Sporting Life tipping record: How our recommended bets have performed

Last Updated July 17 2018, 16:19Racing
Neymar in action for Brazil against Serbia
Neymar in action for Brazil against Serbia

We pride ourselves on our transparent betting record so if we've tipped something in our 'recommended bets' section at the bottom of a betting preview, it will appear on this page.

Click here to view our tips for the forthcoming sporting action.Profit since start of 2003 until start of current month (June 2018) is +3211.14.

  • July fixed-odds running total = -78.27pts
  • July ante-post running total = -14.00pts
  • July overall running total = -92.27pts

Racing:

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 14) - 1pt win Polybius in 12.45 Ascot at 12/1 (General), 1pt win Spanish City in 1.40 Newmarket at 12/1 (bet365), 1pt win Redkirk Warrior in 2.15 Newmarket at 11/1 (General), 1pt win Commander Cole in 3.10 York at 9/1 (General), 1pt win Clubbable in 3.20 Newmarket at 14/1 (Ladbrokes), 1pt win What’s The Story in 3.40 York at 14/1 (General), 1pt win Tandem in 3.40 York at 20/1 (General). LOSS=7pts

Simon Holt (July 14) - 2pts win US Navy Flag in 2.15 Newmarket at 13/2 (General), 2pts win Appeared in 3.40 York at 11/1 (General). PROFIT=11pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 13) - 1pt win Dukhan in 3.00 Newmarket at 25/1 (Coral). LOSS=1pt

Simon Holt (Jul 13) - 1pt win Saluti in 1.50 Newmarket at 4/1 (General), 1pt win Zaaki in 3.00 Newmarket at 7/2 (General). LOSS=2pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 12) - 2pts win Jawwaal in 3.00 Newmarket at 10/1 (General), 1pt win Roundhay Park in 3.00 Newmarket at 22/1 (Ladbrokes, Coral). LOSS=3pts

Simon Holt (Jul 12) - 1pt win Wells Farhh Go in 1.50 Newmarket at 7/1 (Unibet). 1pt win Mirage Dancer in 3.35 Newmarket at 5/2 (general). 1pt win Jawwaal in 3.00 Newmarket at 12/1 (general). PROFIT=5pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 7) - 1pt win Elysees in 12.35 Haydock at 20/1 (BetVictor, Coral, Ladbrokes), 1pt win South Seas in 12.55 Sandown at 18/1 (General), 1pt win Atkinson Grimshaw in 1.45 Haydock at 12/1 (General), 1pt win Tawdeea in 1.45 Haydock at 33/1 (Coral). LOSS=3pts

Simon Holt (Sandown Jul 7) - 1pt win Saxon Warrior in 2.10 Sandown at 4/1 (Ladbrokes & SportingBet). 2pts win Via Serendipity in 12.55 Sandown at 10/1 (William Hill). 1pt Preening 1.30 Sandown at 7/1 (Betfair & Paddy Power). LOSS=4pts

Antepost Angle (July Cup/John Smith's Cup) - 1pt e.w. Raid in July Cup at Newmarket at 40/1 (1/5 1,2,3); 1pt e.w. Mountain Hunter in John Smith’s Cup at York at 20/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4). LOSS=4pts

Football:

Sunday's World Cup final (Jul 15) - 2pts Draw/France in the half-time/full-time market at 39/10 (Unibet), 2pts Antoine Griezmann to score anytime in 90 minutes at 19/10 (General). PROFIT=1.8pts

Saturday's World Cup third place play-off (Jul 14) - 0.5pt Harry Maguire to score a header at 22/1 (Sky Bet), 0.5pt Marcus Rashford to score from outside the area at 28/1 (Sky Bet). LOSS=1pt

Wednesday's World Cup semi-final preview (Jul 10) - 1pt Raheem Sterling to score anytime in 90 minutes at 15/4 (Unibet), 1pt Raheem Sterling to provide an assist in 90 minutes at 9/2 (Sky Bet). LOSS=2pts

Tuesday's World Cup semi-final preview (Jul 9) - 2pts Draw and BTTS at 18/5 (BetStars, Bet Victor), 1pt France to win in extra-time at 10/1 (General). LOSS=3pts

Saturday's World Cup quarter-final (Jul 7) - 1pt Kieran Trippier to provide an assist at 5/1 (Sky Bet), 2pts Kieran Trippier to have 1+ shots on target at 5/1 (Sky Bet). LOSS=2pts

Friday's World Cup quarter-final (Jul 6) - 2pts Brazil to win and over 2.5 total goals in Brazil v Belgium at 12/5 (General). LOSS=2pts

Tuesday's World Cup round of 16 (Jul 3) - 2pts England to win in 90 minutes at 23/20 (General), 2pts Sweden to draw with Switzerland at 2/1 (General). LOSS=4pts

Monday's World Cup round of 16 (Jul 2) - 1pt Philippe Coutinho to score from outside the area in Brazil v Mexico at 15/2 (Sky Bet), 1pt Eden Hazard to score and give an assist in Belgium v Japan at 7/1 (Unibet). LOSS=2pts

