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January 2017

22nd January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
American Football NFL Playoff Picks Conference Championship
  Falcons to score in every quarter at 11/10
  Patriots to score in every quarter at 13/8

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@ 9 / 2  
Football 4.30pm -  Claridge Tip: Chelsea v Hull

Chelsea to win



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@ 1 / 5  
Football 4.30pm -  Chelsea v Hull

Chelsea win to nil



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@ 31 / 40  
Horse Racing 3.10pm -  Coral.ie Hurdle

Hidden Cyclone (each way)



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@ 20 / 1  
Horse Racing 2.40pm -  Coral.ie Leopardstown Handicap Chase

Lake Takapuna to win



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@ 10 / 1  
Football 2.15pm -  Claridge Tip: Arsenal v Burnley

Arsenal to win



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@ 2 / 9  
Football 2.15pm -  Arsenal v Burnley

Joey Barton to be shown a card



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@ 17 / 10  
Football 12.00pm -  Claridge Tip: Southampton v Leicester

The Draw



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@ 5 / 2  
Football 12.00pm -  Southampton v Leicester City

Virgil van Dijk anytime scorer



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@ 8 / 1  
Football Serie A Treble
  Juve v Lazio - Home Win
  Palermo v Inter - Away Win
  Pescara v Sassuolo - Away Win

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@ 5 / 1  
Cricket 8.00am -  India v England 3rd ODI

Joe Root to score 50+



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@ 11 / 8  
21st January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football La Liga Treble
  Villarreal v Valencia - Villarreal Win
  Osasuna v Sevilla - Sevilla Win
  Real Sociedad v Celta Vigo - Real Sociedad Win

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@ 5 / 1  
Football Ligue 1 Treble
  Bordeaux v Toulouse - Away Win
  Dijon v Lille - Away Win
  Metz v Montpellier - Away Win

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@ 23 / 1  
Football 5.30pm -  Barnsley v Leeds

Leeds to win



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@ 5 / 4  
Football 5.30pm -  Claridge Tip: Man City v Tottenham

The Draw



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@ 13 / 5  
Football 5.30pm -  Manchester City v Tottenham

Both Teams To Score



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@ 4 / 6  
Horse Racing 3.15pm -  Peter Marsh Chase

Vintage Clouds each way



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@ 9 / 1  
Football Bankers Bet
  West Brom v Sunderland - home win
  Doncaster v Crewe - home win
  Chelsea v Hull - home win & over 2.5 goals

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@ 7 / 2  
Football Steve Claridge Treble
  L1: Sheff Utd v Gillingham - Home Win
  L2: Barnet v Newport - Home Win
  L2: Crawley v Portsmouth - Away Win

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@ 17 / 4  
Horse Racing 3.00pm -  Clarence House Chase

Un De Sceaux to win



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@ 4 / 5  
Horse Racing 2.40pm -  Champion Hurdle Trial

The New One to win



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@ 7 / 4  
Football BTTS Treble
  Werder Bremen v Borussia Dortmund - Both Teams To Score
  Palermo v Inter - Both Teams To Score
  Osasuna v Sevilla - Both Teams To Score

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@ 4 / 1  
Horse Racing 2.05pm -  Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices' Hurdle

Elgin to win



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@ 15 / 8  
Horse Racing 1.50pm -  Warfield Mares' Hurdle

Rons Dream to win



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@ 7 / 1  
Horse Racing 1.30pm -  Star Sports Novices' Chase

Politologue to win



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@ 11 / 8  
Football 12.30pm -  Liverpool v Swansea

Liverpool win and over 3.5 goals



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@ 7 / 5  
Football 12.30pm -  Claridge Tip: Liverpool v Swansea

Liverpool to win



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@ 1 / 4  
Football 12.30pm -  QPR v Fulham

Score Draw



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@ 10 / 3  
Cricket 8.25am -  Melbourne Stars v Sydney Sixers

Melbourne Stars to win


@ 10 / 11  
Cricket 5.20am -  Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers

Perth Scorchers to win


@ 4 / 6  
20th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 7.45pm -  Brighton v Sheffield Wednesday

The Draw



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@ 12 / 5  
Football Bundesliga Treble
  Freiburg v Bayern Munich - Freiburg +3 goals
  Augsburg v Hoffenheim - Away Win or Draw
  Werder Bremen v Dortmund - BTTS

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@ 5 / 2  
Cricket 4.00pm -  South Africa v Sri Lanka T20

