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The 21-year-old Irishman Ciaran Teehan makes his second appearance at the World Championships here against a veteran in the form of 55-year-old Wayne Jones.
Teehan had a decent debut last year, making it through the first round against Ross Smith before eventually losing to Mervyn King. But he unfortunately hasn’t kicked on from that performance this year and has shown little on the pro tour.
Jones has been a lot more consistent this year with a tour average of 90.5 compared to Teehans 87.6.
Dirk van Duijvenbode has been one of the biggest success stories of the 2020 darts season and is probably the biggest improver outside of Jose de Sousa. The Dutchman reached the fifth round of the UK Open, the final of the World Grand Prix and the quarter-finals of the European Championship and Players Championship in a stellar year.
It’s therefore a tough assignment for the reigning world youth champ Bradley Brooks and I think he’s up against it.
Best bet: DIRK VAN DUIJVENBODE TO WIN 3-0
“Cool Hand” Luke Humphries takes on the ageless Paul Lim in the penultimate match of the evening session.
Lim famously hit the first perfect leg on the PDC World Championship stage back in 1990, bagging himself £52k. It’s a pity the crowd favourite has got such a tough draw here.
Humphries always saves his best for the big stage, particularly here when reaching the quarter-finals during the last two years. I think Humphries will win it, but I will be looking at the 180 markets for a bet. Both players are potent on the red-bit.
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PDC WORLD DARTS CHAMPIONSHIP – DAY 4 TOP TIPS
2pm – Wayne Jones v Ciaran Teehan
Wayne Jones to win & both players to win a set
6pm – Dirk van Duijvenbode v Bradley Brooks
Dirk van Duijvenbode to win 3-0
8pm – Luke Humphries v Paul Lim
Luke Humphries to win and both players to throw two or more 180s
Total 180s Over 6.5
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