Betting Preview – Saturday 20th December
Saturday’s sport includes a full programme of football, racing from Ascot, World Championship Darts and more.
There are seven games scheduled to take place in the Premier League. The live games are:
Man City v Crystal Palace (12.45pm, BT Sport 1)
Aston Villa v Man United (3.00pm, Setanta Sports 1)
In the English Championship, the early kick-off is Derby v Norwich (12.15pm, Sky Sports 1)
In Europe’s main leagues, the live games are:
Serie A – Sassuolo v Cesena (5.00pm, Setanta Sports 1)
La Liga – Levante v Real Sociedad (5.00pm, Sky Sports 5)
Bundesliga – Wolfsburg v Cologne (5.30pm, BT Sport 2)
La Liga – Eibar v Valencia (7.00pm, Sky Sports 5)
Serie A – Roma v AC Milan (7.45pm, BT Sport 1)
There are five meetings from Ireland and the UK. They are:
Haydock (12.00pm, National Hunt)
Fairyhouse (12.05pm, National Hunt)
Newcastle (12.10pm, National Hunt)
Lingfield (12.25pm, Flat)
Ascot (12.45pm, National Hunt)
They also race in South Africa at Kenilworth (10.45am, Flat) and in France at Pornichet (4.25pm, Flat)
The live game in the NFL is Washington Redskins v Philadelphia Eagles (9.30pm, Sky Sports 4)
The live games in the NBA are:
San Antonio Spurs v Portland Trail Blazers (1.00am, BT Sport 1)
Los Angeles Lakers v Oklahoma City Thunder (3.30am, BT Sport 1)
Australia play India in the fourth day of the Second Test at the Brisbane Cricket Ground.
Live coverage from 11.55pm (Fri) on Sky Sports 2.
South Africa play West Indies in day four of the opening Test in the three-match series in Centurion.
Live coverage from 8.25am on Sky Sports 2.
The PDC World Darts Championship continues at the Alexandra Palace in London.
The afternoon session is underway from 12.40pm – the evening session begins at 7.10pm.
Live coverage from 12.30pm & 7.00pm on Sky Sports 3.
The inaugural Dubai Open moves into round three at the Els Club.
There are seven BAGS cards across the day:
In the Pro12, two games are down for decision:
Glasgow Warriors v Munster (2.40pm, Sky Sports 1)
Ospreys v Ulster (5.15pm, Sky Sports 2)
In the Aviva Premiership, four games take place:
Harlequins v Newcastle Falcons (3.00pm)
Saracens v London Welsh (3.00pm)
Northampton Saints v Leicester Tigers (3.15pm, BT Sport 1)
Gloucester v Bath (5.30pm, BT Sport 1)
The live game in the Top 14 is Clermont Auvergne v Castres (7.45pm, Sky Sports 2)