Betting Preview – Friday 18th December 2015

A busy day on Friday with 5 live football fixtures, 5 race meetings from Ireland and the UK, day two from the Ally Pally and much more.

The live games on Friday are:
A-League – Newcastle Jets v Adelaide United (8.40am, BT Sport 1)
Bundesliga – Schalke v Hoffenheim (7.30pm, BT Sport 2)
Ligue 1 – Nice v Montpellier (7.30pm, ESPN & Setanta Ireland)
English Championship – Birmingham v Cardiff (7.45pm, Sky Sports 1)
English National League – Braintree Town v Wrexham (7.45pm, BT Sport 1)

There are meetings from Ireland and the UK. They are:
Southwell (12.00pm, Flat)
Uttoxeter (12.10pm, National Hunt)
Ascot (12.50pm, National Hunt)
Wolverhampton (4.05pm, Flat)
Dundalk (5.30pm, Flat)

They also race in South Africa at Fairview (10.30am) and Greyville (4.00pm), while in the UAE they are at Jebel Ali (10.15am).

The opening game in the latest round of fixtures in the NFL sees St Louis Rams play Tampa Bay Buccaneers – live from 1.25am on Sky Sports 1.

The live game in the NBA is Cleveland Cavaliers v Oklahoma City Thunder – live from 1.00am on BT Sport 1.

Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Stars – Big Bash game – live from 8.30am on Sky Sports 2.
New Zealand v Sri Lanka – day two of the Second Test in Hamilton – live from 9.30pm on Sky Sports 3.

Day two from the World Championship at the Alexandra Palace in London – the afternoon session begins at 1.00pm, with the evening session underway from 7.00pm.

There are seven BAGS / BEGS cards across the day:
Kinsley (10.31am)
Swindon (10.38am)
Hove (2.08pm)
Monmore (2.18pm)
Nottingham (6.28pm)
Peterborough (6.33pm)
Sheffield (6.39pm)

In the European Champions Cup, Northampton Saints play Racing Metro at 7.45pm, BT Sport.