Betting Preview – Saturday 24th October

A Rugby World Cup semi final, racing in UK & Ireland and Premier League football all feature in an action packed day of sport on Saturday.

There are meetings from Ireland and the UK. They are:
Newbury (1.20pm, Flat)
Leopardstown (1.45pm, Flat)
Doncaster (2.00pm, Flat)
Wexford (2.05pm, National Hunt)
Cheltenham (2.10pm, National Hunt)
Chelmsford (6.05pm, Flat)
Kelso (1:55pm, National Hunt)

Six games are scheduled to take place in the Premier League. The live games are:
Aston Villa v Swansea City (3.00pm, Setanta Sports 1)
Arsenal v Everton (5.30pm, Sky Sports 1)

The early kick-off in the English Championship sees Blackburn play Burnley (12.30pm, Sky Sports 1)
In the League of Ireland Premier Division, Bray Wanderers play Galway FC (5.45pm)

Other live games include:
Serie A – Carpi v Bologna (5.00pm, BT Sport 2)
Bundesliga – Ingolstadt v Hertha Berlin (5.30pm, BT Sport Europe)
Erdivisie – FC Twente v PSV Eindhoven (6.45pm, Sky Sports 5)
Ligue 1 – GFC Ajaccio v Nice (7.00pm, BT Sport 2)
La Liga – Sevilla v Getafe (7.30pm, Sky Sports 2)
Serie A – Palermo v Inter Milan (7.45pm, BT Sport Europe)
La Liga – Malaga v Deportivo La Coruna (9.05pm, Sky Sports 2)

Chris Eubank Jr v Tony Jeter. Coverage of the WBA Interim World Middleweight title bout from Sheffield Arena, plus action from the undercard is live from 8pm on Sky Sports 1.

Pakistan v England – Coverage of the third day of the Second Test at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium is live from 6.30am on Sky Sports 2.
Sri Lanka v West Indies – All the action from day three of the Second Test in the two-match series is live on Eurosport from 5.15am.

The United States Grand Prix qualifying session is live from 3.55pm on Setanta Ireland.

Scotland and Ireland meet in the opening Shinty International in Inverness – throw-in 2.00pm.
The Laois SFC County Final replay sees Portlaoise play Emo – throw-in 6.30pm at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise.

There are six BAGS / BEGS cards across the day:
Romford (10.31am)
Crayford (10.38am)
Newcastle (2.24pm)
Wimbledon (6.28pm)
Monmore (6.33pm)
Towcester (6.39pm)

European Tour – Day three from the Hong Kong Open is live from 6.00am on Sky Sports 4.
PGA Tour – The Shriners Hospital Open is live from 10.00pm on Sky Sports 4.

The opening Rugby World Cup semi-final sees South Africa play New Zealand at Twickenham.
Live coverage from 4.00pm on TV3 & UTV.

Two games are scheduled to take place in the Pro12:
Ospreys v Connacht (1.30pm)
Zebre v Edinburgh (2.30pm)

Three games take place in the Aviva Premeirship:
Northampton Saints v Newcastle Falcons (1.45pm)
Wasps v Bath (2.00pm)
Exeter Chiefs v London Irish (6.00pm)

On the ATP Tour, the Erste Bank Open (live from 1.00pm on Sky Sports 3) continues in Vienna, while the finals are staged at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow and the Stockholm Open continues.
On the WTA Tour, the Kremlin Cup (live from 11.00am on BT Sport 2) also continues, along with the Luxembourg Open (live from 2.00pm on Eurosport).