Lakeside finalist Mark McGeeney is too big to boss Cross
Price may not be right after his wedding so back Gilding
Day one matches
Sky Sports Arena, from 1pm Saturday
Lakeside finalist Mark McGeeney looks a big price to do some damage to world champ Rob Cross on day one of the Grand Slam.
You can have 13-5 the Gladiator, the man who pushed Glen Durrant all the way to a final set at Frimley Green just a few weeks after Cross was triumphing at Alexandra Palace.
Cross is going through a testing time and finding too many ways of losing matches, such as at the World Series where, despite a woeful 83 average, he went 5-4 up against Jamie Lewis but couldn't see it out.
Gerwyn Price got married on Friday – and 24 hours later he's playing against qualifier Andrew Gilding.
Now everyone knows the ability of rugby players to recover from a jolly but is former front-row forward Gezzy really going to be in the mood for this? Either way, Gilding is a big price in a sprint to five.
M McGeeney to bt R Cross
1pt 13-5 Sky Bet
A Gilding to bt G Price
1pt 23-10 Sky Bet
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