Van Gerwen favourite for fifth Unibet European Championship win

Michael van Gerwen (Lawrence Lustig, PDC)

Michael van Gerwen is the 3/1 pre-tournament favourite going into the 2020 Unibet European Championship.

Van Gerwen is bidding to win his fifth European Championship title, but a first since 2017, when he begins his challenge in Oberhausen on Thursday against Darius Labanauskas.

The world number one is Unibet's 3/1 tournament favourite, and is a heavy 1/5 odds-on favourite to win his first round clash with the Lithuanian, who is 18/5 to win the tie and 200/1 to take the title.

In-form Gerwyn Price is the 9/2 second favourite with Unibet as he bids to add to the World Series of Darts Finals and World Grand Prix titles he has claimed on the big stage over the past five weeks.

World Champion Peter Wright is 5/1 as he bids to claim the title for the first time, while reigning European Champion Rob Cross is 33/1 to retain the trophy on Sunday night.

2018 winner James Wade, the only other former champion in the field, is a 28/1 chance to claim the title for a second time, while Joe Cullen is a 22/1 chance to follow up last weekend's European Tour triumph with a first TV success.

Full Unibet tournament winner and first round match odds are below ahead of the tournament's bumper opening session on Thursday October 29.

The European Championship will be broadcast on ITV4 in the UK, through the PDC's international broadcast partners including RTL7 and DAZN, through PDCTV for Rest of the World Subscribers and via

Tickets for the Unibet European Championship are available through PDC Europe.

Unibet European Championship - Unibet Odds
Tournament Winner

3/1 Michael van Gerwen
9/2 Gerwyn Price
5/1 Peter Wright
10/1 Nathan Aspinall
14/1 Devon Petersen, Krzysztof Ratajski
16/1 Jose De Sousa
22/1 Joe Cullen
25/1 Michael Smith
28/1 Dave Chisnall, James Wade
33/1 Rob Cross
40/1 Danny Noppert, Mensur Suljovic
50/1 Jonny Clayton, Daryl Gurney, Ross Smith, Ian White
66/1 Dirk van Duijvenbode
80/1 Gabriel Clemens, Max Hopp
100/1 Jamie Hughes, Mervyn King, William O'Connor, Jeffrey de Zwaan
150/1 Martijn Kleermaker, Steve Lennon
200/1 Andy Hamilton, Kim Huybrechts, Darius Labanauskas, Steve West
250/1 Maik Kuivenhoven

First Round Match Odds
29/20 Jamie Hughes v 11/20 Dave Chisnall
1/3 Krzysztof Ratajski v 23/10 Steve West
59/50 Mervyn King v 4/6 Ian White
7/20 Jose De Sousa v 9/4 Jeffrey de Zwaan
2/5 James Wade v 2/1 Steve Lennon
1/5 Devon Petersen v 7/2 Andy Hamilton
13/20 Michael Smith v 5/4 Ross Smith
4/7 Danny Noppert v 7/5 Dirk van Duijvenbode
11/50 Nathan Aspinall v 33/10 Maik Kuivenhoven
1/2 Joe Cullen v 8/5 William O'Connor
2/5 Rob Cross v 2/1 Martijn Kleermaker
3/5 Jonny Clayton v 13/10 Max Hopp
1/5 Michael van Gerwen v 18/5 Darius Labanauskas
1/5 Gerwyn Price v 18/5 Kim Huybrechts
3/10 Peter Wright v 5/2 Gabriel Clemens
9/10 Mensur Suljovic v 9/10 Daryl Gurney
Odds correct at time of writing. Subject to fluctuation. Courtesy