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 …

Premier League: Man City v Chelsea Preview & Betting Tips

PedroTwo of the top three in the Premier League do battle at the Etihad Stadium this weekend, with Manchester City playing host to table-toppers Chelsea (12.30pm Saturday, Sky Sports 1).

Pep Guardiola’s charges made it two wins on the bounce when they came from behind to defeat Burnley last more …

Horse Racing: Hennessy Gold Cup Chase Preview and Betting Tip

David PipeThe Hennessy Gold Cup Chase at Newbury is one of the most prestigious handicaps of the season with a prize fund of £200,000 (3.10pm Saturday live on Channel 4).

Native River looks an extremely worthy leader of the Hennessy betting market at 6/1 for the Colin Tizzard yard. This tall six-year-old chestnut has found his perfect partner in Richard Johnson. He definitely benefits from more …

Premier League: Chelsea v Spurs Preview & Betting Tips

Diego CostaChelsea can strengthen their position at the top of the Premier League table when they entertain London rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge this weekend (5.30pm Saturday on BT Sport 1).

Antonio Conte’s side extended their winning run last time out, edging past Middlesbrough by a more …

Champions League: Arsenal v PSG Preview & Betting Tips

Mesut OzilArsenal and Paris Saint-Germain go head-to-head this midweek with top spot in Group A of this season’s Champions League up for grabs (7.45pm Wednesday on BT Sport 3).

The Gunners go into this encounter in first place in their qualifying segment after a come-from-behind victory over more …

Horse Racing: Betfair Chase Preview & 8/1 Betting Tip

Richard JohnsonThe Betfair Chase at Haydock is an intriguing prospect for punters as the two market leaders both have questions to answer (3pm Saturday live on Channel 4).

The current titleholder and 13/8 favourite Cue Card was phenomenal last season, transformed by a wind operation and helped by improvements at the Tizzard yard, but he was a more …

Premier League: Southampton v Liverpool Preview & Betting Tips

Philippe CoutinhoPremier League leaders Liverpool can pick up their fourth consecutive victory when they travel to St Marys to take on Southampton this weekend (3pm Saturday).

Liverpool climbed above Manchester City and to the summit of the standings when they thrashed Watford 6-0 before the international break. It was another stunning attacking performance from more …

Premier League: Man Utd v Arsenal Preview & Betting Tips

Aaron RamseyManchester United and Arsenal clash in the Premier League at Old Trafford this weekend (12.30pm Saturday, Sky Sports 1).

Manchester United returned to winning ways before the international break, beating Swansea City 3-1 after a run of three draws (against Burnley, Stoke City, Liverpool) and a defeat by more …

Friendly: England v Spain Preview & Betting Tips

Adam LallanaGareth Southgate’s England will play host to Julen Lopetegui’s Spain in a prestigious international friendly at Wembley this midweek (8pm Tuesday on ITV1).

The Three Lions made it 10 points from 12 in their 2018 World Cup qualification group last time out, beating rivals Scotland 3-0 in London. Headed efforts from Daniel Sturridge, Adam Lallana (pictured) and more …

World Cup Qualifier: England v Scotland Preview & Betting Tips

Gordon StrachanTraditional rivals England and Scotland do battle in World Cup qualification at Wembley on Friday (7.45pm on ITV1).

England may be without a permanent manager following Sam Allardyce’s shock exit after just a single match in charge but they have made a solid start to the campaign. They have more …

World Cup Qualifier: Brazil v Argentina Betting Tips Preview

TiteBrazil head the South American World Cup qualifying group and will hope to both solidify their own position and do further damage to the faltering campaign of their eternal rivals Argentina by taking all three points when the sides meet in Belo Horizonte (11.45pm Thursday).

It says much for more …

Premier League: Chelsea v Everton Preview & Betting Tips

Eden HazardChelsea can make it five wins on the bounce when they welcome Ronald Koeman’s Everton outfit to Stamford Bridge this weekend (5.30pm Saturday on BT Sport 1).

Antonio Conte’s side made it four victories and four clean sheets from their last four Premier League encounters with a 2-0 defeat of Southampton last time out. It was a thoroughly impressive and more …

Champions League: Man City v Barcelona Preview & Betting Tips

Luis SuarezManchester City aim to enact revenge on Barcelona when the La Liga champions travel to the Etihad Stadium to take on Pep Guardiola’s men on Tuesday (7.45pm on BT Sport 2).

Luis Enrique’s side thrashed Man City 4-0 when the pair went head-to-head at the Camp Nou a more …

Horse Racing: Charlie Hall Chase Preview & 10/1 Betting Tip

Colin TizzardThe Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby is the first major staying chase of the new jumps season and the current titleholder Cue Card is the hot favourite at 4/6 (3.20pm, Saturday live on Channel 4). Is defeat really out of the question? He has to pay the penalty for his former glories, shouldering 10lb more than some of his rivals.

His trainer Colin Tizzard (pictured) now benefits from more …

Premier League: Crystal Palace v Liverpool Preview & Betting Tips

Alan PardewLiverpool will be hoping to make it seven wins from 10 games when they take on Crystal Palace, who have proven to be something of a bogey team for the Reds in recent years, this weekend (5.30pm Saturday, BT Sport 1).

