Betting Preview – Thursday 14th May

Thursday’s sport includes six race meetings in the UK & Ireland, Europa League action, the Wells Fargo Championship commences and lots more.

There are six meetings in the UK and Ireland on Thursday – they are:

Salisbury (1:50pm, Flat)
York (2:10pm, Flat)
Perth (2:30pm, National Hunt)
Fontwell (5:05pm, National Hunt)
Newmarket (5:15pm, Flat)
Tipperary (5:30pm, National Hunt)

They also race at Lyon-Parilly in France from 11:45am and at the Vaal in South Africa from 10:40am.

There are four matches live on TV on Thursday – they are:

UEFA Women’s Champions League Final – FFC Frankfurt v PSG Ladies (5:00pm kick-off, live on Eurosport)
English League Two, Play-Off, Semi-Final, 2nd-Leg – Southend United v Stevenage (7:45pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 5)
English League Two, Play-Off, Semi-Final, 2nd-Leg – Wycombe Wanderers v Plymouth Argyle (7:45pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 2)
UEFA Europa League, Semi-Final, 2nd-Leg – Dnipro v Napoli (8:05pm kick-off, live on ITV4 & 3e)

Elsewhere, the second UEFA Europa League, Semi-Final, 2nd-Leg between Fiorentina and Sevilla also takes place with kick-off 8:05pm.

The Indian Premier League continues on Thursday with the Mumbai Indians against the Koltata Knight Riders (live on Sky Sports 2) from 3:00pm at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Premier League action moves to Brighton on Thursday night (live on Sky Sports from 7:00pm) – the schedule of play is:

Premier League Darts – Phil Taylor v James Wade (7:15pm)
Premier League Darts – Raymond van Barneveld v Stephen Bunting (7:50pm)
Premier League Darts – Adrian Lewis v Gary Anderson (8:30pm)
Premier League Darts – Michael van Gerwen v Dave Chisnall (9:15pm)

The first-round of the Open de Espana takes place on Thursday morning (live on Sky Sports 4) from 10:30am where Sergio Garcia is the tournament favourite, with fellow countryman Miguel Angel Jimenez the defending champion. Elsewhere, tournament favourite Rory McIlory will be hoping to secure the Wells Fargo Championship once again after victory in the tournament in 2010 (live on Sky Sports 4) from 8:00pm at the Quail Hollow Golf Club.

There are six BAGS cards on Thursday – they are:

Sunderland (11:03am)
Sheffield (11:11am)
Romford (2:08pm)
Crayford (2:18pm)
Sittingbourne (6:28pm)
Newcastle (6:38pm)

They also race on Racing Post Greyhound TV at Monmore (7:25pm) and Hove (7:31pm).

Action continues on day five of the BNL d’Italia (live on Sky Sports 3 & BT Sport 2) from 10:00am featuring matches in the third round of the competition.