World Championship betting with our snooker pro
Professional snooker player Ian McCulloch gives his tips and pointers on a range of betting markets ahead of the start of the World Championship at The Crucible.
McCulloch is the world number 25 and has been a losing finalist in two ranking tournaments including the Grand Prix in 2004. The Englishman lost in the final round of qualifying to Rory McLeod for this year's season climax in Sheffield.
In our exclusive World Snooker Championship audio preview he lets us know how he rates the chances of some of the bigger names in the outright market as well as giving us his views on every first round match.
Clip one: Outright betting
Listen now to find out who Ian thinks will shine, including his value selection who he says played "like God" recently in China.
Clip two: First round match betting
Ian writes off the chances of most of the debutants at The Crucible and thinks that the players who are looking over their shoulder regarding their place in the top 16 fro this next year could struggle. He also advises us off his first-round Lucky 15.
The full podcast
Listen to Ian's outright tips plus previews of the all the first-round matches as well as profiles for the top seven in the outright betting.