Betting Preview – Thursday 24th September 2015

The three-day Cambridgeshire meeting at Newmarket gets underway on Thursday, while New Zealand and Namibia clash at the Rugby World Cup in London.

Elsewhere, there are matches in the English Championship, Ligue 1 in France, Serie A in Italy and La Liga in Spain, while golf action gets underway with the opening rounds of the European Open and Tour Championship in Germany and the USA.

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

Newmarket (2:00pm, Flat)
Perth (2:10pm, National Hunt)
Pontefract (2:20pm, Flat)
Cork (2:25pm, Flat)
Chelmsford (5:45pm, Flat)

They also race at Maisons-Laffitte in France from 11:45am and the Vaal in South Africa from 11:15am.

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

French Ligue 1 – Montpellier v Monaco (5:55pm kick-off, live on BT Sport Europe)
English Championship – Huddersfield Town v Nottingham Forest (7:45pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 1)
Italian Serie A – Empoli v Atalanta (7:45pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)
Spanish La Liga – Real Betis v Deportivo La Coruna (9:00pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 5)

There are a number of matches in the MLB from just after midnight (Irish-time) on Thursday morning.

The opening round of the European Open starts on Thursday morning (live on Sky Sports 4) from 10:00am from Bad Griesbach in Germany, while the Tour Championship is the latest big event in the FedEx Cup series in the US (live on Sky Sports 4) from East Lake at 6:00pm.

There are six 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 on Racing Post Greyhound TV at Henlow (7:25pm) and Hove (7:31pm).

Day three of the World Cup of Pool continues on Thursday from York Hall, Bethnal Green in London (live on Sky Sports 3) from 12:30pm & 6:30pm.

Action in the Super 8’s on Thursday night from Langtree Park as St Helen’s and Warrington do battle (live on Sky Sports 2) from 7:30pm, with kick-off at 8:00pm.

Action continues on Thursday at the Rugby World Cup with New Zealand against Namibia the only match down for decision on Thursday (live on TV3) with kick-oft at 8:00pm at the Olympic Stadium in London.

Day four of the St Petersburg Open takes place on Thursday (live on Eurosport) from 10:00am, with coverage of the indoor tournament from Sibur Arena in Russia, while day four of the Toray Pan Pacific (live on BT Sport 1) from 5:30am continues in Tokyo, Japan.