Paddypower.com have  just priced up their market for the PDC Darts World Championships, in addition to the prices shown below they also have a Money Back Special, where if the final checkout of any match is 100+, Paddy Power will refund your losing betting in running match bets on that match.

15 time world champion Phil Taylor is 5/6 to reclaim his title when the PDC World Darts Championship kicks off atAlexandraPalaceon Thursday. Having returned to winning ways in the big tournaments this year Taylor is again the man to beat and Paddy Power offer 10/11 for any other player to beat ‘The Power’ to the title.

Defending champion Adrian Lewis is seen as the man most likely to prevent Taylor reclaiming his crown at 13/2 with last year’s runner-up Gary Anderson ever dangerous at 17/2.

Scot Rand is the outsider many have had a tickle on at 150/1 following his recent performance at the Player’s Championship, where he knocked out both Barneveld and Wade before losing in the semi finals, which saw his world title odds slashed from 500/1. Kevin Painter, who went on to win that tournament, is also a loser in Paddy Power’s early book having also seen support at 80/1.

Paddy Power are also offering 6/4 for a nine-dart finish in the tournament, with Taylor the 4/1 favourite to throw it and Barneveld, who’s done it twice previously at the tournament, at 9/1. However punters are firmly not expecting to see one this time round and are resolutely backing no nine darter at 1/2. Gary Anderson is the 13/8 favourite to throw most 180s in the Championship, Lewis is the market leader for the highest tournament checkout at 5/1 whilst Taylorleads the way for the highest three dart average in a match at 11/10.

Darren Haines, spokesman for Paddy Power, said: “After last year’s blip whenTaylorturned up at Ally Pally never looking like he was going to retain his title, all the darts are once again pointing to The Power. He’s the man to beat and 5/6 is a good enough price to be enticing the punters.”

PDC World Darts 2012 Betting
Winner

5-6 Taylor; 13-2 Lewis; 17-2 Anderson; 11 Wade; 22 Webster; 28 Newton; 33 Whitlock, Van Barneveld; 50 King, Jenkins, Nicholson; 66 Chisnall; 80 Painter, Walsh, Pipe; 125 Stompe, Part, Wayne Jones; 150 Baxter, Lloyd, Hamilton, Rand, Van Der Voort; 200 Bar

e/w ½ odds 1, 2

Betting w/o Taylor

9-4 Lewis; 9-2 Wade; 8 Anderson; 9 Webster; 13 Newton; 20 Jenkins; 30 Painter, Walsh, Pipe; 33 Whitlock, Van Barneveld; 40 Wayne Jones; 45 Baxter, Stompe; 50 Nicholson, Part; 66 Bar

Taylor v The Field

5/6       Taylor

10/11    The Field

Nine Dart Finish in Tournament

6/4        Yes

1/2        No

Player to throw a nine dart finish in the tournament

4/1       Taylor

9/1        Lewis

9/1        Van Barneveld

11/1     Anderson

14/1      Wade

20/1      Webster

25/1     Newton

25/1      Nicholson

Most 180s in Tournament

13-8 Anderson; 2 Lewis; 7-2 Taylor; 11 Barneveld; 16 Whitlock; 20 Newton; 25 Wade; 33 Jenkins; 40 Webster; 50 Nicholson

Highest Tournament Checkout

5 Lewis; 11-2 Taylor, Anderson; 6 Whitlock; 7 Wade; 15-2 Van Barneveld; 8 Newton; 9 Webster; 11 Nicholson; 12 Jenkins

Highest 3 Dart Average in a match

11-10 Taylor; 5-2 Lewis; 10-3 Anderson; 14 Barneveld; 18 Whitlock; 20 Wade; 25 Newton; 33 Webster

Who will knockout Taylor?

5/6        No one

6/1       Anderson

10/1      Chisnall

12/1      Van Barneveld

16/1      Lewis

16/1      Nicholson

18/1      Van Der Voort

20/1      Dudbridge

22/1     Hamilton

25/1      Wade

28/1      Whitlock

Name The Finalists

7/2       Taylorv Lewis

11/2     Taylorv Wade

12/1     Taylorv Webster

14/1     TaylorvNewton

14/1     Andersonv Lewis

22/1     Andersonv Wade

28/1     Taylorv Jenkins

35/1     Taylorv Pipe

40/1     Andersonv Webster

Stage of Elimination
Stage Taylor Lewis Anderson Wade Barneveld
Round 1 28 6 9 10 6
Round 2 8 9/2 15/2 7 9/2
Round 3 11 13/2 11/2 11/2 6/4
Quarters 13/2 5 9/2 5/2 9/5
Semis 11/2 9/2 13/10 12/5 20
Runner-up 6 3 9 5 28
Winner 5/6 13/2 17/2 11 33