackpool.
We are actually going to go with the favouritism in this one as Cross did well in getting to the semi finals of the Premier League this season where he was stopped by Van Gerwen.
There is always a great atmosphere at the Winter Gardens for the World Matchplay darts and without Taylor there, we can only look at Van Gerwen who is the only other man since to get his hands on the title. He has been to three of the last four finals there, winning two, but we are backing The Field against him as our main World Matchplay darts prediction.
The main contender that we can see is from the opposite half of the draw at that is Rob Cross. Can the field come up with a way to stop Van Gerwen? We are taking the chance it doing so. Older offers may be not valid anymore. See details directly at the bookmaker's website. All tips on our site are based on the personal opinion of the author.
No success is guaranteed. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker! Football All Betting News. World Matchplay Darts predictions There is always a great atmosphere at the Winter Gardens for the World Matchplay darts and without Taylor there, we can only look at Van Gerwen who is the only other man since to get his hands on the title.
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