Celtics @ Bucks Offer – Novibet

It’s Boston Celtics @ Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA on Friday night and you don’t want to miss this Novibet free bet offer! Simply place a £20.00+ single bet on Celtics @ Bucks and Novibet will give us a £5.00 free bet. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives us a guaranteed profit of £2.12 and here’s how…

Key terms

  • Applies to pre-match or in play single bets on Boston Celtics @ Milwaukee Bucks (starts at 23:30 on Friday 26th March 2021).
  • Minimum stake of £20.00.
  • Minimum odds of 1.70 (7/10).

Qualifying bet

If you’d like more information about qualifying bets and how they work, please see my qualifying bets guide.

It’s entirely up to you what you place your qualifying bet on.

At the time of writing, Boston Celtics are available in the Match Winner market at back odds of 3.125 (85/40). The lay odds are currently 3.40.

Either exchange works for this offer

Betfair and Smarkets are both great options for this offer. If you’ve not used one of them, now is a great time to give them a try.

  • Money back as cash up to £20
  • 0% commission for 60 days

We can calculate our lay stake using my Matched Betting Calculator

Back Bet (Bookie)


Lay Bet (Betting Exchange)


Min £
Max £
Lay stake required: £
If back (bookie) bet wins
= £
If lay (exchange) bet wins
= £
Total profit: £

Optimal Underlay

Lay stake required: £
Exchange liability: £

If back (bookie) bet wins: £
If lay (exchange) bet wins: £

Optimal Overlay

Lay stake required: £
Exchange liability: £

If back (bookie) bet wins: £
If lay (exchange) bet wins: £

As you can see, the calculator tells us that our lay stake should be £18.49…

Novibet logo

Place £20.00 on Boston Celtics @ 3.125 = Potential profit of £42.50

Betfair logo

Lay £18.49 on Boston Celtics @ 3.40 = Potential liability of £44.37


Let’s have a look at our potential profit/loss for the possible outcomes…

Boston Celtics win+ £42.50– £44.37£1.87 loss
Milwaukee Bucks win– £20.00+ £18.12£1.88 loss

So, no matter the outcome, we’ll lose a maximum of £1.88 in qualifying for our £5.00 free bet.

Free bet

Our £5.00 free bet will be credited within 24 hours of our qualifying bet being settled and will be valid for 7 days. Free bet stakes are not included in any returns.

Using straightforward matched betting, we should be able to convert our free bet into 80% cash, so £4.00. If we take into account our maximum qualifying loss of £1.88, this gives us a guaranteed profit of £2.12 on this Novibet offer!

* Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee Bucks 122-114, resulting in a profit of £2.13 on this Novibet offer. *

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Since 2014, I’ve blogged over £85,000 worth of profit, and made it my mission to make matched betting accessible to everyone.