More Strategies For Profiting On Under 2.5 Goals

Many of you will be familiar with our article on strategies for under 2.5 goals.

In this article, we want to share more strategies that can add more profits to your betting bank when done right.

Before we get into the details for each strategy, let’s share with you some research sites on the web where you can go, to get stats you’ll need to help with your research and selections.

This article will not go into each site in detail; if we do that, this would be a long read. But we will cover these research sites, and how to use them, in a later article.

You can also watch the video version below

Here are the sites, in no particular order.

Zcode Soccer Buddy Tool.

You can find this page at https://zcodesystem.com/soccerbuddy/. It offers a number of stats on many different leagues around the world. You can use it for research on the over/under goals markets, first half and second half score lines, and their own predictions of the scoreline.

Here’s an extract of a page view

Zcode soccer buddy tool

You’ll have noticed that some stats are locked, that’s because this has a very good subscription service, and if you want to sign-up, you can use this link here 

The next site you can use is https://www.whoscored.com .

Whoscored.com has detailed statistics for the top 5 leagues in Europe and lots more.

Here’s a preview of just one of their many pages.

whoscored.com

If you’re just looking for the over 2.5 computer-generated stats, then this next site will give you that; https://www.over25tips.com

Over 25 is actually over 2.5, they didn’t include the point in the website name.

They also offer computer stats on both teams to score, here’s what the site looks like;

Here’s another data rich site; https://footystats.org 

Football stats is an analysis site, with data coverage in over a thousand leagues worldwide including all the major leagues in the UK, Europe, and South America. They also cover live scores, as well as team stats, league stats, and player stats. They have data on a form, goals scored, conceded, shots, xG (expected goals), corner stats, and loads more. Here’s a peek at their site;

You’ll see that some stats are locked, that’s because this also has a subscription service.

SoccerSTATS provides statistics and results on national and international football competitions. Examples of statistics include form tables, scoring stats, statistical previews and goal times.

Here’s a look at their main page;

You can join as a member for a small monthly fee, by doing so the site is ad-free and you are helping to fund the site.

This site is a must-go to site for expected goals. XG, namely expected goals, a metric that allows you to evaluate team and player performance.  XG, is a statistical measure of the quality of chances created and conceded by a team or individual players. Understat has detailed xG statistics for the top European leagues. Here’s a screenshot;

Another good site for expected goals is https://footballxg.com.

If you just want to concentrate on the English Premier League, Bundesliga and La Liga, there’s a free download sheet. A paid for version, which is reasonably priced, includes the major soccer leagues around the world.

We use their download sheet when analysing matches for a number of strategies including; over/under markets, BTTS, win to nil. As we mentioned earlier, we’ll be doing a more detailed article on these research sites in the future.

Right, now let’s get back on topic and share with you more under 2.5 goals strategies.

Under 2.5 Goal Strategy Number 1 – Watch The Game for a free bet

Can you actually have a free bet? Yes, well kind of. Here’s an example.

Through using some of the site’s stats previously mentioned, we targeted a match between Montreal Impact vs Toronto as a likely low scoring match.  We backed Under 2.5 goals at odds of 2.20. As the game progressed we placed staggered lay bets into the markets at different odds points, which as they were matched, reduced our exposure, or liability. As you can see, with three staggered lay bets equal to the back stake we secured a free bet on under 2.5 goals, and there was still 70 minutes of match time left.

We covered the bet stake of £40 and our liability was £35.72. We won £48 and paid out £35.72, so locking in the profit. Had the match ended with 3 or more goals we would have received the lay bet winnings of £40 – which is how we got the free bet. 

Here’s a screenshot of the match stas using Sofascore.com

You can see it was a low action game and under 2.5 goals was supported by our pre-match analysis.

In fact, you can see that the first half had no shots on target at all.

Under 2.5 Goal Strategy Number 2 – Lower Leagues do have value

Having done some research, we’ve found potential value in the under 2.5 goals in leagues where you are likely to find varying levels of quality. For example, in English League 2 it’s possible you’ll see a match with loads of goals, and it’s also just as likely that both teams may not score on that day.

This is also true across some of the main leagues in smaller European leagues or other national leagues, especially where their top players ply their trade in the major professional leagues, like English Premiership, German Bundesliga and Spain’s La Liga.

With just a little more research it’s possible to identify great value at times. One way to research will seem counter intuitive. What do you do? Look for two teams who are playing each other whose recent matches have been over 2.5 goals. In leagues with less skilled players, and where there’s less money to have large squads, it’s not easy for teams to maintain consistency through the season. They have injuries, suspensions and less opportunity to use squad rotation.

So why not have a go, do some research and find some lower league matches where there may be value in under 2.5 goals.

Here’s some extra ways to improve the probability of success using this system;

  • Change the number of recent games; maybe 3 recent matches over 2.5 goals for the home side is too many – or maybe it’s not enough
  • Consider adding other criteria; like xG or goals conceded
  • What about the odds range – there may only be value when the odds are above or below a certain level
  • Check the over goals markets such as the Over / Under 1.5 or maybe the Over / Under 3.5, or maybe there’s value in betting the draw

Under 2,5 Goal Strategy Number 3 – Use tipsters or site predictions

This is kind of a strategy of strategies. There are many sites and email services you can sign up for that provide either tips for sports markets or predictions for outcomes. Using the tips and predictions in certain markets you can find matches that have a good likelihood of ending under 2.5 goals.

