Archive | January, 2016

FA Cup: Liverpool v West Ham Preview & Betting Tips

Slaven BilicThe seventh-placed team in the Premier League host the sixth-placed team at Anfield this weekend, with Liverpool and West Ham United going head-to-head for a place in the fifth round of the FA Cup (5.30pm Saturday live on BT Sport 2).

It has been a topsy-turvy but ultimately positive week for Liverpool, who overcame Norwich City 5-4 at more …

FA Cup: Arsenal v Burnley Preview & Betting Tips

Aaron RamseyArsenal’s mission to become only the second team to win the FA Cup in three successive years continues with a fourth round tie at home to Championship high-fliers Burnley this weekend (3pm Saturday).

Arsenal missed the chance to return to the top of the Premier League table by falling to a 1-0 defeat at more …

Horse Racing: Sky Bet Chase Preview & 12/1 Betting Tip

Jonjo O'NeillThe Sky Bet Chase, run over three miles at Doncaster, has attracted a 15-strong field headed by last year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup fourth Holywell (3.15pm Saturday live on CH4 TV).

Trainer Jonjo O’Neill (pictured) saddles nine-year-old Holywell (8/1), who drops back into more …

Premier League: Arsenal v Chelsea Preview, Tips & Betting

Arsene WengerWhen the fixtures were announced back in the summer, this weekend’s clash between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium looked like being a crunch Premier League title clash (4pm Sunday, Sky Sports 1).

The champions have had a terrible campaign, however, which means Arsenal have an excellent chance to more …

Premier League: West Ham v Man City Preview & Betting Tips

Dimitri PayetManchester City look to continue their title charge at Upton Park against West Ham United this weekend, with the hosts aiming to close the gap on the Champions League places (5.30pm Saturday, Sky Sports 1).

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are currently just one point behind leaders Arsenal and second-placed Leicester City, and more …

Premier League: Liverpool v Man Utd Preview, Betting, Tips

Wayne RooneyThe latest edition of the biggest rivalry in English football takes place this weekend with Manchester United travelling to Anfield to take on Liverpool (2.05pm Sunday live on Sky Sports 1).

It is not just an important clash in terms of tradition, history and local bragging rights, but also in more …

Premier League: Liverpool v Arsenal Preview & Betting Tips

Jurgen KloppLiverpool host Arsenal in the Premier League this midweek knowing that they need to begin picking up points again soon if they are to finish in the top four (8pm Wednesday, BT Sport 1).

The stakes are high for the Gunners, too, with Arsene Wenger’s men determined not to relinquish their more …

FA Cup: Tottenham v Leicester Preview & Betting Tips

Mauricio PochettinoTottenham Hotspur host Leicester City in the FA Cup third round in what is a battle between two of the sides flying high in the Premier League (5pm Sunday, live on BBC1).

It is unclear at this stage how seriously Mauricio Pochettino (pictured) and Claudio Ranieri intend to more …

Horse Racing: Welsh Grand National Preview & 16/1 Betting Tip

Rebecca CurtisThe Welsh Grand National, run over 3 miles 5½ furlongs at Chepstow, presents a stern test of stamina and jumping ability under any circumstances but, under the prevailing testing conditions, could turn into a war of attrition which few survive (1.45pm Saturday live on CH4).

Last year’s winner Emperor’s Choice (11/1) needed every yard of more …

FA Cup: Man Utd v Sheffield United Betting, Tips, Preview

Wayne RooneySheffield United travel to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United in one of the standout ties of the FA Cup third round weekend (5.30pm Saturday on BT Sport 2).

Despite being the most successful club in English football over the last two decades, Man Utd have a surprisingly poor record in the FA Cup since the turn of the century. Their success in more …

Premier League: Watford v Man City Preview & Betting Tips

Odion IghaloWatford saw their five-match unbeaten streak come to an end on Monday and will be keen to avoid a second consecutive defeat when they host title-challengers Manchester City at Vicarage Road on Saturday (5.30pm, live on Sky Sports).

The Hornets were slightly unfortunate not to come away with a point from their match at home to more …