Dublin Draw Ensures James Wade Is The Value At The World Grand Prix Darts

The World Grand Prix Darts takes centre stage on Sky Sports from Sunday and there could be some value in the betting for the tournament as Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor find themselves in the same half of the draw in Ireland. With that in mind, we fancy Gary Anderson and James Wade are the pick of the bets at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin...

  • Phil Taylor has won the World Grand Prix 11 times but has also lost in the first round of this tournament on four occasions
  • James Wade has won the World Grand Prix twice (2007 and 2010)
  • Adrian Lewis hasn't gone beyond the second round of the World Grand Prix since 2010

Sunday 2nd October - 7.00pm OddsWon/LostBet
World Grand Prix Darts    
Tips James Wade to win the 4th quarter    Best Bet @ 11 / 4  
Gary Anderson (each way) @ 6 / 1  
James Wade (each way) @ 22 / 1  

Top Half Of The Draw

Taylor is the fourth seed this week and he is therefore pencilled in to meet van Gerwen in the semi-finals. The Power had the wood over the Dutchman in Cardiff as he beat him twice en route to winning the Champions League of Darts and 'The Power' is an eleven-time champion of the World Grand Prix.

However, Taylor has endured a tough week since as the financial implications of his well-publicised divorce have been splashed all over the tabloids and we simply can't back him without knowing how he is shaping up mentally.

Taylor has crashed out in the first round of the World Grand Prix on four occasions previously and that ensures we will be swerving his 9/2 price.

It is van Gerwen who is the 5/4 favourite (Paddy Power) as he has reached at least the quarter-finals in each of his past four visits to Dublin, winning the title in 2012 and 2014 before losing to Robert Thornton in last year's final. The Dutchman is plenty short enough and we prefer to look to the bottom-half of the draw for value...

Wade In With James

It is James Wade who could prove to be the best bet of the week as 'The Machine' has an excellent record at the World Grand Prix having won the title in 2007 and 2010. He has two other semi-final appearances and a runner-up spot from 2014 to show from recent visits to Dublin and the draw appears to have been very kind to him.

He is in the fourth quarter with Adrian Lewis and he actually beat 'Jackpot' 10-3 when they met in Cardiff recently, while it is worth noting that Lewis hasn't gone beyond the second round of the World Grand Prix since he lost the 2010 final to Wade.

Wade has been superb checking out of late and he is clearly in form as he found only a rampant Taylor too good in the Champions League. The Englishman looks like great value to win the fourth quarter (11/4 with Sky Bet) and he is 22/1 to win the tournament outright (Bet Victor).

Anderson's Time To Shine

The one man standing in Wade's way is Gary Anderson as the pair are pencilled in to meet in the semi-finals. Anderson has only lost 13 of the past 44 meetings with Wade after beating him 10-7 in Cardiff and we could be in for another titanic encounter if they clash in Dublin.

It is difficult to oppose Anderson, who eventually lost to van Gerwen in the semi-finals of the Champions League, and the Scot is capable of improving on his semi-final effort from the 2014 World Grand Prix. We will take a punt on Anderson at 6/1 (Bet Victor) as well and we cannot wait for a potential clash between him and The Machine in the last-four...

2016 World Grand Prix Darts Odds

Posted: Friday, 30th September 2016
Author: Chris Knight

Archive - Previous 5 Darts Articles

2016 Champions League Of Darts Betting Preview Hit The Jackpot With Adrian Lewis At The Champions League Of Darts
2016 Champions League Of Darts Betting Preview
21st Sep
Wade & Whitlock Worth Looking At Gary Anderson tipped to win 2016 World Matchplay
Wade & Whitlock Worth Looking At
15th Jul
2016 World Cup Of Darts Betting Preview England tipped to prosper at the World Cup Of Darts
2016 World Cup Of Darts Betting Preview
1st Jun
PL Darts Semi Finals And Final Betting Preview Van Gerwen to emerge victorious on Premier League Finals Night
PL Darts Semi Finals And Final Betting Preview
18th May
Premier League Darts Week 15 Best Bets Bank on Dutch delight when Van Gerwen takes on Taylor in Rotterdam
Premier League Darts Week 15 Best Bets
11th May

Headline News

Harry Kane To Fire England To A Comfortable Group F Win England v Panama Betting Preview Odds And Predictions
Harry Kane To Fire England To A Comfortable Group F Win
Senegal Can Sweep To Another World Cup Win Japan v Senegal Match Betting And Tips
Senegal Can Sweep To Another World Cup Win
Poland Flatter To Deceive Poland v Senegal Betting Preview Senegal Tipped To Make A Positive Start To The World Cup
Poland Flatter To Deceive
Harry Kane Makes An Early Move For The Golden Boot Award Englands Odds To Win The World Cup Shorten After Narrow Win Against Tunisia
Harry Kane Makes An Early Move For The Golden Boot Award

Bookmaker Offers


Bet £10 and get £40 in free bets

Bet £/€10 Get £/€30 on Sports + a £/€10 games bonus!

New customers only, place a €10 bet on any Sportsbook market - min stake €10 at odds of at least 1.5 (1/2) — and we’ll give you €30 in free bets. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. Free bets are valid for 30 days and must be used on a Sportsbook market. Free bets will be awarded after the qualifying bet has been settled. T&Cs apply. Games: One bonus per customer. €10 free to play on Ted Slot game, offer valid for 7 days. Opt in on Games promotions page. x15 wagering applies. T&Cs apply.


