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Sports Schedule: Friday 8th May

| 07.05.2020

A look at the best of what Friday has to offer in the world of sport

The South Korean K-League is back in action, with two more fixtures in Belarus too. Elsewhere, we’ve got international racing, darts, snooker and Esports fixtures.

With all of the following events are scheduled to go ahead at the time of writing, we’ve given an overview of what Friday has to offer.

Horse Racing

We’ve got a packed schedule of international racing once again, starting with some early morning meetings in Australia. Wangaratta gets our coverage started with a nine-card meet from 2:55, before action from Gold Coast, Coffs Harbour, Port Augusta, Cranbourne and more.

In Japan, we’ve got a 12-race card from Kasamatsu from 3:00, before Funabashi hosts its 12-race card from 7:00.

There’s an eight-card meet in Solvalla, Sweden from 11:20, before the day’s only meet in Norway from the Opland-Biri track at 15:20. Later, we return to Sweden for a pair of cards at Gavle and Kalmar.

German racing continues too with 12 races from Cologne starting at 13:00 before we head across the pond for some Stateside racing at 17:45, where Tampa Bay Downs hosts a nine-race card. From 18:00, Gulfstream Park starts its 11-race offering.


At 11:00, defending champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors get the latest K-League season started at home to Suwon Samsung Bluewings.

Jeonbuk are the 2/3 pre-match favourites, with Suwon at 19/5 to cause an opening day upset.

Over in the Belarusian Vysshala League, leaders Slutsksakhar Slutsk host Zvezda-Va-Bgu Minsk from 15:00, looking to maintain their place at the top of the table.

Slutsk are 6/5 to win, but with Zvezda-Va-Bgu Minsk not far behind in fourth, they’re 21/10 to take their opportunity to close the gap to a single point.

Gorodeya take on Minsk from 17:00, with the home side 7/4 to claim the three points.


We’ve got more action from the Modus Icons of Darts tournament, with seven more players stepping up to the oche including Martin Adams and Fallon Sherrock.

The first match gets underway at 10:30, with Jose Justicia taking on Ritchie Edhouse. Edhouse is the 1/2 favourite. Sherrock is 12/1 to be crowned day five winner, with David Evans the 2/1 favourite.

There’s more evening from the PDC Home Tour at 19:30, where Group 22 gets underway, where Ian White, Jesus Noguera, Danny Noppert and James Wilson compete.

Ian White faces Jesus Noguera in the first tie, with White the 2/9 favourite. Danny Noppert plays James Wilson in their first match, with Noppert 4/9 on to win, with Wilson the 13/8 outsider.

Ian White is the 5/6 favourite to win the session, and we’ll have a full range of Specials for the night’s action including player to score the most 180s, match with the most 180s, player to score the highest checkout, match with the highest checkout, total 180s and more.


It’s the final round of the Cactus Tour Desert Canyon tournament from Fountain Hills, Arizona.

Joint leader of the first round Mina Harigae is the 8/11 favourite to win round 18 of the Cactus Tour, with Haley Moore, currently tied with Harigae, 5/2 to win.

Elsewhere, Sophia Popov is 11/2 to claim victory, with Brittany Fan out at 20s before Karah Sanford at 25s. We’ll have 2-Ball and outright betting on the action.


The Armenian Cup continues with three matches from 7:00, starting with Grigori Dashyan back in action against Mesrop Qamalyan. It’s Qamalyan who’s the early 2/9 favourite, with Dashyan 3/1 to win.

Artur Harutyunyan plays Qamalyan from 9:30, with Qamalyan again the odds-on 1/6 favourite to win. Harutyunyan is 7/2 to win.

Finally, Dashyan takes on Harutyunyan from 12:00. Dashyan is the odds-on 4/7 favourite, with Harutyunyan found at 13/10. There will be In-Play betting on all three matches.


We’ve got action from three Counter-Strike: Global Offensive leagues, including the Home Sweet Home Cup, ESEA MDL North America league and ESL One: Road to Rio.

Team Secret take on SKADE in the Home Sweet Home Cup from 9:50 in an even tie, where you can find 5/6 on either side winning.

We’ve also got three Dota 2 leagues in action too, with fives matches across the WePlay! Pushka League, DPL-CDA Professional League and China Dota 2 Professional League.

PSG.LGD (Bo3) are the 2/3 favourites in their DPL-CDA Professional league tie against Royal Never Give Up, who are 11/10 to win.

Elsewhere, we’ve got odds on the Starcraft 2 IntoTheAlphax Pro Circuit, as Scarlett take on Bunny with either player 5/6 to claim the win. There are two matches in the Call of Duty League too from 21:00.

View the latest sports odds.

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



Drew Goodsell

Drew is a journalism graduate who closely follows American sports, focussing on the NBA and NFL. He also has a keen interest in all things football, paying regular attention to the Premier League, Bundesliga and Ligue 1.