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What To Look Out For When Betting On Live Darts

Betting on live Darts matches is becoming extremely popular thanks to the improvements in technology and apps that offer this service. It can turn a boring match into a thrilling encounter by placing bets in real time. You will need to act quickly and place wagers at the right time but if you're successful they payouts can be considerable. Now you can find lots of sites that offer free bets for Darts so there is no better time to give it a try for yourself.

In the game of Darts, matches can change very quickly and individual form can differ a great deal during the sets played. A player can find his focus and confidence to go on a winning streak or the complete opposite and end up not being able to finish. Spotting when a player is about to hit form and backing them can bring in a big win. It is worth checking the stats before a match start to find out how both players fair at the start of a game. If a player is a renown for been a slow starter you can use this to your advantage and put money on his losing legs at the beginning but change your bet once the match progresses.

One of the things that makes Darts such an entertaining spectacle is that it can change in an instant and no player is able to relax and take it easy to get the win. The player that is able to hold their nerve and hit the double at the first chance of asking will dominate proceedings. If a player slips up when it is his turn to throw first, the pressure mounts fast. What makes the difference between professional and world class is the ability to bounce straight back to turn the pressure back on the opposition.

Player Statistics and Form

You can find troves of data online providing every statistic you could possibly wish for to make the best Darts bet. One of the main stats to use when analyzing betting strategies is the average three-dart score of the players involved in the match. This is the total amount they average per throw. The top players in the world have an average in the region of 100 points out of a total of 180 available.

By using the latest data for players average three-dart score available for the most recent matches played is a great way to know if a player is on the form or not. Just because a player has the greatest average score doesn't mean that they will win the tournament but it means they are in with a very good chance. A prime example of this is back in 2013 when Phil Taylor won the PDC. He was ranked fourth for the best three dart average. Raymond Van Barneveld was first and only manages to get to the semi-final.

The other important statistic to analysis when betting on Darts is the double finish. Each player has their preferred double to hit with a large number finishing on double top. It is vital to know this information if you are going to be betting on color or number finishes.


One final Darts betting tip is to compare head-to-head records. Psychology plays a major role in which player comes out on top and having a win over their opponents can help give them the edge.


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