Arsenal host Manchester United in a mouth-watering Premier League clash at The Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night and Freebets.com look at the pick of money back offers available on the televised match.
Arsenal’s title hopes were dealt a blow at the weekend when they went down 5-1 to Liverpool at Anfield with the game effectively over as a contest after just 20 minutes. The Gunners are now second in the table and will be looking to get a result over the current Premier League champions to get back on track. Man Utd suffered a setback of their own on Sunday when battling back from a losing position to take the lead against Fulham, only to concede a dramatic equaliser at the death. The Red Devils have been inconsistent since the turn of the year and will be looking to do the double over Arsenal having won the reverse fixture 1-0 at Old Trafford.
The Premier League game will be shown live on BT Sport 1 at 7.45pm and is sure to appeal to both professional and casual football punters with pre-match and in-play betting available online.
We’ve taken a look at what’s on offer at leading online bookmakers and give you an evaluation of the best money back offers on the Arsenal v Manchester United match. There’s a diversity of offers and ultimately the best money back offer will depend on which market you intend to play. We have broken down the offer details to help you make a smart choice on where to place your bet.
Paddy Power Premier League Special; refund losing stakes on First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer, Correct Score and Scorecasts if Robin Van Persie scores last. Full cash refund up to £100.
VERDICT: Van Persie has found the net in each of his last three matches and is available to back as Last Goalscorer at odds of roughly 5/1 with most firms, making this an attractive offer for anyone betting on the respective markets. It becomes even more compelling as Paddy Power will refund your stake as real cash up to £100, making it a good money back offer for First Goalscorer and Last Goalscorer bets and best offer for Correct Score and Scorecasts on the Arsenal v Manchester United game. Go to Paddy Power, new customers can claim up to £250 in free bets.
Betfair Sportsbook Cashback Extra; choice of five cashback options for losing First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer and Anytime Goalscorer bets. Free bet refund up to £25 max on the following options:
> Anytime assist from Juan Mata
> Red Card in the match
> Both teams to score and Man Utd win
> Both teams to score and Arsenal win
> Goal scored inside first 10 minutes
VERDICT: A Red Card in the match is the pick of the refund triggers here with around 28% chance of being activated, while both teams to score and Arsenal to win is second best, rated at 11/4 with most bookies. Juan Mata has layed on an assist in each of his 3 games for Man Utd, so that trigger is pretty enticing too and also has a good chance of occurring. The versatility of this promotion and high likelihood of the refund triggers make this best offer for First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer and Anytime Goalscorer bets. Go to Betfair Sportsbook, new customers receive up to £50 free bet
Winner Money Back If Team Wins From Losing Position: refund losing First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer and Correct Score bets if a team is losing during the match, but goes on to win. Free bet refund up to £25 max.
VERDICT: A team coming back to win a game is more likely than a 0-0 draw, but Betfair and Paddy Power have all of the markets covered on this occasion. Go to Winner, new customers receive up to £50 free bet.
Betvictor Arsenal v Man Utd Offer: refund Correct Score, Anytime Scorer, First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer, Scorecast and Half Time/Full Time bets if a team wins from behind. Free bet refund up to £25 max.
There is a fair chance of this refund trigger being activated and as it is more likely than a 0-0 draw on this occasion, Betvictor’s offer is best for bets on the Half Time/Full Time market. Go to Betvictor, new customers receive up to £25 free bet
bet365 Bore Draw; refund losing stakes on First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer, Anytime Goalscorer, Correct Score, Scorecast and Half-Time/Full-Time bets if the match ends 0-0. Full cash refund.
VERDICT: The teams are evenly matched, so there is a fair chance of this one finishing 0-0 at a general 11/1 with most bookies. It offers a degree of insurance and the big pluses are there’s no limit on stakes and refunds are cash so can be withdrawn straight back to your bank account. While some way behind other promotions in terms of likelihood, the cash refund means this still rates as a useful money back offer for pre-match Half-Time/Full-Time, Scorecast and Anytime Scorer markets. Go to bet365, new customers get up to £200 free bets.
888Sport 88th Minute Special: refund on To Win (90 minutes), Last Goalscorer and Correct Score bets if a goal scored from the 88th minute until the end of normal time results in a losing bet.
VERDICT: This refund trigger is a bit of a long shot, but is the only offer to cater for Match Odds bettors so is best if you intend to play that market. Last Goalscorer and Correct Score punters should look to Betfair Sportsbook or Paddy Power for the best chance of getting money back on their losing bets. Go to 888Sport, new customers receive up to £88 in free bets.
Betfred 1-A-Piece; refund losing stakes on Correct Score bets if match ends 1-1. Free bet refund up to £50 max.
VERDICT: 1-1 is the most common draw result and at odds of around 11/2 may be a more fancied result for this particular game as it’s more likely than 0-0. But it is not as likely as Van Persie to score last, so Paddy Power remains the best money back offer for Correct Score markets. Go to Betfred, new customers receive up to £25 free bet.
William Hill Bore Draw; refund losing stakes on Correct Score and Double Results bets if match ends 0-0. Free bet refund up to £50 max.
VERDICT: We’ve given the nod to Paddy Power for best money back offer on Correct Score bets and to Betvictor for Double Result (aka Half-Time/Full-Time) markets because the refund triggers are more likely to be activated. Go to William Hill, new customers receive up to £25 free bet
William Hill Goalscorer Second Chance; refund losing stakes on First Goalscorer bets if selection scores second. Free bet refund up to £50.
VERDICT: This is quite an attractive consolation offer if you fancy a few goals in the game and is dependent on your First Goalscorer selection. The odds of your player to score first are roughly the same as the odds for him to score second, but even backing Robin Van Persie at a general 5/1 for example does not make this offer’s refund trigger more likely than a sending off, so Betfair remain out in front on First Goalscorer betting. Go to William Hill, new customers receive up to £25 free bet.
Betinternet 0-0 Money Back Offer: refund losing stakes on Correct Score, Exact Total Goals, Winning Margin, First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer, Anytime Scorer, To Score 2 or More and To Score 3 or More bets if the game ends 0-0. Free bet refund up to £50 max.
VERDICT: This is the only offer to issue refunds on Winning Margin, Exact Total Goals, To Score 2 or More and To Score 3 or More markets, and is therefore best offer for those markets on this match. Go to Betinternet, new customers receive up to £25 free bet.
Stan James Bore Draw Money Back Special: refund losing First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer, First/Last Goalscorer Scorecasts and To Score a Hat-Trick bets if the final score is 0-0. Full cash refund.
VERDICT: As the only offer to cater for hat-trick bettors, Stan James the best place to have a punt if you fancy someone to score a Hat-trick and refunds are in cash. Go to Stan James, new customers receive a £10 free bet.
Betway Premier League Bore Draw Mobile Offer: refund mobile bets on Correct Score, First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer, Half Time/Full Time markets. Free bet refund up to £25 max.
VERDICT: Again other firms are preferred when betting on the above markets with more likely refund triggers. Also this offer does not include bets placed via web, so only mobile bettors will be eligible to get a refund. Go to Betway, new customers receive up to £50 free bet.