No player to score 50


@ 10 / 3  
Horse Racing 2.45pm -  Chepstow

Shaama Grise to win



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@ 6 / 4  
Cricket 8.40am -  Brisbane Heat v Melbourne Renegades

Aaron Finch top Renegades batsman


@ 2 / 1  
19th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 8.00pm -  Roma v Sampdoria

Roma To Win



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@ 4 / 5  
Golf 8.00pm -  CareerBuilder Challenge

Zach Johnson (each way)



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@ 28 / 1  
Horse Racing 2.25pm -  Ludlow

Vital Evidence to win



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@ 11 / 4  
Cricket 8.00am -  India v England 2nd ODI

Jos Buttler to score over 27.5 runs



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@ 5 / 6  
Golf 3.30am -  Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

Joost Luiten (each way)



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@ 30 / 1  
Cricket 3.20am -  Australia v Pakistan 3rd ODI

James Faulkner Top Australia Bowler


@ 10 / 3  
18th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 7.45pm -  Plymouth v Liverpool

Liverpool to win and over 2.5 match goals 



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@ 4 / 5  
Horse Racing 2.40pm -  Market Rasen

Three Musketeers to win



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@ 7 / 2  
Cricket 8.40am -  Sydney Thunder v Adelaide Strikers

Fawad Ahmed top Sydney Thunder bowler


@ 3 / 1  
17th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 8.05pm -  Lincoln v Ipswich

Both teams to score and over 2.5 goals



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@ 2 / 1  
Horse Racing 3.30pm -  Ayr

Presenting Junior to win



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@ 15 / 2  
Cricket 8.40am -  Melbourne Stars v Brisbane Heat

Melbourne Stars to win


@ 8 / 13  
16th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 7.45pm -  Torino v Milan

The Draw


@ 23 / 10  
Football 7.45pm -  Malaga v Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad To Win


@ 2 / 1  
Horse Racing 1.40pm -  Ayr

Bella to win



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@ 6 / 4  
Cricket 8.40am -  Adelaide Strikers v Melbourne Renegades

Ben Dunk top Adelaide batsman


@ 5 / 2  
Tennis 12.30am -  2017 Men's Australian Open

Andy Murray to win



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@ 7 / 4  
Tennis 12.30am -  2017 Women's Australian Open

Angelique Kerber to win



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@ 9 / 2  
15th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 4.00pm -  Man United v Liverpool

Man United to Win and BTTS



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@ 16 / 5  
Football 4.00pm -  Claridge Tip: Man Utd v Liverpool

Man Utd to win



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@ 6 / 5  
Horse Racing 2.30pm -  Fairyhouse

Pairofbrowneyes to win



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@ 7 / 1  
Football Serie A Treble
  Udinese v Roma - Away Win
  Sassuolo v Palermo - Home Win
  Fiorentina v Juventus - Away Win

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@ 5 / 1  
Football 1.30pm -  Everton v Man City

Over 2.5 Goals



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@ 4 / 5  
Football 1.30pm -  Claridge Tip: Everton v Man City

The Draw



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@ 3 / 1  
Snooker 1.00pm -  The Masters

Selby and O'Sullivan to reach the final



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@ 13 / 2  
Cricket 8.00am -  India v England 1st ODI

Jos Buttler top England batsman



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@ 6 / 1  
14th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
American Football NFL Playoff Picks Divisional Round
  Atlanta Falcons to cover -5 against Seattle Seahawks
  New England Patriots to cover -15 against Houston Texans
  Green Bay Packers @ Dallas Cowboys - Over 52 points

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@ 6 / 1  
Football Ligue 1 Treble
  Angers v Bordeaux - Away Win
  Nice v Metz - Home Win
  Caen v Lyon - Away Win

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@ 6 / 1  
Football 5.30pm -  Wolves v Aston Villa

The Draw



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@ 12 / 5  
Football La Liga Treble
  Atletico v Real Betis - Atletico Win
  Deportivo v Villarreal - Villarreal Win
  Celta Vigo v Alaves - Celta Vigo Win

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@ 5 / 1  
Football 5.30pm -  Leicester City v Chelsea

Diego Costa to score Chelsea's first goal 



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@ 7 / 4  
Football 5.30pm -  Claridge Tip: Leicester v Chelsea

The Draw



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@ 31 / 10  
Football 4.00pm -  Africa Cup Of Nations

Ghana (each way)



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@ 9 / 1  
Horse Racing 3.35pm -  Betfred Classic Chase

