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Back seeded nations in World Cup of Darts all to win at 9/4

| 06.06.2014

All four countries Finland, USA, Austria and Spain are heavily odds-on in the normal market to win their opening round matches of the World Cup of Darts. That is why you should not pass up this fantastically enhanced offer of 9/4 for them all to beat their unseeded opposition.

Finland v Poland
Finland, the 12th seeds, who are taking part in their fourth edition of the World Cup of Darts out of a possible four times, were surprise semi-finalists last year.

They knocked out the likes of the much-fancied Netherlands, hosts Germany and the USA last time around, and only narrowly lost out to Belgium 2-1 in the last four.

Duo Jarkko Komula and Jani Haavisto were the Finnish representatives in 2013, and they pair up again once more, where they are odds-on at 2/7 to beat Poland, whose only World Cup victory came against Gibraltar. Finland are 66/1 chances to win the title.

USA v Hungary
Although the USA, seeded 16th, finished bottom of their group last year, they managed to reach the quarter-finals in 2012, losing 3-1 to eventual champions England.

The partnership of Darin Young and Larry Butler have been fancied to cause a couple upsets this year, and their first battle against Hungary shouldn’t cause them too many worries. They are odds-on at 4/11 to win that match, and 250/1 to go all the way.

Hungary have played in two World Cups, but have yet to taste victory.

Austria v China
Recent World Youth Championship Final 2014 runner-up Rowby-John Rodriguez, 20, will represent Austria alongside World Cup veteran Mensur Suljovic, who will be taking part in his fourth finals.

Austria, seeded 10th, have a decent record in the World Cup, but have yet to really show their full potential.

However, with the exciting youngster to compliment his experienced teammate, Coral place them as joint-eighth favourites to win the tournament at 66/1, and 1/5 to beat their opening opponents tournament debutants China.

Spain v New Zealand
New Zealand have played five matches in three World Cups to date, and won just once, against Poland. Spain, meanwhile, knocked out England in 2010 and went all the way to the semis, where they lost to eventual champions the Netherlands.

The 15th seeds made it to the quarter-finals last year as well, beating this tournament’s third-favourites Scotland in the second round.

They are priced at 1/2 to knock New Zealand out at the first stage, and 150/1 to win the tournament.



Sam Barnard

Sam has been writing for Coral since January 2014, and is the assistant editor of the news site. As well as the main betting sports, football, tennis and cricket, he covers the likes of golf, F1 and darts too, the latter of which has become a particular favourite. Sam enjoys playing as much as writing about sports, but niggling injuries have limited his participation in recent years, so is happy to mainly watch the pros such as Manchester United, Yorkshire CCC, Raymond van Barneveld and even Gibraltar national football team instead.