Betting Preview – Saturday 5th July 2014
Saturday’s sport includes seven race meetings from Ireland and the UK, the other two World Cup quarter-finals, the women’s Wimbledon finals get underway and more.
The third and fourth of the World Cup quarter-finals take place:
Argentina v Belgium (5.00pm, RTE Two & BBC One)
Holland v Costa Rica (9.00pm, RTE Two & ITV)
In the League of Ireland Premier Division, Shamrock Rovers play St Patrick’s Athletic (7.00pm)
There are seven meetings from Ireland and the UK.
Sandown (1.30pm, Flat)
Haydock (1.45pm, Flat)
Beverley (1.55pm, Flat)
Leicester (2.15pm, Flat)
Bellewstown (5.20pm, Flat)
Carlisle (5.40pm, Flat)
Nottingham (6.00pm, Flat)
They also race in South Africa at Greyville (10.25am, Flat) and Turffontein (11.35am, Flat)
The live games in the AFL are:
Gold Coast v Collingwood (7.40am, ESPN)
Port Adelaide v Essendon (10.40am, ESPN)
The live games in the Major League are:
Detroit Tigers v Tampa Bay Rays (12.00am, ESPN)
Colarado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers (9.10pm, BT Sport 1)
West Indies play New Zealand in the opening game of a two-match series in Dominica.
Live coverage form 6.55pm on Sky Sports 2.
The Tour de France gets underway in the UK, taking the riders on a 190.5km journey from Leeds to Harrogate.
Live coverage from 10.30am on UTV & ITV4, 11.00am on Eurosport.
The French Open (live from 1.00pm on Sky Sports 4) and Greenbrier Classic (live from 7.00pm on Sky Sports 4) both move into round three.
The Ladies European Masters also continues – live from 5.00pm on Sky Sports 4.
The second round of qualifiers take place in the football championship.
Limerick v Antrim (2.00pm)
Tipperary v Longford (4.45pm)
Wicklow v Sligo (5.00pm)
The first round of qualifiers take place in the hurling championship.
Clare v Wexford (3.30pm, RTE One)
Tipperary v Galway (7.00pm, Sky Sports 3)
There are five BAGS cards across the course of the day.
The third practise session and qualifying takes place at the British Grand Prix in Silverstone.
Live coverage from 9.55am on BBC Two & Setanta Ireland.
The live games in Super Rugby are:
Crusaders v Blues (8.35am, Sky Sports 3)
Western Force v Reds (10.40am, Sky Sports 3)
Stormers v Bulls (4.05pm, Sky Sports 3)
Cheetahs v Sharks (6.10pm, Sky Sports 1)
Day six from the Australian Goldfields Open in Bendigo.
Live coverage from 10.15am on Eurosport 2.
It’s ladies’ finals day at Wimbledon where the 2011 Champion Petra Kvitova plays the Canadian Eugenie Bouchard.
Live coverage from 2.00pm on BBC One & TG4.