FORMER champions Netherlands and England are the 3/1 joint favourites to win the 2019 BetVictor World Cup of Darts in Hamburg this weekend.

The previous eight World Cups have been shared with four wins apiece for the Dutch and English sides, although both welcome debutants to their team in 2019.

World Champion Michael van Gerwen is partnered by Jermaine Wattimena for the Netherlands, while world number two Rob Cross will link up with World Championship finalist Michael Smith for England.

Two-time finalists Scotland, represented by Gary Anderson and Peter Wright, are the 4/1 second favourites, with the Welsh pair of Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton rated 7/1 as they aim for a first World Cup win.

Northern Irish duo Daryl Gurney and Brendan Dolan are 14/1, while former finalists AUstralia and Belgium are both 25/1 with sponsors BetVictor.

The BetVictor World Cup of Darts will be held from June 6-9 at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany.

Broadcast live on Sky Sports, the tournament will see 32 countries represented by two players each in the unique event which features both doubles and singles matches.

Tickets are available now through PDC Europe.

BetVictor Odds
Tournament Winner Odds

3/1 Netherlands, England
4/1 Scotland
7/1 Wales
14/1 Northern Ireland
25/1 Australia, Belgium
33/1 Germany, Austria
66/1 Poland
80/1 Republic of Ireland
250/1 Lithuania, Philippines, Spain, Japan
300/1 Czech Republic
400/1 Finland, New Zealand
500/1 Russia, Singapore, South Africa, USA, Brazil, Sweden, Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong
1000/1 China, Greece, Hungary, Italy
1500/1 Gibraltar

First Round Match Odds
Thursday

3/1 Gibraltar v 1/4 Japan
1/8 Northern Ireland v 5/1 South Africa
8/11 New Zealand v 11/10 Lithuania
1/10 Belgium v 6/1 Hong Kong
5/4 Brazil v 8/13 Sweden
1/7 Wales v 9/2 Singapore
7/1 Hungary v 1/12 Germany
1/12 Germany v 7/1 Denmark

Friday
9/4 China v 1/3 USA
7/2 Italy v 1/5 Canada
2/5 Poland v 15/8 Czech Republic
1/10 Republic of Ireland v 6/1 Greece
1/12 England v 7/1 Philippines
1/10 Austria v 6/1 Russia
1/5 Australia v 7/2 Finland
1/10 Netherlands v 6/1 Spain
Odds courtesy www.betvictor.com and correct at time of writing, subject to fluctuation.