Sego Success to win



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@ 14 / 1  
Horse Racing 3.00pm -  Leamington Novices' Hurdle

Peregrine Run to win



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@ 7 / 2  
Football Both Teams To Score Treble
  CH: Birmingham v Nottingham Forest - BTTS
  L1: Bury v Peterborough - BTTS
  L2: Carlisle v Morecambe - BTTS

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@ 13 / 4  
Football Steve Claridge Treble
  L1: Bolton v Swindon - Home Win
  L2: Portsmouth v Leyton Orient - Home Win
  L2: Carlisle v Morecambe - Home Win

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@ 5 / 2  
Football Bankers Bet
  Bolton v Swindon - Bolton to win
  Walsall v Sheff Utd - Sheff Utd to win
  Newport v Colchester - Colchester to win

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@ 9 / 2  
Horse Racing 2.40pm -  Lanzarote Hurdle

Will O'the West (each way)



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@ 16 / 1  
Football 12.30pm -  Claridge Tip: Tottenham v West Brom

Tottenham to win



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@ 1 / 3  
Football 12.30pm -  Tottenham Hotspur v West Brom

Both teams to score and Tottenham to win



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@ 12 / 5  
Cricket 10.15am -  Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars

Melbourne Stars to win


@ 11 / 10  
Cricket 7.10am -  Sydney Sixers v Sydney Thunder

Sydney Sixers to win


@ 4 / 5  
13th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 7.45pm -  Leeds v Derby County

Half-time 0-0



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@ 31 / 20  
Horse Racing 2.20pm -  Huntingdon

Cowards Close (each way)



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@ 16 / 1  
Cricket 3.20am -  Australia v Pakistan 1st ODI

David Warner top Australia batsman


@ 11 / 4  
Golf 12.00am -  Sony Open

Chris Kirk (each way)



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@ 50 / 1  
12th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 8.00pm -  Reading v QPR

Goal scored in both halves



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@ 5 / 6  
Horse Racing 2.50pm -  Catterick

Ballyculla to win



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@ 12 / 1  
Cricket 8.40am -  Melbourne Renegades v Hobart Hurricanes

Aaron Finch top Melbourne batsman + Renegades win


@ 17 / 4  
Cricket 8.00am -  South Africa v Sri Lanka 3rd Test

Faff Du Plessis top South Africa batsman


@ 9 / 2  
Golf 8.00am -  BMW SA Open

Andy Sullivan (each way)



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@ 14 / 1  
11th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 8.05pm -  PSG v Metz

PSG to win & BTTS



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@ 8 / 5  
Football 7.45pm -  Southampton v Liverpool

Liverpool to win and both teams to score 



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@ 17 / 5  
Horse Racing 2.10pm -  Taunton

Qualando to win



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@ 3 / 1  
Cricket 8.40am -  Brisbane Heat v Perth Scorchers

Perth Scorchers to win


@ 5 / 6  
10th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 8.00pm -  Manchester United v Hull

Manchester United to win to nil



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@ 4 / 5  
Football 8.00pm -  Sochaux v Monaco

Sochaux v Monaco - Monaco to win both halves



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@ 14 / 5  
Horse Racing 1.30pm -  Lingfield Park

Naranja to win



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@ 7 / 2  
9th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 7.45pm -  Cambridge v Leeds

Both teams to score 



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@ 9 / 10  
Football 7.45pm -  Claridge Tip: Cambridge v Leeds

The Draw



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@ 13 / 5  
Horse Racing 1.30pm -  Doncaster

Winner Massagot to win



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@ 18 / 1  
8th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 4.00pm -  Claridge Tip: Tottenham v Aston Villa

Tottenham to win



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@ 2 / 7  
Football 4.00pm -  Tottenham v Aston Villa

Tottenham win with -1 goal



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@ 5 / 6  
Football Serie A Treble
  Genoa v Roma - Away Win
  Pescara v Fiorentina - Away Win
  Milan v Cagliari - Home Win

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@ 4 / 1  
Horse Racing 1.50pm -  Lawlor's Hotel Novice Hurdle

Death Duty to win



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@ 4 / 7  
Football 1.30pm -  Claridge Tip: Liverpool v Plymouth

Liverpool to win



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@ 2 / 11  
Football 1.30pm -  Liverpool v Plymouth Argyle

Half time / full time: Liverpool / Liverpool 



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@ 1 / 2  
Football 11.30am -  Cardiff v Fulham

