It’s Charles Oliveira v Dustin Poirier in Sunday morning’s early hours, and Novibet are getting in on the action! Place a £20.00+ pre-fight single bet on Oliveira v Poirier and Novibet will give us a £5.00 free bet. Translated into matched betting terms, this provides us with a profit of £3.77 and here’s how…

Key terms

  • Applies to pre-fight single bets on Charles Oliveira v Dustin Poirier (starts at around 04:30 on Sunday 12th December 2021).
  • Minimum stake of £20.00.
  • Minimum odds of 1.50 (1/2).

Qualifying bet

Please see my qualifying bets guide if you’d like more information about them and how they work.

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

At the time of writing, Charles Oliveira is available in the Match Winner market at back odds of 2.24 (31/25). The lay odds are currently 2.24.

We can calculate our lay stake using my Matched Betting Calculator

As you can see, the calculator tells us that our lay stake should be £20.18…

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Place £20.00 on Charles Oliveira @ 2.24 = Potential profit of £24.80

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Lay £20.18 on Charles Oliveira @ 2.24 = Potential liability of £25.02


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

Outcome Novibet Betfair Profit/Loss
Oliveira wins + £24.80 – £25.02 £0.22 loss
Any other outcome – £20.00 + £19.77 £0.23 loss

So, no matter the outcome, we’ll lose a maximum of £0.23 in qualifying for our £5.00 free bet.

Free bet

Our £5.00 free bet will be credited within 24 hours of our qualifying bet settling and valid for 7 days. Free bet stakes are not included in any returns.

Using straightforward matched betting, we should convert our free bet into 80% cash, so £4.00. Considering our maximum qualifying loss of £0.23 gives us a profit of £3.77 on this Novibet offer!

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