Sunday's World Cup round of 16 (Jul 1) - 1pt Andres Iniesta to assist a goal in Spain v Russia at 6/1 (Unibet), 2pts Ivan Rakitic to score anytime in Croatia v Denmark at 6/1 (General). LOSS=3pts

Golf:

The Open Championship: First-round three-balls (July 19) - 3pts Snedeker to beat Davis and Locke at 4/5 (General); 2pts Armour to beat Ancer and Kawamura at 13/8 (General). Result pending

Barbasol Championship outright (Jul 19-22) - 3pts e.w. Chris Kirk at 14/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 3pts e.w. Billy Horschel at 14/1 (Coral 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1pt e.w. Tom Lovelady at 80/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7). Result pending

The Open Championship specials (Jul 19-22) - 2pts Boonma or Janewattananond to be top Thai at evens (General); 2pt treble Lahiri (top Indian), Olesen (top Dane) and Grillo (top South American) at 3.89/1 (Paddy Power); 1pt e.w. Kelly Kraft to be top American at 200/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt Matthew Southgate to be top Englishman at 25/1 (Sky Bet); 0.5pt Oliver Wilson to be top Englishman at 350/1 (Unibet, 888sport); 1pt e.w. Bernhard Langer to lead after R1 at 250/1 (Sky Bet 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6). Result pending

The Open Championship outright (Jul 19-22) - 2pts e.w. Alex Noren at 30/1 (Sky Bet 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10); 2pts e.w. Sergio Garcia at 28/1 (Sky Bet 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10); 1pt e.w. Branden Grace at 45/1 (Bet365 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8); 1pt e.w. Phil Mickelson at 66/1 (Unibet, 888sport 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 0.5pt e.w. Stewart Cink at 250/1 (BetBright 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10); 0.5pt e.w. Shaun Norris at 500/1 (Sky Bet, Paddy Power 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10). Result pending

John Deere Classic (Jul 12-Jul 15) - 1pt e.w. Wesley Bryan at 40/1 (General 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Austin Cook at 40/1 (General 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1pt e.w. Blayne Barber at 200/1 (Sky Bet, sportingbet 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Meen-Whee Kim at 150/1 (Betfred 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1pt e.w. Dylan Meyer at 160/1 (bet365 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). Result pending

Scottish Open (Jul 12-Jul 15) - 1pt e.w. Mikko Ilonen at 150/1 (Sky Bet, Paddy Power 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8); 1pt e.w. Marc Warren at 200/1 (Sky Bet 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8); 1pt e.w. Padraig Harrington at 150/1 (Sky Bet 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8); 1pt e.w. Graeme McDowell at 80/1 (Coral, Betfred 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1pt e.w. Ashley Chesters at 200/1 (Sky Bet 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8); 1pt e.w. Oliver Fisher at 300/1 (Sky Bet 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8). LOSS=12pts

Quicken Loans National (Jun 28-Jul 1) - 1pt e.w. Anirban Lahiri at 80/1 (General 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1pt e.w. Tyler Duncan at 150/1 (General 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 2pts e.w. JB Holmes at 28/1 (General 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Ben Crane at 150/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 0.5pt e.w. Robert Streb at 250/1 (General 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7). LOSS=11pts

HNA Open de France (Jun 28-Jul 1) - 2pts e.w. Sergio Garcia at 22/1 (Sky Bet, Paddy Power 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8); 2pts e.w. Ian Poulter at 25/1 (Sky Bet 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8); 1pt e.w. Ross Fisher at 50/1 (Paddy Power 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8); 1pt e.w. Aaron Rai at 90/1 (Paddy Power 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8). LOSS=5.8pts

Cricket:

T20 Blast: Northamptonshire v Derbyshire (July 19) - 4pts Derbyshire to beat Northamptonshire at 6/5 (General). Result Pending

3rd ODI: England v India (17 Jul) - 3pts England to post the highest first 15 overs score 10/11 (General); 2pts Liam Plunkett top England bowler at 7/2 (General). PROFIT=0.73pts

T20 Blast: Worcestershire v Yorkshire (Jul 15) - 5pts Worcestershire to beat Yorkshire at 10/11 (General). LOSS=5pts

2nd ODI: England v India (Jul 14) - 5pts India to beat England at 4/5 (General). LOSS=5pts

Darts:

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Tennis:

Wimbledon 2018 outright preview (Jul 2-Jul 15) - 3pts Nadal and Federer to reach the final at 6/1 (Sky Bet), 2pts Serena Williams or Petra Kvitova to win the women's singles title at 9/4 (Sky Bet). LOSS=5pts

Long-term or ante-post previews:

Racing:

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Football:

World Cup Golden Boot (Jun 14-Jul 15) - 2pts win Edinson Cavani at 33/1 (Betfair Sportsbook); 2pts win Kylian Mbappe at 33/1 (General). LOSS=4pts

World Cup outright (Jun 14-Jul 15) - 10pts Brazil to win the World Cup at 9/2 (General). LOSS=10pts

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

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