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Paddy Power – Qatar v Ecuador Boost

It’s Qatar v Ecuador in the opening match of World Cup 2022 on Sunday, and you don’t want to miss this Paddy Power price boost! They’ve enhanced a goal to be scored in the match from 1/12 to a rather nice evens. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives you a profit of £7.04, 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 £17.39.

Place £10.00 on ‘1 or more goals in the match’ @ 2.00 = Potential profit of £10.00

Lay £17.39 on ‘Over 0.5 goals’ (Goals Over/Under) @ 1.17 = Potential liability of £2.95


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

OutcomePaddy PowerExchangeProfit/Loss
A goal is scored+ £10.00– £2.95£7.05 profit
0-0 draw– £10.00+ £17.04£7.04 profit

So, no matter the outcome, you’ll make a minimum profit of £7.04 on this Paddy Power price boost!

* Ecuador won the match 2-0, resulting in a £7.05 profit on this Paddy Power offer. *

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