Liverpool moved level on points with table-toppers Manchester City last weekend, with Jurgen Klopp’s more …

EFL Cup: Man Utd v Man City Preview & Betting Tips

Pep GuardiolaMan Utd play host to rivals Manchester City in the EFL Cup fourth round this midweek, with both in need of a lift after underwhelming recent runs of form (8pm Wednesday on Sky Sports 1).

United, who made it through to this stage of the competition by beating Northampton 3-1 last month, were more …

Premier League: Chelsea v Man Utd Preview & Betting Tips

Marcus RashfordJose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge for the first time since taking charge of Manchester United as his new side take on Chelsea in the Premier League this weekend (4pm Sunday, Sky Sports 1).

Antonio Conte’s charges made it two wins from two last time out, with champions Leicester City comfortably more …

Champions League: Barcelona v Man City Preview & Betting Tips

Lionel MessiPep Guardiola returns to the Camp Nou as his Manchester City side take on Barcelona in the Champions League group stage this midweek (7.45pm Wednesday on BT Sport 2).

Barcelona, who have been crowned kings of Europe on five occasions (1992, 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2015) have more …

Premier League: Liverpool v Man Utd Betting Tips Preview

Jose MourinhoNorth West rivals Manchester United and Liverpool will renew hostilities on Monday night as both clubs attempt to close the gap separating themselves from the top of the Premier League table (8pm, Sky Sports 1).

Man Utd were held to a 1-1 draw by Stoke City last time out, with a late strike from Joe Allen earning the more …

Horse Racing: British Champions Sprint Stakes Preview & 7/1 Betting Tip

James FanshaweKarl Burke’s star filly Quiet Reflection heads the British Champions Sprint Stakes betting market at 3/1 (2pm Saturday, Ascot live on Channel 4).

Quiet Reflection’s only defeat in her five runs this season was in the July Cup at Newmarket, she was beaten two lengths by Limato into third. Burke expressed his concerns about more …

Premier League: Chelsea v Leicester Preview with Betting Tips

Victor MosesExpect Chelsea to close the gap between themselves and first-placed Manchester City when champions Leicester City travel to Stamford Bridge this weekend (12.30pm Saturday, Sky Sports 1).

Antonio Conte’s side ran out 2-0 winners at Hull City before the international break, a much-needed more …

World Cup Qualifier: Slovenia v England Preview & Betting Tips

Jordan HendersonGareth Southgate can make it two wins from two as interim boss of England when the Three Lions travel to Ljubljana to take on Slovenia in their third World Cup 2018 qualifying fixture (7.45pm Tuesday on ITV1).

The former Middlesbrough manager got his tenure in charge of England off to an ideal start on more …

World Cup Qualifier: England v Malta Preview & Betting Tips

Gareth SouthgateGareth Southgate’s tenure as England’s interim manager begins with a World Cup qualifier against Malta at Wembley Stadium this weekend (5pm Saturday on ITV1).

Sam Allardyce was appointed as Roy Hodgson’s successor following the European Championship in the summer but left his post by mutual consent last week due to allegations made by more …

World Cup Qualifier: Austria v Wales Preview & Betting Tips

Chris ColemanWales will be looking to make it two wins from two in qualification for the 2018 World Cup when they take on Austria, who also emerged victorious from their opening encounter (7.45pm Thursday on Sky Sports 1).

Chris Coleman (pictured) guided the Welsh to their greatest ever tournament showing in the more …

Horse Racing: Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Preview & Betting Tip

Dermot WeldIt would be very difficult to oppose Postponed, the 7/4 favourite in the Arc betting, off level weights but the generous 8lb allowance for three-year-olds makes a look at his younger rivals worthwhile (3.05pm Sunday, Chantilly).

Seven of the past ten Arc winners have been beneficiaries of that allowance and there may more …

Premier League: Man Utd v Stoke Preview & Betting Tips

Juan MataMan Utd really ought to pick up another three points when they welcome struggling Stoke City to Old Trafford this weekend (12pm Sunday on BT Sport 1).

Jose Mourinho’s men went some way towards silencing their critics against Leicester City last time out, thrashing the champions 4-1 thanks to a fine all-round display. It was a much-needed boost for more …

Horse Racing: Cambridgeshire Preview & 14/1 Betting Tip

Jeremy NosedaThird Time Lucky is the 8/1 clear favourite in the Cambridgeshire at Newmarket, strongly fancied to gain his second consecutive victory in this Heritage handicap run over nine furlongs (4.10pm, Saturday live on Channel 4).

His task is made easier by the defection of Firmament but the last horse to achieve back-to-back wins was more …

Premier League: Man Utd v Leicester Preview & Betting Tips

Riyad MahrezManchester United hope to bounce back from their defeats by Manchester City and Watford when they take on Premier League champions Leicester City this weekend (12.30pm Saturday, Sky Sports 1).

Jose Mourinho’s men collected nine points from their opening three games, but successive losses in more …

Premier League: Hull City v Arsenal Preview & Betting Tips

Alexis SanchezArsenal can extend their unbeaten run in all competitions to four matches when they travel to the KCOM Stadium to take on newly-promoted Hull City this weekend (3pm Saturday).

The Gunners have been a little fortunate on two separate occasions in the past week. Arsene Wenger’s charges were more …