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Newcastle United v Watford Preview from a Newcastle fan

Nov 20th, 2017 at 19:30 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United v Watford Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle bounce back from 3 straight defeats? Watford have won the last 3 meetings, can they win again? Match Preview Newcastle United have lost 2 of their 6 home premier league games this season, they lost their opening game against Tottenham 2-0 and lost their last game 1-0 against Bournemouth. They have now lost their last 3 league games and …

Unibet Greatwood Hurdle Trends & Selections, an early look

Nov 13th, 2017 at 22:05 Horse Racing 4 comments

The Unibet Greatwood Hurdle is the highlight of the last day of the Cheltenham November meeting, its a Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle run over 2 miles and 87 yards and is run on the old course. 24 runners is the maximum allowed to run in the race and we have 23 declared at the 5 day stage, so they will all run if entered by connections The trends i have …

Manchester United v Newcastle United point of view from a Newcastle United fan

Nov 12th, 2017 at 22:05 Premier League 2 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Newcastle have kept 2 clean sheets in their last 3 visits, can they do say again?, 7/1 says they will Romelu Lukaku has failed to score in his last 4 league games, will he find the net here? 13/19 says he will Will Newcastle be the first league side to score at Old Trafford this season? 6/5 is on offer that they will Match …

Betvictor Gold Cup Trends and Selections Early Look

Nov 12th, 2017 at 20:24 Horse Racing 0 comments

The Betvictor Gold Cup is the highlight of the 3 day Cheltenham in the middle of November, its a Grade 3 Handicap Chase run over 2 miles 4 furlongs and 78 yards and is run on the old course. 20 runners is the maximum allowed to run in the race and the last 12 runnings have attracted at least 16 runners The trends i have looked at are Age, Weight, …

Betfred November Handicap Tips and Trends (Updated 9th November)

Nov 6th, 2017 at 20:30 Horse Racing 3 comments

The Betfred November Handicap brings us to the end of the flat turf season, the whole 7 race meeting is sponsored by Betfred and i have looked at the last 10 runnings of the November Handicap. The race is run over 1 mile & 4 furlongs at Doncaster racecourse and is open to all horses aged 3 or older it usually attracts a large field, last years final field of 15 …

World Cup 2018 Tips and Predictions For The Play Offs

Nov 1st, 2017 at 20:04 Other Football 2 comments

We now know which nations from Europe will be competing in Russia in 2018 apart from the 4 play off winners, i have had a look at all of the 8 nations in detail. The draw has thrown up the following ties - Northern Ireland v Switzerland Croatia v Greece Sweden v Italy Denmark v Republic of Ireland Northern Ireland v Switzerland 1st leg in Ireland on Thursday 9th November, with the return leg in Switzerland …

Newcastle United v Bournemouth preview from a Newcastle fan (Updated with bets)

Oct 29th, 2017 at 20:44 Premier League 5 comments

Newcastle United v Bournemouth Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle bounce back to winning ways? Can Bournemouth get back to back away wins for the first time since 2015? Match Preview Newcastle United host Bournemouth on Saturday 4th November, Newcastle lost their opening home game of the season but have picked up 10 points in their other 4 games. Newcastle have scored 7 goals at home and conceded 4 and …

The Old Roan Chase Trends

Oct 23rd, 2017 at 21:48 Horse Racing 2 comments

The Old Roan Chase is run at Aintree Racecourse on Sunday 29th October, it's run over 2 miles 3 furlongs and 200 yards and is a Grade 3 Handicap Chase. I have looked at the last 10 years of the race and looked at the following trends, Age, Weight, Official Rating, Recent Runs, Last Time Out, Year Runs, Year Wins & Distance. There are 24 horses declared for the race at the …

Burnley v Newcastle United from a Newcastle United fan (Updated with bets 26th October)

