Taylor v Lewis: Which Lewis will turn up?

Lewis has the game to beat anyone

If both these players hit their straps this afternoon then we could be in for an all-time classic. Phil Taylor’s form has looked increasingly ominous throughout the Grand Slam, while Adrian Lewis has shown flashes of his unquestionable brilliance.

One thing is for sure; Lewis will need to be at his best to take down Taylor on current form. They have met in front of the cameras four times this calendar year, with each player winning twice. On the two occasions that the youngster has emerged victorious – Premier League group stages and semi-finals – Taylor has been out of sorts.

He has shown no signs of suffering a similar slump this week and I expect he’ll be at his best again this Sunday. So the question becomes; can Lewis produce his best and push Taylor into making mistakes?

The answer, unfortunately, is maybe. Which makes betting on this match a tricky proposition. At stages throughout this tournament Jackpot has shown his ability to pepper the treble 20 bed, at other times he’s been ruthless checking out numbers circa 100; only against Co Stompe did he combine the two.

If he can do so again then he’ll beat Taylor. Of that I’m sure. If either one, or both, of those aspects of his game are missing then Taylor will win. Of that I’m also sure.

On that basis I think William Hill’s 10/3 on Lewis to win the match has to be worth backing. But only to small stakes. Lewis has the game to beat anyone, The Power included, but when or if he brings it to the stage or not is one of darts’ great unknowns.

Recommended Bet:

Back Lewis to win @ 10/3 with William Hill [£25 Free Bet]

Written By:- Jaymes Monte (About our Authors)
Posted on:- 20/11/2011 - 10:29 AM
Filed in:- Grand Slam of Darts Betting News, Adrian Lewis, Phil Taylor

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