Britbets Sporting Update with B365 04/03/21

Horse Racing:

Tuesday

Gowran Park:

3:50 – Red Mills Chase

 Saturday

Newbury

2:50 – Greatwood

 Kelso1:50 – bet365 Premier Novices’ Hurdle

 Soccer:

Another action-packed week around Europe, with no Champions or Europa League we see domestic action take place this midweek with the Premier League, Serie A, Ligue 1, Copa Del Rey and DFB Pokal– there really is no break this season!

Domestic action then continues over the weekend with some massive games around Europe:

Premier League

Liverpool vs Chelsea – 4th March

Man City vs Man Utd – 7th March

Serie A

Juventus vs Lazio – 6th March

DFB Pokal

Monchengladbach vs Dortmund – 2nd March

Leipzig vs Wolfsburg – 3rd March

Bundesliga

Monchengladbach vs Leverkusen – 6th March

Bayern vs Dortmund – 6th March

Copa Del Rey

Barcelona vs Sevilla – 3rd March

La Liga

Valencia vs Villarreal – 5th March

Atletico vs Real Madrid – 7th March

Reminder – the below leagues have been suspended due to COVID:

All Scottish leagues below the Championship*National League North and South have both been null and voided, The National League meanwhile will complete its campaign despite seven out of the 23 clubs voting to end the season.*

Cricket:

What a third Test we had, over in under two days and Joe Root taking 5-8 in India’s first innings, it really was one of the most bizarre Test matches you are likely to see. The venue remains the same for the final Test where India lead 2-1, can Joe Root’s men salvage a series draw? Anything can happen but they are going have to be able prove they can face spin especially with Ashwin and Patel looking lethal on a turning surface.

New Zealand are 2-0 up against Australia in their T20 series, with the remaining three games to come this week the Black Caps will be looking to seal a win over the Aussies sooner rather than later.

The Pakistan Super League and CSA T20 Challenge also continue at a pace this week, keeping cricket fans around the world entertained.

Boxing:

Canelo looked imperious yet again and sets up a showdown against Billy Joe Saunders in May, in what looks a fascinating contest. This is one to plan for very closely in the run-up to the fight.

This week sees the return of Ted Cheeseman to the ring, he was last seen at Fight Camp beating Sam Eggington via unanimous decision and will be looking to dispatch James Metcalf in better fashion if he is to get back to his European title shot days.

It’s a relatively quiet week for boxing but worth keeping an eye on any breaking news with Joshua Fury reportedly close to being finalized.

UFC:

It is fight week and UFC 259 is just around the corner, and what a card it is! Four champions will slug it out in the three big fights on the card, it looks simply sensational

Headlined by Israel Adesanya who looks to become a two-weight champion, taking on light-heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz. Champion vs Champion bouts are always intriguing and this looks possibly explosive. Adesanya has never fought as this weight and has been told by Blachowicz that he is in for a tough night!

Amanda Nunes will defend her 145-pound title against Megan Anderson. She’s won 11 fights in a row with 8 consecutive wins in UFC title fights, Amanda Nunes really is one of the GOATs of UFC. It would be a huge shock to see her beat here.

Petr Yan will meet Aljamain Sterling with the bantamweight title on the line. Yan famously beat Jose Aldo for the gold and faces a tough prospect in his first defence of the title. This one looks like it could be fight of the night!

Darts:

The 2021 darting season officially started last weekend as Jonny Clayton continued his Masters form by reaching three of the four finals in the PDC Super Series. This weekend see’s the first major ranking event start in the form of the UK Open. This competition is often dubbed as the ‘FA Cup of Darts’ due to all the fixtures being determined via an open draw.

Golf:

We’re now just a month away from the highly anticipated Masters and all golfers will be ensuring they’re in the best possible form as they head into the Arnold Palmer Invitational this Thursday. This competition is often littered with world class players and this year is no different. Rory McIlroy currently heads the market at 10/1.

NBA:

On his 1,300th regular-season start in the NBA, LeBron James marked it by helping the Lakers to a 117-91 victory over the Warriors – he is absolutely like a fine wine! The NBA juggernaut continues to march on through the injuries and no fans. The 76ers and Jazz both lead the way in their respective conferences whilst the All-Star squads have been assembled ahead of Sunday’s showdown:

Western:

Luka Doncic, Steph Curry, LeBron James, Nikoa Jokic, Kawhi Leonard.

Eastern;

Kyrie Irving, Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embid