Betting Preview – Thursday 19th March

Thursday’s sports includes the Europa League last 16 2nd leg ties, racing from the UK & Ireland and more.

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

Chepstow (2:00pm, National Hunt)
Wolverhampton (2:10pm, National Hunt)
Thurles (2:15pm, National Hunt)
Ludlow (2:20pm, National Hunt)
Chelmsford (6:10pm, Flat)

They also race at Saint-Cloud in France from 11:45am and Turffontein in South Africa from 10:15am.

Action in the UEFA Europa League takes centre stage on Thursday – the matches live on TV are:

UEFA Europa League, Last 16, 2nd-Leg – Dynamo Moscow v Napoli (5:00pm kick-off, live on ESPN)
UEFA Europa League, Last 16, 2nd-Leg – Roma v Fiorentina (6:00pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 1 & Setanta Ireland)
UEFA Europa League, Last 16, 2nd-Leg – Dynamo Kiev v Everton (6:00pm kick-off, live on ITV4 & TV3)
UEFA Europa League, Last 16, 2nd-Leg – Sevilla v Villarreal (8:05pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)
UEFA Europa League, Last 16, 2nd-Leg – Ajax v Dnipro (8:05pm kick-off, live on ESPN)
UEFA Europa League, Last 16, 2nd-Leg – Inter Milan v Wolfsburg (8:05 kick-off, live on ITV4 & Setanta Ireland)

There are three matches in the NBA from just after midnight on Thursday morning.

After victory for South Africa in the first quarter-final at the Cricket World Cup on Wednesday, both India and Bangladesh are looking for a semi-final place on Thursday morning. The two sides meet in their quarter-final encounter at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia (live on Sky Sports 2) from 3:30am.

The opening round of the Madeira Islands Open gets underway on Thursday in Portugal, while the Arnold Palmer Invitational also takes place at Bay Hill (live on Sky Sports 4 from 6:00pm) in the USA.

There are seven BAGS cards on Thursday – they are:

Sunderland (11:03am)
Sheffield (11:11am)
Romford (2:08pm)
Crayford (2:18pm)
Sittingbourne (6:28pm)
Monmore (6:33pm)
Newcastle (6:39pm)

They also race at Hove (7:31pm) and Henlow (7:39pm on Racing Post Greyhound TV.

Premier League Darts moves to Glasgow on Thursday night for round seven in the competition (live on Sky Sports 1 from 7:00pm) – the feature matches are:

Premier League Darts – James Wade v Adrian Lewis (7:15pm)
Premier League Darts – Peter Wright v Stephen Bunting (8:00pm)
Premier League Darts – Raymond van Barneveld v Phil Taylor (8:45pm)
Premier League Darts – Kim Huybrechts v Gary Anderson (9:30pm)
Premier League Darts – Andy Chisnall v Michael van Gerwen (10:15pm)

Action continues on Thursday at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells in California (live on Sky Sports 5) from 8:00pm.