Betting Preview – Saturday 8th August
Saturday’s sport is action-packed with the return of the Premier League, racing from the UK & Ireland and much, much more.
There are seven meetings from Ireland and the UK. They are:
Ascot (12.55pm, Flat)
Haydock (1.50pm, Flat)
Newmarket (2.00pm, Flat)
Redcar (2.15pm, Flat)
Lingfield (5.20pm, Flat)
Kilbeggan (5.30pm, Jumps)
Ayr (5.40pm, Flat)
They also race in South Africa at Flamingo Park (11.00am) and Scottsville (11.20am)
The 2015/2016 Premier League season begins with six games. The live games are:
Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur (12.45pm, BT Sport 1)
Bournemouth v Aston Villa (3.00pm, Setanta Sports 1)
Chelsea v Swansea City (5.30pm, Sky Sports 1)
Other live games include:
Leeds v Burnley (12.30pm, Sky Sports 1)
In the Italian Super Cup, Juventus play Lazio (1.00pm)
In the MLS, Toronto FC play Sporting Kansas City (9.05pm, Sky Sports 5)
In the League of Ireland Premier Division, three games take place:
Bray Wanderers v Drogheda United (5.45pm)
Limerick FC v Bohemians (6.30pm)
Sligo Rovers v Cork City (7.45pm)
Brisbane Lions play Gold Coast Suns in an AFL clash in Queensland – live from 7.30am on BT Sport 2.
West Coast Eagles play Hawthorn – live from 10.30am on BT Sport.
The Tour of Poland continues into stage seven, a 25km time-trial starting and finishing in Krakow.
Live coverage from 4.30pm on Eurosport 2.
The remaining All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals take place at Croke Park
Monaghan v Tyrone (4.00pm, Sky Sports 5)
Mayo v Donegal (6.00pm, Sky Sports 5)
In the Ladies SFC, Cavan and Monaghan clash at Breffni Park – live from 5.15pm on TG4.
The game between Westmeath and Armagh is live from 7.15pm on TG4.
Women’s European Tour: The Tipsport Golf Masters. Coverage of the second and penultimate day at Golf Park Pilsen in the Czech Republic begins at 1.00pm on Sky Sports 4
PGA / European Tour: The Bridgestone Invitational. Coverage of the third day of the competition held at the Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio is live from 5.00pm on Sky Sports 4.
There are six BAGS / BEGS cards across the day:
England v Australia. Coverage of the third day’s play in the Fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.
Live coverage from 10.30am on Sky Sports 2.
In Super League, two games take place:
Catalans Dragons v St Helens
Leigh Centurions v Hull KR (3.00pm, Sky Sports 1)
In the Rugby Championship, two games take place:
Australia v New Zealand (11.05am, Sky Sports 3)
South Africa v Argentina (4.05pm, Sky Sports 3)
In the Currie Cup, Eastern Province Kings play Golden Lions – live from 1.15pm on Sky Sports 3.
Currie Cup: Eastern Province Kings v Golden Lions (Kick-off 1.15pm, Sky Sports 3)
Australia v New Zealand (Kick-off 11.05am, Sky Sports 3)
Day seven from the World Championships in Russia – live from 7.15am on Eurosport & 3.30pm on BBC Two.
On the ATP Tour, tournaments continue in Kitzbuhel and Washington, while on the WTA Tour, tournaments continue in Stanford (live from 8.00pm on BT Sport 1) and Washington – Citi Open (live from 7.30pm on Sky Sports 3)