Oct 23rd, 2017 at 20:56 Premier League 0 comments

Burnley v Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Will this finish as a score draw for the 3rd time in a row? The stats show not many goals, is 8/13 for under 2.5 goals a good price? Match Preview Burnley host Newcastle United on Monday 30th October for a live TV game with an 8.00pm kick off. Burnley have picked up 5 points from 12 at home, they beat Crystal Palace …

Cheltenham Tips Showcase Meeting - A race by race guide (Updated 26th Oct)

Oct 17th, 2017 at 22:17 Horse Racing 2 comments

The Showcase meeting that starts Cheltenham's National Hunt season is a 2 day meeting taking place on Friday 27th & Saturday 28th October with each day set to have a 7 race card, starting at 2.00pm and finishing at 5.30pm. Many people regard this meeting as the official start of the National Hunt season, and for me it's a very long wait since Sandown in April and on a personal note, …

Newcastle United v Crystal Palace Preview

Oct 16th, 2017 at 13:35 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United v Crystal Palace Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Will Palace's poor away form continue? Can Newcastle get back to winning ways? Match Preview Newcastle host Crystal Palace this weekend and they will be looking to add to their home points tally of 7 points by picking up a win, Newcastle lost their opening home league game of the season when Tottenham won 2-0 but they have managed a result …

Southampton v Newcastle from a Newcastle fan (Updated with bets)

Oct 7th, 2017 at 21:58 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan 5 of the last 7 meetings here have seen at least 3 goals, is the Even money a good price for it to happen again? Southampton have struggled to score at home, are they good value at odds on for the win? Match Preview Southampton have only scored 2 goals in their last 5 Premier League games and lost their …

Irish Cesarewitch Trends (Edited 7th October)

Oct 2nd, 2017 at 22:02 Horse Racing 0 comments

The Irish Cesarewitch Trends Blog The Irish Cesarewitch is a Premier Handicap flat race that takes place on Sunday October 8th at Navan for the first time after previously being held at the Curragh. The race is run over 2 miles and i have looked at the last 10 runnings of the race and looked at the following trends, Age, Weight, Official Rating, Recent Runs, Last Run, Year Runs & Year Wins A …

JT McNamara Ladbrokes Munster National Trends (Updated 7th October)

Oct 2nd, 2017 at 21:28 Horse Racing 4 comments

JT McNamara Ladbrokes Munster National Trends Blog The JT McNamara Ladbrokes Munster National is a Grade A Handicap chase that takes place on Sunday October 8th at Limerick. The race is run over 3 miles and i have looked at the last 10 runnings of the race and looked at the following trends, Age, Weight, Official Rating, Recent Runs, Last Run, Year Runs, Year Wins & Distance. Older horses have a terrible record …

Newcastle United v Liverpool preview & selections from a Newcastle fan (Updated 26th Sept)

Sep 25th, 2017 at 21:44 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United v Liverpool Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Are Newcastle are overpriced at 21/5? 7 of last 10 meetings here have seen over 2.5 goals Match Preview Newcastle have won 3 of their 6 games to date and if they keep scoring points in this manner, they will end up on 57 points this season and see a top half finish, however, they have only played Tottenham of any serious …

Brighton & Hove Albion v Newcastle United preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Sep 18th, 2017 at 22:42 Premier League 0 comments

Brighton & Hove Albion v Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Newcastle done the double over Brighton last season, can they win again? Newcastle are looking for 4 Premier League wins on the trot, 7/4 looks tempting Match Preview Brighton host Newcastle in what will be their 3rd home game of the season, they lost 2-0 to Man City in their opening home league game of the season and beat …

Dubai Duty Free Handicap Trends (Updated 23rd Sept)

Sep 10th, 2017 at 22:42 Horse Racing 1 comments

Dubai Duty Free Handicap Trends Blog The Dubai Duty Free Handicap is run at Newbury racecourse in the middle of September, it's a class 2 handicap The race is run over 1m 2f and the winner received over £46,000 in 2016 2 age groups have won 9 of the last 10 runnings, will this continue? Horses carrying 9-02 or less have a great record Trends Age 9 of the last 10 winners were aged 3 or 4 …

