Sporting Life tipping record: How our recommended bets have performed

Last Updated August 17 2018, 23:12Other Sports
The scene from Glorious Goodwood
The scene from Glorious Goodwood

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Profit since start of 2003 until start of current month (August 2018) is +3068.47.

  • August fixed-odds running total = +30.05pts
  • August ante-post running total = +0.00pts
  • August overall running total = +30.05pts

Racing:

Richard Mann (Aug 18) - 1pt win Buffer Zone in 2.45 Newmarket at 7/2 (General); 1pt win Gustav Klimt in 3.35 Newbury at 5/2 (General); 1pt win Teruntum Star in 3.15 Ripon at 12/1 (General); 1pt win Dark Power in 3.15 Ripon at 20/1 (General). Result Pending

Simon Holt (Aug 18) - 2pts win Librisa Breeze in 3.35 Newbury at 7/2 (General); 1pt win Algometer in 2.25 Newbury at 5/1 (General); 1pt win Shanghai Glory in 3.15 Ripon at 14/1 (Bet365). Result Pending

Richard Mann (Aug 11) - 1pt win Medahim in 2.50 Ascot at 13/2 (William Hill); 1pt win Roundhay Park in 4.00 Ascot at 6/1 (General); 1pt win La Figlia in 2.30 Haydock at 10/1 (Paddy Power); 1pt win California Love in 3.45 Newmarket at 12/1 (General). LOSS=4ps

Simon Holt (Aug 11) - 1pt win Bless Him in 2.50 Ascot at 7/1 (General). 1pt win Byron Flyer in 1.40 Ascot at 7/1 (General). 2pts win George Of Hearts in 4.00 Ascot at 10/3 (General). LOSS=4pts

Simon Holt (Aug 4) - 2pts win Silent Echo in 3.40 Goodwood at 11/1 (General), 1pt win Melodic Motion in 2.05 Newmarket at 5/1 (General). LOSS=3pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Aug 4) - 1pt win Oeil De Tigre in 1.50 Goodwood at 14/1 (General), 1pt win Soldier In Action in 2.25 Goodwood at 11/1 (BetVictor, Boylesports, Coral), 1pt e.w Reputation in 3.40 Goodwood at 50/1 (General 1/5 1,2,3,4,5), 1pt win Glenamoy Lad in 3.40 Goodwood at 16/1 (General). LOSS=5pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Aug 3) - 1pt e.w Poet’s Society in 3.00 Goodwood at 33/1 (William Hill 1/4 1,2,3,4), 1pt win South Seas in 3.00 Goodwood at 11/1 (William Hill). PROFIT=6.25pts

Simon Holt (Aug 3) - 1pt win Master The World in 3.00 Goodwood at 12/1 (General); 1pt win Threeandfourpence in 2.25 Goodwood at 7/2 (General); 1pt win Mirage Dancer in 1.50 Goodwood at 9/4 (General). PROFIT=0.25pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Aug 2) - 1pt win Bathsheba Bay in 1.50 Goodwood at 9/1 (General), 1pt win Maverick Officer in 1.50 Goodwood at 16/1 (General), 1pt win Maid Up in 2.25 Goodwood at 22/1 (General), 1pt win Billesdon Brook in 3.35 Goodwood at 9/1 (General). LOSS=4pts

Simon Holt (Aug 2) - 2pts win Rhododendron in 3.35 Goodwood at 3/1 (General). 2pts win Precious Ramotswe in 2.25 Goodwood at 13/2 (General). LOSS=4pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Aug 1) - 0.5pts e.w Great Sound in 1.50 Goodwood at 33/1 (General 1/5 1,2,3,4), 1pt e.w Baileys Excelerate in 2.25 Goodwood at 14/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3). LOSS=1pt

Simon Holt: (Aug 1) - 2pts win Beat The Bank in 3.35 Goodwood at 7/1 (General); 1pt win Piedita in 1.50 Goodwood at 8/1 (General); 1pt win Making Miracles in 2.25 Goodwood at 4/1 (General). LOSS=4pts

Football:

Saturday's Sky Bet EFL (Aug 18) - 2pts Bolton to beat Reading at 19/5 (Marathon Bet), 2pts Leeds to be winning after 30 minutes at 8/5 (Ladbrokes, Coral). Result pending.

Friday's Sky Bet EFL TV game (Aug 17) - 2pts Oli McBurnie to score anytime at 40/17 (888 Sport). LOSS=2pts

Thursday's Carabao Cup (Aug 16) - 2pts Luke Molyneux to score anytime at 4/1 (General). Result pending.

