All set for the big kick-off!

  • Last Updated: August 9 2014, 15:10 BST

As the new football season is here and our tipping team are bringing you their best bets for the 2014/15 campaign.

Will our Championship picks Wigan win promotion?
Will our Championship picks Wigan win promotion?

With the new Sky Bet Football League season under way, we've started publishing our in-depth betting previews.

We'll also get the inside track from the bookmakers by bringing you the thoughts of the Sky Bet football traders on the Football League, Barclays Premier League and Europe's top divisions.

The focus will be very much on the Premier League ahead of next weekend, with the opening game taking place on Saturday August 16.

Sky Sports presenter Ed Chamberlin has already provided his team-by-team verdict on the clubs set to compete for the Premier League title.

Then, as the season gets into full swing, we'll bring you even more betting previews, including our successful Sporting Life Accumulator, plus a tip of the day when there's not a full coupon to get stuck into.

Here's a full rundown of what to expect and when, including links to the previews already published:

Monday August 4 - Nick Hext brings you his best bets for the new Sky Bet Championship season.

Tuesday August 5 - Sky Bet League 1 falls in the spotlight with Nick's outright betting preview of the new campaign.

Wednesday August 6 - Here's Nick's selections for the Sky Bet League 2 season. He's also revealed his thoughts on the 2014/15 Vanarama Conference. Our team have also tried to gain profits with their title winner accumulators.

Thursday August 7 - The focus falls on Scotland with Gavin McGrane looking at all four divisions of the SPFL to seek out the best season-long bets.

Thursday/Friday August 7/8 - The first of our new-look weekend previews have been published, including the latest team news to help you with your weekend bets.

Monday August 11 - Make sure you check out our team-by-team guide to the new Premier League season which will include a bet for every club. Meanwhile, Ben Coley previews the Premier League title race - one in which we've picked the winner in two of the last four seasons. After last season's thrilling campaign, who will emerge victorious in 2014/15?

Tuesday August 12 - The Premier League countdown continues with Ben Linfoot's look at the Golden Boot market. We've nailed winners with Robin van Persie and Carlos Tevez in recent seasons so make sure you check out the advice. We'll also have a Sporting Life Accumulator to follow for the night's Capital One Cup action.

Wednesday August 13 - David John is your man to guide you through the Premier League relegation market.

Thursday August 14 - The last of our ante-post previews will be Andy Schooler's sift through the plethora of specials markets for the Premier League campaign - value aplenty to be had!

Thursday/Friday August 14/15 - Attention turns to the weekend coupon with a look at games in all the main competitions, including our opening match-by-match previews of the Premier League season.

Thursday August 14 - Ahead of each weekend this season we'll bring you our new Goal Frenzy preview, suggesting teams who will score two or more goals.

Friday August 15 - Check out the popular Sporting Life Accumulator for Saturday's football action. It won numerous times last season to finish well in profit.

The Sporting Life League is here again for you to join in the Super 6 action!

Simply sign up, click on leagues and then select the join a league option and use the code DV1G9P!

There were two winners of the £250,000 jackpot last season and a £100,000 prize was won during this summer's World Cup Super 6. It can be done!

Sky Sports Fantasy Football is also back for the 2014/15 Barclays Premier League season and you can enter the Sporting Life League to join in the fun.

There are prizes to be won with Sky Bet offering a £150 free bet to the winner of the Sporting Life League and a £20 free bet is the reward for the top manager during every month of the season!

The boss finishing in second at the end of the campaign will get a £100 free bet, third receives a £75 free bet, fourth walks away with a £50 free bet and fifth takes home a £25 free bet.

You can take your place in the Sporting Life League by selecting your team and clicking on the join a league button with the pin 8036714!

So if you are serious about your football betting, make sure you are visiting Sporting Life on a regular basis.

To be among the first to read our previews, thus ensuring you grab the prices before they disappear, check out our Twitter feed - @SportingLife.

As ever, best of luck with your bets!