Hawkins v Wilson Offer – Betfred

It’s Barry Hawkins v Kyren Wilson in the World Snooker Championship 2021 on Friday and Betfred are getting in on the action! Simply place a £10.00+ bet on Hawkins v Wilson and Betfred will give us a £5.00 free bet to use on Saturday. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives us a guaranteed profit of £3.35 and here’s how…

Key terms

  • Applies to single bets placed on Barry Hawkins v Kyren Wilson on Friday 23rd April 2021.
  • Minimum stake of £10.00.
  • Minimum odds of 1.50 (1/2).

Qualifying bet

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

Barry Hawkins v Kyren Wilson will be played over three sessions, with the first two sessions taking place on Friday 23rd April 2021 at 10:00 and 19:00 respectively.

It’s entirely up to you what you place your qualifying bet on. At the time of writing, Barry Hawkins is available in the Match Result market at back odds of 2.10 (11/10). The lay odds are currently 2.22.

Either exchange works for this offer

Betfair and Smarkets are both great options for this offer. If you’ve not used one of them, now is a great time to give them a try.

  • Money back as cash up to £20
  • 0% commission for 60 days

We can calculate our lay stakes using my Matched Betting Calculator

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 £9.55…

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Place £10.00 on Barry Hawkins @ 2.10 = Potential profit of £11.00

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Lay £9.55 on Barry Hawkins @ 2.22 = Potential liability of £11.65


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

Hawkins wins+ £11.00– £11.65£0.65 loss
Wilson wins– £10.00+ £9.35£0.65 loss

So, no matter the outcome, we’ll lose £0.65 in qualifying for our £5.00 free bet.

Free bet

Our £5.00 free bet will be credited by 10:00 on Saturday 24th April 2021 and will be valid until 09:00 on Sunday 25th March 2021.

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 qualifying loss of £0.65, this gives us a guaranteed profit of £3.35 on this Betfred offer!

* Kyren Wilson won the match 13-10, resulting in a profit of £3.35 on this Betfred offer. *

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