Sports Schedule: Saturday 15th May
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As the Bundesliga resumes on Saturday, there’s plenty for football fans to look forward to this weekend, while international racing continues along with darts and plenty of Esports action.
All of these events are still scheduled to go ahead as of date of publication.
The German Bundesliga is back and there’s almost a full round of fixtures to look forward to across the weekend, with every team in action except Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen, who play on Monday night.
Things kick-off at 15:30 tomorrow with five matches to get stuck into.
First up there’s Borussia Dortmund v Schalke. Dortmund sit in 2nd place, 4 points behind leaders Bayern Munich and will be looking to keep the pressure on before they play on Sunday. Dortmund are 1/2 to win, with 13/4 on the draw and 11/2 on a Schalke victory.
You can also bet on Hoffenheim v Hertha Berlin, RB Leipzig v Freiburg, Augsburg v Wolfsburg and Fortuna Dusseldorf v Paderborn. Saturday’s late kick-off at 18:30 sees Eintracht Frankfurt take on Borussia Monchengladbach.
On Sunday, you’ll find a further two games, with Koln v Mainz, before Union Berlin face league leaders Bayern Munich, Bayern are 1/5 to claim all three points, with Union Berlin at 16/1 for the upset.
Over in South Korea, the new K League season started last week, with three more fixtures on Saturday, including Busan I Park at 21/5 to claim victory against last year’s champions, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors who can be backed at 8/13.
With French racing back on track, there’s international racing from around the globe, with nine meetings in Australia in the early hours of the morning, starting with Gatton at 1:30. There’s also early racing from Japan, including Tokyo, Kyoto Sanga, Niigata and Saga
The French racing begins at 11:05 at Auteuil, with further action from Caen, Salon-De-Provence, Strasbourg and finally Vichy, where the racing starts at 18:00.
In the US, there are four meetings with Tampa Bay Downs’ first race starting at 17:25, with meetings at Gulfstream, Golden Gate Fields and Santa Anita.
In the Darts, the PDC Home Tour Continues, with Gary Anderson, Dirk van Duijvenbode, Dimitri van den Bergh and Kim Huybrechts playing each other to progress to the next stage.
If you could happily watch darts all-day – you’re in luck, with a further 21 matches in the Modus Icons of Darts, with the likes of David Evans, Arron Monk, Wessel Nijman and Scott Mitchell lining up at the oche.
There’s plenty of Esports to watch this weekend, across a diverse array of games, including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch, Dota 2 and Starcraft 2.
The weekend’s big highlights are In CS:GO, where the ESL One: Road to Rio qualification continues with three matches, including Hard Legion v Winstrike, Nemiga v Syman and Godsent v North.
There’s also the RTP Arena Cup, where Movistar Riders are 1/8 to beat S2V in their best of three, while Giants Gaming are big 2/9 favourites to take down x6tence.
All odds and markets are correct as of date of publication.