Sunday's Premier League (Aug 12) - 2pts Liverpool to win and BTTS at 9/5 (BetStars), 1pt Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sergio Aguero both to score anytime at 6/1 (Sky Bet). LOSS=3pts

Saturday's Sky Bet EFL (Aug 11) - 2pts Leeds to win and over 2.5 goals at 6/1 (General), 2pts Portsmouth to win at 17/10 (Betway). PROFIT=17.4pts

Saturday's Premier League early kick-off (Aug 11) - 1pt Tottenham to beat Newcastle at 11/10 (General). PROFIT=1.1pts

Friday's Premier League (Aug 10) - 1pt Man Utd and Leicester to draw at 31/10 (Betfair). LOSS=1pt

Tuesday's Sky Bet Championship Aug 7 - 2pts Nottingham Forest to win and over 1.5 goals in the match at 12/5 (Ladbrokes, Coral). LOSS=2pts

Monday's Sky Bet Championship (Aug 6) - 2pts Jonathan Kodjia to score and Aston Villa to win at 100/30 (Sky Bet). LOSS=2pts

Sunday's Sky Bet Championship (Aug 5) - 2pts Stoke to win and over 2.5 goals in the match at 7/2 (Betfair). LOSS=2pts

Saturday's Sky Bet EFL (Aug 4) - 3pts Bradford to beat Shrewsbury at 23/10 (Unibet). PROFIT=6.90pts

Friday's Sky Bet Championship (Aug 3) - 2pts Derby to win and over 1.5 goals in the match at 11/5 (Ladbrokes, Coral). PROFIT=4.4pts

Golf:

Wyndham Championship (Aug 16-19) - 2pts e.w. Billy Horschel at 40/1 (1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7) (Coral); 1pt e.w. Sergio Garcia at 40/1 (1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7) (Coral); 1pt e.w. William McGirt at 80/1 (1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) (Paddy Power); 1pt e.w. Tyler Duncan at 110/1 (1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7) (Betfred); 0.5pt e.w. Harris English at 250/1 (1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6) (Unibet, 888Sports). Result pending.

Nordea Masters (Aug 16-19) - 3pts win Thorbjorn Olesen at 10/1 (General); 1pt e.w. Marcus Kinhult at 50/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1pt e.w. Robert Rock at 40/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1pt e.w. Marc Warren at 80/1 (Betfred 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6); 0.5pt e.w. Oliver Lindell at 300/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7). Result pending

US PGA Championship round two (Aug 10) - 2pts Ross Fisher to beat Kizzire and Merritt at 6/4 (Ladbrokes, Coral). LOSS=2pts

US PGA Championship round one (Aug 9) - 4pts Ollie Schniederjans to beat Merritt and Muttitt at 5/4 (Betway); 2pts Beau Hossler to beat Wallace and Dobyns at evens (BoyleSports); 1pt Davis Love III to beat Kaymer and Beem at 12/5 (188Bet); 1pt e.w. Tony Finau to lead after round one at 50/1 (Unibet, 888sport 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 0.75pt e.w. Billy Horschel to lead after round one at 125/1 (Coral, Ladbrokes 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 0.75pt e.w. Ross Fisher to lead after round one at 150/1 (Sky Bet 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). LOSS=3pts

US PGA Championship specials (Aug 9-12) - 1pt Si Woo Kim to be the top Asian player at 12/1 (Betfair, Paddy Power); 1pt Anirban Lahiri to be the top Asian player at 12/1 (General); 4pts Jason Day to be the top Australian player at 11/10 (Betfair, Paddy Power); 1pt Alex Bjork to be the top Scandinavian player at 14/1 (William Hill); 2pts Rafa Cabrera Bello to be the top Spanish player at 11/2 (Betfair, Paddy Power). LOSS=9pts

US PGA Championship (Aug 9-12) - 2pts e.w. Jordan Spieth at 25/1 (1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8); 3pts win Rory McIlroy at 12/1 (General); 1pt e.w. Webb Simpson at 60/1 (Paddy Power 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10); 1pt e.w. Si Woo Kim at 160/1 (bet365 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8); 0.5pt e.w. Eddie Pepperell at 250/1 (Unibet, 888sport 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 0.5pt e.w. Michael Kim at 300/1 (Paddy Power 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10). LOSS=13pts

Barracuda Championship (Aug 2-5) - 2pts e.w. Shane Lowry at 25/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1.5pts e.w. Martin Laird at 40/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1pt e.w. Alex Cejka at 66/1 (Coral, Bet Stars 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1pt e.w. Bill Haas at 80/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1pt e.w. Hunter Mahan at 80/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 0.5pt e.w. A.J. McInerney at 500/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7). LOSS=13pts

Fiji International (Aug 2-5) - 1pt e.w. Terry Pilkadaris at 125/1 (Betfred 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Dimi Papadatos at 40/1 (Betfred 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Simon Hawkes at 100/1 (Unibet, 888sport 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 0.5pt e.w. Antonio Murdaca at 300/1 (Paddy Power 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6); 0.5pt e.w. Jack Wilson at 300/1 (Betfred 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6). LOSS=8pts

WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Aug 2-5) - 2pts e.w. Justin Thomas at 30/1 (BoyleSports 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6); 2pts e.w. Jason Day at 25/1 (General 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Kevin Chappell at 80/1 (Bet Stars 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 0.75pt e.w. Kyle Stanley at 125/1 (Betfred, BoyleSports 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6); 0.75pt e.w. Brendan Steele at 200/1 (Bet Stars 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7). PROFIT=83.25pts

Cricket:

England v India: Third Test (Aug 18-22) - 3pts win Virat Kohli top first innings India batsman at 2/1 (General). Result Pending

England v India: Second Test (Aug 9-13) - 3pts India to beat England at 2/1 (General). LOSS=3pts

England v India Test Series (August 1-September 7) - 4pts Virat Kohli to score the most runs in the series at 6/1 (Sky Bet). Result pending

England v India first Test (August 1-August 5) - 2pts Murali Vijay to score over 26.5 first innings runs in the first Test at 10/11 (Sky Bet); 1pts Murali Vijay to score a first innings 50 in the first Test at 2/1 (Ladbrokes). LOSS=3pts

Rugby Union

Rugby Championship - Australia v New Zealand (17 aug) - 2pts Israel Folau as an anytime try scorer at 12/5 (bet365); 1pts Rieko Ioane to score two or more tries at 4/1 (betfair). Results pending

Rugby League:

Super 8s/Qualifiers (16 Aug) - 2pts Reece Lyne anytime try scorer for Wakefield v St. Helens at 11/4 (Ladbrokes, Coral). Result pending.

Super 8s/Qualifiers (9/10 Aug) - 2pts London Broncos to beat Widnes at 11/4 (Betfair). PROFIT=5.5pts

Long-term or ante-post previews:

Racing:

York Ebor Festival (Aug 23-25) - 1pt win Benbatl in Juddmonte International Stakes at 12/1 (General); 1pt e.w. Judicial in Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at 20/1 (888sport 1/5 1,2,3); 1pt e.w. Count Octave in Sky Bet Ebor at 25/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4). Result pending

Football:

Premier League outrights 2018/19 - 2pts Top 3 in exact order - Man City, Liverpool & Man Utd at 10/1 (Sky Bet); 5pts Arsenal to finish in the top four at 2/1 (General); 3pts Cardiff to finish bottom at 9/4 (General)

Premier League Golden Boot - 2pts Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at 7/1 (BetVictor); 1pt e.w. Jamie Vardy at 40/1 (General)

Sky Bet Championship 2018/19 - 3pts Nottingham Forest to win the Championship at 10/1 (General); 1pt e.w. Britt Assombalonga to be top goalscorer at 20/1 (BetVictor 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Jack Marriott to be top goalscorer at 33/1 (Coral, Ladbrokes 1/4 1,2,3,4); 3pts QPR to be relegated at 5/1 (General); 1pt QPR, Bolton and Rotherham to be relegated at 50/1 (Sky Bet). Result pending

Sky Bet League One 2018/19 - 2pts Portsmouth to win League One at 14/1 (General); 1pt e.w. Jason Cummings to be top scorer at 16/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Danny Hylton to be top scorer at 16/1 (bet365 1/4 1,2,3,4); 5pts Walsall to be relegated at 2/1 (General). Result pending

Sky Bet League Two 2018/19 - 4pts Notts County to win League Two at 13/2 (Black Type, BetBright); 2pts e.w. Kristian Dennis to be top scorer at 12/1 (Sky Bet 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Kane Hemmings to be top scorer at 16/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4); 2pts Crewe to be relegated at 10/1 (Black Type). Result pending

Golf:

2017/18 PGA Tour Money List - 1pt e.w. Patrick Cantlay at 125/1 (1/5 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Si-Woo Kim at 300/1 (1/4 1,2,3). Result pending

Majors 2018 - 1pt e.w. Patrick Reed to win the US Open at 80/1 (bet365, Betfred 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Branden Grace to win the Open Championship at 66/1 (Coral, Ladbrokes 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 2pts Justin Thomas to win the Open Championship at 33/1 (Coral, Ladbrokes); 1pt e.w. Matthew Fitzpatrick to win the US PGA at 150/1 (sportingbet 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 0.25pt e.w. yankee on Reed, Grace, Fitzpatrick and Brooks Koepka (40/1) to win the Masters. Result pending

Cricket:

T20 Vitality Blast outright - 3pts Sussex to win the T20 Blast at 8/1 (General); 1.5 pts e.w. Derbyshire to win the T20 Blast at 33/1 (General). Result pending

County Championship Division Two (Apr 13-Sep 27) - 4pts Middlesex to win Division Two at 2/1 (General). Result pending

County Championship Division One (Apr 13-Sep 27) - 2pts Hampshire to win Division One at 8/1 (bet365, sportingbet). Result pending

Rugby Union

Rugby Championship (Aug 18-Oct 6) - 3pts Argentina to finish bottom 1/3 (betfair); 3pts South Africa to finish second at 9/5 (betfair). Result pending

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