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Australia v England 4th ODI Betting Update and Odds

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Without question, England have seized every opportunity to win the first 3 games this ODI series so the pressure is firmly on Australia to get their first win of the series at the Adelaide Oval this week. After a disastrous Ashes campaign the visitors have been terrific in the shorter format, a great image for the England team to have heading ...

UFC 220 Betting Update and Latest Odds

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Two UFC titles are on the line at UFC 220 being held at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday.  The main attraction of the night being the highly anticipated UFC Heavyweight Championship fight between current Champion Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou who hasn’t missed a beat in his last six fights in the UFC. The bookmakers have ...

2018 NFL Conference Championships Betting Update

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The race for Super Bowl 52 continues this weekend with the 2018 NFL Conference Championships giving us two outstanding games to get involved in. The New England Patriots who have qualified for the AFC Conference Championship for the sixth season in a row face the Jacksonville Jaguars who return to the Conference Championship for the first time since 1999. In the other game, ...

Net some great specials on the 2018 Australian Open

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The Australian Open starts Monday and with so many injury woes in the Men's singles coupled with the withdrawal of Serena Williams in the Women’s Singles event the tournament looks set to be an open affair on both sides. So we've decided to do you all a favour! We're going to be here from now right up ...

2018 Magic Millions raceday specials in one handy guide

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So here we are. Just a few days away from one of the biggest events on the Australian racing calendar, the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions raceday on Saturday 13th January. This fantastic day features nine races in total, a staggering seven of them worth $1 million or more including the two $2 million feature races, the Magic Millions 2YO Classic ...

2018 NFL Playoffs Wild Card Weekend Betting Update

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This weekend is a massive one with the 2018 NFL Playoffs taking place, only four teams will advance, it's going to be big and in some cases it's going to be emotional! The up and down Kansas City Chiefs are the $1.20 big favourites over the $4.75 Tennessee Titans who didn't exactly set the world alight when scraping through after their narrow ...

2017 Boxing Day Test Betting Update

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Australia have won the Ashes but many of you will still want to be part of the live action and excitement when Australia and England do battle in the 2017 Boxing Day Test. Let's have a look at the betting. With no victory so far this Summer, England are priced at $5 in the head to head betting markets. Can they give ...

Let's unwrap the betting specials for the 2017-18 Big Bash League

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Christmas is coming and so is T20 cricket so let's unwrap the biggest and best betting specials for the 2017-18 Big Bash League from the top Australian bookies. We've also included the odds for some of the popular Big Bash League betting markets but let's face it, you don't need any more stress during Christmas so gamble responsibly and as ...

The Ashes 3rd Test Betting Update and Odds

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Australia have a 2-0 lead going into the Ashes third test in Perth this week where you’d have to say they’re certs to win the Ashes Urn over England. In the head to head market Australia are $1.53 to win the third test while England are coming into the fight back as a juicy $4.50 to run the ...

2017 Kingston Town Classic Betting Update

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Already thinking ahead to the racing weekend? We don't blame you! The Group 1 Kingston Town Classic takes centre stage at Ascot on Saturday, it's the last Group 1 race in Australia this year and it's the talented Black Heart Bart who will start the race as favourite. Last sighted taking second in the Railway Stakes, Black Heart Bart is looking to ...

UFC 218 Betting Update and Latest Odds

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You only have to wait a few more days for UFC 218 which will be held at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan on Sunday so let's take a look at the betting for the big fights going down. The main event is a showdown for the UFC Featherweight Championship between Max Holloway and Jose Aldo. These two met at ...

The Ashes 2nd Test Betting Update and Latest Odds

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Australia took control of the first Ashes test in Brisbane winning by 10 wickets and head into the second test in Adelaide as clear favourites. In the head to head betting markets the bookmakers have priced up Australia to win The Ashes Series at $1.17 and $1.57 to to claim victory in Adelaide though there is a major catch. Conditions should suit England ...

2017 Rugby League World Cup Final Betting Update

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Australia has played some of the best stuff in the knockout stages of the Rugby League World Cup so nobody is shocked to see them the $1.10 favourites to win the final against England $6 in Brisbane on Saturday night. But nothings ever a done deal. You can't rule out a big start from England who survived a late scare against ...

2017 Rugby League Semi Finals Betting Update

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Two tense and tough 2017 Rugby League World Cup Semi-Finals to look forward to this weekend. Australia take on Fiji Friday night at Suncorp Stadium while Tonga and England do battle on Saturday afternoon at MT Smart Stadium. After finishing hot in the group stages and a perfect 46-0 victory over Samoa, the Kangaroos are ready to ride that wave of ...

2017 Railway Stakes Betting Update and Latest Odds

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The intriguing trio of Black Heart Bart, Scales Of Justice and Tom Melbourne have all made an impact on the 2017 Railway Stakes market and are currently locked in battle for favouritism. Black Heart Bart is a five times Group 1 winner but there's no point ducking the issue that he ran under par in the Underwood Stakes which does make ...

Australia v England First Ashes Test Betting Update and Latest Odds

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Australia should be ready to rise to the big occasion on Thursday as they enter the first instalment of the 2017 - 2018 Ashes series at the Gabba as favourites to win. Top bookmaker Ladbrokes have priced up Australia as the $1.40 favourites to win the Series and the $1.73 favourites to win the First Test but don't get your expectations up just yet. ...

2017 Sandown Guineas Betting Update and Latest Odds

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Saturday's Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas has shaped into an absorbing match between a number of progressive gallopers with Snitzepeg the one to beat in the betting market. Snitzepeg was successful in the Antler Luggage Stakes and the Gothic Stakes before his abject 5th place performance in the Carbine Club Stakes at Flemington on Victoria Derby Day. Hopefully this was only a ...

ATP World Tour Finals 2017 Betting Update and Latest Odds

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The 2017 ATP World Tour Finals start this Sunday at the O2 Arena in London so settle comfortably into a court side seat at the bookies for a punt on the year end climax to the men’s professional tennis season. With last years finalists, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray both out of action some new names have landed themselves ...

Finish the 2017 Melbourne Cup Carnival with a flourish

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The final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington is on Saturday and it's leaving us with an Emirates Stakes field that is packed full of horses who have a gilt edged opportunity to go down in the history books. At the time of writing it's the Cranbourne Cup winner and Ladbrokes Cox Plate third placed Folkswood ...

UFC 217 Betting Update and Latest Odds

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Enthusiasm and excitement is starting to grow for UFC 217 being held at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on Sunday 5th November. Fans will be excited to see Georges St-Pierre back on the scene, making his big return to the UFC for the long awaited Middleweight Championship title fight against current champion Michael Bisping. The ...