Saturday 16 December 2017

THE PUNTER'S PLATFORM: Bets for the Gaelic football Championship, the Derby and weekend soccer

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On this week's Punter's Platform, Johnny Ward is joined by a team of expert pundits to preview the sporting action from a betting perspective.


Mayo for the All Ireland at 5/1? Dublin at 6/4?  Or how about Donegal at 20-1?

Dan McDonnell, Niall Cronin and Michael Verney from INM, and Declan Marron from Ladbrokes, join Johnny Ward looking for some value bets in the Gaelic football championship as well as the Derby and League of Ireland.

Michael Verney reckons Tadhg Morley at 66/1 for player of the year could be worth a punt while the panel is split between Dublin or Kerry for the All Ireland.

In racing, the Punter's Platform looks ahead to the return of action in the Curragh and questions Churchill for the Derby at 4/1.

And in the League of Ireland, Dan McDonnell on some of the bets to be had (or not) when it comes to the soccer season.  Plus, Julian Canny reveals how €400,000 could be bet on a League of Ireland game via the Asian betting markets.

Finally, the panel give their bets of the weekend in soccer, GAA and racing.

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