Ayr Gold Cup Trends

Sep 10th, 2017 at 22:25 Horse Racing 3 comments

Ayr Gold Cup Trends Blog The Ayr Gold Cup is the biggest race run in Scotland during the turf flat season, it's a class 2 handicap sponsored by William Hills. The race is run over 6 furlongs and carries a first prize of over £124,000, some of the best handicap sprinters in the Britain run in this race. 2 age groups have won 7 of the last 10 runnings, will this continue? Horses carrying …

Newcastle United v Stoke City preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Sep 10th, 2017 at 21:58 Premier League 2 comments

Newcastle United v Stoke City Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle keep 3 clean sheets on the trot? Can Stoke continue there 3 match unbeaten run? Will this game see many goals, unlike the last 5 meetings Match Preview Newcastle host Stoke City on Saturday 16th September, Newcastle have won their last 2 league games to nil, whilst Stoke are unbeaten in 3 league games. Most football tipsters will probably …

Swansea City v Newcastle United preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Sep 2nd, 2017 at 22:10 Premier League 0 comments

Swansea City v Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Newcastle need to improve on their 1 point from last 4 visits Swansea have only lost 2 of their last 9 home Premier League games The Season so far Swansea will be looking for a much better performance than their opening home game of the season when they lost 4-0 against Manchester United Swansea have picked up 4 points from their …

Newcastle United v West Ham United preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Aug 21st, 2017 at 21:56 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United v West Ham United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can West Ham improve on their record of 1 win in last 13 visits Both sides have scored in only 2 of the last 9 meetings Match Preview Our 2nd Premier League game of the season see's us host West Ham United at St James Park. Most football tipsters will probably expect Newcastle United to grab all the points here. …

Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United preview & selections from a Newcastle fan (Updated 15th August)

Aug 13th, 2017 at 20:38 Premier League 1 comments

Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Huddersfield continue where they left off last week Can Newcastle bounce back from an opening day defeat at home to Tottenham Match Preview Our 1st Premier League away game of the season see's us visit last seasons Championship play off winners, Huddersfield Town at the John Smiths Stadium. I suspect most tipsters could well be divided regarding the outcome …

Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur preview & selections from a Newcastle fan (Updated 9th Aug)

Aug 5th, 2017 at 13:25 Premier League 7 comments

Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan 4 or more goals could be tempting at 9/4 Both teams to score looks appealing Are Newcastle United overpriced for the win? Match Preview Our 1st Premier League game of the season see's us host last seasons league runners up, Tottenham Hotspur at St James Park. Both teams would love to start the season with a positive result. Most football tipsters …

Qatar Stewards Cup trends (Updated on 3rd August)

Aug 2nd, 2017 at 23:39 Horse Racing 1 comments

The Qatar Stewards Cup is the biggest non group race run at the 5 day Glorious Goodwood meeting, it's run over 6 furlongs and run on the last day of the meeting. The race has a prize fund of well over £200,000 with the 2016 winner receiving over £150,000. William Haggis is the only trainer to have won the race more than once in the last 10 years, he has won it …

Newcastle United Ante Post 2017/2018

Jul 26th, 2017 at 22:18 Premier League 0 comments

As a Newcastle United Supporter, its great news to have the Toon army back in the promised land, even better with Rafa staying in charge. When we came back up last time round after relegation (2013/2014) we managed to finish 10th that season with 49 points, but i am hopeful we can reach the 50 point target this season. We start the season with a home game against Tottenham, whom we beat …

SkyBet Dash Trends (Updated with qualifiers)

Jul 24th, 2017 at 19:37 Horse Racing 0 comments

The Sky Bet Dash is a Class 2 Handicap run at York Racecourse on Saturday 29th July over a trip of 6 furlongs. The last 8 runnings of the race have seen at least 16 runners, hopefully we will see that again this year for EW backers. Keiron Fallon won the race in 3 consecutive years (2010, 2011 & 2012), and no other jockey has won the race more than once. 12 of …

