The group stage of the 2012/13 Champions League gets underway on Tuesday night, and the bookmakers are lining up with free bet offers and special promotions for the games.
After much anticipation the group phase kicks off with the following eight matches on Tuesday:
All 16 sides involved will be looking to make a positive start to the group stage so the stakes are high, and the bookmakers are upping the ante further with a host of free bet offers and promotions that Bettingpro.com readers can take full advantage of.
However, you do not need to go hunting around the internet for the offer that suits you best, because we have the pick of the bunch here:
As a Bettingpro reader you can claim a £200 free bet when you open an account with bet365. Also, place a pre-match Correct Score, Half-Time/Full-Time or Scorecast bet on any of Tuesday’s games and if it finishes 0-0, bet365 will refund all losing bets on those markets for that match.
Sign up at Ladbrokes using bonus code MAXIMUMBONUS and get a free £50 bet on the Champions League. And if Carlos Tevez scores first or last in the match between Real Madrid and Manchester City, then Ladbrokes will refund losing first goalscorer bets, up to £100, as a free bet.
Paddy Power are giving Bettingpro readers an exclusive £250 in free bets on the new season when you register for a new account. And if Real Madrid v Manchester City or Montpellier v Arsenal ends in a draw, Paddy Power will refund losing First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer, Correct Score and Scorecast singles on that match.
As a Bettingpro reader you receive a £25 free bet when you open an account at William Hill’s website. They have “Headline Offers” for the two games involving English clubs. For Real Madrid v Manchester City, Hills go 6/4 on Cristiano Ronaldo to score and Madrid to win, while it is 9/1 on Carlos Tevez to score and City to win. And for Montpellier v Arsenal, the firm go 7/2 on Lukas Podolski to score and Arsenal to win, and 6/1 on Emanuel Herrera to score and Montpellier to win.
William Hill are offering two money back promotions for customers who use their mobile service to bet on Tuesday’s Champions League games. If your chosen match ends 0-0, Hills will refund losing Correct Score and Double Result bets on the match as a free bet. And if your chosen first goalscorer does not score the first goal but scores the second, they will refund your losing stake as a free bet.
Bettingpro readers can get a £30 free bet when they open a Coral account. And for Tuesday’s Champions League games, the bookmaker has pledged to refund losing first / last goalscorer and correct score bets if the last goal of your chosen match is scored directly from a penalty.
As a Bettingpro reader you can claim a £50 free bet when you open an account with Betfred. And for Real Madrid v Manchester City the bookmaker are offering their popular “Double Delight-Hat-trick Heaven” promotion. Under “Double Delight”, if your player scores the first goal and goes on to score another, Betfred will double your first goalscorer price. Under “Hat-Trick Heaven”, if your player scores the first and goes on to score a hat-trick, the firm will treble your first goalscorer price.
Boylesports offer Bettingpro readers a £40 free bet when you open an account at their website, and they also offer a cashback special on all Champions League games on Tuesday night. If your first goalscorer selection assists the first goal of your chosen Champions League match, the bookmaker will refund your losing first goalscorer bet.