Betting Preview – Tuesday 10th March

Tuesday’s sport marks the start of the eagerly-anticipated Cheltenham Festival, Champions League football, Ireland play Indian in the Cricket World Cup and lots more.

In the Champions League, the round of 16 second leg ties take place:
Porto (1) v FC Basel (1) (7.45pm, Sky Sports 1 & Sky Sports 5)
Real Madrid (2) v Schalke (0) (7.45pm, ITV & TV3)

In the English Championship, Reading play Brighton (8.00pm)

In the EA Sports Cup, three games take place:
Bohemians v Athlone Town (7.45pm)
Drogheda United v Shelbourne (7.45pm)
Cobh Ramblers v Limerick FC (8.00pm)

There are four meetings from Ireland and the UK. They are:
Cheltenham (1.30pm, National Hunt)
Sedgefield (1.45pm, National Hunt)
Southwell (1.55pm, Flat)
Wolverhampton (5.45pm, Flat)

They also race in South Africa at Turffontein (10.55am, Flat) and in Germany at Neuss (3.10pm, Flat)

At the World Cup, India play Ireland in Pool B – live from 12.30am on Sky Sports 2.

The following games are scheduled to take place on Wednesday:
Fitzgibbon Cup Final replay: WIT v UL – Pairc Ui Rinn; 7.30pm
Munster U-21 FC QF: Limerick v Cork – Gaelic Ground; 7.30pm
Munster U-21 FC QF: Clare v Waterford – Milltown Malbay; 7.30pm
Connacht U21 FC QF: Mayo v Leitrim – Machale Park; 7.30pm
Ulster U21 FC preliminary round: Derry v Down – Celtic Park; 8.00pm

There are six BAGS cards across the day:
Nottingham (11.03am)
Perry Barr (11.11am)
Crayford (2.22pm)
Newcastle (6.28pm)
Kinsley (6.33pm)
Sheffield (6.39pm)