Betting Preview – Wednesday 29th April

Wednesday’s sports includes Day 2 of Punchestown, Leicester v Chelsea, more racing from the UK and much more.

There are six meetings in the UK and Ireland on Wednesday – they are:

Wolverhampton (1:45pm, Flat)
Pontefract (2:00pm, Flat)
Ascot (2:25pm, Flat)
Punchestown (3:40pm, National Hunt)
Lingfield (4:40pm, Flat)
Cheltenham (4:50pm, National Hunt)

They also race at Fairview in South Africa from 12:05pm and Longchamp in France from 12:15pm.

There are a number of live matches across Europe on Wednesday – they are:

Spanish La Liga – Real Madrid v Almeria (7:00pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 5)
German Cup, Semi-Final – Arminia Bielefeld v Wolfsburg (7:30pm kick-off, live on ESPN)
Belgian Jupiler League, Play-Offs – Club Brugge v Sporting de Charleroi (7:30pm kick-off, live on Premier Sports)
English Premier League – Leicester City v Chelsea (7:45pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 1)
English Football Conference, Play-Off, Semi-Final, First-Leg – Forest Green v Bristol Rovers (7:45pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 1)
Italian Serie A – Juventus v Fiorentina (7:45pm kick-off, live on BT Sport 2)
Spanish La Liga – Villarreal v Atletico Madrid (9:00pm kick-off, live on Sky Sports 5)

There are two matches in the NBA in the early hours of Wednesday morning – they are:

NBA – Houston v Dallas (1:05am)
NBA – LA Clippers v San Antonio (3:35am)

There is one match in the Indian Premier League on Wednesday as the Royal Challengers Bangalore take on the Rajasthan Royals at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium (live on Sky Sports 2) from 3:00pm.

The opening day of the 2015 WGC World Golf Match-Play Championship gets underway on Wednesday (live on Sky Sports 4 from 9:00pm) at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. The event has a new format this year with the opening day featuring the first group matches, including Graeme McDowell against fellow Irishman Shane Lowry and Rory McIlroy against Jason Dufner.

There are seven BAGS cards on Wednesday – they are:

Hall Green (11:03am)
Newcastle (11:11am)
Hove (2:08pm)
Belle Vue (2:18pm)
Sunderland (6:28pm)
Yarmouth (6:33pm)
Swindon (6:38pm, live on Sky Sports 3 from 7:00pm)

They also race at Peterborough (7:25pm) and Romford (7:31pm) on Racing Post Greyhound TV.

Action continues in Sheffield on Wednesday at the 2015 World Snooker Championship (live across the day on BBC & Eurosport) – the schedule of play is:

Barry Hawkins v Neil Robertson (10:00am)
Bing Junhui v Judd Trump (10:00am)
Anthony McGill v Shaun Murphy (2:30pm)
Stuart Bingham v Ronnie O’Sullivan (2:30pm)
Barry Hawkins v Neil Robertson (7:00pm)
Stuart Bingham v Ronnie O’Sullivan (7:00pm)

Day three of the Estroil Open takes place on Wednesday (live on Eurosport 2) from 3:00pm, featuring matches in the last 16 of the competition.