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Sports Schedule: Thursday 7th May

Drew Goodsell | 6 May 2020

A guide to the day’s action in the sporting world

Thursday offers more international horse racing action, plus the PDC Home Tour and Modus Icons of Darts tournaments continue, with tennis, snooker and Esports action too.

With all of the following events still scheduled to go ahead at the time of writing, we’ve rounded up the best of the day’s fixtures:

Horse Racing

We’ll have early morning action from Japan where Kasamatsu gets the two Japanese cards started at 3:00, with Funabashi hosting a 12-race card from 6:55.

The Australian racing gets started only a short time after, with five meetings starting at 3:05 from Leeton, before Kembla Grange, Werribee, Townville and Pinjarra host their cards soon after.

Halmstad gets the racing underway in Scandinavia from 11:20 with an eight-race card, with further Swedish meets from Skelleftea and Bollnas. There’s one Norwegian meet too from Bergen at 15:20.

German racing is back too with a packed 12-race card from the Hannover course from 13:00, before we head stateside at 18:00 for an 11-race card at the Gulfstream Park track.

Darts

The Modus Icons of Darts tournament continues with it’s new seven player round-robin format, starting with Michael Warburton v Scott Mitchell at 10:30.

There’ll be 21 back-to-back matches taking place throughout the day, with the final match scheduled for a 17:30 start. It’s Aaron Monk who’s the 15/8 favourite to be crowned the day four winner.

In the evening, we’ll have more matches from the PDC Home Tour with Group 21 in action from 19:30 where former world champion Rob Cross takes on William Borland.

Dimitri van den Bergh takes on Derk Telnekes in the second match at 20:00, but it’s Rob Cross who is the favourite to win the group on night 21 at even money, with Van Den Bergh close behind at 15/8.

Snooker

The Armenian Cup continues with three matches from 7:00, starting with Grigori Dashyan taking on Artur Harutyunyan. It’s Dashyan who’s the 4/7 favourite, with Harutyunyan out at 13/10 to win.

Eduard Yeghiazaryan plays Dashyan from 9:30, with Dashyan again the 1/2 favourite to win. Yeghiazaryan is priced at 3/2 for the victory.

The final game pits Harutyunyan up against Yeghiazaryan, with the former an 8/13 favourite in this one. The latter can be found at 6/5. There will be In-Play betting on all three matches too.

We’ll also have betting on the Six Red Spring Cup with the first set of round-robin matches taking place from 13:00. There will be pre-match betting on each match.

Esports

We’ve got 24 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches across six leagues starting in the ESEA MDL North America League at 2:00. Polar Ace Esports are even money to beat Infinity (Bo1), who are the 8/11 favourites from 3:00.

There are 11 CS:GO matches in the ESL One: Road To Rio league throughout the day, with Beyond v Lucid Dreams and North v Movistar Riders (Bo3) the pick of the bunch.

Not your thing? Then how about some Dota 2 action instead? PSG.LGD take on Royal Never Give Up (Bo3) at 7:00 in the Pit League to get us underway, before two matches in the China Dota2 Professional League from 9:00.

At midday, CDEC Gaming take on Keen Gaming (Bo3) in the DPL-CDA Professional League. CDEC are the odds-on 1/10 favourites, with Keen priced at 6/1.

View the latest sports odds here.

All odds and markets are correct as of the date of publication.