How to Trade Football

How to trade football; advice, tips and tricks from professional Betfair 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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Everyone Has Enough Time For Football Trading Success

The most common reason for quitting football trading is, "I don't have time". It's more of an excuse to quit though, because everyone has more than enough time!

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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.

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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.