Gigaset International Stakes Trends (Updated with qualifiers)

Jul 24th, 2017 at 19:24 Horse Racing 0 comments

The Gigaset International Stakes takes place on Saturday 29th July, the race is a class 2 Heritage Handicap and is run over 7 furlongs. The race usually attracts some very good horses and always has a big field, with all of the last 20 runnings of the race seeing at least 20 runners in the race. Mark Johnston has won 3 of the last 9 runnings, including in 2013 & 2014 when …

Weatherbys Super Sprint (Updated with qualifiers)

Jul 19th, 2017 at 11:29 Horse Racing 0 comments

I have looked at the last 10 runnings of the race and looked at the following trends, Weight Recent Runs Last Time Out Runs Draw Born Weight 9 of the last 10 winners carried 9-00 or less Recent Runs 9 of the last 10 winners won 1 of their last 2 starts Last Run 8 of the last 10 winners had their last run in June Runs 7 of the last 10 winners had 2 or 3 career …

Market Rasens Betfred Summer Day (Updated with qualifiers)

Jul 18th, 2017 at 19:05 Horse Racing 2 comments

Market Rasen host a quality Summer jumps meeting on Saturday July 22nd with 3 Class 1 races, 2 of those i am covering in this blog. The first is the Betfred TV Summer Handicap Hurdle, which is a Class 1 listed race run over 2 miles & 148 yards and is open to all horses aged 3 or older. The race is due off at 2.10pm and will be screened live as …

Bunbury Cup Trends (Updated 13th July)

Jul 10th, 2017 at 15:12 Horse Racing 5 comments

The Bunbury Cup is ran over 7 furlongs at the Newmarket July meeting, it's been won by some decent horses in the past. The 2016 winner picked up almost £75,000 so it's certainly a prize worth going for. The last 10 winners of the race were as follows - 2016 - Golden Steps, aged 5, carried 9-00, trained by Marco Botti & ridden by Frankie Dettori 2015 - Rene Mathis, aged 5, carried …

John Smiths Cup Trends (Updated 13th July)

Jul 10th, 2017 at 15:07 Horse Racing 4 comments

The John Smiths Cup is a class 2 handicap for horses aged 3 or older, it's run at York racecourse over a trip of 1 mile 2 furlongs and 56 yards. The last 10 winners of the race were as follows - 2016 - Educate, aged 7, carried 9-08, trained by Ismail Mohammed & ridden by Thomas Brown 2015 - Master Carpenter, aged 4, carried 9-04, trained by Rod Millman & ridden …

Coral Eclipse Day - Race By Race Guide (Updated with Qualifiers)

Jul 3rd, 2017 at 12:54 Horse Racing 2 comments

The 2nd weekend of July see's the 2 day Coral Eclipse meeting, which takes place on the Friday 7th & Saturday 8th. In this blog i am looking at the last 10 years of every race on day 2, The Group 1 Coral Eclipse, being the biggest race of the day. I have looked at all 7 races on the card, the races and times are as follows - 1.20 - Coral …

Royal Ascot - Race by Race Guide

Jun 12th, 2017 at 20:36 Horse Racing 7 comments

This is your definitive guide to Royal Ascot, i have looked at some of the top trends for every race and highlighting the main things to look for in each race. Just click on the name of the race that you would like to look at. You will be able to find plenty of advice from OLBG members on each race by clicking the highlighted link - Betting Tips Tuesday The Queen Anne Stakes …

Free Racing Tips for The Queen Alexandra Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 12th, 2017 at 20:28 Horse Racing 0 comments

