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German Darts Championship 2012 Betting Preview

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Phil Taylor returns to action in Berlin this weekend for the first time since his shock defeat in the UK Open final a fortnight ago - will there be another Power cut or will he surge to victory?

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As expected Taylor heads the betting for the second European Tour event of the season; he will make his debut in this event along with fellow Stoke ace Adrian Lewis after the pair missed out on the first event in Austria.

The 15-time World Champion is on offer at 6/4 with Sportingbet to claim victory in the German capital and will no doubt use his UK Open hurt as motivation to return to the glory trail.

Potential barriers to Taylor prior to the Quarter-Finals include former World Champion Richie Burnett, rival Paul Nicholson and multiple major winner Colin Lloyd.

Reigning World Champion Adrian Lewis follows as 10/1 second favourite and would be on course for a meeting with his former protégé in the final.

Jackpot has had mixed fortunes since lifting his second world title in January; failure to progress to the Premier League Play-offs was followed by a disappointing UK Open campaign, but the quick-fire youngster hit back in Birmingham at the weekend with a run to a ProTour final suggesting a return to form.

James Wade has also blown hot and cold this season and will need to up his game and determination if he is to justify his 12/1 outright price. 

Many will feel value lies in Gary Anderson at 18/1; the Flying Scotsman may be in the midst of a title drought, but demonstrated he is back on track after a sensational nine darter at the recent UK Open and a new-found confidence with his new setup may warrant an each-way bet.

The ever-dependable tour players Simon and Dave Chisnall are priced at 14/1, while Justin Pipe, winner of the inaugural European Tour event in April is a 25/1 chance to build on his sensational floor form.

In terms of outside value look no further than Fleetwood hotshot Wes Newton at 25/1. The Warrior continues to go from strength to strength and now occupies the world number five spot.

He is regarded as one of the most dangerous floor players on the circuit but has since transferred that form onto the big stage and is reaping the rewards. He would avoid the likes of Phil Taylor and Adrian Lewis until the latter stages and could do damage this weekend.

Michael van Gerwen was in scintillating form on Sunday, winning a Players Championship event and averaging 109 during one of many superb showings.

His long 80/1 price reflects his tricky opener against Justin Pipe, but the young Dutchman will be full of confidence having dispatched The Force last weekend and could do the double to kick-start a strong run should he finally find the consistency he has lacked since joining the PDC.

The straight knockout event runs from Friday June 22 to Sunday June 24 at the Temprodrom in Berlin. All matches will be played over the best of 11 legs, with the non-televised event open to the public.

German Darts Championship (European Tour event two) outright odds with SportingBet 
Each way Terms: 1/2 Odds Places 1-2

Phil Taylor 6/4
Adrian Lewis 10/1
James Wade 12/1
Dave Chisnall 14/1
Simon Whitlock 14/1
Gary Anderson 18/1
Raymond van Barneveld 20/1
Justin Pipe 25/1
Wesley Newton 25/1
Kevin Painter 33/1
Kim Huybrechts 33/1
Mervyn King 33/1
Terry Jenkins 33/1
Mark Webster 40/1
Andy Hamilton 50/1
Ronnie Baxter 50/1
Vincent Van Der Voort 50/1
Brendan Dolan 66/1
Colin Lloyd 66/1
Dean Winstanley 66/1
Denis Ovens 66/1
John Part 66/1
Mark Walsh 66/1
Paul Nicholson 66/1
Peter Wright 66/1
Richie Burnett 66/1
Steve Beaton 66/1
Michael Van Gerwen 80/1
Alan Tabern 125/1
Andy Jenkins 125/1
Andy Smith 125/1
Co Stompe 125/1
Colin Osborne 125/1
Jamie Caven 125/1
Magnus Caris 125/1
Mensur Suljovic 125/1
Steve Brown 125/1
Wayne Jones 125/1
Alex Roy 250/1
Andree Welge 250/1
Bernd Roith 250/1
Darren Webster 250/1
James Hubbard 250/1
Jim Walker 250/1
Michael Rosenauer 250/1
Peter Hudson 250/1
Prakash Jiwa 250/1
William O'Connor 250/1
Darren Johnson 500/1
Dave Ladley 500/1
Gaz Cousins 500/1
Kevin Munch 500/1
Mareno Michels 500/1
Michael Barnard 500/1
Michael Mansell 500/1
Mick Todd 500/1
Reece Robinson 500/1
Sam Hill 500/1
Steve Evans 500/1
Zdravko Antunovic 500/1
Daniel Starkey 1000/1
Jerry Hendriks 1000/1
Leon de Geus 1000/1

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German Darts Championship 2012 Betting Preview

Phil Taylor returns to action in Berlin this weekend for the first time since his shock defeat in the UK Open final a fortnight ago - will there be another Power cut or will he surge to victory?

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