GERWYN PRICE is hoping his landmark win in Cardiff can act as a catalyst for a top four finish in the Unibet Premier League ahead of Night 13 in Birmingham.
Proud Welshman Price delighted his home crowd with an 8-5 victory over Michael Smith, which featured two roof-raising 170 finishes in successive legs, to maintain his place in the Play-Off spots.
The Grand Slam of Darts Champion meets second-placed Rob Cross at Arena Birmingham in the first of his final four matches of a successful second Premier League campaign which the world number seven hopes to end with a debut appearance at The O2.
"I never ever feel pressure but early on in the game against Michael [Smith] game I was up against it and I was glad to get over the line." said Price.
"In the first two or three legs I was a bit overwhelmed by the support I got, and to win in front of the Welsh fans was a special experience.
"Once I got the game with Michael [van Gerwen] out of the way then I knew I could beat everyone else I had left to play.
"I managed to get a point against Michael and from here on in I'm targeting two points in every match.
"Even if they play their 'A game' against my 'A game' I feel I'm going to win. I'm so focused on my goal of staying in the top four and that's my aim for the next four weeks."
Tickets for Thursday's Unibet Premier League event at Arena Birmingham are still available and can be purchased through 0844 338 0338 or this link.
Night 12 of the Unibet Premier League in Birmingham will be shown live on Sky Sports, worldwide through the PDC's broadcast partners, and through video.pdc.tv for Rest of the World Subscribers.
Unibet Premier League
Night 13 - Thursday April 25
Mensur Suljovic v Michael Smith
Rob Cross v Gerwyn Price
Daryl Gurney v Peter Wright
James Wade v Michael van Gerwen
Tickets: 0844 338 0338 or click here