Coral – Southampton v Man Utd Offer

It’s Southampton v Man Utd in the Premier League on Saturday, and you don’t want to miss this Coral free bet offer! Place a £5.00+ pre-match bet on Southampton v Man Utd, and Coral will give you a £5.00 free bet to use in-play. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives you a profit of £3.57, and here’s how…

Key terms

  • The promotion is available between 08:00 on Friday 26th August 2022 and kick-off (12:30) on Saturday 27th August 2022.
  • Applies to single or ‘Build Your Bet‘ bets placed on Southampton v Man Utd.
  • Minimum stake of £5.00.
  • Minimum odds of 1.50 (1/2).
  • Your £5.00 free bet will be credited immediately upon placement of your qualifying bet.
  • The free bet will be valid on any in-play football market for 7 days.
  • The free bet stake will not be returned with any winnings.

Qualifying bet

Please see my ‘Qualifying Bets Guide‘ if you’d like more information about them and how they work.

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

At the time of writing, ‘Man Utd‘ are available in the ‘Match Result‘ market at back odds of 1.80 (4/5). The lay odds are 1.85.

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.

  • 2% commission for all new signups
  • 0% commission for 60 days

You can calculate your lay stake using my Matched Betting Calculator.

Select bet type

Back Bet (Bookie)

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Lay Bet (Betting Exchange)

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Min £
Max £
Lay stake required: £
Bookie
Exchange
Cashback
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If back (bookie) bet wins
£
£
£
= £
If lay (exchange) bet wins
£
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= £
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 you that your lay stake should be £4.92.

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Place £5.00 on ‘Man Utd’ @ 1.80 = Potential profit of £4.00

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Lay £4.92 on ‘Man Utd’ @ 1.85 = Potential liability of £4.18

Outcomes

Let’s look at your profit/loss for the possible outcomes.

OutcomeCoralBetfairProfit/Loss
Man Utd win+ £4.00– £4.18£0.18 loss
Man Utd lose or draw– £5.00+ £4.82£0.18 loss

So, no matter the outcome, you’ll lose £0.18 in qualifying for your £5.00 free bet.

Free bet

Your £5.00 free bet will be credited immediately upon placement of your qualifying bet and valid on any in-play football market for 7 days. The free bet stake will not be returned with any winnings.

Using straightforward matched betting, you should convert your free bet into 75% cash, so £3.75. Considering your qualifying loss of £0.18 gives you a profit of £3.57 on this Coral offer!

* Man Utd won the match 1-0, resulting in a £3.57 profit on this Coral offer. *

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