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World Snooker Championship - Analysis of top half of the draw
by TeddyT on 15 Apr at 14:03
World Snooker Championship 2014 Top Half Of The Draw Analysis Ronnie O’Sullivan Current Season Record: 13 events (won 4) 54 matches (w 45, L9) Frames played: 358 Five Year World Championship Results: W, W, QF, QF, 2R Following last year’s World Championship Ronnie O’Sullivan was available at prices as big as 5/1. At the time that seemed a very big price but all that early value looks to be well and truly gone with The Rocket available now at only around the 11/8 mark. The problem for punters is that whilst that skinny price makes little appeal, O’Sullivan is by far the most likely winner of the event. The majority of O’Sullivan’s defeats this season have come in the early rounds of lesser events where it appears the current World Champion often struggles to motivate himself. However, he has been extremely hard to beat in this year’s major..
World Snooker Championship - Monday's 1st Round Matches
by TeddyT on 20 Apr at 13:15
First Round Matches Monday 21st April Mark Selby 1/4 v Michael White 10/3 Match starts 10.00am Monday 21st There has only been one previous meeting between these two players when Selby won 6-3 in the UK Championship in 2012. Understandably Selby is a warm favourite for this game and should go through but White had a great run at The Crucible last year getting to the Quarter-Final. If White was to have a boost in form for returning to The Crucible he could conceivably give Selby a close match. Selby has had a couple of matches recently where he has been beaten when long odds on and he makes little appeal at a short looking 1/4. It is tempting to take a chance on White, perhaps on the handicap, but the young man from Wales hasn’t really consolidated the form he showed in Sheffield..
MLB Review - We 19.04.14
by undertherobe on 20 Apr at 08:48
We’re through 3 weeks now and with around 10% of the season gone, the Divisions are starting to take shape with some teams already being left behind in the playoff race. We’ll look at that later in the blog but first, a quick recap on some of the picks recommended last week Picks Review First up was backing Dan Haren. In his start last Sunday against Arizona and Trevor Cahill he pitched just under 6 solid innings as the Dodgers roughed up Cahill and the D’Backs. He wasn’t as fluid as in his first two starts but worked himself out of trouble on multiple occasions. He faced the D’Backs again last night and again, was solid without being spectacular to grab another win and move to 3-0. Next up I recommended opposing Tim Lincecum. In his first start of the week, both he..
Horse Racing Specialisation - Whats Your Niche?
by nors on 18 Apr at 15:55
No one punter knows everything and no one punter can successfully study every race. The bookmakers choose to have races going off very close to each other, originally to keep the betting shop punters entertained and in the shops. But this is to the detriment of the punter. Whilst the punter bemoaned his losing bet he had an instant opportunity to try again, because like buses there would be another race along imminently. So the punter was inundated with races to bet on, a quick scan of the next race and he was on again. The punter had so many races to bet on, and in many cases so many races to lose on. If you think about other tasks you spend your money on i suspect you consider the offer, weigh up the costs, make a decision, think again about..
Michael Bisping vs Tim Kennedy UFC( The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale)
by tattflash on 14 Apr at 15:24
A full week of MMA this week where we kick of with the return of British stand out and fighters favourite call out Michael"The Count"Bisping, who makes his UFC return after a detached retina. His opponent is US special forces (and don't we know it) instructor Tim Kennedy. Kennedy is one of a huge list of fighters to call Bisping out and got under the Clitheroe fighters skin enough for him to accept. Michael Bisping (8/13 Boylesport) vs Tim Kennedy (8/5 Sporting bet) Bisping has been on the fight scene for 10 years now and sports a 24-5 record, debuting with a victory in Newcastle Upon Tyne. He is a Vale Tudo style fighter with a superb..
Cricket - 2014 IPL Top Bat and who'll finish bottom
by drobgod on 14 Apr at 13:52
In a recent blog I covered the outright market for the 2014 IPL so now I've turned my attention towards some of the specials markets and in particular the potential top batsman for both Delhi and Mumbai, plus who will finish bottom. DELHI DAREDEVILS TOP BATSMAN Murali Vijay looks like opening the batting for the Delhi Daredevils and at odds of around 5/1 to end up their top run-scorer during the tournament that seems to represent a spot of value to me. Kevin Pietersen is as short as 6/4 in this market, but he's not played competitive Cricket since January and that was in the Test format. As well as that Pietersen has picked up a slight injury in his finger and could miss their first match. Another thing we have to take into account is that each side is only..
World Snooker Championship - Analysis of bottom half of the draw
by TeddyT on 18 Apr at 13:41
World Snooker Championship 2014 Bottom Half Of The Draw Analysis Mark Selby Current Season Record: 21 events (won 1) 107 matches (w 77, L30) Frames played: 717 Five Year World Championship Results: 2R, 1R, QF, SF, QF For a player of Mark Selby’s undoubted ability I would imagine this has been a disappointing season as from twenty-one events played he has managed just one minor event win. For a player challenging to be number one in the world that level of success does not read well. Selby has appeared in five other finals this season and whilst that is testament to his high standard of play it is perhaps a worry that he has failed so often at the final hurdle. Possibly the 10-4 drubbing Selby received at the hands of Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final of The Masters has left an effect on Selby..
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