BDO World Championship Tips: Wilson could Bully no.1 seed out of the tournament

Until now no player has graduated from the Bullseye studio to the world stage.

Jaymes Monte picks out his best bet from Sunday's Lakeside action as the 2013 BDO World Championships roll into a second day...

"Wilson has beat Bunting on two of the three occasions that they crossed paths in 2012."

Back Wilson +1.5 sets @ 2.01/1

Having failed to qualify for last year's BDO World Championships Stephen Bunting heads into this staging of the event as the number one seed and second favourite for the title. The Bullet won the 2012 World Masters, 2012 Zuiderduin Masters and multiple smaller events over the past 12 months to catapult himself up the rankings and into contention for Lakeside glory.

But number one seeds don't have a particularly good track record at Frimley Green and Bunting has been handed a tricky opening round draw against an in-form James Wilson.

Wilson, a Bullseye winner more than two decades ago, has only recently picked up his darts again but is already beginning to make waves in the BDO. The 40-year-old reached the quarter-finals of the 2012 World Masters by beating Alan Norris and Scott Mitchell, amongst others, and has won the Jersey Classic and England GP of Darts Grand Final this season. He has also beat Bunting on two of the three occasions that they crossed paths in 2012, including in the Lancashire Open final.

As number one seed you'd expect Bunting to be the strong favourite, but he is too short at odds of 1.364/11 given the class of his opponent, and can be taken on in both the Match Odds and Handicap markets.

Wilson +1.5 sets is a 2.01/1 chance and the 3.613/5 about him going on to win the match is simply too big.

Recommended Bets:
Back Wilson to beat Bunting @ 3.65
Back Wilson +1.5 sets @ 2.01/1

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