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2014-07-29 00:00
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THURSDAY, JULY 24

The Sharks will fly the SA flag in this weekend's Super Rugby semi-finals against the seven-time champion Crusaders.

The Sharks have a poor record in Christchurch, having won only 1 of their 11 previous encounters - but that lone victory did come earlier this year.

The average margin of victory for the Crusaders in New Zealand is a staggering 13 points (35-22).

Leading SA bookies BetFlash are backing the Crusaders to win by more than the 6.5-point handicap.

Bet of the Week: Crusaders to win by 7 or more points at 8/10

Outcome: WON! Crusaders won 38-6

WEDNESDAY, JULY 9

While we aren't likely to see a similiar 7-1 scoreline, the 2014 Soccer World Cup second semi-final between Argentina and the Netherlands promises to be an exciting affair.

Both sides have struggled at times during the tournament, but have done enough to progress to the semi-finals.

Leading SA bookies,
BetFlash, have Argentina as favourites to proceed to Sunday's final.

Bet of the Week: Argentina to win at 14/10

Outcome: WON! Argentina won 4-2 on penalties

FRIDAY, JULY 4

The 2014 Soccer World Cup has reached its quarter-final stage!

Hosts Brazil haven't been in the sort of pre-tournament form the "experts" had predicted, but they've done enough to get through to the Last 8.

In Neymar, Hulk, Fred and Jo - among others - they have potential match-winners across the board, while Colombia have relied of current tournament top scorer James Rodriguez to keep their dream alive.

Being familiar with each other's play - and players - as well as being accustomed to the weather conditions, it's difficult to see who has the advantage.

Leading SA bookies BetFlash have gone for the upset!

Bet of the Week: Colombia to beat Brazil at 328/100

Outcome: LOST... Brazil won 2-1

THURSDAY, JULY 3

The rivalry continues!

With the Stormers out the running and the Bulls relying of a miracle to progress, pride will be at stake at Newlands on Saturday (kick-off at 17:05).

The Stormers have shown some great home form recently and will want to take revenge after losing to the Bulls at Loftus earlier in the season.

With the home teams enjoying a big advantage this season, BetFlash suggest backing the Stormers at 31/50.

Bet of the Week: Stormers to beat the Bulls at 31/50

Outcome: WON! Stormers won 16-0

THURSDAY, JUNE 26

Hosts Brazil face a tricky Last 16 clash against South American 'neighbours' Chile on Saturday.

Brazil were undefeated in their group, while Chile sent defending champions Spain packing, before losing to the Netherlands.

With Neymar leading Brazil's attack, leading SA bookies BetFlash believe the hosts will have too much firepower for their opponents.

Brazil are on offer at 56/100 to win while Chile can be backed at 469/100. The draw after 90 minutes is on offer at 139/50.

Bet of the Week: Brazil to beat Chile at 56/100

Outcome: WON! Brazil beat Chile 3-2 on penalties

FRIDAY, JUNE 20

Australia take on France in the third and final match of their three-Test series having already clinched the series 2-0.

While the Wallabies were in scintillating form in the first Test, the second match was a drab affair, with Australia winning 6-0.

Leading SA bookies BetFlash expect the Wallabies to bounce back to their best form in Sydney. Kick-off is at 07:00 SA time.

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B
et of the Week: Australia to beat France by more than 12 points at 9/10

Outcome: WON! Australia won 39-13

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18

England and Uruguay clash in a must-win match on Thursday at 21:00 SA time.

England lost 2-1 to Italy in their opening clash, while Uruguay were shocked 3-1 by Costa Rica.

Defeat for either side could mean a early exit for the tournament.

Leading SA bookies BetFlash suggest backing the South Americans for victory

Bet of the Week: Uruguay to beat England at 237/100

Outcome: WON! Uruguay won 2-1

THURSDAY, JUNE 12

After a four year wait the 2014 Soccer World Cup is upon us!

The opening match sees host Brazil take on Croatia.

Brazil are out to win a record sixth trophy and will have to shoulder the weight of a nation.

But they "should" get their campaign off to a winning start...

Leading SA bookies BetFlash have Brazil on offer at 31/100 to pick up three points on Thursday night (kick-off at 22:00 SA time).

