Jones v Scholten: Tripod to destabilise The Wanderer

this could be a second round match to savour

Roland Scholten was nowhere near his brilliant best in his opening round match, but when looking to ascend the rankings again, as he is, the win is all that matters. There has been talk of the Dutchman playing well in practice and having made it to the second round perhaps he can relax and bring that game to the big stage.

Wayne Jones was also fairly uninspiring in his first round win over Scott Mackenzie, but again did enough against a far inferior opponent. If both play to their potential this could be a second round match to savour, but if they both play as they did last week then it could be equally as dramatic.

Despite struggling for consistency from leg to leg in the opening round they did manage to rack up a fair few maximums throughout – a total of 15 between them. Paddy Power are offering odds of 5/6 on this one having more than 10.5, and given this match could go all the way to a decider that looks a good starting bet.

There also looks to be some value in backing Scholten for the win at odds of 5/2. He certainly has it in his locker to beat a player of Jones’s quality and if he can bring his practice form to the stage then he can push The Wanderer all the way. A safer bet, however, may be to go with the 5/4 Ladbrokes are offering on Scholten +1.5 sets in the handicap market. The Dutchman hasn’t been in the winning position too often on the big stage lately, and may just falter as the finishing line approaches.

Recommended Bets:

Over 10.5 180s @ 5/6 with Paddy Power

Scholten +1.5 sets @ 5/4 with Ladbrokes


Written By:- Jaymes Monte (About our Authors)
Posted on:- 21/12/2011 - 13:28 PM
Filed in:- PDC World Championship Betting News


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