Champions League: Man City v Monaco Preview & Betting Tips

Raheem SterlingManchester City face a potentially tricky home tie in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 with Ligue 1 leaders Monaco this midweek (7.45pm Tuesday, BT Sport 2).

Pep Guardiola’s charges qualified for the knockout stage after finishing second in their group, with defeat by more …

FA Cup: Fulham v Spurs Preview & Betting Tips

Chris MartinChampionship side Fulham ought to fancy their chances of causing an upset when they take on Tottenham Hotspur in the fifth round of the FA Cup this weekend (2pm Sunday, live on BBC1).

Mauricio Pochettino’s men, who were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool at Anfield in their last domestic outing, have made it more …

Champions League: Bayern Munich v Arsenal Preview & Betting Tips

Alexis SanchezThe knockout stage of the Champions League begins this week, with Premier League side Arsenal travelling to Germany to take on Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on Wednesday night (7.45pm, BT Sport 1).

Arsenal made it through to the round of 16 of Europe’s premier club competition by finishing in first place in their more …

Premier League: Bournemouth v Man City Preview & Betting Tips

Leroy SaneManchester City‘s challenge for the Champions League places continues with a trip to the Vitality Stadium to do battle with out-of-form Bournemouth on Monday night (8pm, Sky Sports 1).

Pep Guardiola’s men left it late before making sure of the points last time out, as Gabriel Jesus’ dramatic winner in more …

Premier League: Burnley v Chelsea Preview & Betting Tips

Sean DychePremier League leaders Chelsea can take another step closer to the championship crown with victory over Burnley at Turf Moor this weekend (1.30pm Sunday, Sky Sports 1).

Antonio Conte’s side continued their march towards the title with a comfortable 3-1 triumph over rivals Arsenal last more …

Premier League: Crystal Palace v Sunderland Betting Preview & Tips

David MoyesPremier League strugglers Crystal Palace and Sunderland will be desperate for all three points when they take to the field at Selhurst Park this weekend (3pm Saturday).

Sam Allardyce secured his first Premier League win as Palace manager last time out, as goals from captain Scott Dann – the division’s highest-scoring defender since the start of more …

Premier League: Chelsea v Arsenal Betting Tips & Match Preview

Olivier GiroudPremier League leaders Chelsea ought to strengthen their position at the summit of the standings when they welcome Arsenal to Stamford Bridge for a crucial London derby this weekend (12.30pm Saturday on Sky Sports 1).

Antonio Conte’s men added another point to their tally for the season last time out, holding Liverpool to a 1-1 draw at more …

FA Cup: Crystal Palace v Man City Preview & Betting Tips

Pep GuardiolaCrystal Palace and Manchester City will do battle in an all Premier League contest in the fourth round of the FA Cup this weekend (3pm Saturday).

Pep Guardiola’s (pictured) side, who thrashed West Ham United 5-0 in the third round of the competition, delivered one of their best performances of the season when they last took to the field, but a more …

EFL Cup: Hull v Man Utd Preview & Betting Tips

Marouane FellainiMan Utd can complete the job they started in the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final against Hull City on Thursday (7.45pm on Sky Sports 1).

The Red Devils were made to work by the Tigers in the first meeting between these two teams at Old Trafford, but goals from Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini (pictured) in the second half ensured the more …

Premier League: Chelsea v Hull Preview & Betting Tips

PedroChelsea can strengthen their grip on top spot in the Premier League when they welcome relegation-threatened Hull City to Stamford Bridge this weekend (4.30pm Sunday on Sky Sports 1).

It was vital that Antonio Conte’s men bounced back from their defeat by Tottenham Hotspur when they more …

Premier League: Man City v Tottenham Preview & Betting Tips

Sergio AgueroTottenham Hotspur can move to within four points of Premier League leaders Chelsea by inflicting defeat upon struggling and out-of-form Manchester City this weekend (5.30pm Saturday, BT Sport 1).

Man City have struggled for form in the last couple of months, with a 4-0 defeat by Everton last time out the more …

Premier League: Man Utd v Liverpool Preview & Betting Tips

Paul PogbaPremier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool will both be targeting all three points when they meet at Old Trafford this weekend (4pm Sunday, Sky Sports 1).

Man Utd have now emerged victorious from each of their last nine encounters in all competitions, with six of those wins coming in the Premier League. The Red Devils’ recent revival has more …

Premier League: Leicester v Chelsea Preview & Betting Tips

Claudio RanieriDefending champions Leicester City will play host to current Premier League leaders Chelsea at the King Power Stadium this weekend (5.30pm Saturday, BT Sport 1).

Chelsea’s last top-tier clash came at White Hart Lane, where Tottenham Hotspur ended their 13-game winning run with a 2-0 victory in an absorbing London derby. Despite that more …

Horse Racing: Veterans Chase Preview & 9/1 Betting Tip

Paul NichollsSandown hosts the valuable final of the Veterans’ Handicap Chase series on Saturday (3pm, live on ITV4). The 6/1 favourite Dynaste holds minimal appeal, even off his lowest ever chasing mark of 145, as he seems unable to finish his races this season and this one is three miles.

Dynaste was last seen starting as more …

FA Cup: Man Utd v Reading Preview & Betting Tips

Wayne RooneyManchester United are heavy odds-on at 1/5 with the bookies to avoid an upset when they welcome Championship side Reading to Old Trafford in the third round of the FA Cup this weekend (12.30pm Saturday, BT Sport 2).

