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PDC World Darts Championship schedule: Darts final time, TV channel and how many sets

The new year is here and the action from the Alexandra Palaceis reaching its conclusion.

The final of the 2022 PDC World Darts Championship takes place this evening with a new world champion set to be crowned

Peter Wright will face off against Michael Smith for the illustrious title, with both men coming through hard-fought semi-finals against tough opponents

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Wright will be looking to add his previous world title after sending Gary Anderson packing in the last round, while Smith will be hoping to secure the crown after dispatching of James Wade in the final four.

Here’s everything you need to know about the latest round of games from the PDC World Darts Championship:

Who is playing at the PDC World Darts Championship today?

It’s a straight shootout between Wright and Smith for the world championship.

The Scot put in a record-breaking performance in his semi-final victory over Anderson, wracking up a colossal 24 maximums and an average of 104 in a 6-4 thriller.

In the other semi-final, Smith - who knocked out defending champion Gerwyn Price earlier in the competition - saw off Wade with a commanding display in a 6-3 win.

The Englishman totted up a 100.98 average and 16 maximums in that match.

How many sets will the PDC World Darts Championship final be played over?

Tonight’s match will be played over a maximum of 13 sets, or in other words, until one player has won seven sets.

How to watch the PDC World Darts Championship

Every match of the PDC World Darts Championship will be live to watch on Sky Sports.

Build up for the final begins on the Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Darts channels from 8pm (GMT).

What are the latest odds?

At the time of writing, Wright is the favourite to win tonight’s match.

The Scot is priced at 8/11 by SkyBet, with Smith priced at 11/10.

The odds of the match going all the way and being decided 7-6 in either player’s favour is currently 8/1.

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