Webster v Chisnall: Match of the round to go the distance
With tournament favourites dropping by the wayside on the opposite side of the draw this match between Mark Webster and Dave Chisnall now looks to be the match of the quarter-finals.
Webby is perhaps a little fortunate to still be in the Players Championship Finals after Justin Pipe missed six match darts in their last-16 tie. The number one seed complained that someone in the crowd had shouted out when he was throwing darts for the match. Although it shouldn’t be, that is now a part of the game, and it will add to the steep learning curve that Pipe is currently traversing.
There was nothing fortunate about Chisnall’s second round win, however. The St. Helens man dispatched of Co Stompe in facile fashion and progressed with an 8-2 victory.
Surprisingly, it was Chizzy’s accuracy on the doubles rather than the treble 20 that saw him past the Dutchman. He hit just one maximum, but 50% of his doubles, to go through to just his second PDC major quarter-final.
The match odds market for this one look to be about right with the Welshman made the slight favourite at odds of 4/6. Webby has the experience and, as he showed against Pipe, is becoming increasingly more ruthless in closing out matches.
We should still expect this one to be tight and the odd leg could settle it. The quarter-finals are a best-of-17 affair and 888sport are offering a generous 8/11 that there are more than 14.5 legs played in the match. Couple that with a bet on more than 7.5 180s at odds of Evens with Boylesports.
Back Over 14.5 legs @ 8/11 with 888sport
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