F1: Australian Grand Prix Preview & Betting Tips

Valtteri BottasThe 2017 Formula One season gets underway this weekend, with Mercedes and Ferrari looking like the two teams best-placed to fight for victory at the Australian Grand Prix (Race: 6am BST Sunday, live on Sky Sports).

Nico Rosberg elected to retire from the sport after beating his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to more …

World Cup: Republic of Ireland v Wales Preview & Betting Tips

Gareth BaleEuro 2016 semi-finalists Wales are in need of a victory as they attempt to boost their chances of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup against the Republic of Ireland on Friday night (7.45pm, Sky Sports 1).

Martin O’Neill’s side, who reached the knockout stage of the aforementioned European Championship before more …

Football Friendly: Germany v England Preview & Betting Tips

Gareth SouthgateGareth Southgate’s England will be away to world champions Germany in a friendly this midweek (7.45pm Wednesday, live on ITV1).

The former under-21 boss has had a solid start to his reign as manager of the senior England side, but anything the team achieves between now and the World Cup in Russia will be more …

Premier League: Man City v Liverpool Preview & Betting Tips

Sadio ManeManchester City and Liverpool will both have an eye on boosting their top-four chances when they meet at the Etihad Stadium this weekend (4.30pm Sunday, live on Sky Sports 1).

Pep Guardiola’s side were held to a surprise goalless draw by Stoke City in their last Premier League encounter, before more …

Cheltenham Festival: Gold Cup Preview & Betting Tip

Colin TizzardThree horses head the Cheltenham Gold Cup betting market at 7/2 with Bet365 but who will triumph in the highlight of the Festival (3.30pm Friday, ITV)? The former dairy farmer Colin Tizzard saddles two of them, Cue Card and Native River, whilst Ireland’s champion trainer Willie Mullins sends out the dual Gold Cup runner-up, Djakadam.

Mullins has been uncharacteristically upbeat about his more …

Cheltenham Festival: Stayers’ Hurdle Preview & 8/1 Betting Tip

Harry FryUnowhatimeanharry is a worthy favourite at 5/4 with Bet365 in the Stayers’ Hurdle betting but defeat is not out of the question in a field of this size and depth (3.30pm Thursday, live on ITV).

Yes, he has won all his eight starts for Harry Fry (pictured) and is well proven over course and distance but he more …

Cheltenham Festival: Champion Hurdle Preview & Each-Way Betting Tip

Henry De BromheadFor the first time in years the Champion Hurdle betting is not led by a Willie Mullins hotpot. Instead Alan King’s Yanworth is the 5/2 favourite with Bet365 in an unusually open renewal on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival 2017 (3.30pm Tuesday, live on ITV).

Yanworth has won his three starts this season but he is more …

Champions League: Leicester v Sevilla Preview & Betting Tips

Jamie VardyLeicester take a one-goal deficit into the second and home leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie against Sevilla on Tuesday night (7.45pm, BT Sport 1).

The Premier League champions were comprehensively outplayed for much of the first meeting between these two sides, but they deserve great credit for digging in and securing a decent result at more …

FA Cup: Chelsea v Man Utd Preview & Betting Tips

Paul PogbaJose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge as Chelsea and Manchester United fight for a place in the semi-finals of the FA Cup on Monday night (7.45pm, live on BBC1).

Antonio Conte’s side opened up a 10-point lead at the top of the Premier League table with their 2-1 triumph at West Ham United last time out. Attention now turns to English football’s primary domestic cup competition, which the more …

Champions League: Arsenal v Bayern Munich Preview & Betting Tips

Carlo AncelottiArsenal will need a miracle if they are to overturn a four-goal, first-leg Champions League disadvantage when they welcome Bayern Munich to the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night (7.45pm, BT Sport 1).

Arsene Wenger’s men were thrashed 5-1 in the first meeting between these two teams at the Allianz Arena last more …

Horse Racing: Grimthorpe Handicap Chase Preview & 12/1 Betting Tip

Sue SmithThe Grimthorpe Handicap Chase run over three miles two furlongs at Doncaster is the highlight of the day for punters who like a decent run for their money (3.35pm Saturday live on ITV4). Brian Ellison’s yard is performing well but his 11/4 favourite, Definitly Red, seems ungenerously priced especially as his jumping is far from perfect.

We last saw this eight-year-old struggling with more …

Premier League: West Ham v Chelsea Preview & Betting Tips

PedroChelsea have the chance to take another step closer to the Premier League title when they contest a London derby with West Ham United on Monday night (8pm, Sky Sports 1).

Antonio Conte’s side extended their lead at the summit of the standings to 10 points last weekend, when they more …

Premier League: Liverpool v Arsenal Betting Tips Preview

Jurgen KloppChampions League challengers Liverpool and Arsenal will go head-to-head in the standout fixture of the Premier League weekend on Saturday (5.30pm, BT Sport 1).

Jurgen Klopp’s men succumbed to a 3-1 defeat by defending champions Leicester City last time out, a result which means they head into this match outside of the top four. It was an extremely disappointing result for more …

EFL Cup Final Preview: Man Utd v Southampton Betting Tips

Zlatan IbrahimovicManchester United and Southampton will be fighting for the first serious piece of silverware for the 2016/17 season in the EFL Cup final this weekend (4.30pm Sunday, Sky Sports 1).

Jose Mourinho’s men head into Sunday’s showpiece encounter in excellent form, having lost only one of more …

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 …