Betting Preview – Friday 12th September 2014

Friday’s sport includes Day 2 from both the KLM Open and the Tour Championship, Guinness Pro12 action, FAI Cup fixtures, five race meetings and more.

In Europe’s main leagues, the following games take place:

Ligue 1 – Lyon v Monaco (7.30pm, Setanta Ireland)
Bundesliga – Bayer Leverkusen v Werder Bremen (7.30pm, ESPN)
La Liga – Almeria v Cordoba (8.00pm, Sky Sports 5)

Three FAI Cup quarter-finals take place:
Shamrock Rovers v Dundalk (7.05pm, RTE Two)
Drogheda United v Derry City (7.45pm)
St Patrick’s Athletic v Bohemians (7.45pm)

The Scottish Championship clash between Raith Rovers and Rangers is live from 7.45pm on BT Sport 1.

There are five meetings scheduled to take place in Ireland and the UK. They are:
Doncaster (1.40pm, Flat)
Sandown (1.50pm, Flat)
Chester (2.00pm, Flat)
Down Royal (4.05pm, Flat)
Salisbury (4.40pm, Flat)

They also race in South Africa at Fairview (12.05pm, Flat)

Geelong play North Melbourne in the first semi-final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Live coverage from 10.30am on ESPN.

The live game in the NFL is:
Baltimore Ravens v Pittsburgh Steelers (1.25am, Sky Sports 2)

The live game in the County Championship involves Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire.
Live coverage from 10.00am on Sky Sports 2.

Stage 19 of the Vuelta a Espana, features a 180.5km journey from Salvaterra do Mino to Cangas do Morrazo.
Live coverage from 3.00pm on TG4 & 4.00pm on Eurosport.

Stage 6 of the Tour of Britain takes place, featuring a 205.7km journey from Bath to Hemel Hempstead.
Live coverage from 1.00pm on ITV4 & 1.15pm on Eurosport.

The second rounds take place at the KLM Open in the Netherlands and the Tour Championship (live from 6.00pm on Sky Sports Ryder Cup) in Atlanta, Georgia.

On the Ladies Tour, the Evian Championship moves into day two in France.
Live coverage from 10.00am Sky Sports Ryder Cup.

There are six BAGS cards taking place across the day. They are:
Kinsley (10.31am)
Hove (10.38am)
Swindon (2.08pm)
Monmore (2.18pm)
Nottingham (6.28pm)
Sheffield (6.33pm)
Peterborough (6.39pm)

In the Pro12, four games take place:
Edinburgh v Connacht (7.35pm, TG4)
Newport Gwent Dragons v Ospreys (7.35pm)
Ulster v Zebre (7.35pm, BBC Two)
Benetton Treviso v Munster (8.00pm)

In the Aviva Premiership, Harlequins play Saracens (7.45pm, BT Sport 2)

The Top 14 clash between La Rochelle and Castres is live from 7.00pm on Sky Sports 2.

Day five from the Shanghai Masters in Bangkok.
Live coverage from 7.30am on Eurosport.

In the Davis Cup, Switzerland play Italy in the opening singles rubbers of the World Cup semi-final.

Live coverage from 12.00pm on Eurosport 2.