Anderson v Lloyd: Jaws to snap Scot's dreams

Lloyd has shown some battling qualities so far

Tournament second-favourite Gary Anderson takes on the resurgent Colin Lloyd in the third round of the Ladbrokes World Championship as the weight of expectation on the Scot continues to grow. With Phil Taylor now gone, Anderson sits narrowly behind current Champion Adrian Lewis at a best-priced 4/1 in the outright betting, however he has yet to showcase his best form with two scrappy victories so far. Lloyd meanwhile has defied some of the critics writing him off with an impressive win against the widely fancied up-and-coming Scott Rand.

Anderson is again a red-hot favourite at 1/4, while Lloyd is offered up at 7/2. The flying Scotsman was available at prices of 1/12 and 1/20 to win his first two matches and struggled at times against much lesser opponents. Former world number one Lloyd will not afford the fourth seed the same luxury of missed doubles which were offered up by Jyhan Artut and Devon Peterson.

Of course, expect a flurry of 180s. Anderson alone has 19 so far after two games, and with the help of Lloyd the odds on offer of 5/6 for more than 12.5 maximums to be hit should be achieved.

The inconsistencies of Anderson may well take the game longer to find its winner and Bet365 go 11/10 for over 5 sets.

Gary Anderson may well be a huge favourite for the match and with punters to win it all, but Lloyd has shown some battling qualities so far, and combined with the inconsistency of the Premier League Champion, the value lies with Jaws.

Recommended Bet:

Back Colin Lloyd to win @ 10/3 with Sky Bet

Written By:- Michael McGhee (About our Authors)
Posted on:- 29/12/2011 - 16:44 PM
Filed in:- PDC World Championship Betting News, Gary Anderson

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