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Horse Racing
Teaforthree is the market leader (at the time of writing) for the Aintree Grand National on Saturday, the biggest race of the season and probably the hardest to pick the winner of. The ten-year-old was third in the race last year and clearly knows what it takes to get around the course and with a drop in weight from last year is a worthy favourite. That being said ...
Football
HULL v SWANSEA, Saturday 5th April, 15:00Another important battle at the bottom of the table takes place at the KC Stadium as Hull entertain Swansea with both sides badly in need of three points at the bottom of the table.Hull are the marginal favourites for the game at 7/4 (BET365/BETVICTOR/STAN JAMES). The Tigers have won just four games si...
Football
MAN CITY v SOUTHAMPTON, Saturday 5th April, 12:45, BT SPORT 1It should be a cracker at the Etihad on Saturday in the live lunchtime game as a Man City side who have scored 48 goals in their 14 home Premier League matches this season take on a Southampton side who last three matches have produced a total of 15 goals.The home team are 10/29 (88...
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AZ ALKMAAR v BENFICA, Thursday 3rd April, 20:05, ESPNThe leaders in Portugal take on a mid-table Dutch side in this quarter-final and Benfica are 2/9 (SPORTINGBET) to qualify for the next round and 3/4 (GENERAL) to win the away leg. Benfica impressed when seeing off Tottenham in the last round and looked good in the group stages of the Champions Lea...
Football
PSG v CHELSEA, Wednesday 2nd April, 19:45, Sky Sports 1This game reminds me of the Sparks song íThis town ainít big enough for the both of usí as you have the huge egos of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Jose Mourinho doing battle and one of these self professed greatest can come out on top. In terms of who will qualify for the semi-finals bookmakers ...
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CHAMPIONSHIPLeicester are now six points clear at the top of the table and some 15 points ahead of the third placed side and but for the most spectacular of all crashes can look forward to Premier League football next season. The Foxes face Wigan on Tuesday night with the Latics unbeaten in their last nine home league games. Leicester though are on ...
Football
MAN UNITED v BAYERN MUNICH, Tuesday 1st April, 19:45, ITVIf the Champions League was seeded then this would be your number one v number eight match up as the weakest team in the competiton (United) face the strongest (Bayern). This is shown in the odds to qualify market with Bayern are as short as 1/7 (GENERAL) while Man United can be backed at 6/1 ...
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FULHAM v EVERTON, Sunday 30th March, 13:30, Sky SportsThe results at the bottom of the table on Saturday helped Fulham though that will count for nothing if they do not get three points at Craven Cottage on Sunday. The London side are the 17/4 (BET365) outsiders as they look to secure just their second victory from their last 13 games in all compet...
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BURNLEY v LEICESTER, Saturday 29th March, 12:15, Sky SportsNo doubt about the game of the weekend in the Championship as the top two sides in the table do battle Saturday lunchtime at Turf Moor. Bookmakers are struggling to split the pair with Leicester 8/5 (GENERAL) and Burnley available at 19/10 (GENERAL). The Foxes needed a scrambled late goal t...
Football
STOKE v HULL, Saturday 29th March, 15:00, non-liveAt the time appointing a man who had got a big spending side (QPR) relegated last season seemed a recipe for disaster yet Mark Hughes has been a success at Stoke. The manager has spent little though gradual tweaks to the playing style of the Potters has made them a little bit more unpredictable going...
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MAN UTD v ASTON VILLA, Saturday 29th March, 12:45, BT SportAs Paula Abdul once sang two steps forward, two steps back, except for United fans it must feel like one step forward and five steps back. We did warn in midweek that the Red Devils mini recovery would not stand up to tougher tests and we were proved right when City ran out victorious. Up ne...
Darts
GARY ANDERSON v WES NEWTON, Thursday 27th Match, 19:15, Sky SportsWeek eight of the Darts premier League takes place from Dublin and it is a big week for most players though none more so than Wes Newton who is pulling double duty. First up for Av it is a battle with the Scotsman Gary Anderson and Newton is the 11/4 (BOYLESPORTS) outsider after tw...