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William Hill – Gillingham v Leicester Boost

It’s Gillingham v Leicester in the FA Cup on Saturday, and you don’t want to miss this William Hill price boost! They’ve enhanced Leicester to score in the first half from 1/3 to a rather nice evens. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives you a profit of £2.42 and here’s how…

Price boost

The price boost is available online and in-shop (Plus customers only) with a maximum stake of £10.00.

For a walkthrough of how to lay price boosts, please see my ‘Price Boosts‘ guide.

Smarkets works best for this offer

Smarkets’ 0% commission rate makes them the best option for this offer.

They often have less liquidity than Betfair, but for this offer, that’s okay. You can go ahead and maximise your profits.

  • 0% commission for 60 days

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 £12.42.

William Hill logo

Place £10.00 on ‘EPIC Odds – Leicester To Score In The First Half’ @ 2.00 = Potential profit of £10.00

Smarkets logo

Lay £12.42 on ‘Over 0.5 goals’ (First half Leicester over/under goals) @ 1.61 = Potential liability of £7.57


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

OutcomeWilliam HillSmarketsProfit/Loss
Leicester score in
the first half
+ £10.00– £7.57£2.43 profit
Leicester don’t score
in the first half
– £10.00+ £12.42£2.42 profit

So, no matter the outcome, you’ll make a minimum profit of £2.42 on this William Hill price boost!

* Leicester failed to score in the first half, resulting in a £2.42 profit on this William Hill 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.