Archive | August, 2014

Premier League: Spurs v Liverpool Betting Preview

Mauricio PochettinoTwo top four hopefuls meet when Tottenham Hotspur entertain Liverpool at White Hart Lane on Sunday (13:30 BST, live on Sky Sports).

Tottenham have made a promising start to the season with victories to nil over West Ham and Queen’s Park Rangers. They finished sixth despite a tumultuous campaign last season and will be hoping for more …

Premier League: Everton v Chelsea Preview

Jose MourinhoExpect an even encounter when Everton host Chelsea at Goodison Park on Saturday (17:30 BST, live on Sky Sports).

Everton began the season with a 2-2 draw away to Leicester City and followed that with another draw by the same scoreline at home to Arsenal last weekend. They ended last season in fifth place and will hope to more …

Premier League: Man City v Liverpool Preview, Betting & Tips

Manuel PellegriniLast season’s Premier League top two meet on Monday when title holders Manchester City host Liverpool at the Etihad (20:00 BST, live on Sky Sports).

City pipped Liverpool to the title by two points after winning their final five matches of last season. Following mixed results in pre-season, they began their defence of the title with a fairly comfortable 2-0 victory away to more …

York: Ebor Preview & Betting Tips

Mark PrescottThis year’s 20-runner Ebor Handicap features a hotpot in the form of Pallasator (4/1) but whether Sir Mark Prescott’s (pictured) five-year-old represents any real value at such restrictive odds remains to be seen (3.50pm, York, Saturday).

It is a sobering thought that just three favourites have won the Ebor in the last 20 years and with winners at 100/1, 33/1, 25/1 (four times) and more …

Premier League: Everton v Arsenal Betting Preview

Sylvain DistinTwo of last season’s top five meet when Everton host Arsenal at Goodison Park on Saturday (17:30 BST, live on Sky Sports).

Everton finished fifth last season, seven points shy of Arsenal in fourth. Following a winless pre-season, Roberto Martinez’s side began the new Premier League campaign with a 2-2 draw away to more …

F1: Belgian Grand Prix Preview & Tips

Daniel RicciardoAfter a month-long summer break, the Formula One paddock returns to action at this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix (Race: Sunday, 13:00 BST, live on BBC and Sky Sports F1).

Daniel Ricciardo (pictured) was the winner in Hungary last month in a race given extra spice by a pre-race downpour and an early safety car that shook more …

York: Nunthorpe Stakes Preview & Betting Tips

Richard HughesThe Nunthorpe Stakes provides the most interesting Group 1 punting prospect of the entire Ebor meeting (3.40pm Friday, York).  Sole Power, the 100/1 winner of this five furlong contest in 2010 heads the market at 3/1 but there are plenty of challengers with claims.

Trained by Edward Lynam, Sole Power proved that age has more …

Premier League: Liverpool v Southampton Preview

Rickie LambertFollowing an unexpected title push last season, Liverpool’s quest to re-establish themselves as a regular top four side begins when they host Southampton at Anfield on Sunday (13:30 BST, live on Sky Sports).

The Reds finished last season just two points shy of eventual Premier League champions Manchester City following a more …

Premier League: Man Utd v Swansea Betting Preview

Louis Van GaalAfter an impressive pre-season, Manchester United kick off the new Premier League season at home to Swansea on Saturday (12:45 BST, live on BT Sport).

United endured a difficult campaign last season, finishing seventh – a full 22 points behind title winners Manchester City. David Moyes was sacked in April and United enter the new season under the stewardship of the more …