Grand Slam Betting: Wade v Pipe

the betting money will justifiably be going on the left hander

Early group D pace setters James Wade and Justin Pipe go head to head in an early attempt to secure qualification to the knockout stages. Wade produced a gritty last leg comeback win against the throw in his tie versus Dave Chisnall, while Pipe easily disposed of Terry Jenkins 5-1 in a poor match.

Wade heads the match betting at odds of 1/2 after posting a 100+ three-dart average; over sixteen points better than Pipe’s mediocre 85. It would take a brave man to lay The Machine in this contest, with Pipe on offer at 2/1.

Pipe, who posted a poor 31% checkout success on the doubles and a maximum-less game against Jenkins, knows he will have to raise his game to stand any chance against the seven-time major winner. The Force perhaps got out of jail in his match with Jenkins, as the Bull posted a miserable 17% on the doubles as well as failing to hit a single 180 in the match. Wade won’t be so forgiving.

The Machine is available at 6/5 to land the most 180s in the match, with Pipe coming in at a long 3/1, and the draw at 7/2. Based on the previous night’s play, the betting money will justifiably be going on the left hander, who came in with the big scores at crunch times, including a 180 against Chisnall’s throw in the deciding leg.

The Aldershot thrower is also available on the handicap market at 5/6 to win by more than one leg, which may entice punters looking for a little extra value. Whichever way you look at it it’s hard to oppose the World number 3. He should have way too much for Pipe, who still seems to be going through the growing pains of his introduction to televised darts.

Recommended bet:

James Wade to win @ 1/2 with William Hill [£25 Free Bet]

Written By:- Michael McGhee (About our Authors)
Posted on:- 13/11/2011 - 16:40 PM
Filed in:- Grand Slam of Darts Betting News

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