It Could Be Liverpool Again At Last For Their Fans
In a busy week for international sport the Premier League reconvenes with a full programme of fixtures this week and over the weekend. It’s now dawning on Everton and Manchester United fans that Liverpool could be the champions of England for the first time since 1990. It’s too soon to write off Manchester City but this is a two-horse race. The defending champions have marginally more difficult fixtures overt the next seven days and Liverpool’s four point lead is unlikely to be reduced. LIVERPOOL cannot be opposed at 8/11 with Betfair.
England suffered the nightmare scenario of a defeat to the West Indies in the First Test by 381 runs. That came after a declaration by the match winners in their second innings so it could have been an even bigger drubbing. The consensus amongst the pundits is that England selected the wrong team and played rubbish cricket which was obvious. It’s difficult to see how they can reverse the form for the second match which begins on Thursday. WEST INDIES are 5/2 with Ladbrokes to go two-nil up in the three Test series.
Justin Rose returns to the European Tour to play in the Saudi International this week. The world number one recorded a hugely impressive win in the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday. The 2013 US Open winner has a team in place that supports his ambition to win more majors. He has a good record at Augusta so JUSTIN ROSE is the ante post tip to win the 2019 US Masters at 11/1 with Betfair.
This weekend sees the start of the Six Nations in rugby union. The three home teams are handicap favourites including Ireland against England. The handicap has been set at 9 points which seems somewhat excessive. Ireland have won the last two meetings by a total of 13 points and England won the previous two fixtures. Recent results suggest ENGLAND +9 is the bet at 10/11 with Ladbrokes.
The highlight of the racing week is the Dublin Racing Festival on Saturday and Saturday. The timing is deal for Cheltenham Festival bound horses and there will be some key trials. Running plans for the weekend have not been confirmed so the graded races and handicaps could have a different shape to the state of affairs today. At this early stage the banker is FOOTPAD at 11/8 with Betfair in the Dublin Steeplechase.