What do you need to backtest your betting or trading strategy?
First of all you need a historical data with required granularity and all data, then you can define your evaluation criteria/algorithms and a tool to backtest your data.
This short video shows how to setup database and bot for saving betfair market prices. We use Microsoft SQL Server Express database and SQL Server Management Studio to manage database and query data.
After attaching database mdf file, you need to rename it to: MarketPricesDatabase
Is there a way of seperating horse racing in Australia, the Thorougbreds from Harness racing? I would prefer it in EVENTS box.
At the moment I am choosing the courses every day for the Thoroughbreds, so takes time to check the Betfair page. I don't bet on Harness, too random.
Here are two videos showing comparison between market monitoring using update betfair api update requests and market/order streaming technology.
I opened for monitoring 64 markets, 40 today’s horse racing win markets and 24 Euro 2016 football match odds markets. I set the update period to 50 ...
Hello, Can you help me understanding programing bots, can you say how do i need to create a bot for example if i want to bet on tennis game on live on Player1 to win 1,2...13 games, and if i win any of game, i quite.
From Bet Angel forum:
As the title says, I'd like to trigger a bet in Guardian after a goal is scored in football.Can this be done reliably?I've searched on here but I can't find anything. I'm looking to open a trade following the goal.I've tried using suspend/unsuspend rules conditions but there ...
From Bet Angel forum:
The problemI'm sure it's the nature of trading that some wild swings come into play on a runner that's leading the field. A case in point was one that I had placed a back bet on last friday. It was sitting on odds of 3.75->3.5 for the 1st 30 seconds of the race (a 1 mile ...
I tried BFexplorer, having used 3-4 different software applications beforehand.
The 2 days utilising the software, I managed to get a feel for the product and like the modern display on the black background.
Bets placed were very responsive with no lagging experienced from other products.
A few ...
Adding Dutch Bet Aggregator bot, Show Market/Selection Data.
Adding OnSelections parameter to Place Dutching Bets bot.
Adding Goals parameter to Start/StopCriteria for Football bot.
Web page login ...
If you use Bfexplorer BOT SDK to develop your betfair bots then you can visualize some data on ladders directly, setting different background color in Odds column.
In my video I created two simple bots to show this functionality in bfexplorer.
The first betfair bot loads steamers and drifters for ...
From Market Feeder forum: Graphs with financial indicators RSI, MACD and EMA
All betfair exchange programs offer the possibility of being able to view the graphs with financial indicators:
RSI, MACD and EMA
It would be useful to be able to see in the graphs these indicators and above all, to ...
From Cymatic forum: Lay The Field Spreadsheet
'Laying the field' is a strategy in which you seek to lay more than one horse in-play at a low price (for example 1.6), so that you make a profit whatever the outcome. I'm not claiming that a simple 'Lay The Field' strategy is profitable, it might or ...
From Cymatic forum: football odds, is this possible?
Ideally I’m looking to see if it’s possible to create a way of capturing odds moments on football teams which can show volume of money in maybe 30 minutes reports, this is all pre match information I’m trying to ...