Playoffs Preview: No. 4 Anthony Simonsen vs. No. 20 Dick Allen

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Match Preview

Match: No. 4 Anthony Simonsen vs. No. 20 Dick Allen
Round: Round of 16
Broadcast Info: Saturday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m. Eastern on FOX (U.S.) and FloBowling (international)
Other Matches On This Show: No. 1 Jason Belmonte vs. No. 17 Jakob Butturff; No. 8 Sean Rash vs. No. 9 Francois Lavoie; No. 5 Kris Prather vs. No. 12 Marshall Kent

Simonsen: 'Seems Like Filling Frames Is Key'

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Even though he has the No. 4 seed, you could argue it’s been a season full of frustration for Simonsen.

Simonsen has made had made more than a half dozen shows this year and hasn’t been able to come away with a win. At the U.S. Open and the PBA World Championship, he lost to Jason Belmonte to finish second.

Allen, meanwhile, was able to survive and advance against Dom Barrett with a solid 227-190 win after he was able to solve the left lane.

Who has the edge? The lanes looked a little tough last week and Simonsen loves to use urethane to take the lane out of play. If he can do that, this should be an easy win for the two-hander. Edge: Simonsen.

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CENTREVILLE, Va. – After losing in last year’s PBA Playoffs finals, Bill O’Neill left with a plan to attack the lanes smarter the next time he had this chance. The result was a $100,000 payday as he won the 2020 PBA Playoffs.

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Playoffs Preview: No. 11 Brad Miller vs. No. 14 Tom Smallwood

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Match: No. 11 Brad Miller vs. No. 14 Tom SmallwoodRound: QuarterfinalsBroadcast Info: Sunday, Nov. 8, 2 p.m. Eastern on FS1 (U.S.) and FloBowling (international)Other Matches On This Show: No. 4 Anthony Simonsen vs. No. 5 Kris Prather; No. 2 Bill O’Neill vs. No. 7 Kyle Troup; No. 1 Jason Belmonte vs. No. 9 Francois Lavoie

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