Sporting Life punting pack

  • Last Updated: December 20 2013, 17:35 GMT

Another bumper weekend of sport awaits - and we've got everything you need to beat the bookies.

Swing Bowler: Backed to win at Ascot on Saturday
Swing Bowler: Backed to win at Ascot on Saturday

In racing, there's a cracking card at Ascot on Saturday with the Long Walk Hurdle and the Ladbroke Hurdle taking centre stage.

Our Value Bet tipster Ben Linfoot has been sniffing out more top bets so check out his latest column to see which horses he's backing at 14/1 and 20/1 on Saturday.

Our expert columnist Simon Holt, of Channel 4 Racing, brings you his verdict on the feature action while Nick Robson provides a selection for every race on Saturday.

Man On The Spot brings you his race-by-race guide to the terrestrial TV races and there's also useful information to be found in Ian Ogg's analysis of the last 10 renewals of the Ladbroke as he picks out all the key statistics.

Meanwhile, Sky Sports presenter Alex Hammond has also previewed this weekend's action from Ascot and looks ahead to a busy Festive period in her latest blog.

In football, there are some huge Premier League matches this weekend, including Manchester City v Arsenal on Saturday and Spurs v Liverpool on Sunday.

In football, we've previewed every Barclays Premier League match this weekend with tips for Saturday, including Liverpool v Cardiff, and Sunday, when managerless Tottenham visit Southampton and high-flying Everton make the trip to Swansea.

We're also bringing you our best bets for the weekend in the Sky Bet Football League, while our team of experts in Scotland have tips for the Premiership and the lower leagues.

Pulling the best bets together is our Sporting Life Accumulator which remains in profit for the season - and it's accompanying Going for Goals selection.

We're also joined by footballer turned bookie rep Dale Tempest, who looks at the weekend's Premier League coupon and picks out his best bets.

Moving onto other sports, Simon Crawford previews this weekend's boxing, while our tennis expert Andy Schooler has just published his ante-post bets for the 2014 ATP World Tour and WTA seasons.

Of course, all this advice is provided free of charge by us here at

Also, don't forget that our betting partner Sky Bet has a new promotion running which means you're entitled to a £30 matched bet. If you fancy one of our tips, why not sign up and make the most of the offer? Check their website for full terms.

Good luck with your bets!

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