Archive | October, 2014

Premier League: Man City v Man Utd Preview

Sergio AgueroManchester City need to take all three points when they host local rivals Manchester United on Sunday if they are to keep their Premier League title challenge on track (13:30 GMT, live on Sky Sports).

Man City come into the 168th Manchester derby on the back of a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Newcastle in the more …

Horse Racing: Breeders Cup Turf Betting Tips Preview

Michael StouteThe Breeders Cup Turf, run over 1m4f, invariably attracts the top middle distance talent from Europe and North America. Indeed, European trainers have saddled seven of the last ten winners and are well represented in this year’s renewal (10.22pm GMT, Saturday at Santa Anita, USA).

Following the defection of last year’s winner, Magician, more …

Premier League: Newcastle v Liverpool Preview & Betting Tips

Alan PardewTwo teams who have had some difficulties in the early part of the season meet on Saturday when Newcastle United host Liverpool at St James’ Park (12:45 GMT, live on BT Sport).

Newcastle come into the match buoyed by a 2-0 win over Manchester City in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday. They are more …

F1: United States Grand Prix Preview

Valtteri BottasLewis Hamilton has established a good lead at the top of the Formula One Drivers Championship and can extend his advantage at this weekend’s United States Grand Prix (Race: 8pm GMT, Sunday, live on Sky Sports).

Hamilton was a comfortable victor in Russia three weeks ago. He qualified on pole position and led every lap of the more …

Premier League: Man Utd v Chelsea Preview

Angel Di MariaWe predict goals when Manchester United host league leaders Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday (16:00 BST, live on Sky Sports).

Man Utd have enjoyed a mixed start to the new season and are sixth in the Premier League table, with 12 points from three wins, three draws and two defeats. They twice came from behind to more …

Premier League: West Ham v Man City Preview

Sam AllardyceWest Ham should give Manchester City a good run for their money when they host the reigning Premier League champions at Upton Park on Saturday (12:45 BST, live on BT Sport).

The Hammers have made a good start to the new season and are fourth in the Premier League table, with more …

Champions League: Chelsea v Maribor Preview

Loic RemyChelsea can secure a comfortable victory when they host Slovenian champions Maribor at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday (19:45 BST, live on ITV1).

The Blues are undefeated in all competitions so far this season. They top both the Premier League table, with 22 points from seven wins and one draw, and Champions League Group G, following a more …

Premier League: West Brom v Man Utd Preview

Louis Van GaalManchester United go for a third consecutive Premier League victory when they travel to the Hawthorns to take on West Bromwich Albion on Monday (20:00 BST, live on Sky Sports).

West Brom narrowly avoided relegation from the Premier League last season but have made a decent start to more …

Horse Racing: Champion Stakes Preview & Betting Tips

Corine Barande-BarbeThis year’s renewal of the £1.3million Group 1 Champions Stakes, run over 1m2f at Ascot has attracted a typically high-class field of nine runners (4.05pm, Saturday).

This includes a previous Champion Stakes winner in the prolific French-trained gelding Cirrus Des Aigles (11/8). He has finished second in the race for the last two years, following his win in 2011. more …

Premier League: Man City v Spurs Preview & Betting Tips

Manuel PellegriniManchester City thrashed Tottenham Hotspur in both meetings last season but may find the going a little tougher when they host the London club at the Etihad on Saturday (12:45pm BST, live on BT Sport).

City have made a solid start to their title defence and are second in the early Premier League table skirmishes with 14 points from more …

Euro 2016: Estonia v England Preview

Wayne RooneyEngland will be confident of continuing their winning start to the Euro 2016 qualifiers when they travel to Tallinn to take on Estonia on Sunday (17:00 BST, live on ITV1).

Roy Hodgson’s side began the qualifying campaign with a 2-0 victory away to Switzerland and followed that with a 5-0 victory over San Marino at Wembley on Thursday. They top Group E on goal difference ahead more …

F1: Russian Grand Prix Preview

Felipe MassaOn the back of three consecutive wins, Lewis Hamilton will hope to extend his advantage over Nico Rosberg in the Formula One Drivers’ Championship with victory at this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix (Race: Sunday, 12:00pm BST, live on BBC / Sky Sports F1).

Hamilton won in the wet in Japan last weekend, overtaking pole-sitter more …

Euro 2016: England v San Marino Preview

Danny WelbeckExpect one-way traffic and plenty of goals when England host San Marino at Wembley on Thursday (19:45 BST, live on ITV1).

Roy Hodgson’s side began their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with an impressive 2-0 win away to Switzerland last month. England and the Swiss are the favourites to qualify from a group that also more …

Horse Racing: Arc Preview with 20/1 Betting Tip

Roger VarianThe grand finale of the European flat season, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, has brought the best middle distance horses from across the world to Longchamp (3.30pm Sunday).

As the bookies’ Arc betting suggests, this is an unusually open renewal with half the field looking to have realistic chances of more …

Horse Racing: Arc de Triomphe Preview & Betting Tips

Paul HanaganThe Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, run over one and a half miles at Longchamp in Paris is the most valuable race in Europe and invariably attracts the elite middle distance talent from all parts of the globe (3.30pm, Sunday) .

This year’s renewal features contenders from Great Britain, Ireland, Germany and Japan, as well as a more …

Premier League: Chelsea v Arsenal Preview

Cesc FabregasChelsea can maintain their excellent start to the season when they host London rivals Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Sunday (14:05 BST, live on Sky Sports).

The Blues come into the match on the back of five wins and a draw in their first six matches of the Premier League season. They lead the way in the table and are also undefeated across the more …

Premier League: Man Utd v Everton Preview

Robin Van PersieManchester United will be hopeful of taking the points when Everton visit Old Trafford on Sunday (12:00 BST, live on BT Sport).

United come into the match on the back of a relatively uncomfortable 2-1 home victory over West Ham last weekend. They are seventh in the developing Premier League table with eight points from more …

F1: Japanese Grand Prix Preview

Fernando AlonsoLewis Hamilton leads the Formula One Drivers’ Championship following his victory in Singapore two weeks ago and will be hoping to increase his advantage at this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix (Race: Sunday 07:00 BST, live on BBC and Sky Sports F1).

Hamilton took a clean sweep of pole position, fastest lap and more …