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Bet of the day: Van Barneveld to beat Lewis and match winning double is 16 or 8

| 28.12.2016

Coral’s bet of the day

  • Van Barneveld is 32-21 up in meetings with Lewis
  • Barney has won five of last six battles
  • Dutchman’s winning double v Norris was 8
  • He hit same finish against Green in round before
  • Barney hit double 16 to beat Lewis in last duel

Van Barneveld throwcast v Lewis at 4/1 to finish on double 16 or 8

Darting giants Raymond van Barneveld and Adrian Lewis take to the Alexandra Palace oche tonight for a terrific 2017 PDC World Championship third round showdown.

It is from this match too that Coral have picked out their latest bet of the day, with tasty odds of 4/1 available on Dutch great Barney winning and finishing the match on double 16 or 8.

So, read on to find out just why you should take this hand-picked price…

Van Barneveld has arguably been the best player at the current 2017 Worlds, having beaten first two opponents Robbie Green and Alan Norris without dropping a set. In fact he’s only lost two legs, against the latter, as he averaged 103.59.

In both of those matches too, five-time world champion Barney hit double 8 to finish them off, which is right next to his favourite double 16 – which also qualifies for this bet.

Barney has mental edge over Jackpot

Take these Van Barneveld throwcast odds in Coral's bet of the day while you can!

Take these Van Barneveld throwcast odds in Coral’s bet of the day while you can!

On top of that, the last time he faced Lewis – at the recent 2016 Players Championship Finals – Van Barneveld beat Jackpot 6-4, with double 16 being the final nail in the coffin for the Englishman.

The 49-year-old also has a fine record over Lewis, having won 32 of their 55 tussles – with two of them being draws. While, he has also claimed five of their last six.

All of those came this year, and in big events such as the aforementioned Players Championship Finals, World Grand Prix, World Cup of Darts, Premier League and Perth Masters. That implies that Barney is made for the big stage, and has the mental edge over counterpart Jackpot.

So, what are you waiting for punters? Take these enticing 4/1 Van Barneveld throwcast odds while you can, for a great chance of reaping rewards!


See our previous bets of the day.

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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.