2020 BDO World Darts Championship – Justin Thompson vs Scott Williams Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When is Justin Thompson vs Scott Williams taking place? Saturday 4th January, 2020 – afternoon

Where is Justin Thompson vs Scott Williams taking place? Indigo at The O2, London

What channel is Justin Thompson vs Scott Williams on? Some BDO World Championship matches will be televised live on Eurosport and Quest in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedules

Where can I stream Justin Thompson vs Scott Williams? If televised on Eurosport, then the match can be streamed on either Sky Go or Eurosport Player

Where can I get tickets for Justin Thompson vs Scott Williams? Click here to purchase tickets

THE PLAYERS

JUSTIN THOMPSON

  • Australia’s Justin Thompson is playing in his third consecutive BDO World Championship. He has won his prelim match in each of the last two years before losing 3-2 in round one to both Daryl Fitton (2018) and Michael Unterbuchner (2019).
  • Thompson made it through to the 2020 World Championship as the Australian regional qualifier. He is a multiple tournament winner on the Australian circuit where he mainly plies his trade.

SCOTT WILLIAMS

  • Scott Williams is making both his big-stage debut and World Championship debut after coming through the qualifiers to earn his place in the tournament.
  • Williams came through a large field to earn one of the four spots on offer at the qualifying event in which he earned a notable win over former PDC Premier League player Wes Newton.

THE PREDICTION

Justin Thompson is the much more experienced player in this match having competed at the BDO World Championship twice previously and also in some PDC World Series of Darts tournaments. Thompson has successfully negotiated his first match in each of the last two years and he is tipped to win 3-1 against the debutant.

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