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Beginner matched betting guides

Welcome to the beginner matched betting guides. How to tackle free bets, bonus offers, and get started.

Matched Betting Zest is packed with information on football matched betting, horse racing, casino offers and getting organised.

Matched betting for beginners

Matched betting guide

Betting exchange guide

Lay betting guide

How to use free bets and bonuses

Free bet strategy

Risk free bet strategy

Bonus rollover strategy

Organise your matched betting

Two Factor Authentication

Skrill & matched betting

Matched betting glossary


  • Flashscore – all the latest sporting results, including football, darts, tennis and more.
  • Football Data – a wealth of football statistical data.
  • Oddsconverter – convert fractional odds to decimal odds

Casino resources

  • Bonus Chum – you can use the free version. Bonus Chum is a slot simulator for calculating the EV of casino offers.
  • Trickybet EV calculator – work out the Expected Value (EV) of a casino offer. Is an offer worthwhile and likely to profitable long-term?
  • Trickybet slot RTP percentages – a handy guide to Return to Player (RTP) figures for popular slot games.

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