Betting Preview – Sunday 4th January

Sunday’s sport includes more FA Cup action, three meetings in the UK & Ireland, NFL Play-Offs and much more.

There are three meetings in the UK and Ireland on Sunday – they are:

Naas (12:30pm, National Hunt)
Southwell (12:40pm, Flat)
Plumpton (12:50pm, National Hunt)

There are five main International race meetings on Sunday – they are:

Scottsville (10:30am)
Cagnes-Sur-Mer (12:15pm)
Aqueduct (5:25pm)
Philadelphia Park (5:25pm)
Tampa Bay Downs (5:30pm)

Action continues in the FA Cup and La Liga on Sunday – the live matches on TV are:

Australian A-League – Wellington Phoenix v Brisbane Roar (4:00am kick-off, live on ESPN)
Australian A-League – Central Coast Mariners v Melbourne City (6:00pm kick-off, live on ESPN)
English FA Cup, Third Round – Dover Athletic v Crystal Palace (1:00pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)
English FA Cup, Third-Round – Manchester City v Sheffield Wednesday (3:00pm kick-off, live on Setanta Ireland)
Scottish Premiership – Motherwell v Aberdeen (3:30pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 1)
English FA Cup, Third Round – Yeovil Town v Manchester United (3:30pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)
Spanish La Liga – Valencia v Real Madrid (4:00pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 5)
English FA Cup, Third Round – Arsenal v Hull City (5:30pm kick-off, live on BBC1)
Spanish La Liga – Espanyol v Eibar (6:00pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 5)
Spanish La Liga – Real Sociedad v Barcelona (8:00pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 5)

There are three more wildcard games on Sunday in the NFL – they are:

NFL – Baltimore Ravens @ Pittsburgh Steelers (1:15am, live on Sky Sports 2)
NFL – Cincinnati Bengals @ Indianapolis Colts (6:05pm, live on Sky Sports 2)
NFL – Detroit Lions @ Dallas Cowboys (9:40pm, live on Sky Sports 2)

There are six matches in the NBA on Sunday, including Houston against Miami from just after midnight (Irish-time).

The third day of the final Test between South Africa and the West Indies takes place on Sunday (live on Sky Sports 2 from 8:25am) at Newlands in Cape Town. Meanwhile, day three of the Second-Test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka takes place on Sunday night (live on Sky Sports 4 from 9:55pm) in Wellington. Elsewhere, action in the Big Bash continues as the Brisbane Heat takes on the Adelaide Strikers (live on Sky Sports 4 from 8:00am) at the Brisbane Cricket Ground.

The 2015 PDC World Championship final takes place tonight (live on Sky Sports 1 & 3 from 8:00pm), while first-round action continues the BDO Championship at the Lakeside (live on BBC2 from 1:00pm & BT Sport 2 from 6:00pm).

It’s a busy Sunday in Gaelic Games with matches in the O’Byrne, McGrath and McKenna Cups – the fixtures are:
O’Byrne Cup – Dublin v NUI Maynooth (2:00pm, Parnell Park)
O’Byrne Cup – Offaly v Laois (2:00pm, Tullamore)
O’Byrne Cup – Kildare v Louth (2:00pm, Newbridge)
O’Byrne Cup – Carlow v UCD (2:00pm, Dr Cullen Park)
O’Byrne Cup – Westmeath v Meath (2:00pm, Mullingar)
O’Byrne Cup – Longford v DCU (2:00pm, Ballymahon)
O’Byrne Cup – Wexford v DIT (2:00pm, Gorey)
O’Byrne Cup – Wicklow v IT Carlow (2:00pm, Blessington)

McGrath Cup – Waterford v UL (2:00pm, Fraher Field)
McGrath Cup – Cork v Mary I (2:00pm, Mallow)

McKenna Cup – Monaghan v UUJ (2:00pm, Clones)
McKenna Cup – Down v Cavan (2:00pm, Pairc Esler)
McKenna Cup – Derry v Donegal (2:00pm, Celtic Park)
McKenna Cup – Fermanagh v Queen’s (2:00pm, Brewster Park)
McKenna Cup – Armagh v Tyrone (2:00pm, Athletic Grounds)
McKenna Cup – Antrim v St Mary’s (2:00pm, Creggan)

There are six BAGS cards on Sunday – they are:

Belle Vue (11:03am)
Hove (11:11am)
Perry Barr (2:06pm)
Kinsley (2:12pm)
Poole (6:04pm)
Sittingbourne (6:11pm)

There are three matches in the Aviva Premiership on Sunday – they are:

Aviva Premiership – Leicester Tigers v Bath (2:00pm, live on BT Sport 2)
Aviva Premiership – London Wasps v Sale Sharks (2:00pm)
Aviva Premiership – London Welsh v Harlequins 2:30pm)

The opening day of the Brisbane International takes place on Sunday with live coverage of the opening event of the season on BT Sport 2 from 5:00am at the Queensland Tennis Centre