PDC World Matchplay Betting Tips & Predictions

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Free World Matchplay Darts Betting Tips


The 2021 PDC World Matchplay is the 28th edition of an annual darts tournament organised by the Professional Darts Corporation. 

The tournament is also known as the Betfred World Matchplay for sponsorship reasons.

The PDC World Matchplay is being played from 17-25 July 2021 and returns to the Winter Gardens in Blackpool this year.

There are 32 players competing including the top 16 on the PDC Order of Merit and top 16 players on the ProTour Order of Merit.

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PDC World Matchplay Live Streaming


Watch darts live streaming with many bookmakers such as bet365 offering live stream services. 

All you need is a digital device and a suitable internet connection. Watch darts, including the PDC World Matchplay, on your mobile, tablet, PC or TV with live streams wherever you are.

Our PDC World Matchplay darts live streaming guide shows you how to watch all of the action.

PDC World Matchplay Betting Odds


All major online bookies will have betting odds available for PDC World Matchplay. The main darts betting markets are Match Winner, Correct Score, Handicap, Most 180s, Total Sets, Total Legs, Player To Score Highest Checkout and Total 180s.

There are also outright betting markets such as PDC World Matchplay winner.

2021 PDC World Matchplay Darts Dates & Schedule


The 2021 PDC World Matchplay is being played from 17-25 July and returns to the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.

There is action across all nine days as the top 16 players on the PDC Order of Merit and top 16 players on the ProTour Order of Merit collide.

The first round matches take place from Saturday, July 17 to Monday, July 19. The second round matches are on July 20-21 before the quarter finals take place on Thursday, July 22 and Friday, July 23.

The semi-finals feature on Saturday, July 24 before the winner is crowned on Sunday, July 25.

PDC World Matchplay Format


All games at the PDC World Matchplay have to be won by two clear legs. Games are extended if necessary up to six extra legs before a tie-break leg is required. 

  • First round - Best of 19 legs
  • Second round - Best of 21 legs
  • Quarter-finals - Best of 31 legs
  • Semi-finals - Best of 33 legs
  • Final - Best of 35 legs
                                                                                                                              

PDC World Matchplay FAQs

Where can I watch PDC World Matchplay Live Streaming?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch PDC World Matchplay live streaming.

Where is the 2021 PDC World Matchplay being played?

The 2020 PDC World Matchplay is being played at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, England.

When is the 2021 PDC World Matchplay being played?

The PDC World Matchplay is being played from 17-25 July 2021.

Who is the PDC World Matchplay defending champion?

Dimitri Van den Bergh is the defending champion after winning his first PDC World Matchplay title with an 18-10 win over Gary Anderson in the 2020 final.

Who has won the most PDC World Matchplay titles?

Phil Taylor stands alone having won 16 PDC World Matchplay titles. Michael van Gerwen and Rod Harrington have both won two World Matchplay titles.

How many players are competing in the 2021 PDC World Matchplay?

There are 32 players competing in the 2021 PDC World Matchplay.

What players are competing in the 2021 PDC World Matchplay?

The 32 players competing in the PDC World Matchplay are Gerwyn Price, Peter Wright, Michael van Gerwen, James Wade, Rob Cross, Gary Anderson, Michael Smith, Dimitri Van den Bergh, Dave Chisnall, José de Sousa, Nathan Aspinall, Glen Durrant, Krzysztof Ratajski, Daryl Gurney, Joe Cullen, Jonny Clayton, Brendan Dolan, Devon Petersen, Damon Heta, Danny Noppert, Dirk van Duijvenbode, Ross Smith, Stephen Bunting, Mervyn King, Luke Humphries, Gabriel Clemens, Vincent van der Voort, Ryan Searle, Ian White, Callan Rydz, Chris Dobey and Jermaine Wattimena.