United men have turned a corner in the last few weeks, with Monday’s 2-0 victory over West Ham United – given to them by more …

Premier League: Spurs v Chelsea Preview & Betting Tips

Eden HazardChelsea will set a new Premier League record for consecutive victories in a single season if they are able to overcome Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane this midweek (8pm Wednesday, Sky Sports 1).

The Blues extended their winning run to 13 successive games last time out, beating Stoke City 4-2 in front of more …

Premier League: Arsenal v Crystal Palace Preview & Betting Tips

Sam AllardyceArsenal need to keep their faint Premier League title hopes alive when they welcome Crystal Palace to the Emirates Stadium for a London derby this weekend (4pm Sunday, Sky Sports 1).

Arsene Wenger’s men looked set to continue their poor recent run of form against West Bromwich Albion on more …

Premier League: Liverpool v Man City Preview & Betting Tips

Adam LallanaPremier League title contenders Liverpool and Manchester City will both be feeling the need to keep in touch with leaders Chelsea at the top of the table this weekend (5.30pm Saturday, BT Sport 1).

Liverpool took a while to get going against Stoke City on Tuesday evening. The Reds conceded the opening goal to more …

Horse Racing: Kauto Star Novices’ Chase Preview and Betting Tip

Sam Twiston-DaviesThe defection of Thistlecrack has made the Kauto Star Novices’ Chase the most interesting Grade 1 prospect for punters on Boxing Day (2.05pm, Kempton, live on Channel 4). The Irish raider Anibale Fly heads the betting market at 9/4 but there are reasons to oppose him.

Owned by JP McManus, this six-year-old is more …

Premier League: Southampton v Spurs Preview & Betting Tips

Mauricio PochettinoTottenham Hotspur continue their challenge for the Champions League spots on Wednesday night, with Southampton set to provide the opposition at St Marys (7.45pm on Sky Sports 1).

Spurs bounced back from their defeat by Manchester United earlier this month with consecutive victories over more …

Premier League: Chelsea v Bournemouth Preview & Betting Tips

Eddie HoweLeague leaders Chelsea look to make it 12 Premier League victories in a row with Bournemouth the latest side to try and stop the Blues in their tracks (3pm Boxing Day).

Antonio Conte’s charges extended their winning run to 11 consecutive matches last time out, triumphing in a more …

JLT Long Walk Hurdle Preview & 10/1 Betting Tip

Harry FryThe talented Unowhatimeanharry has won his last six starts and is the 11/8 favourite in the JLT Long Walk Hurdle betting but this is not the cakewalk that his odds suggest (2.25pm Saturday, Ascot live on Channel 4). The unusually large field suggests that plenty of trainers think that it is worth taking him on.

Unowhatimeanharry is certainly useful. This eight-year-old son of more …

Premier League: Everton v Liverpool, Merseyside Derby Preview & Betting Tips

Romelu LukakuThe first Merseyside Derby of the season takes place this weekend, with Everton and Liverpool set to renew hostilities at Goodison Park (8pm Monday on Sky Sports 1).

Liverpool have stuttered a little in recent weeks, losing 4-3 to Bournemouth and drawing 2-2 with West Ham United prior to Wednesday’s 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough. It was a more …

Premier League: Man City v Arsenal Preview & Betting Tips

Theo WalcottPremier League title challengers Man City and Arsenal face a crucial encounter at the Etihad Stadium this weekend (4pm Sunday on Sky Sports 1).

Pep Guardiola’s team’s title hopes have taken a hit in the last few weeks, although back-to-back defeats by Chelsea and Leicester City were at least followed by a 2-0 victory over Watford on more …

Horse Racing: Caspian Caviar Gold Cup Preview & 8/1 Betting Tip

Evan WilliamsThe Caspian Caviar Gold Cup Handicap Chase is the highlight for punters of Saturday’s card at Cheltenham (1.50pm Saturday live on Channel 4).

Bouvreuil, the 6/1  favourite, looks plenty short enough for a horse who has only ever scored in mud and has just two wins to his name. This five-year-old, owned by JP McManus, only more …

Premier League: Man Utd v Tottenham Preview & Betting Tips

Harry KaneTop-four hopefuls Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur clash in a crunch match at Old Trafford this weekend (2.15pm Sunday, Sky Sports 1).

Jose Mourinho’s men dropped points for the ninth time this season with a 1-1 draw against Everton last time out, when a late penalty from Leighton Baines cancelled out Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first-half more …

Premier League: Leicester v Man City Betting Tips & Preview

Raheem SterlingManchester City should return to winning ways when they travel to the home of Premier League champions Leicester City this weekend (5.30pm Saturday on BT Sport 1).

Pep Guardiola’s side fell four points behind fellow title contenders Chelsea when they were defeated 3-1 by more …

Horse Racing: Becher Chase Preview & 12/1 Betting Tip

Neil MulhollandThe valuable Becher Chase at Aintree, run over the fearsome Grand National fences, is a must for punters who like an open-looking handicap with joint favourites at 10/1 (1.35pm Saturday live on Channel 4).

The 11-year-old Alvarado trained by Fergal O’Brien for the Ruckers is one of them. This likeable chestnut is more …

Premier League: Everton v Man Utd Preview & Betting Tips

Anthony MartialManchester United will be looking to give their top-four chances a major and much-needed boost when they travel across the northwest to take on Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon (4pm on Sky Sports 1).

Jose Mourinho’s men were held to a draw in their previous Premier League encounter, with West Ham United escaping more …