Betting Preview – Friday 16th October

Friday’s sport includes seven race meetings in the UK and Irelands, golf’s Portugal Masters and Open continue, football from the Bundesliga and English Championship and lots more.

There are seven meetings in the UK and Ireland on Friday – they are:

Haydock (1:30pm, Flat)
Redcar (1:40pm, Flat)
Fakenham (2:15pm, National Hunt)
Wincanton (2:25pm, National Hunt)
Downpatrick (2:30pm, National Hunt)
Dundalk (5:35pm, Flat)
Wolverhampton (5:50pm, Flat)

They also race at Maisons-Laffitte in France from 12:50pm, Fairview (12:25pm) and Greyville (5:15pm) in South Africa.

There are six matches live on TV on Friday – they are:

Australian A-League – Adelaide United v Western Sydney Wanderers (9:40am kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)
Premier League International Cup – Chelsea U-21 v Benfica U-21 (7:05pm kick-off, live on Chelsea TV)
German Bundesliga – Mainz v Borussia Dortmund (7:30pm kick-off, live on BT Sport Europe)
Irish Premier Division – St Patrick’s Athletic v Drogheda United (7:45pm kick-off, live on RTE 2)
Scottish Premiership – Ross County v Aberdeen (7:45pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 2)
English Championship – Bristol City v Nottingham Forest (7:45pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 1)

The opening match in week six of the NFL season takes place on Friday morning as the Atlanta Falcons take on the New Orleans Saints (live on Sky Sports 1) from 1:00am.

The fourth day of the First-Test between Pakistan and England takes place on Friday (live on Sky Sports 2) from 6:30am in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The second-round of the Portugal Masters takes place on Friday morning (live on Sky Sports 4) from 11:30am at the Oceanico Victoria Golf Club in Vilamoura. Elsewhere, the second-round of the Open takes place in California as the opening event of the new season on the PGA Tour continues (live on Sky Sports 4) from 10:00pm.

There are seven BAGS cards on Friday –they are:

Kinsley (10:31am)
Swindon (10:38am)
Hove (2:08pm)
Monmore (2:18pm)
Nottingham (6:28pm)
Peterborough (6:33pm)
Sheffield (6:39pm)

They also race at Romford (7:31pm) and Sunderland (7:39pm) on Racing Post Greyhound TV.

There are three matches in the Pro12 on Friday – they are:

Pro12 – Connacht v Zebre (7:30pm kick-off)
Pro12 – Glasgow v Dragons (7:35pm kick-off)
Pro12 – Scarlets v Leinster (7:45pm kick-off, live on TG4)
Pro12 – Edinburgh v Ulster (7:45pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 3)

Elsewhere, there are three matches in the Aviva Premiership, while the Blue Bulls face Western Province in the Currie Cup (live on Sky Sports 4) from 5:55pm.

Day six of the Shanghai Masters in China (live on Sky Sports 3) from 6:30am with coverage of the quarter-finals, while there’s also action in the last eight of the Generali Ladies Linz in Austria (live on Eurosport 2) from 1:00pm.