OLBG Members Free Racing Tips The Queen Alexandra Stakes is the final race of the meeting and the longest run over the 5 days, it's a conditions race over just under 2 miles 6 furlongs and is open to all horses aged 4 or older I have looked at 5 trends for this race, hopefully they will help pick the winner Age 9 of the last 10 winners were aged between 4 & 7 Official …

Free Tips for The Wokingham Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 12th, 2017 at 20:27 Horse Racing 0 comments

Free Tips from OLBG Members The Wokingham Stakes is the final handicap of the meeting, it's run over 6 furlongs and open to all horses aged 3 or older I have looked at 7 trends for this race, hopefully they will narrow the field down Age 9 of the last 10 winners were aged 4 or 5 Weight 8 of the last 10 winners carried between 8-10 & 9-03 Official Rating All of the last 10 winners were …

Free Betting Tips for The Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 12th, 2017 at 20:26 Horse Racing 0 comments

Free Betting Tips from OLBG Members The Diamond Jubilee Stakes is the final Group 1 of the meeting, it's open to horses aged 4yo and older and is run over 6 furlongs I have looked at 6 trends to help try and find the winner Official Rating All of the last 10 winners were rated 111+ Recent Runs 9 of the last 10 winners finished in the first 3 in 1 of their last 2 starts Last …

Racing Tips for The Hardwicke Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 12th, 2017 at 20:25 Horse Racing 0 comments

OLBG Members Racing Tips The Hardwicke Stakes is a Group 2 race run over 1 mile 4 furlongs for horses aged 4 or older I have looked at 8 trends, which should help find the possible winner Age 9 of the last 10 winners were aged 4 Official Rating 8 of the last 10 winners were rated 114+ Recent Runs 9 of the last 10 winners finished in the first 3 in both of their last 2 races Last …

Racing Tips for The Wolferton Rated Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 12th, 2017 at 20:24 Horse Racing 0 comments

Racing Tips from OLBG Members The Wolferton Rated Stakes is the first of 2 handicaps run on the final day of the meeting, it's open to all horses aged 4 or older and is run over 1 mile 2 furlongs I have looked at 6 trends for this race, hoping they will help find the winner Age 8 of the last 10 winners were aged 4 Weight 9 of the last 10 winners carried between 8-11 …

Royal Ascot Tips for The Chesham Stakes (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 12th, 2017 at 20:22 Horse Racing 0 comments

OLBG Members Royal Ascot Tips The Chesham Stakes is the final race of the meeting for 2yo's, it's run over 7 furlongs and is a listed race I have looked at 3 trends for this race, hoping they narrow down the size of the field and help pick the winner Recent Runs Only 9 of the last 10 winners had ran before, of those 9, 8 finished in the first 3 last time out Last …

Free Tips for The Queens Vase at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 10th, 2017 at 21:45 Horse Racing 0 comments

Free Tips from OLBG Members The Queens Vase is a Group 2 race for 3yo's only, run over a trip of 1 mile 6 furlongs I have looked at 4 trends for this race, hopefully they will help me find the winner Official Rating Only 9 of the last 10 winners had an official rating, 7 of those were rated 99+ Recent Runs 9 of the last 10 winners finished 1st or 2nd in 1 of …

Betting Tips for The Duke Of Edinburgh Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 10th, 2017 at 21:44 Horse Racing 0 comments

Betting Tips from OLBG Members The Duke Of Edinburgh Stakes is the only handicap run on Friday, it's open to all horses aged 3 or older and is run over 1m 4f I have looked at 7 trends for this race, hoping to eliminate quite a few of the field. Age All of the last 10 winners were aged 4 or 5 Weight 7 of the last 10 winners carried between 8-10 & 9-04 Official Rating 7 of …

Horse Racing Tips for The Coronation Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 10th, 2017 at 21:41 Horse Racing 0 comments

OLBG Horse Racing Tips from their Members The Coronation Stakes is the 2nd Group 1 of the day, this race is run over a mile and is only open to 3yo fillies I am hoping that the 5 trends i have looked at for this race, will help me find the winner Official Rating Only 9 of the last 10 winners had an official rating, all of those 9 were rated 108+ Recent Runs 9 of …

