Bet365 Soccer Substitute Guarantee

Author: Last Updated: November 24, 2021
Soccer Substitute Guarantee
Soccer Substitute Guarantee
Money back on pre-match player bets if your pick gets substituted before half time.
Offer status: VALID | Last check: 26-05-2023

Key facts for the Bet365 offer:
New Customers: Yes
Existing Customers: Yes
Paid as: Bet Credits
Max Benefit: No Limit

Bet365Bet365’s Soccer Substitute Guarantee is great promotion which protects punters against players they’ve backed falling victim to injuries and irate managers! If you’ve backed a player before a match, the last thing you want is them going off early and ruining the bet. Bet365 are here to help with a promotion to give you your stake back as bet credits to help if this happens.

Read on as we explain how bet365’s Soccer Substitute Guarantee promotion works and break down the details you need to know.

What is the bet365 Soccer Substitute Guarantee Promotion?

The Substitute Guarantee from Bet365 is a promotion which means if a player you’ve backed, is subbed before half-time, Bet365 will give you your stake back as bet credits. It applies to a number of markets, including bet builders, but is limited to pre-match bets only. The promotion is available to new and existing customers – offered every day across selected football matches.

No account yet? 

New Customers only. Bet £10* & Get £30* in Free Bets. Sign up, deposit between £5* and £10* to your account and bet365 will give you three times that value in Free Bets when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply. Registration required.

Note: bet365 Soccer Substitute Guarantee Promotion is available to new and existing customers but if you’re new you may as well cash in on the opening bonus as well!

Let’s take a closer look at the details of this promotion. Bet365 offer a wide range of player related markets on football matches and almost all apply for the guarantee. Here’s an example of just some of the markets on offer; First / Last or Anytime Goalscorer, To score 2 or more, Scorecast, Wincast, Team First Scorer, First Player Booked, Player to be Booked, Player to be Red Carded, Player to Win Man of the Match.

If you place a bet on these markets before the match kicks off and the player is substituted before the half-time whistle then bet365 will credit your stake back as a free bet to your account.

Just remember the guarantee applies to the players subbed before the half-time whistle – not those players subbed during half time.

How To Use Bet365’s Soccer Substitute Guarantee:

  1. Log in or open an new account with bet365 – Sign up and bet £10 get £30 in free bets at Bet365! (18+, New customers only, T&C's apply)
  2. Pick the Football section from the top navigation and then choose your match
  3. Choose the “Player” markets to take you to the relevant section
  4. Place your bet before the kick off to qualify for the guarantee
  5. Watch the game, knowing that if you don’t enjoy it because your player is subbed early, then at least bet365 have got you covered.

Want to know more about Bet365 before you join and take part in this promo? Read our Bet365 review for the low-down!

Important Terms & Conditions


  • Open new account here or use existing.
  • Applies to pre-match bets only.
  • Player must be subbed before HT to qualify.
  • Stake back as bet credits if your player gets subbed.
  • The Soccer Substitution promotion is available to new and existing bet365 customers
  • Soccer Sub Guarantee only applies to pre match betting and the player who has been backed must be subbed before the half-time whistle for this promotion to trigger
  • Eligible matches for the promotion include any football match that bet365 are offering betting on
  • Qualifying bets for this promotion include: First Score, Last Scorer, Anytime Scorer, To Score Two / Hat Trick or more, Scorecast, Wincast, TimeCast, Bookings & Sending Off, Man of the Match
  • A bet must still be undecided when the player is substituted. As an example, if you have backed a first scorer, another player scores and then your player is subbed, it would be a losing bet and not eligible for the promotion
  • Bet365 will refund all losing bets for eligible bets in qualifying markets as a Bet Credit
  • If a punter cashes out their bet either partially or fully then the promotion will not apply
  • If a punter places a bet using a Bet Builder and one of the legs is a qualifying bet for this promotion then the substitute guarantee will apply if triggered. In this scenario bet365 will void the bet and return the stake
  • This guarantee cannot be used in conjunction with any other bet365 promotions such as Bore Draw Guarantee. In the case that both were eligible and triggered then the Bore Draw Guarantee will take precedence over the Substitute Guarantee
  • If a punter uses the bet365 Edit Bet functionality to adjust their bet before kick off then the promotion will apply to the new stake. If the bet is edited to remove a player who is subbed then the guarantee will not apply
  • Bet Credits are non transferable and cannot be withdrawn as cash. Any winning bets placed using Bet Credits will not include the Bet Credit in your winnings
  • If your account is inactive for 90 days bet365 will remove any Bet Credits in your account

For full terms and conditions please visit the bet365 website.