Star Sports – Man City vs Man Utd Offer

It’s Man City v Man Utd in the Premier League on Sunday, and you don’t want to miss out on this free bet offer from Star Sports! Place a pre-match bet of up to £20.00 on select Man City vs Man Utd markets and get 50% of your stake back as a free bet. Translated into matched betting terms, this gives you a profit of £3.89and see how…

key terms

  • Applies to bets on the ‘correct score‘ or ‘first gunner‘ market for Man City vs Man Utd.
  • Applies to single bets placed before kick-off (14:00) on Sunday 2nd October 2022.
  • Maximum stake of £20.00.
  • You will receive a free bet equal to 50% of your qualifying stake.
  • Your free bet will be credited within 24 hours after the match ends.
  • The free bet will be valid for 7 days.

Qualifying bet

Please see my ‘Guide to Qualifying Bets’ if you would like more information about them and how they work.

It is entirely up to you which market you place your qualifying bet on, although you are likely to find better odds for correct scores.

At the time of writing, ‘Manchester City 2 to 1‘ is available in ‘correct score‘ market in back probabilities of 8.50 (15/2). O put on the odds are 10.50.

Betfair and Smarkets are great options for this offer. If you haven’t used one of them yet, now is a great time to try them out.

  • 2% commission for all new sign-ups
  • 0% commission for 60 days

You can calculate your put on bet using my Combined Betting Calculator.

As you can see, the calculator tells you that your put on bet must be £16.22.

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Put £20.00 on ‘Manchester City 2-1’ @ 8.50 = £150.00 Potential Profit

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Put £16.22 on ‘2-1’ (Man City) @ 10.50 = £154.09 Potential Liability


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

Result star sports betfair Loss of profit
Man City win 2-1 + £150.00 – £154.09 £4.09 loss
any other score – £20.00 + £15.89 £4.11 loss

So no matter the outcome, you will lose a maximum of £4.11 in qualifying for your £10.00 free bet.

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Your £10.00 free bet will be credited within 24 hours after the match ends and will be valid for 7 days.

Using direct combo bets you must convert your free bet to 80% cash, therefore £8.00. Considering your maximum qualifying loss of £4.11 gives you a profit of £3.89 in this offer from Star Sports!

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