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Making money with sports betting is not easy at all - often money is lost due to emotion-driven action.
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Horse Racing

Back the Newcomer in Horse Racing

I came across this strategy when reverse engineering Betfair starting price bets. It came to my attention that certain horses had very similar patterns in terms of starting price bets. After further investigation I discovered that these were horses that have not participated in any race previously. With this I defined a very simple betting strategy for a backtest: Back bet on horses making their debut using the Betfair Starting Price (BSP).

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Lay the Draw in Football

Lay the draw is probably the most popular trading strategy for inplay football betting markets. Some readers reported having some success when applying this strategy in the past. Based on this, we conducted a more systematic backtest to see if this popular approach is still profitable.

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Lay Bets in the Range of 1.01 - 1.07 in Horse Racing Markets

After observing a couple of UK / IRE horse racing markets on Betfair, we noticed that shortly after the creation of the market lay bets were placed in the range between 1.01 and 1.07.

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Software and Tools to Build Betting Strategies

When you want to develop your own betting strategy based on historical data you need special software and tools that help you to source, process and analyse data. This blog post focuses on betting specific tools as well as general purpose analytics software that can be used in the domain of sports betting.

Sports Betting on the Blockchain

Blockchain is a rather new technology that opens up many possibilities in the sports betting world. Some companies are already adopting the technology which has several advantages compared with the traditional betting and trading market.

Working with Historical Starting Price Data

Betting Exchanges offer to place bets at starting prices such as the Betfair Starting Price (BSP). If you are interested in using and working with historical starting price data then this guide will help you with data processing and analysis.

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