B
et of the Week: Brazil to beat Croatia

Outcome: WON! Brazil won 3-1

SATURDAY, MAY 31

Saturday sees the playing of an all-important all-New Zealand Vodacom Super Rugby derby between the Blues and Hurricanes.

The Blues need to win to stand any chance of reaching the playoffs, while the Hurricanes will be out to build of an already impressive season which has seen them play some enterprising rugby at stages.

The Blues are unbeaten at Eden Park this season - and leading SA bookies BetFlash expect that to continue...

Bet of the Week: Blues to win

Outcome: WON! The Blues won 37-24

FRIDAY, MAY 23

Saturday sees the playing of the 2014 Champions League final - an all-Spanish affair - between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.

Real Madrid are looking for a record 10th win in the Champions League and will look to star player Cristiano Ronaldo for the victory.

Atletico Madrid were crowned La Liga champions this season - no mean feat at all beating both Barcelona and their opponents on Saturday to the title.

Boasting a far superior record against their neighbours, Real Madrid will surely have too much fire-power come the final whistle in Lisbon.

Leading SA bookies BetFlash have Madrid as 19/20 favourites, while Atletico can be backed at 57/20. The draw is on offer at 23/10.

Bet of the Day: Real Madrid to win

Outcome: WON! Real Madrid won 4-1 after extra-time

FRIDAY, MAY 9

Week 13 in Super Rugby sees the Bulls host the Stormers in the big SA derby on Saturday. Kick-off is at 19:10.

The Bulls still harbour hopes of a playoff spot, while the Stormers are out of the running in a lowly 14th spot at present.

It's never easy for visiting teams at Loftus Versfeld, and it certainly will be even tougher for an injury-ravaged Stormers team...

Leading SA bookies BetFlash have the Bulls as favourites - and the bet we like is 'Bulls to win by 6 or more at 3/4)

Bet of the Day: Bulls to win by 6 points or more

Outcome: WON! Bulls won 28-12

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23

Tonight sees the playing of the second Champions League semi-final between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

Madrid lead the way is the scoring stakes this year, averaging 3.2 goals per match, with Bayern in third with 2.6.

Both team will be out to make history should they win the tournament - It would be Madrid's 10th title, while Bayern would be the first club to successfully defend their title since the tournament's inception in 1992.

Leading SA bookies BetFlash have Real Madrid on offer at 13/10 to win, while Bayern Munich can be backed at 8/5. The draw is on offer at 43/20.

There's very little to separate these two European giants - so we'll go for a narrow home victory...

Bet of the Day: Real Madrid to WIN

Outcome: WON!
Real Madrid won 1-0

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16

Everton, looking to cement a Top 4 English Premiership finish and in the process secure a Champions League spot next season, welcome Manchester United to Goodison Park on Sunday.

Kick-off is at 17:10 SA time.

Everton, who have only lost once at home this season, welcome former manager David Moyes back to Merseyside.

Leading SA bookies BetFlash have Everton on offer at 5/4 to win, while United can be backed at 7/4. The draw is on offer at 41/20.

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Bet of the Day: Everton to WIN

Outcome:
WON! Everton won 2-0!

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

The Proteas will lose their ICC World Twenty20 semi-final against India, if bookmakers are to be believed...

The Proteas are set to tackle India in Friday's second semi-final in Dhaka - and have been installed as underdogs by leading SA bookies, BetFlash

The Proteas can be backed at 13/10 to reach Sunday's final, while India are on offer at 11/20.

Bet of the Day: India to WIN

Outcome:
WON! India won by six wickets

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26

Liverpool will close within a single point of log-leaders Chelsea should they beat Sunderland at Anfield on Wednesday night (kick-off 22:00 SA time).

The Reds have been flying high of late, while Gus Poyet's Sunderland side find themselves in the relegation zone in 18th position.

The Black Cats will be desperate for points, but this might just be Liverpool's title year - so expect them to get the job done.

Bookies BetXchange have Liverpool on offer at 1/6, while Sunderland can be backed at 17/1. The draw is on offer at 15/2.

Bet of the Day: Liverpool to WIN

Outcome:
WON! Liverpool won 2-1

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