Betting Preview – Saturday 9th January

Saturday’s sport includes four race meetings in Ireland & the UK, FA Cup third round action, the BDO World Darts Championship continues and lots more.

The FA Cup third round continues with three live games:
Wycombe v Aston Villa (12.45pm, BT Sport 2)
Arsenal v Sunderland (3.00pm, Setanta Ireland)
Doncaster v Stoke City (3.00pm, Setanta HD)
Manchester United v Sheffield United (5.30pm, BT Sport 2)

Other live games on Saturday are:
A-League – Sydney FC v Newcastle Jets (6.15am, BT Sport 1)
A-League – Melbourne City v Western Sydney Wanderers (8:30am, BT Sport Europe)
A-League – Perth Glory v Adelaide United (10.30am, BT Sport Europe)
Serie A – Fiorentina v Lazio (5.00pm, BT Sport 2)
La Liga – Sevilla v Athletic Bilbao (5.15pm, Sky Sports 3)
Ligue 1 – Angers v Caen (7.00pm, BT Sport Extra)
La Liga – Real Madrid v Deportivo (7.30pm, Sky Sports 1)
Serie A – Roma v AC Milan (7.45pm, BT Sport Europe)

There are four meetings from Ireland and the UK:
Lingfield (12.10pm, Flat)
Kempton (12.15pm, National Hunt)
Punchestown (12.20pm, National Hunt)
Chepstow (12.35pm, National Hunt)

They also race in South Africa at Kenilworth (9.55am) and Turffontein (10.40am)

In the NBA, the live games are:
Minnesota Timberwolves v Cleveland Cavaliers (1.00am, BT Sport 2)
Atlanta Hawks v Chicago Bulls (10.00pm, BT Sport 1)

Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars – Big Bash clash – live from 8.00am on Sky Sports 2.

Day eight from the BDO World Darts Championship featuring the semi-finals – live from 2.30pm on BBC One & 6.30pm on BT Sport 1.

On the European Tour, the BMW SA Open (live from 10.30am on Sky Sports 4) moves into day three, while on the PGA Tour, the Tournament of Champions (live from 9.00pm on Sky Sports 4) also continues to day three.

There are seven BAGS / BEGS fixtures across the day:
Romford (10.31am)
Crayford (10.38am)
Newcastle (2.24pm)
Poole (3.08pm)
Sittingbourne (6.28pm)
Sunderland (6.33pm)
Monmore (6.39pm)

In the European Champions Cup, two games are down for decision:
Pool 3 – Racing 92 v Glasgow Warriors (1.00pm, Sky Sports 1)
Pool 4 – Stade Francais v Munster (5.45pm, Sky Sports 1)

In the Aviva Premiership, three games take place:
Exeter Chiefs v Gloucester (3.00pm)
Harlequins v Saracens (3.00pm)
Leicester Tigers v Northampton Saints (3.15pm, BT Sport 1)

The final of the Hopman Cup is staged in Perth – live from 7.25am on Eurospoprt 2.
On the ATP Tour, events continue in Chennai, Brisbane (Brisbane International) – live from 9.30am on BT Sport 1 and Doha (Qatar Open – live from 3.00pm on Eurosport 2).
On the WTA Tour, the Brisbane International also continues, along with the Shenzhen Open (China) and ASB Classic (New Zealand).