Jose de Sousa v Damon Heta - 20:00

Jose de Sousa enters his third World Championship campaign as he faces Australia's Damon Heta in the second match of the evening session.

For de Sousa, it's been a fantastic year - winning two PDC ranking titles on the Players Championship series, recording some impressive averages en route.

The Portuguese ace, who now resides in Spain will be hopeful of a deep run at Alexandra Palace - capping off a successful season.

As for Damon Heta, it's also been quite a good year for the Australian - winning five titles in 2019. Heta's most notable win coming on the PDC World Series in Brisbane, beating Rob Cross in the final.

In terms of seasonal statistics go, de Sousa has consistently been one of the highest performers in world darts, with an overall average of 96.75 - the seventh highest over 30 PDC Players Championship events.

The Portuguese star also has the highest 180's per leg ratio (0.41) out of all the 128 PDC tour-card holders.

As for Heta, the Australian has a seasonal average of 90.89 with a 180's per leg ratio of 0.23.

It should be an evenly-contested start to the match, with de Sousa's experience and relentlessness shining through. We'll play the total sets market in this one, with over 3.5 a safe bet. 

The correct score groups market with Betfred also represents excellent value here, at 3-1 or 3-2 in favour of the Portuguese ace.

Over 3.5 Sets - 1pt @ 2/5

Ted Evetts v Fallon Sherrock - 20:45

Warwickshire's Ted Evetts makes his third consecutive appearance at Alexandra Palace as he takes on debutant Fallon Sherrock.

Evetts continued his sensational form on the PDC Development Tour in 2019 - winning six events, topping the order of merit in the process.

The Southam-based star has showed integrity and class in his performances over the last two years, and a run at the World Championship would really give Evetts a huge boost.

As for Fallon Sherrock, the former ladies World Championship finalist has had another impressive year on the BDO circuit - reaching eight finals, winning three of them. That's on the back of a hugely successful 2018 - winning ten events.

Evetts has maintained a consistent level of performance over the course of 2019 - averaging 94.2, with a 180's per leg ratio of 0.28.

As for Sherrock, the former world finalist has averaged a respectable 82.5 over the course of the year, hitting a reasonable amount of maximums. (0.13)

During the women's qualifiers for the World Championship, Sherrock produced some spectacular averages and if she can replicate that sort of form, then she can definitely cause Evetts several problems.

Sherrock will most certainly battle hard, but Evetts' experience will get him over the line, so again I like the correct score groups at 3-1 or 3-2 in favour of Evetts.

For the purpose of this treble, we'll go with over 3.5 sets.

Over 3.5 Sets - 1pt @ 6/5

Jeffrey de Zwaan v Darin Young - 21:45

Philadelphia's Darin Young enjoyed a career-ending victory over Raymond van Barneveld in his opening on Saturday, but he faces another Dutch opponent in Jeffrey de Zwaan.

Young has enjoyed a strong year on the CDC tour, qualifying as the top-ranked US player. 'Big Daddy' produced an impressive display against an out-of-sorts Van Barneveld, but he'll expect a tougher challenge in terms of de Zwaan's quality.

As for the 'Black Cobra', de Zwaan has enjoyed another successful season on-tour - winning PDC ranking titles, both on the Players Championship series and on the Development Tour.

During his win on the Development Tour, de Zwaan recorded a series of stratospheric numbers - 96.8, 102.7, 107.4, 102.9, 102.7, 100.6, 112.2 and a 109.4 in the final.

As far as performances over the course of 2019 are anything to go by, Young could have his work cut out, but with over 20 years experience on the big stage, the American could really put up a fight.

De Zwaan's levels of consistency makes for impressive reading, with a seasonal average of 94.54, with a 180's per leg ratio of 0.33.

Young will have to be on his game from the get-go, but the American will certainly fight for the cause. De Zwaan should come through this one, winning by a 3-1 or 3-2 score-line. Again this offers itself to the over 3.5 sets line to set up a nice treble.

Over 3.5 Sets - 1pt @ 4/6