Darts tips: A 6/1 shout tops our best bets for tonight’s Smith v Van Gerwen final

PPTV's Rob Catterson is aiming for a couple of bullseyes.

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20:15: Michael Smith v Michael van Gerwen betting tips:

Michael van Gerwen to Win
Michael Smith Most 180s
170 Checkout? Yes
Michael van Gerwen to Win 7-5

All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change.

We’ve got here. It’s the final of the PDC World Championships and we’ve got Michael Smith v Michael van Gerwen. It’s a repeat of the 2019 decider and on that occasion, Van Gerwen won 7-3.

Both players were brilliant in their semi-final wins and Van Gerwen looks back to his best. He has averaged 106 in this tournament, which is sensational. He also averaged 108 in his semi-final win and his double percentage was 45 per cent.

Jan 1999: A general view of the third dart about to strike the board during the PDC World Darts Championships in Purfleet in Essex, England. Mandatory Credit: John Gichigi /Allsport

He’s going to be almost impossible to beat and he takes on Smith, who has never won the world title.

He might not win but Smith is back to throwing 180s like we all expect from him. In his semi-final win, he threw 19 of them!

He’s thrown 12 more 180s than Van Gerwen in this tournament and even though he lost in last year’s final, he still threw 24 180s.

Our main bet for the final is Van Gerwen to Win and Smith to Throw the Most 180s.

It’s also worth backing there to be a 170 Checkout in the final. Both players hit one in their semi-final wins and we could see a repeat of that here.

In terms of a Correct Score pick, it was 7-3 back in 2019 but Smith will go down fighting. There seems to be some value in Van Gerwen to Win 7-5.

20:15: Michael Smith v Michael van Gerwen betting tips:

Michael van Gerwen to Win
Michael Smith Most 180s
170 Checkout? Yes
Michael van Gerwen to Win 7-5

All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change.

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