The Score Draw



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@ 10 / 3  
7th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
American Football NFL Wild Card Tips
  Houston Texans to beat Oakland Raiders
  Seattle Seahawks to beat Detroit Lions
  Pittsburgh Steelers to beat Miami Dolphins 
  Green Bay Packers to beat New York Giants

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@ 23 / 10  
Football 5.30pm -  Preston v Arsenal

Over 2.5 goals and both teams to score



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@ 7 / 4  
Football 5.30pm -  Claridge Tip: Preston v Arsenal

Arsenal to win 



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@ 4 / 9  
Football La Liga Treble
  Eibar v Atletico - Atletico Win
  Athletic Bilbao v Alaves - Athletic Bilbao Win
  Villareal v Barcelona - Villarreal Double Chance

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@ 8 / 1  
Football Steve Claridge Treble
  L1: Bradford v Chesterfield - Home Win
  L1: Bristol Rovers v Northampton - Home Win
  L1: Scunthorpe v Bury - Home Win

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@ 7 / 2  
Football BTTS Treble
  Colchester v Carlisle
  Millwall v Bournemouth
  Cardiff v Fulham

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@ 7 / 2  
Football Bankers Treble
  L1: Bradford v Chesterfield - Home Win
  L1: Scunthorpe v Bury - Home Win
  NL: Dover v York - Home Win

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@ 14 / 5  
Horse Racing 2.25pm -  Tolworth Novices' Hurdle

Capitaine to win



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@ 6 / 4  
Darts 1.00pm -  2017 BDO World Championships

Glen Durrant to win



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@ 15 / 8  
Football 12.30pm -  Claridge Tip: Man Utd v Reading

Man Utd to win



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@ 2 / 9  
Football 12.30pm -  Manchester United v Reading

Manchester United to score in both halves 



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@ 4 / 5  
Cricket 8.10am -  Melbourne Renegades v Melbourne Stars

Melbourne Stars to win


@ 11 / 13  
6th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 7.55pm -  West Ham United v Manchester City

Both teams to score



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@ 4 / 6  
Football 7.55pm -  Claridge Tip: West Ham v Man City

The Draw



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@ 31 / 10  
Horse Racing 3.00pm -  Kempton Park

Almanack to win



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@ 8 / 1  
Cricket 8.10am -  Adelaide Strikers v Hobart Hurricanes

Brad Hodge top Adelaide batsman


@ 9 / 2  
Cricket 2.00am -  New Zealand v Bangladesh T20

Kane Williamson to score over 25.5 runs


@ 5 / 6  
5th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Golf 11.00pm -  SBS Tournament of Champions

Brandt Snedeker (each way)



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@ 20 / 1  
Football 7.45pm -  Doncaster v Portsmouth

Under 1.5 goals



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@ 5 / 2  
Horse Racing 2.10pm -  Southwell

Paladin to win



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@ 13 / 2  
Cricket 8.10am -  Perth Scorchers v Brisbane Heat

Chris Lynn top Brisbane batsman


@ 5 / 2  
4th January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 8.00pm -  Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea

The Draw



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@ 23 / 10  
Horse Racing 1.55pm -  Hereford

Charmix to win



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@ 13 / 8  
3rd January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 7.45pm -  Bournemouth v Arsenal

Over 2.5 goals and both teams to score



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@ 7 / 4  
Horse Racing 2.30pm -  Musselburgh

Shotofwine to win



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@ 11 / 8  
2nd January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
Football 5.15pm -  West Ham United v Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to score first goal



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@ 7 / 2  
Football 3.00pm -  Blackburn v Newcastle

Newcastle


@ 4 / 6  
Horse Racing 2.50pm -  Plumpton

Mysteree to win



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@ 5 / 1  
Football 12.30pm -  Middlesbrough v Leicester

Middlesbrough To Win By 1 Goal



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@ 16 / 5  
1st January 2017OddsWon/LostBet
American Football NFL 2016 Week 17 Picks
  New York Giants @ Washington Redskins - Over 44.5 Points
  Green Bay Packers @ Detroit Lions - Over 49.5 Points
  Cleveland Browns @ Pittsburgh Steelers - Under 43

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@ 6 / 1  
Football 4.00pm -  Arsenal v Crystal Palace

Half time / full time: Arsenal / Arsenal 



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@ 1 / 1  
Horse Racing 3.10pm -  Relkeel Hurdle

L'Ami Serge (each way)



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@ 9 / 2 P
Football 1.30pm -  Watford v Tottenham

Tottenham to win



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@ 7 / 10  

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