BET NOW
Bet £10 and get £40 in free bets

Bet £/€10 Get £/€30 on Sports + a £/€10 games bonus!

New customers only, place a €10 bet on any Sportsbook market - min stake €10 at odds of at least 1.5 (1/2) — and we’ll give you €30 in free bets. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. Free bets are valid for 30 days and must be used on a Sportsbook market. Free bets will be awarded after the qualifying bet has been settled. T&Cs apply. Games: One bonus per customer. €10 free to play on Ted Slot game, offer valid for 7 days. Opt in on Games promotions page. x15 wagering applies. T&Cs apply.


£50 Free Bet

Important info: 18+. New UK+IRE Customers only. Min deposit £5. Certain payment methods and cashout excluded. Min first bet £5. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Must be placed within 14 days of account reg. Free bet credited upon placement of qualifying bet, valid for 24 hours. Free bet stake not returned. T&Cs Apply.


BET NOW
£50 Free Bet

Important info: 18+. New UK+IRE Customers only. Min deposit £5. Certain payment methods and cashout excluded. Min first bet £5. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Must be placed within 14 days of account reg. Free bet credited upon placement of qualifying bet, valid for 24 hours. Free bet stake not returned. T&Cs Apply.


Up to £100 in bet credits

Up to £100 in Bet Credits. New Customers only. Sign up, deposit £5 or more to your account and bet365 will match your qualifying deposit in Bet Credits when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply.


BET NOW
Up to £100 in bet credits

Up to £100 in Bet Credits. New Customers only. Sign up, deposit £5 or more to your account and bet365 will match your qualifying deposit in Bet Credits when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply.


Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets

Important info: 18+. UK+IRE only. Min first bet £10 a odds 1/2 or more. Tote and Pool excluded. Must be placed within 14 days of account reg. £30 credited as 3 x £10 free bets. Not valid with CashOut. Free bet valid for 4 days. Free bet stake not returned. T&Cs apply.


BET NOW
Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets

Important info: 18+. UK+IRE only. Min first bet £10 a odds 1/2 or more. Tote and Pool excluded. Must be placed within 14 days of account reg. £30 credited as 3 x £10 free bets. Not valid with CashOut. Free bet valid for 4 days. Free bet stake not returned. T&Cs apply.


Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets

New William Hill online customers only. Min. unit stake of £10 at odds of 1/2 or greater. Only the 'win' part from EW bets will count. Free bet terms, payment method & country restrictions apply. Free bets credited as 3 x £10. Free bet stakes are not returned as part of the settlement of successful free bets. All Free Bets must be wagered within 30 days.


BET NOW
Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets

New William Hill online customers only. Min. unit stake of £10 at odds of 1/2 or greater. Only the 'win' part from EW bets will count. Free bet terms, payment method & country restrictions apply. Free bets credited as 3 x £10. Free bet stakes are not returned as part of the settlement of successful free bets. All Free Bets must be wagered within 30 days.


Bet £10 Get £30

Only available to new customers from UK & Northern Ireland. You must stake £10 or more at single/cumulative odds of Evens (2.0) or greater on your first bet. Free bet balance of £30 credited within 48 hours of your first bet being settled. Free Bets expire after 7 days. E-Wallet restrictions apply. Minimum 5 game rounds. Game restrictions apply. Maximum 30 Free Spins on selected games. Free Spins expire after 7 days. Full T&Cs apply.


BET NOW
Bet £10 Get £30

Only available to new customers from UK & Northern Ireland. You must stake £10 or more at single/cumulative odds of Evens (2.0) or greater on your first bet. Free bet balance of £30 credited within 48 hours of your first bet being settled. Free Bets expire after 7 days. E-Wallet restrictions apply. Minimum 5 game rounds. Game restrictions apply. Maximum 30 Free Spins on selected games. Free Spins expire after 7 days. Full T&Cs apply.


Bet £10 Get £40

New Customers Only. £40 in free bets split into £30 in sports bets + £10 Casino bonus, wagering requirements apply. Credit or Debit Card deposits only, 18+ T&C's apply. Begambleaware.org


BET NOW
Bet £10 Get £40

New Customers Only. £40 in free bets split into £30 in sports bets + £10 Casino bonus, wagering requirements apply. Credit or Debit Card deposits only, 18+ T&C's apply. Begambleaware.org


£25 Bet Bundle

18+, T&C's apply. Cash stakes only. Min £10 stake required for initial £5 free bet. Min odds 1/2. Max £25 in free bets. Subsequent free bets equal 50% average of each of 3 qualifying bets. 13 bets required to receive full £25 free bet. Qualifying bet must be placed within 30 days of opening account. Free bet expires after 7 days. Payment method restrictions apply.


BET NOW
£25 Bet Bundle

18+, T&C's apply. Cash stakes only. Min £10 stake required for initial £5 free bet. Min odds 1/2. Max £25 in free bets. Subsequent free bets equal 50% average of each of 3 qualifying bets. 13 bets required to receive full £25 free bet. Qualifying bet must be placed within 30 days of opening account. Free bet expires after 7 days. Payment method restrictions apply.

Sports Calendar - Betting Fixtures

50/1 England to beat Panama (New customer offer, T&C, 18+)
50/1 England to beat Panama (New customer offer, T&C, 18+)