Betting Preview – Tuesday 18th June 2014

Wednesday sees plenty of action, including three World Cup games, day 3 of Royal Ascot, the opening day of the Irish Open and much more.

There are 7 race meetings going ahead today, they are:

Ripon (2:10 Flat)
Southwell (2:20 Flat)
Ascot (2:30 Flat)
Lingfield (5:50 Flat)
Leopardstown (5:55 Flat)
Leicester (6:00 Flat)
Ffos Las (6:10 Jump)

World Cup:
Colombia v Ivory Coast. Coverage of the second World Cup match for both teams in Group C, which takes place at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil. (Kick-off 5.00pm RTE 2 & BBC1)

Uruguay v England. All the action from the eagerly awaited Group D fixture at the Arena de Sao Paulo, as both sides play their second match of the tournament. (Kick-off 8.00pm RTE 2 & UTV)

Japan v Greece. Coverage of the second World Cup Group C match for both sides, which takes place at the Estadio das Dunas in Natal, Brazil. (Kick-off 11.00pm RTE 2 & BBC 1)

Pittsburgh Pirates v Cincinnati Reds. Coverage of the National League Central encounter at PNC Park. (Start-time 5.35pm ESPN)

Arizona Diamondbacks v Milwaukee Brewers. Coverage of the National League encounter at Chase Field. (Start-time 8.40pm ESPN)

T20 Blast Cricket:
Birmingham Bears v Northamptonshire Steelbacks. Coverage of the North Division match from Edgbaston, as the teams face each other for the second time in this season’s competition. (4:30 pm Sky Sports 2)

Test Cricket:
West Indies v New Zealand. Coverage of the fourth day of the Second Test at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad. (2:55pm Sky Sports 3)

European Tour:
The Irish Open. Coverage of the opening day of the prestigious tournament, which this year is staged at the Fota Island Resort in Co Cork. (10:00am Sky Sports 4)

LPGA Tour:
The US Women’s Open. Coverage of the opening day’s play at the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in Pinehurst, North Carolina. (8:00pm Sky Sports 4)

Sunderland (11:03)
Sheffield (11:11)
Romford (2:08)
Crayford (2:18)
Sittingbourne (6:28)
Newcastle (6:38)
Monmore (7:25 RPGTV)
Hove (7:31 RPGTV)

Aegeon International:
Coverage from the Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club in Eastbourne, featuring the men’s and women’s quarter-final matches. (1:00pm BBC 2 & BT Sport 2)