Wimbledon starts today. I’m looking forward to another two weeks of tennis trading on the grass, full of trading opportunities, similar to what we’ve seen in the pre-Wimbledon tournaments.
But this post is inspired by what took place last night at the EURO Cup when Italy overtook England at a penalty shootout. A victory that can largely be attributed to Pirlo. Why Pirlo?
Here’s why. [continue reading…]
When I first started out on Betfair I was interested more in the football markets (especially the under/over markets), but as I began to experiment with trading on other sports I discovered that tennis is a much more suitable – and profitable – sport for me to trade.
During the years I couldn’t help but observe some of the differences between the two sports and what these differences mean as far as trading them on the betting exchanges. What I would like to make clear right from the start is that both sports are great for trading and both presents traders with huge opportunities but the two main reasons why I took the decision to spend more time on tennis is because it’s the sport that has less efficient markets (both pre-play and in-play) and is more suited for my particular style of trading. [continue reading…]