Kwiff Matched Betting Guide
June 4, 2019
As matched bettors, we take advantage of promotions such as free bets, bonuses and price boosts which bookmakers offer to customers. Some of the most profitable offers are for new customers as they are generally higher value than reload offers. Offers such as ‘Bet £5, Get a £20 Free Bet’ or ‘Bet £50, Get a £50 Free Bet’ are common and are relatively straight forward in terms of matched betting strategy.
One bookmaker from which you can profit from is Kwiff. However, Kwiff do not offer new customers a free bet, or any other incentive in fact. So, how do we take advantage of Kwiff using matched betting?
First, let’s take a look at what Kwiff is and how it works.
How does Kwiff work?
Kwiff is a mobile-only betting site. In fact, you have to download the Kwiff app which is available for both iOS and Android devices. There is no option to use Kwiff via a desktop or mobile browser.
Kwiff works slightly differently to other bookmakers and have a unique business model. Instead of offering customers various promotions such as free bets, money back specials, extra places etc, they give customers the chance for their bets to be ‘Kwiffed’. If your bet is ‘Kwiffed’, the odds will be boosted higher than the odds that you originally took for your bet. Basically, a Kwiffed bet is a price boost. Any bet can be Kwiffed, no matter whether you are a new customer or an existing one. The catch is that you do not know whether your bet will be Kwiffed until you place it.
We all know that it’s possible to lock in a profit from price boosts by simply backing and laying our bet providing that the boosted back odds are greater than the lay odds on a betting exchange. The potential profits from backing and laying price boosts is generally very low but with Kwiffed bets, the odds of your bets can be boosted by huge amounts.
For example, the ad from Kwiff below shows a bet which has been Kwiffed and the odds boosted from 2/1 to 50/1.
Using the example above, let’s take a look at what your profit would be if you layed this bet. For this example, we’re using lay odds of 3.1 which is reasonable alongside the original back odds of 3.0.
As you can see from the matched betting calculator screenshot above, by laying the Kwiffed bet, we would be able to lock in a profit of over £300 with a back stake of just £20!
However, it’s important to remember a couple of things.
- You don’t know whether your bet will be Kwiffed or not
- You don’t know how much the odds will increase if your bet is Kwiffed
So, if you don’t know whether your bet will be Kwiffed (boosted odds) or not, how do you make a profit from it?
Well, there’s no guarantee with this method. However, the majority of new Kwiff customers claim that they have had their odds boosted within their first 5 bets. There is no solid proof of this and it’s just what has been reported by several matched bettors. Therefore, the strategy is to place a bet with Kwiff and hope that the odds are boosted. Either way, you need to lay your bet. You just need to wait to see if your bet has been Kwiffed before calculating your lay stakes which are dependant on the back odds you receive.
If your bet isn’t Kwiffed then it’s likely that you will make a small loss. This is generally the case with all qualifying bets but more so when backing and laying bets using Kwiff as their odds tend to generally be poor. This may be because they need an edge to be able to boost the odds of Kwiffed bets and pay out more if they come in. However, you may be able to find close matches which should be what you are looking for prior to choosing a bet.
Making a long-term profit from Kwiff is unlikely but you may be able to make a profit with your first Kwiffed bet as they seem to be given within your first few bets. It’s up to you whether you continue to bet with them after that with the hope of more Kwiffed bets.
Always remember to find close matches so that your qualifying losses are kept to a minimum should your bet not be Kwiffed.