Lewis v Painter: Do or die time for Jackpot

Lewis is still without a notch in the win column

It’s getting to the ‘do or die’ stage for Adrian Lewis in this year’s Premier League. If the two-time World Champion wants to be in with a chance of winning his maiden Premier League title he’ll need to start winning matches, and he’ll need to start this week against Kevin Painter.

As the halfway point approaches Lewis is still without a notch in the win column and props up the Premier League table with just three points from twice as many matches. He kicked off the campaign with three draws, followed that with three defeats, and will now be hoping that the sequence can continue with three consecutive wins.

In a frank interview with www.pdc.tv Jackpot admitted that his form is suffering and his chances of a top-four finish hang in the balance.

“The Play-Offs are a big doubt in my mind, obviously,” said Lewis. “I'm not performing, I'm very inconsistent but I'll get back on the practice board and try to work my way to the consistency which took me to two World titles.”

It’s an admission that should be music to the ears of his fans, and those considering a bet on Lewis this Thursday. A three-dart average of 98.59 in defeat to James Wade last week showed that he isn’t doing a great deal wrong, and although Painter edges the all-time head-to-head record Lewis has won the last four meetings between the pair.

Given that Lewis will be looking for victory above all else it is advised to avoid the handicap markets in this match, instead opting for a straight-up bet on Jackpot at Boylesports’ 4/6.

Recommended Bet:

Back Lewis to win @ 4/6 with Boylesports

Written By:- Jaymes Monte (About our Authors)
Posted on:- 21/03/2012 - 16:35 PM
Filed in:- Premier League Darts Betting News, Adrian Lewis

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