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Horse Racing Testing and Analyzing Dutching Strategy

How to test a strategy? Well, first we should start by placing bets and watching for profit/loss patterns which could be utilized to run fully automated betting or trading strategy. It is a good idea to place such bets in practice mode, so no real money is in risk. Let’s say we place dutch ...

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 Tennis Trading and Tools

For tennis trading I use this type of layout. To open markets which are already in-play, Tennis Score tool can be used just by double clicking on a match the match in automatically open in bfexplorer.  Mostly I trade on ATP matches only, so similar like in any bfexplorer grid view we can ...

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 ...

My Tipsters Tool

The latest release introduces a new tool to bfexplorer app: My Tipsters. My Tipsters tool presents tipsters and their selections. Tipsters are presented with their rank (1 - 50), All Time ROI (return on investment) and current ROI, average odds of selections, and of course winner status for ...

Case Study - Lay the Unders HT Bot

From Bet Angel forum: I am struggling to program automation that lays the U1.5 at HT if 0-0 then greens up at 55' Is there a bot available where I could simply sub out values to make the above? Because there is no score feed from Betfair to trigger bets from instead another method has to be ...

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 ...