Live on Eurosport 2: Thu 13.30: Ronnie O’Sullivan crashed out to Ryan Day yesterday, moving Mark Williams into 11/2 2nd fav (Coral).
Williams faces Jamie Cope today in the Welsh Open as 8/13 fav with and going by his first round performance, should really progress here.
Ding was a little sluggish in his first match and the nod goes to his opponent Mark Allen today at 5/4 with Totesport.
Finally, Higgins is now into 9/2 with Betdaq to win overall following O’Sullivans departure.
Thursday 17 February:
Carter, A v Ebdon, P (13:00)
Williams, M v Cope, J (13:00)
Allen, M v Ding, Junhui (14:00)
Day, R v Stevens, M (14:00)
Dott, G v Robertson, N (19:00)
Hendry, S v Maguire, S (19:00)