Betting Preview – Wednesday 16th July 2014

Wednesday’s sport includes Stage 11 of the Tour de France, Champions League qualifiers, club friendlies and more.

The Champions League second qualifying round takes place – five games are down for decision.

Live pre-season friendlies
Borussia Moenchengladbach v 1860 Munich (5.25pm, Setanta Sports 1)
Brondby v Liverpool (5.00pm, BT Sport 1)

There are meetings scheduled to take place in Ireland and the UK. They are:
Catterick (2.00pm, Flat)
Lingfield (2.00pm, Flat)
Uttoxeter (2.20pm, National Hunt)
Killarney (5.40pm, Mixed)
Worcester (5.50pm, National Hunt)
Sandown (6.00pm, Flat)

They also race in South Africa at Greyville (10.25am, Flat)

Surrey play Somerset in a T20 blast clash at the Oval.
Live coverage from 6.00pm on Sky Sports 2.

Stage 11 of the Tour de France takes the riders on a 187.5km journey from Besancon to Oyonnax.
Live coverage from 1.10pm on TG4, 1.15pm on Eurosport & 2.00pm on ITV4.

The Munster U-21 Hurling semi-finals take place:
Clare v Tipperary (7.30pm)
Waterford v Cork (7.30pm)

The Ulster U-21 Hurling semi-finals also take place:
Down v Armagh (7.30pm)
Derry v Antrim (7.30pm)

There are six BAGS cards taking place across the day. They are:
Hall Green (11.03am)
Newcastle (11.11am)
Hove (2.08pm)
Belle Vue (2.18pm)
Yarmouth (6.33pm)
Sunderland (6.38pm)

Racing Post Greyhound TV pictures come from Peterborough (7.25pm) and Romford (7.31pm)

On the WTA Tour, the Swedish Open (live form 10.00am on BT Sport 2) and Istanbul Cup continue, while on the ATP Tour, the bet-at-home Open and Claro Open move into the next round.