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Five sporting events you won’t want to miss this week

| 16.11.2020

As we digest another action-packed week of sport, it’s time to look ahead to what else is coming your way from around the sporting world this week.

We have picked out five events worth watching over the next seven days.

Grand Slam of Darts

The Grand Slam of Darts begins at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Monday as Gerwyn Price begins his bid for a third consecutive title.

The world number three is the joint 7/2 favourite and has been drawn in Group G alongside World Cup team-mate Jonny Clayton, Grand Slam debutant Ryan Joyce and Japan’s reigning Women’s World Champion Mikuru Suzuki.

World Champion Peter Wright (7/2) has been drawn in Group E along with World Grand Prix finalist Dirk van Duijvenbode, Ian White and Devon Petersen.

Three-time champion Michael Van Gerwen, who last picked up the title in 2017, is 9/2 to win the tournament.

Nations League

It’s the final round of group matches in the Nations League as we discover which teams will qualify for the finals.

On Tuesday, all eyes will be on Spain v Germany as both sides battle in out to secure qualification in Seville. Our traders have Spain as the 7/5 favourites to win the match, with Germany 9/5 odds.

On Wednesday, England will complete their Nations League campaign at Wembley against Iceland with Gareth Southgate expected to rotate his squad following their 2-0 defeat to Belgium. The Three Lions are 1/5 to sign off with a win on matchday six.

Premier League

Following the international break, we have a full schedule of Premier League action to look forward to over the weekend.

There are four matches on Saturday, featuring Newcastle United v Chelsea and Tottenham v Manchester City as both Spurs and Chelsea look to extend their unbeaten runs.

Can an injury-hit Liverpool secure three points at Anfield? Liverpool versus Leicester is the pick of the action on Sunday, with the Reds 19/20 favourites.

Betfair Chase

Haydock hosts the biggest race of the jumps season so far on Saturday with the Betfair Chase (16:00)

Last year’s winner Lostintranslation is the 9/4 favourite with 2017 and 2018 champion Bristol de Mai (2/1) one to watch.

Could Nicky Henderson finally have a winner in the Betfair Chase? Santini will hope to be first past the post at 10/3.

ATP Finals

The ATP Tour season concludes in London this week with the ATP Finals from the O2 Arena.

Novak Djokovic is 6/4 to win the tournament ahead of Rafael Nadal (7/2), Daniil Medvedev (5/1) and Dominic Thiem (5/1).

Last year’s winner, Stefanos Tsitsipas, is a 16/1 shot to retain his Singles title.

In the Doubles, Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares are joint 4/1 favourites alongside Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury to win the tournament.

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All odds and markets correct as of date of publication

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Author

Jack Horrocks

Jack is sport mad with a passion for Football and Cricket. A Journalism graduate from Liverpool John Moores University, Jack has also worked at the Liverpool Echo and Fifa.com.