Betting Preview – Saturday 22nd August
Saturday’s packed day of sport includes nine race meetings in the UK & Ireland, six Premier League ties, the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby second round continues and much, much more.
Six games are scheduled to take place in the Premier League – the live games are:
Manchester United v Newcastle (12.45pm, BT Sport 1)
Leicester v Tottenham (3.00pm, Setanta Sports 1)
Other live games include:
SPL – Dundee United v Celtic (12.00pm, BT Sport 2)
English Championship – Leeds v Sheffield Wednesday (12.30pm, Sky Sports 1)
Serie A – Verona v Roma (5.00pm, BT Sport 2)
English Championship – Cardiff v Wolves (5.15pm, Sky Sports 1)
Bundesliga – Hamburg v Stuttgart (5.30pm, BT Sport Europe)
La Liga – Deportivo v Real Sociedad (5.30pm, Sky Sports 3)
Ligue 1 – Toulouse v Monaco (7.00pm, BT Sport Extra)
La Liga – Atletico Madrid v Las Palmas (7.30pm, Sky Sports 3)
Serie A – Lazio v Bologna (7.45pm, BT Sport Extra)
Primeira Liga – Maritimo v Porto (8.45pm, BT Sport 2)
La Liga – Rayo Vallecano v Valencia (9.30pm, Sky Sports 3)
There are nine meetings from Ireland and the UK. They are:
Killarney (1.40pm, National Hunt)
Sandown (1.45pm, Flat)
Chester (1.50pm, Flat)
Newton Abbot (1.55pm, National Hunt)
York (2.00pm, Flat)
Curragh (2.25pm, Flat)
Perth (3.15pm, National Hunt)
Bath (5.00pm, Flat)
Chelmsford City (6.15pm, Flat)
They also race in South Africa at Turffontein (11.30am) and Kenilworth (12.25pm), while in France there’s racing at Deauville (12.25pm)
Adelaide Crows play Brisbane Lions in an AFL clash at the Adelaide Oval – live from 10.30am on BT Sport.
Day three of the Fifth Test in the Ashes series between England and Australia – live from 10.30am on Sky Sports 2.
The All-Ireland U21HC semi-finals are staged at Semple Stadium:
Antrim v Wexford (4.00pm, TG4)
Galway v Limerick (6.00pm, TG4)
On the European Tour, the Made In Denmark (live from 12.00pm on Sky Sports 4) moves into the third round, while on the PGA Tour, the Wyndham Championship (live from 6.00pm on Sky Sports 4) also moves into round three.
The second round of the 2015 Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby continues at Shelbourne Park – Heat 9 gets things underway from 8.42pm.
There are six BAGS / BEGS cards across the day:
Qualifying takes place for the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa – live from 12.10pm on BBC Two & Setanta Ireland
Two games are down for decision in Super League:
Leigh Centurions v Wakefield Wildcats (3.00pm, Sky Sports 1)
Catalans Dragons v Castleford Tigers (5.00pm)
Catalan Dragons play Castleford Tigers in a Super 8s game – live from 5.00pm on Sky Sports 5.
The Top 14 clash between La Rochelle and Clermont Auvergne is live from 1.35pm on Sky Sports 3.
The Rugby 7s Series continues involving Newcastle Falcons, Sale Sharks, Leicester Tigers and Worcester Warriors – live from 3.30pm on BT Sport 1.