Hamilton v Alcinas: El Dartador to knock out the Hammer

Hamilton has lost four of his last seven matches on the floor

Andy Hamilton is one of the game’s enigmas. In front of the cameras and on the floor he floats between the sublime and the ridiculous without any inclination of when or why.

He reached the semi-finals of the World Matchplay earlier this year – beating Simon Whitlock in an epic quarter-final – but lost in the first round of his next two televised tournaments and has lost four of his last seven matches on the floor.

Antonio Alcinas’s day in the sun came just over 12 months ago at the World Cup of Darts. There, he and his Spanish compatriot Carlos Roriguez, upset all the odds to reach the semi-finals, beating England (Phil Taylor and James Wade) and Scotland (Gary Anderson and Robert Thornton) en route; Alcinas’s crowning moment being a singles victory over Gary Anderson in the group stages.

The Spaniard obviously has ability, but the result of this match depends upon which Andy Hamilton turns up. At odds of 2/5 it would be a fool who parts with his money in backing The Hammer at those odds.

Ladbrokes are offering 23/10 on Alcinas causing another upset in this incredibly difficult to predict tournament and that has to be worth the risk associated. The Andy Hamilton that is ranked number 17 in the world could turn up and blow Alcinas out of the water, but equally likely is the possibility of seeing the Hamilton that has failed to make it past the last 32 in five of his last six majors.

Recommended Bets:

Back Alcinas to win @ 23/10 with Ladbrokes

Back Alcinas + 1.5 sets @ 10/11 with William Hill

Written By:- Jaymes Monte (About our Authors)
Posted on:- 19/12/2011 - 13:08 PM
Filed in:- PDC World Championship Betting News

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