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Paddy Power – Argentina v Mexico Boost

It’s Argentina v Mexico at World Cup 2022 on Saturday night, and you don’t want to miss this Paddy Power price boost! They’ve enhanced Lionel Messi to have 1 or more shots on target from 1/10 to a rather nice evens. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives you a profit of £3.67, and here’s how…

Power Price Boost

The maximum stake for this Power Price boost is £10.00.

If you’d like a walkthrough of how to lay price boosts, please see my ‘Price Boosts‘ guide.

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

Select bet type

Back Bet (Bookie)


Lay Bet (Betting Exchange)

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

As you can see, the calculator tells you that your lay stake should be £14.39.

Place £10.00 on ‘Lionel Messi to have 1 or more shots on target’ @ 2.00 = Potential profit of £10.00

Lay £14.39 on ‘Messi To Have Over 0.5 Shots On Target’ (Enhanced Specials) @ 1.44 = Potential liability of £6.33


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

OutcomePaddy PowerExchangeProfit/Loss
Messi has a shot
on target
+ £10.00– £6.33£3.67 profit
Messi doesn’t have
a shot on target
– £10.00+ £13.67£3.67 profit

So, no matter the outcome, you’ll profit £3.67 on this Paddy Power price boost!

* Messi had one shot on target, resulting in a £3.67 profit on this Paddy Power offer. *

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Since 2014, I’ve blogged over £70,000 worth of profit, and made it my mission to make matched betting accessible to everyone.