Live on Eurosport 2: Fri 13.30: At the Welsh Open, John Higgins is 4/9 (Betfred) to see off Matthew Stevens in the quarter finals.
Matt Stevens has been an unseeded surprise in this competition in his native Wales and he is 11/10 with Ladbrokes to beat Higgins with a +1.5 frame headstart, which may not quite be enough in this best of 9. In fact, back Higgins with a -1.5 defecit at 5/6 (Paddy Power).
Tournament hot-shot Mark Williams, now just 3/1 with Coral from 10/1, is 11/20 at Sportingbet to beat Stephen Maguire. A 3rd consecutive ‘to nil’ victory for Williams (5-0 in this round) is 16/1 at Skybet.
In the other matches, Ding Junhui is 8/13 at 888sport to beat Ali Carter and Graeme Dott, conqueror of Neil Robertson, is a good looking 11/8 (Paddy Power) to beat Mark Selby.
Friday 18 February:
Selby, M v Dott, G (13:00) – QF
Williams, M v Maguire, S (13:00) – QF
Carter, A v Ding, Junhui (19:00) – QF
Higgins, J v Stevens, M (19:00) – QF
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