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Case Study 5 - Back bet on a nominated selection

From Bet Angel forum: I have a need to automate a back bet on a nominated selection provided it is favourite and less than $4 at 60 seconds before the jump. My question is: Is this either, an excel or a guardian solution, or even both. If it's both, in your humble opinion, which is easier to ...

How Does Place Bet Bot Work?

Question: Are you sure? I remember in older versions, I wanted tobet only before the race so I put: AllowPlacingBetInPlay: false (unchecked)AtInPlayKeepBet: false  (unchecked) Perhaps this behavior is only in horse racing, but I remember when horses were retired fromface, bets were cancelled ...

Project Inspiration 5

I would like to find an algorithm based on the odds from a football game from Betfair website, which produces an at least break/even outcomeat the end of the game. I read about Nim game theory and Grundy theorem, which deal with game theory. The odds are offered on different markets like over/under ...

Project Inspiration 4

Rule 1. There are less than 15 declared runners in the race Declared runners means the NUMBER of horses running in a race, before any withdrawals. Rule 2. Our horse is a clear favourite. This rule comprises of two parts: 1. Our horse must have odds of less than 4.0 2. There must be an odds gap of ...

10 rules of sports betting

1. Never bet more money than you can comfortably lose. If you're risking more than you can lose in good conscience, then you will worry over picking the games. There's no way you can go with a big underdog, because they could get blown out. How can you risk all that money on a bad team? There's no ...

Approach v System

Someone on the Betfair Forum recently posted something sensible. Yes, yes, I know, it hardly seems possible, but occasionally someone actually posts something that is worth reading. Apologies for forgetting whoever it was, (I didn’t note your name down but I will post a link to this entry in ...

Choosing a betfair bot…

1. Arbitrage Bot Arb Bots operate in a few different ways but basically they seek to exploit price differences between exchanges to lock in guaranteed profits. 2. Lay Transactional Bot A LTB will seek to lock in a profitable position mainly on the lay side of the book. This strategy can be ...

Project Inspiration 3

I need a program that will make bets on betfair through API based on data fetched from flashscore.com.Data needed from flash score in 2 attachments (TotalsData and LineupsData).Lineups data normally appears 30 minutes before match starts. Bot should a have a settings for conditions:- % of total ...

Show Offered And Traded Indicators

The most difficult skill in trading on betfair markets is to spot a price movement and take advantage of it. In this short video a simple betfair bot indicator is presented monitoring best available prices for price leeching and feeding, at the price where leeching minus feeding is bigger, the ...

Horse Racing Race Status Bot

If you trade horse racing on betfair this bot could be helpful for you. The bot checks in set interval the race status and when changed it reports the status to Output view and notifies you by saying the current race status. The list of race status changes is following: The start of the race has ...