Liverpool v Chelsea Offer – Genting Bet

Potential Profit
Actual Profit

It’s Liverpool v Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup 2019 on Wednesday and Genting Bet are getting in on the action! Simply place a £10.00+ pre-match bet on Liverpool v Chelsea and Genting Bet will give us a free bet equal to the amount of goals scored in the game. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives us a potential profit of £5.25 and here’s how…

Key Terms:

  • The minimum stake to qualify is £10.00.
  • We must place our bet at odds of 1.50 (1/2) or greater.
  • Qualifying bets must be placed between 10:00 on Monday 12th August 2019 and 20:00 (kick-off) on Wednesday 14th August 2019.

Qualifying Bet:

If you’re unfamiliar with qualifying bets, please see my Qualifying Bet Strategy page for a walk-through guide on how they should be done.

It’s entirely up to you what you place your qualifying bet on. Having looked at the odds available, we could place our qualifying bet on Liverpool in the Match Result market.

At the time of writing, laying our bet at Smarkets gives us the smallest qualifying loss.

We can calculate our lay stakes 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 £9.85…

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Place £10.00 on Liverpool @ 1.615 = Potential profit of £6.15

Smarkets logo

Lay £9.85 on Liverpool @ 1.66 = Potential liability of £6.50


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

Outcome Bookie Exchange Profit/Loss
Liverpool win +£6.15 -£6.50 £0.35 loss
Liverpool don't win -£10.00 +£9.65 £0.35 loss

So, regardless of the outcome, we’ll lose £0.35 in qualifying for our potential free bet.

Free Bet:

We’ll receive a free bet equal to the amount of goals scored in the game (90 minutes only). Free bets will be credited by 23:59 on Thursday 15th August 2019 and will be valid for 3 days. Free bet stakes will not be included with any returns.

By using straightforward matched betting, we should be able to extract 80% cash from any free bet.

Therefore, if 7 goals are scored in the game, we’ll receive a £7.00 free bet, from which we can extract £5.60 cash. If we take into account our qualifying loss of £0.35, this gives us a potential profit of £5.25 on this Genting Bet offer!

* The match was drawn 1-1 after 90 minutes, resulting in a profit of £1.25 on this Genting Bet offer. *

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Matt Kirman
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