It’s a relatively quiet weekend on the sporting front. The big Premiership game is the top of the table battle between Arsenal and Man. Utd. A cracking encounter can be expected at the Emirates Stadium, especially with both clubs playing such good attacking football at present. Arsenal are 11/8, Man. Utd. are 15/8 and you can get the draw at 9/4. Take Man. Utd. to prove too strong for the Gunners and secure a win to take control of the title race. Elsewhere, high-flying Blackburn Rovers meet Liverpool at Ewood Park. Blackburn are 2/1, Liverpool are 6/4 and the draw is 9/4. In racing the last big flat race of the season takes place with the Melbourne Cup on next Tuesday. With Scorpion out injured the Aidan O’Brien trained Mahlar is worth watching in the race that stops the nation. Prices: Purple Moon 9/2, Master O’Reilly 9/2, Mahler 8/1, Efficient 10/1, 12/1 bar. Bet of the week: At 2/1 Blackburn Rovers are good value against Liverpool. They’re playing attractive football at the moment and we take Blackburn to deliver.