ANY backers that took our Peter Wright to win his quarter bet should have laid off some of the potential winnings. Common sense for the future if you did not. We did lay off 2pts to leave ourselves with a tidy profit.
In regards to the semi-finals there is one bet which is potentially worth taking on.
Adrian Lewis v Raymond van Barneveld
- Recommendation – Under 23.50 180s – 4-5 Betfair sportsbook (1pt)
On the basis of the average 180s hit in the competition for both players, and basing on 42 legs or fewer being played in tonight's semi-final, the averages total at 23 maximums in the game. I think the line is high considering Barney has hit the fewest between the competitors left in the competition.
Lewis burned peoples' bets on Friday with many backing Jackpot who did not produce the goods.
In the other game Klaasen has a real chance to make the final, 10 years after winning the title at Lakeside. There is a possibility he could meet Barney in a final, a repeat of 2006. Klaasen for a 122 or better checkout may be a good call with Bwin as the line is spread between 122-130.
We have had a profitable tourney and in the event there is no tip for the final I will not force myself if confidence and criteria is not met.
Bookies are generally wised up at this point of the tourney as our attention turns to Lakeside.