Betfair Football Trading

How to improve your Betfair football trading with advice, tips and tricks from professional traders.

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How to Find Great Value in the Betfair Match Odds Market

Friday evenings offer plenty of football trading opportunities. Here's how to pick out winning trades in the Betfair Match Odds market.

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Using Betfair’s ‘Next Goal’ Market for Great Risk/Reward

There were not many trading angles for Nantes v Caen, but Betfair's Next Goal market provided good risk/reward and profit even if the final score had been 0-0!

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Lay the Draw Trading and How to Exploit it (Video Version)

This is the video version of our popular "Lay the Draw Trading and How to Exploit it" article. Everything you need to know to get started with LTD trading.

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Case Study: Winning with In-Play Football Trading on Betfair

I show you a few ways to trade football in-play on Betfair. Stats and angles are all well and good, but you need to find the right amount of risk/reward too.

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Football Trading Case Study: Winning with Team Stats

I show you exactly how to make a profit with Betfair football trading; our Team Stats software does the hard work, patience and common sense does the rest.

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Case Study: 4.67pts Betfair Football Trading Profit in 2 Hours

I show you exactly how professional traders make money from Betfair football markets. You don't even need to know anything about the teams involved!

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Complete List of Official Football Club Twitter Handles

Many football traders rely on team news, especially when pre-match trading. Teams often announce their line-ups on Twitter, here are all the handles to follow.

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What is Dutching? Here’s our Complete Guide (& Calculator)

Dutching is nothing to do with the Dutch! We explore where the term came from, what it means and how to start Dutching when football trading or betting.

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The (Sometimes Frustrating) Journey to Full-Time Football Trading

After a couple of years with Goal Profits I thought it time I should share my story with you. I'm up to £20 a trade and looking at around 25pts profit for July.

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Introduction To Betting: Different Types of Football Bets

When getting started with football betting, the sheer number of different bet types can be quite daunting. Here is our handy guide to get you off and running.

Betting exchanges: Betfair, Matchbook, Betdaq and Smarkets.
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Complete List of all Betting Exchanges (2016 Update)

There are four main betting exchanges available in the UK, but are any other than Betfair worth bothering with? Here are our findings.

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£279.51 Profit from My First 30 Days as a Football Trader

When a gambler decided to become a Betfair football trader, he wasn't expecting to make such a great profit so quickly. Here's how he did it.

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Introduction To Football Betting: How Does an Accumulator Work?

Football accumulators are hugely popular in the world of sports betting and they can be extremely lucrative, but they are very hard to win and the bookmakers love them for that very reason.

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Introduction To Football Trading: Asian Handicap Explained

Asian handicap has become one of the most popular alternative betting markets in the last few years and it is one of the key ways in which football traders can make their money.

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Profit Expectations | Get in the Real World, Pip

Why is it so important to make sure that profit expectations are realistic? We explore the myths and truths, uncovering some amazing insights into the power of bank compounding.

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Why Football Traders Are Not Gamblers

It's not easy to explain what I do. The word "trader" is vague enough as it is. People have overheard trainer on more than one occasion. The second question, seeking to clarify what I've just said, would bring me to...

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Introduction To Football Trading: Win Draw Win Bet Explained

Everything you need to know about win draw win football bets in easy-to-understand language. Plenty of screenshots too!

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Introduction to Football Trading: What is a Lay Bet?

You need to know what a lay bet is in order to trade football at a betting exchange. We explain it very simply and with plenty of screenshots.