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Today’s Sports Betting Preview – By Rick Elliott

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 09:03:17 +0000

Is The Heart Ruling The Head? The last World Cups in which England won their first two group matches were 1982 and 2006. Twelve years ago England won both opening fixtures without conceding a goal. England have never won a match in the European Championships or World Cup by more than four goals. It’s always […]

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Filed Under: Betfan, Horse Racing, Soccer, England, panama, Tunisia, World Cups


Trackside In Ireland – By Declan O’Donoghue

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 10:15:08 +0000

While Royal Ascot understandably hugged the limelight, normal life goes on and Leopardstown on Thursday evening provided some interesting fare on the home front. Billy Lee was back fresh from his Royal Hunt Cup success on Settle For Bay, and later that day he was just touched off on Willie McCreery’s Belle Boyd in a […]

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Filed Under: Betfan, Horse Racing, Billy Lee, Heavenly Rainbow, Highland Fortune, Spanish Point


Value in The Eye of The Beholder – By Dave Owens

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 10:13:59 +0000

The 2nd test saw two stand out performances with the ball from what on paper and statistics looked unlikely sources in Shannon Gabriel and Lahiru Kumara for West Indies and Sri Lanka. Both managed to take the first innings market with a 5 and 4 wicket hauls respectively. Gabriel has always looked a bowler who […]

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Filed Under: Betfan, Cricket, Jason Holder, Sri Lankans, St Lucia, West Indies


Today’s Sports Betting Preview – By Rick Elliott

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 10:12:54 +0000

Germany Can Beat Sweden In Crucial Match If Germany lose to Sweden today they are almost certainly out of the World Cup and will become the second successive holders not to progress to the knockout stages. Spain did not get out of their group four years ago having won the World Cup in South Africa […]

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Filed Under: Betfan, Horse Racing, Soccer, Belgium, Germany, Mexico, Tunisia


Rick’s Sports Betting: Do Teams Win The World Cup Outside Their Continent? – By Rick Elliott

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 10:11:24 +0000

There have been 21 World Cups and only three teams have ever won the tournament outside their own continent. Brazil won the 1958 finals in Sweden with the help of a player aged 17 who happened to be called Pele. They were world champions in the United States in 1994 in Japan and Korea in […]

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Filed Under: Betfan, Soccer, Brazil, Europe, South American, World Cups