Betting Preview – Saturday 26th July

Jam-packed day of sport on Saturday with plenty of club friendlies, the King George at Ascot, World Matchplay Darts and much more.

Club Friendlies
West Ham v Sydney FC (3.00am, BT Sport 1)
St Pauli v Celtic (2.30pm, Setanta Sports 1)
New York Red Bulls v Arsenal (10.00pm, Setanta Sports 1)
Inter Milan v Real Madrid – Champions Cup Football (11.00pm, Sky Sports 1)

In the League of Ireland Premier Division, Athlone Town play St Patrick’s Athletic (7.45pm)

There are seven meetings from Ireland and the UK. They are:
Ascot (1.30pm, Flat)
York (1.50pm, Flat)
Newcastle (1.55pm, Flat)
Newmarket (2.10pm, Flat)
Wexford (2.15pm, Flat)
Lingfield (5.30pm, Flat)
Salisbury (5.45pm, Flat)

They also race in South Africa at Kenilworth (10.30am, Flat) and Greyville (11.15am, Flat)

The live games in the AFL are:
Brisbane Lions v Gold Coast (7.40am, ESPN)
Hawthorn v Sydney Swans (10.40am, ESPN)

The live games in the Major League are:
Cincinnati Reds v Washington Nationals (12.10a, ESPN)
New York Yankees v Toronto Blue Jays (6.05pm, ESPN)
Seattle Mariners v Baltimore Orioles (9.10pm, ESPN)
Milwaukee Brewers v New York Mets (12.10am SUN, ESPN)

Day three of the games and swimming again takes centre stage with heats in the morning and finals in the evening.
Live coverage from 9.00am on BBC One.

Stage 20 of the Tour de France is a 54km time-trial from Bergerac to Perigueux.
Live coverage from 1.10pm on TG4, 1.15pm on Eurosport & 2.00pm on ITV4.

It’s semi-finals day at the World Matchplay in Blackpool.
Live coverage from 7.00pm on Sky Sports 1.

Two games take place in round 4A of the football qualifying series:
Cork v Sligo (5.00pm, Sky Sports 3)
Galway v Tipperary (7.00pm, Sky Sports 3)

Day three of the Russian Open in Moscow (live form 11.00am on Sky Sports 4), the Senior Open in Wales (live form 2.00pm on Sky Sports 4) and Candian Open (live from 7.00pm on Sky Sports 4) all continue.

There are five BAGS cards across the day. They are:
Romford (10.31am)
Crayford (10.38am)
Newcastle (2.24pm)
Sittingbourne (6.28pm)
Monmore (6.38pm)

Qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix takes place at the Hungaroring, near Budapest.
Live coverage from 5.40pm on BBC Two.

The live games in Super Rugby are:
Crusaders v Sharks (8.35am, Sky Sports 1)
Waratahs v Brumbies (10.30am, Sky Sports 1)

Semi-finals from the Croatia Open are live from 4.30pm on Setanta Ireland.
Semi-finals also take place at the Swiss Open – live from 10.30am on Eurosport 2.