2019 Pundits' Predictions League Night One

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2019 Pundits' Predictions League Night One

Six pundits have submitted their predictions for the opening night of the 2019 Unibet Premier League in Newcastle.

Six famous faces will battle it out to be the top predictor at the conclusion of the league phase, as the Premier League stars compete over 16 nights to make it to The O2 for the Play-Offs on May 23.

The Predictions League features former Premier League stars Peter Manley and Colin Lloyd, PDC Hall of Fame Member Rod Harrington, 2001 World Grand Prix champion Alan Warriner-Little, 2010 Players Championship Finals winner Paul Nicholson and darts broadcaster Dan Dawson.

Think you know better than the pundits? Have a go yourself in the Fans' Prediction League

Here are their predictions for week one:

Peter Manley:
James Wade 4-7 Raymond van Barneveld
Gerwyn Price 3-7 Daryl Gurney
Chris Dobey 6-6 Mensur Suljovic
Michael van Gerwen 7-4 Michael Smith
Peter Wright 5-7 Rob Cross

Rod Harrington:
James Wade 6-6 Raymond van Barneveld
Gerwyn Price 4-7 Daryl Gurney
Chris Dobey 4-7 Mensur Suljovic
Michael van Gerwen 7-4 Michael Smith
Peter Wright 6-6 Rob Cross

Colin Lloyd:
James Wade 6-6 Raymond van Barneveld
Gerwyn Price 6-6 Daryl Gurney
Chris Dobey 3-7 Mensur Suljovic
Michael van Gerwen 7-4 Michael Smith
Peter Wright 6-6 Rob Cross

Paul Nicholson:
James Wade 7-4 Raymond van Barneveld
Gerwyn Price 4-7 Daryl Gurney
Chris Dobey 5-7 Mensur Suljovic
Michael van Gerwen 7-4 Michael Smith
Peter Wright 7-4 Rob Cross

Alan Warriner-Little:
James Wade 7-4 Raymond van Barneveld
Gerwyn Price 6-6 Daryl Gurney
Chris Dobey 3-7 Mensur Suljovic
Michael van Gerwen 7-4 Michael Smith
Peter Wright 6-6 Rob Cross

Dan Dawson:
James Wade 3-7 Raymond van Barneveld
Gerwyn Price 2-7 Daryl Gurney
Chris Dobey 6-6 Mensur Suljovic
Michael van Gerwen 7-3 Michael Smith
Peter Wright 4-7 Rob Cross

The competition will conclude following the final group phase matches in Leeds on May 16, with the winner to be presented with the inaugural Unibet Premier League Predictions League Trophy at The O2.

Predictors will submit their scores every Wednesday ahead of that week's Premier League night, with the updated table published every Friday on pdc.tv.

One point will be awarded for a correct outcome, while three points will be awarded for a correct scoreline prediction.

Darts' widest-reaching tournament will see 17 nights of action held from February-May, broadcast live on Sky Sports and worldwide through the PDC's broadcast partners, and through PDCTV-HD for Rest of the World Subscribers.

2019 Unibet Premier League
Night One - Thursday February 7
Utilita Arena, Newcastle

James Wade v Raymond van Barneveld
Gerwyn Price v Daryl Gurney
Chris Dobey v Mensur Suljovic
Michael van Gerwen v Michael Smith
Peter Wright v Rob Cross
Tickets: 0844 493 6666 or click here