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Darts
In the third part of our guide to the first round of the World Matchplay Darts we look ahead to the Sunday evening session. The opening game (19:00) sees Justin Pipe take on Michael Smith with the latter the 4/5 favourite and the former evens outsider with BET365. Those who read the outright preview piece will know we are high on Smith to go far in this tournament...
Darts
Monday night gets underway with a cracking match as Peter Wright takes on Stephen Bunting in a battle between two men who made the World Final in 2014. Wright made the PDC final where he lost to van Gerwen while Bunting was the winner of the BDO World Championship. Bunting or the Bullet as he is known made the decision to transfer across to the PDC after that succe...
Darts
The action continues from Winter Gardens in Blackpool with a double session on Sunday, here is a guide to all the best bets from the afternoon fixtures.Things get underway at 1:00pm with a battle between two former BDO World finalists as Dave Chisnall takes on Dean Winstanley. BET365 make Chizzy the 1/2 favourite for the match while Over the Top is a 13/8 sh...
Darts
The 2014 World Matchplay Darts Championships gets underway Saturday night from Winter Gardens in Blackpool and fans look to be in for a cracking opening evening with Micheal van Gerwen, Simon Whitlock and James Wade all in action.The first game (19:00) features Ian White up against Terry Jenkins in what BET365 think will be the closest game of the evening ma...
Darts
The 21st World Matchplay Darts gets underway Saturday from Winter Gardens in Blackpool. The event is widely considered to be the second biggest on the PDC calendar and all the big names are out on force as they look to stop Phil Taylor making it seven wins in a row.BET365 make Michael van Gerwen the 13/8 favourite for the tournament and the number one seed i...
Gold
Justin Rose is the 12/1 favourite with BET365 for the 143rd renewal of the Open Championship which gets underway Thursday morning. The Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake is the venue for the 12th time.Rose is the man in form with recent back-to-back victories at Congressional and the Scottish open. The Englishman is a worthy favourite though for those lo...
Football
BET365 make Germany the 9/2 favourites for the 2018 World Cup when they look to become only the third side in history to make it back-to-back victories (Italy-1934/38 and Brazil 1958/62 were the other two). The fact that the tournament is held in Europe is good news as sides from that continent who have won nine of the ten previous with only Brazil in 1958 breaking...
Football
Brazil v Netherlands, Saturday 12th July, 21:00, ITV The third and fourth play-off is a game that nobody wants to play yet FIFA continue to insist we do so Brazil and Netherlands must go again despite the fact they both just want to retire to a beach and lick their wounds for a few weeks before the start of the new season. BET365 make the Sou...
Football
The last time the World Cup was in South America (1978) Argentina and the Netherlands did battle in the final with the South Americans coming out on top 3-1 after extra time. This time around the two sides will do battle in Brazil with a place in the final at stake. BET365 have Argentina the 7/5 favourites for the game with the Dutch available at 12/5 and the d...
Football
It seems hard to imagine for two teams who have lifted the trophy eight times between them that this last four meeting will be only the second time that Brazil and Germany have met in the World Cup. The previous occasion was the 2002 final and it was the South Americans who emerged victorious with Ronaldo grabbing a brace in a 2-0 victory.BET365 are struggli...
Football
ARGENTINA v BELGIUM, Saturday 5th July, 17:00, ITVBET365 make the Argentina the 6/5 favourites for this last eight game with Belgium in a battle between two sides who have disappointed despite making the last eight. The South Americans have a wealth of attacking talent though have struggled to break opponents down while the Europeans have won all fo...
Football
FRANCE v GERMANY, Friday July 4th, 17:00, BBC 1Just eight teams remain in the World Cup and the quarter-finals get underway Friday as European rivals France and Germany do battle in the first game.Both these sides struggled to see off African opponents in the second round with Germany needing extra-time to beat Algeria 2-1 while France grabbe...