Sky Bet – Brighton v Man Utd Boost

It’s Brighton v Man Utd in the Premier League on Saturday, and you don’t want to miss this Sky Bet price boost! They’ve enhanced Cristiano Ronaldo to have 1+ shot on target from 1/5 to a nice evens. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives you a potential profit of £2.63 and here’s how…

Price boost

The maximum stake may vary per customer, but it’s likely to be £10.00.

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

You may be able to get better lay odds if you wait until an hour or so before kick-off. The lay odds often shorten once the team news is announced and the player involved is confirmed to be starting the match.

Matchbook works best for this offer

For this offer, Matchbook are the best exchange option. Their ‘Enhanced Specials’ market features a range of special bets, making laying bookmaker price boosts a breeze.

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You can calculate your underlay stake using my Matched Betting Calculator. You just need to open up the ‘Advanced’ section and click the ‘Underlay’ tab.

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 £10.53…

Sky Bet logo

Place £10.00 on ‘Cristiano Ronaldo 1+ shot on target’ @ 2.00 = Potential profit of £10.00

Matchbook logo

Lay £10.53 on ‘Ronaldo To Have Over 0.5 Shots On Target’ @ 1.70 = Potential liability of £7.37


Let’s look at your profit/loss for the two potential outcomes…

OutcomeSky BetMatchbookProfit/Loss
Ronaldo has 1+ shot on target+ £10.00– £7.37£2.63 profit
Any other outcome– £10.00+ £10.00£0.00

So, if Ronaldo fails to have a shot on target, you’ll break even, and there’s no harm done. However, if Ronaldo does hit the target, you’ll make a profit of £2.63 on this Sky Bet price boost!

If you prefer to lock in a smaller profit, you can simply use the ‘Standard‘ tab on the calculator for a minimum profit of £1.51.

* Cristiano Ronaldo failed to have a shot on target, resulting in break-even on this Sky Bet offer. *

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