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Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Form with Joyce in PDC World Matchplay

  • Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce is the 1st match at the 2020 PDC World Matchplay
  • Simon Whitlock got past the second round in 1 of his last 7 Players Championship events
  • Ryan Joyce has won 3 of his last 5 matches against Simon Whitlock
  • Ryan Joyce won the Players Championship 10 event
  • Watch Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce online with live streaming
Ryan Joyce
Ryan Joyce takes on Simon Whitlock in the 2020 PDC World Matchplay (Getty Images)

Simon Whitlock and Ryan Joyce meet in the opening match at the 2020 PDC World Matchplay in Milton Keynes. Whitlock looks past his best while Joyce surprised many by winning one of the events at the PDC Summer Series last week.

Simon Whitlock Stats


World Ranking: 16
Country: Australia
Age: 51 (3 March 1969)
Nickname: The Wizard

Simon Whitlock Form


Simon Whitlock was knocked out of the UK Open in the Round of 32 after a 10-5 defeat to Chris Dobey. The Wizard has taken part in seven Players Championship events since and got past the second round only once.

His best result in the PDC Summer Series was reaching the third round in the Players Championship 9 event.

Ryan Joyce Stats


World Ranking: 42
Country: England
Age: 44 (20 September 1985)
Nickname: Relentless

Ryan Joyce Form


Ryan Joyce failed to reach the second stage of the UK Open before two first round defeats in Players Championship events. He competed in the PDC Summer Series and did well by winning the Players Championship 9 event.

Joyce beat Andy Hamilton, Luke Humphries, Chris Dobey, Madars Razma, Glen Durrant and Gary Anderson to reach the final. He looked down at out at 7-3 against Dave Chisnall but produced a sensational comeback to show he can compete with the elite players in darts.

Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce Head to Head


Simon Whitlock has a 4-3 advantage over Ryan Joyce in the head to head. Their last meeting was in the Players Championship Last 128 in March with Whitlock winning 6-4.

Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce Odds


Simon Whitlock can be backed at 1.83 at betfair. Ryan Joyce is priced at 2.10 at bet365.

Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce Stats


  • Simon Whitlock got past the second round in 1 of the last 7 Players Championship events.
  • Ryan Joyce has won 3 of his last 5 matches against Simon Whitlock.
  • Ryan Joyce won the Players Championship 10 event.

Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce FAQ

Where can I watch the Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce live stream online?

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Where is Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce being played?

Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce is being played at the PDC World Matchplay at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes, England.

What time are Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce playing?

Simon Whitlock vs Ryan Joyce are playing at 18:15 BST on Friday 17 July 2020.

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Verdict

Simon Whitlock has not been at his best in 2020 and did little in the PDC Summer Series. Ryan Joyce won one event in the Summer Series to gain plenty of confidence.

Best Bet: Ryan Joyce Win Winner @110 at bet365 - 4 Units
Value Bet: Ryan Joyce -2.5 Handicap @235 at Unibet - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Ryan Joyce Win 10-6 Correct Score @1100 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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