Free Tips for The King Edward VII Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 10th, 2017 at 21:39 Horse Racing 0 comments

Free Tips from OLBG Members The King Edward VII Stakes is a Group 2 race, only open to 3yo Colts & Geldings over a trip of 1 mile 4 furlongs I have looked at 5 trends for this race, hoping to narrow the field down Official Rating 7 of the last 10 winners were rated 100+ Recent Runs 9 of the last 10 winners finished 1st or 2nd in 1 of their last 2 starts Last Run 9 …

Tips for The Albany Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 10th, 2017 at 21:36 Horse Racing 0 comments

OLBG Members Tips The Albany Stakes is the opening race on day 4 of the meeting, it carries Group 3 status, is run over 6 furlongs and is only open to 2yo fillies I have looked at 4 trends for this race, to see if any horse poops up as a potential winner based on those trends Recent Runs 8 of the last 10 winners won last time out Last Run All of the last 10 …

Free Betting Tips for The King George V Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 9th, 2017 at 19:56 Horse Racing 0 comments

Free Betting Tips from OLBG Members The King George V Stakes is another handicap, this is only open to 3yo's and is run over 1 mile & 4 furlongs I have looked at 6 trends in the hope that they can get rid of a few horses and make my choice easier to find the winner Weight All of the last 10 winners carried 9-03 or less Official Rating All of the last 10 winners were …

Free Tips for The Brittania Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 9th, 2017 at 19:55 Horse Racing 0 comments

Free Tips from OLBG Members The Brittania Stakes is the first of 2 handicaps that close day 3, it's run over a mile and is only open to 3yo colts & geldings I have looked at 6 trends for this race, hoping to lower the amount of runners that i can choose from Weight All of the last 10 winners carried 9-07 or less Official Rating All of the last 10 winners were rated 104 or …

Royal Ascot Tips for The Gold Cup (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 9th, 2017 at 19:54 Horse Racing 0 comments

Royal Ascot Tips by OLBG Members The Gold Cup is the only Group 1 on day 3 of the meeting, it's run over 2 miles 4 furlongs and is open to all horses aged 4 or older I have looked at 6 trends for this race, hoping to narrow the field down to just a few runners Age 8 of the last 10 winners were aged between 4 & 6 Official Rating Only 9 of the …

Racing Tips for The Ribblesdale Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 6th, 2017 at 21:01 Horse Racing 0 comments

Racing Tips from OLBG Members The Ribblesdale Stakes is a Group 2 race open to 3yo fillies only and is run over 1 mile 4 furlongs I have looked at 6 trends as i try to whittle the field size down Official Rating Only 9 of the last 10 winners had an official rating, 7 of those 9 were rated 95+ Recent Runs 9 of the last 10 winners won 1 of their last 2 starts Last …

Free Tips for The Hampton Court Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 6th, 2017 at 20:23 Horse Racing 0 comments

Free Tips from OLBG Members The Hampton Court Stakes carries Group 3 status and is only open to 3yo's and is run over 1 mile & 2 furlongs I have looked at 6 trends to try and eliminate horses to make it easier for me Official Rating 8 of the last 10 winners were rated 100+ Recent Runs 8 of the last 10 winners finished 1st or 2nd in 1 of their last 2 starts Last Run 9 …

Betting Tips for The Norfolk Stakes at Ascot (Final Qualifiers)

Jun 6th, 2017 at 20:08 Horse Racing 0 comments

OLBG Members Betting Tips The Norfolk Stakes opens the days racing on day 3 and it carries Group 2 status, it's run over 5 furlongs and is only open to 2yo's I have looked at 5 trends to see if anything helps me pick out the possible winner Recent Runs 9 of the last 10 winners won last time out Last Run 8 of the last 10 winners had their last run in May or June Year …