Turkey v Italy Offer – LiveScore Bet

It’s Turkey v Italy in the opening match of Euro 2020 on Friday night and LiveScore Bet are getting in on the action! Simply place a £10.00+ pre-match bet on Turkey v Italy and LiveScore Bet will give us a £5.00 free bet. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives us a guaranteed profit of £3.61 and here’s how…

Key terms

  • Applies to bets that are placed and settled on Friday 11th June 2021.
  • Applies to single bets placed on Turkey v Italy before kick-off (20:00).
  • Minimum stake of £10.00.
  • Minimum odds of 1.80 (4/5).

Qualifying bet

If you’d like more information about qualifying bets and how they work, please see my qualifying bets guide.

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

At the time of writing, Draw is available in the 1X2 market at back odds of 4.20 (16/5). The lay odds are currently 4.30.

Either exchange works for this offer

We can calculate our lay stakes 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: £

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 £9.81…

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Place £10.00 on Draw @ 4.20 = Potential profit of £32.00

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Lay £9.81 on Draw @ 4.30 = Potential liability of £32.37


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

OutcomeLiveScore BetSmarketsProfit/Loss
Draw+ £32.00– £32.37£0.37 loss
Turkey or Italy win– £10.00+ £9.61£0.39 loss

So, no matter the outcome, we’ll lose a maximum of £0.39 in qualifying for our £5.00 free bet.

Free bet

A pop-up notification offering us a £5.00 free bet will appear within 3 hours of our qualifying bet being settled. We must accept the free bet by 23:59 on Friday 18th June 2021. Free bet stakes will not be returned with any winnings.

Using straightforward matched betting, we should be able to convert our free bet into 80% cash, so £4.00. If we take into account our maximum qualifying loss of £0.39, this gives us a guaranteed profit of £3.61 on this LiveScore Bet offer!

* Italy won the match 3-0, resulting in a profit of £3.61 on this LiveScore Bet offer. *

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Since 2014, I’ve blogged over £60,000 worth of profit, and made it my mission to make matched betting accessible to everyone.