Betting Preview – Saturday 27th December

Saturday’s sport sees major racing action from the UK & Ireland, the return of World Championship darts, Rugby and more.

There are seven meetings in the UK and Ireland on Saturday – they are:
Wetherby (12:00pm)
Southwell (12:10pm)
Leopardstown (12:20pm)
Chepstow (12:25pm)
Limerick (12:35pm)
Kempton (12:40pm)
Wolverhampton (4:05pm)
They also race at Turffontein (10:00am) and Kenilworth (12:00pm) in South Africa.

There are five matches live on TV on Saturday – they are:
Australian A-League – Central Coast Mariners v Brisbane Roar (6:00am kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)
Australian A-League – Melbourne Victory v Newcastle Jets (8:30am kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)
Scottish Championship – Hibernian v Rangers (12:15pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 1)
Belgian Jupiler League – Genk v KV Oostende (1:30pm kick-off, live on Premier Sports)
Scottish Championship – Falkirk v Raith Rovers (5:30pm kick-off, live on BBC Alba)

The second day of the Third Test between Australia and India takes place on Saturday (live on Sky Sports 2) from 6:00am at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Meanwhile, the second day of the Second Test between South Africa and the West Indies (live on Sky Sports 2) from 8:20am also takes place on Saturday at the St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. Elsewhere, action in the Big Bash continues with the Sydney Thunder up against the Sydney Sixers (live on Sky Sports 4 from 8:00am) a the ANZ Stadium.

Action resumes at the PDC World Championship in London on Saturday (live on Sky Sports 3 from 12:30pm and 7:00pm) with the following matches down for decision:
PDC World Championship – Robert Thornton v Ronnie Baxter (12:45pm)
PDC World Championship – Terry Jenkins v Lawrence Ryder (2:15pm)
PDC World Championship – Peter Wright v Ronny Huybrechts (3:45pm)
PDC World Championship – Dave Chisnall v Benito van de Pas (7:15pm)
PDC World Championship – Michael van Gerwen v Sascha Stein (8:45pm)

There are seven BAGS cards on Saturday – they are:
Romford (10:31am)
Crayford (10:38am)
Newcastle (2:24pm)
Poole (3:08pm)
Sittingbourne (6:28pm)
Sunderland (6:33pm)
Monmore (6:39pm)

There are two live matches in the Pro 12 on Saturday – they are:
Pro 12 – Glasgow Warriors v Edinburgh (2:40pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 1)
Pro 12 – Ospreys v Scarlets (5:15pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 1)
Elsewhere, – there are four matches in the Aviva Premiership – they are:
Aviva Premiership – Sale Sharks v Leicester Tigers (2:00pm kick-off)
Aviva Premiership – Bath v Exeter Chiefs (2:00pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)
Aviva Premiership – Newcastle Falcons v Saracens (3:00pm kick-off)
Aviva Premiership – Harlequins v Northampton Saints (4:30pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)