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This is the first of the semi-finals at the O2 on the Premier League Darts Finals Night 2023. Gerwyn Price finished top of the regular season standings and faced fourth-placed finish Jonny Clayton for a place in the Final.
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Gerwyn Price vs Jonny Clayton – Match Predictions
- 1 Gerwyn Price vs Jonny Clayton – Match Predictions
- 2 Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton Latest Form and Performances
- 3 Match Details and FAQs
A place in the Final is on the line in this all-Welsh battle. Gerwyn Price is the red-hot favourite to sweep his way to the Final. Here are our darts predictions for the game which is a best of 19 legs match.
Prediction 1: Price -2.5 Handicap @ 5/6 (1.83)
Gerwyn Price is such a strong odds-on favourite here in the match outright market, we have to push towards a big handicap line for him. Over the second half of the regular season, he was the dominant player in the league and won four of the five matches he played against Clayton. Three of those four victories were by a margin of at least four legs.
Prediction 2: Price King Of The Oche @ 13/10 (2.30)
Price topped the regular season for match wins and 180s scored. We expect ‘The Iceman’ to be well on top in this fixture, and it’s not unreasonable to project him being King Of The Oche in it. That’s him claiming the match win, scoring the most 180s and taking the highest check out of the match.
Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton Latest Form and Performances
Ahead of this exciting clash in the semi-finals of the Premier League season, we have a look at the recent form of Price and Clayton.
The Iceman Keeping His Cool
In the first six rounds of action, Price was only inside the top three in the standings twice. But from there his form went through the roof. He ended the season with four Night victories in total and reached the final in nine of the sixteen rounds of action.
Price has stayed sharp with some decent form in Players Championship action since the last round of the Premier League, so he’s the one to beat. Price has yet to make it to the Final of a Premier League Darts season, but he’s a front-runner here.
Can Clayton Punch Above His Weight?
Jonny Clayton won the Premier League in 2021. He was a surprise finalist then in what was his debut season. Interestingly he went into the 2021 Finals Night after finishing fourth in the regular standings. He beat Michael van Gerwen in the semis before knocking over Jose de Sousa in the final.
It was the first time that a player finishing fourth had won that season’s title. With two semi-finals and a runners-up finish in the final five rounds of league action, he did enough to hold off Nathan Aspinall to reach Finals Night.
Gerwyn Price vs Jonny Clayton Head to Head
Price has the clear head-to-head advance, winning four of this season’s five Premier League meetings. He’s won most by a big margin as well. In all competitions, Price has won 8 of the last 10 clashes.
- 27.04.2023. PL: Price 6-2 Clayton
- 20.04.2023. PL: Price 6-1 Clayton
- 30.03.2022. PL: Clayton 6-4 Price
- 23.03.2023. PL: Price 6-1 Clayton
- 16.03.2023. PL: Price 6-4 Clayton
Match Details and FAQs
- When does the match start? The match starts on Thursday, 25th May at 19:10 GMT.
- What is the venue of the match? The venue of the match is the O2, London
- Where can I watch the match? All action is live via Sky Sports and PDC TV.
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