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Betfair Tennis Trading Automation

What is your daily routine when trading tennis matches on betfair? First, you may spend some time on selecting tournaments and players you will watch for potential trading opportunity, then you may learn more about players form on ATP web site, or tipster web sites, so you do your daily routine ...

Betfair Bot Projects and Bot Execution Tools

Last couple of days I have been working on three bot projects for one of my professional subscriber. All bot projects involve external data retrieval for market bet selections. One project is for football trading and other two for tennis trading. When developing bot strategies I am used to test ...

Case Study – Football Trade Late Goals

From Bet Angel forum: I'm interested in experimenting with an automation rule for trading late goals in a football match. I've never used automation before so I assume setting a rule to place an order into a market when the match reaches a certain time would be straight forward e.g. When the match ...

Case Study – Horse Racing Win – To Be Placed Data

From Bet Angel forum: I am looking for a template spreadsheet that can combine the win and place markets onto one sheet so I can apply some formulas/calculations for each of the markets to make a selection and place bets. I was wondering if anyone had a basic template that they are willing to ...

Case Study – In Play Traded Volume to Spreadsheet

From Bet Angel forum: Suggestion - wouldn’t it be better for the in-play traders to have the market traded volumes reset to zero before the off.  I would like to see a spreadsheet with this added and possibly be implemented as a future feature. So you could even have the full traded ...

Case Study – Finding Gaps between Back Prices

From Bet Angel forum: I know how to find a gap between the back and lay price of a selection using automation but is it possible to find a gap between the best and second best odds on offer? Bfexplorer Solution: I created simple trigger script to report gaps between best offered and second best ...

Case Study – Horse Racing Bet On Longest In Range

From Bet Angel forum: I am struggling with this and it may not be possible but I have got to point where I need to ask for help. I would like to check a horse race 10min before the off to find out the following -  Is the fav horse a clear fav <- this i can do. If this is correct then are ...

Filtering Markets by Custom Market Data

From cymatic forum: By using the Text query box, I am able to filter for Horse Racing markets like Beverly, Chepstow, Kempton, Ascot, etc. However, when I use strings like Mdn, NHF, Hrd, etc., the results are not shown, instead I am asked to use different search criteria. How can I filter the ...

Football Code (max bet per match)

I have already the bot strategies written in Python which appear to be different to yours bots written in F# / C# My issue is that the code occationaly backs a football match multiple times eg where the BACK / LAY conditions are met which exceeds my % risk per match for the total balance .. Do you ...

Case Study 32 - Laying The Draw Bot

From Bet Angel forum: I have been very suprised last week with a big loss on a LTD trade with my bot although i was in position for banking a profit, because of the betfair system fails.here's my bot, it’s been implemented for doing the following :* Laying the draw before ...