Method 1 – Predictions for Under 3.5 goal market

Here you’re looking for tipsters or predictions where under 3.5 goals is recommended or where the forecast odds are below 2.0.

Now use some of your research sites, like the ones we shared earlier, and check out the correct scores. Now you’re looking for matches where predominantly less than 3 goals are expected. Essentially, the majority of tipsters or predictions fall within the scores of 0-1, 1-0, 0-2, and 2-0.

When used properly it’s possible to get a success strike rate of 88%.

Method 2 – Trade or Scalp the first half of markets

Simply a variation on method 1, use the method 1 strategy and apply it to the first half market. You can find tipsters and half-time predictions online so this is easy to do.

Method 3 – Back / Trade The 0-0 Correct Score 

Same approach as with method 2, but instead of under 2.5 markets, you back or lay the 0-0 halftime score line. If your research suggests a goal is going to be scored in the first 45 minutes then lay 0-0, if your analysis leans towards no goals, then back the halftime result correct score of 0-0.

Method 4 – Dutch The Correct Score Market At Half Time

What is dutching? We go into that in another article. So let’s assume you’ve done your research and it suggests that in this match you can expect the team leading at halftime to go on and win the match.

By understanding the probabilities of goals in the second half, we can dutch certain correct scores to generate a profit.

Historically data shows that in matches where the score line is 1-0 or 0-1 at halftime, 76% of those games will have a maximum of 2 more extra goals. 

Using this knowledge and having done your research on the teams, you can simply dutch the current score and a few additional correct scores that are within 2 goals of the current score.

You have to back the correct scores first and either let them run or trade out sometime in the second half. 

Here’s an example;

At half time it was 0-0 between Atalanta and Inter Miami. By backing the 5 score lines around the 0-0 scoreline, we were able to secure five scoreline’s and walked away with a 25 unit profit for the match.

 

Remember not every match will fall into this scenario, you must do your research first. By using the tips and predictions given online or by email, you can quickly narrow down your shortlist and do your own due diligence to find probable match conditions that meet the criteria.

That’s it for now. We hope that this article has shown you there are quite a few options when betting using the under 2.5 goals market.

As well as football systems, there are multiple ways you can take advantage of the content inside MBT Sports membership and create your own proven systems in various sports.

Now we want to turn it over to you. 

Which of these under 2.5 goals strategies do you think you’ll look into first? Are you going to take a look at the lower leagues for inconsistent form or will you go for the in-play half time methods? Either way, let us know in the comments.

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You can also learn more about our Over 2.5 goals strategy here.

How to create your own Over 2.5 Goals Strategy for free!

The aim of this video is to give you a step by step walkthrough of how you can make your own over 2.5 goals football strategy.

We’re not going over any staking plan, that’s for you to decide. This tutorial will focus only on the research.

The first step is to open up the sites you’ll be using for the research

Step 2 is to set up each site with the over 2.5 goals of data

Then in step 3, you’ll start your research

Step 4 we’ll gather all of the data together in one place

In step 5 we’ll analyse the information we’ve collected

And finally, in step 6, we’ll put what we’ve worked on so far, into practice.

Now, watch the video for the process on how to create your own over 2.5 goals strategy.

Start paper trading your system. This is simply where you do all the research as we’ve shown you, record the selections you would have made – but don’t actually bet.

Then record the resulting win or lose along with the score. If anything stands out where you lost, a record that too (e.g. red card changed the play to defensive, highest scorer was injured etc). And where you feel it’s needed, you can make changes to the system so that you are, on paper, making consistent winning picks.

When we start a new system or look at using one from another source, we always paper trade. We’ll also test the system on past results when that’s available too. Here’s an MBT Sports Pro Tip – paper trade for 30 days to find out how profitable your system is.

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What step from this tutorial was new to you, was it Step 2 or 3 or something else?

Let us know by leaving a comment below.

Top Tips on How To Be A Tennis Betting Expert

Top Tips on How To Be A Tennis Betting Expert

In this article we are going to share with you several top tips, you can use today to become a tennis betting expert.

It doesn’t matter how knowledgeable you are, as with all sporting events, they are open to human error. As you know, if you have followed my articles and newsletter – sports betting can never be an exact science.

tennis betting expert

But, the laws of probability do help to identify when an outcome is more or less likely to occur.

In the MBT Sports membership area, we also have sports trading systems that work similar to Two Trap Greyhound System, and tennis is one of those sports.

Understanding how to identify probability by reverse engineering betting odds, is key to any successful sports trading or betting.

Knowing how to convert odds into their implied probability will help improve the chances of long term success when betting on tennis or any sport.

So how do you determine probability? The best way to demonstrate this is through an example.

A player has decimal odds at the bookmaker of 1.75, we need to determine what that converts to in terms of probability.

Probability is easy to calculate. Take the decimal odds and divide them into 1, and then express the answer as a percentage so in our example.

1 divided by 1.75 = 0.5714

0.5714 x 100 (to get a percentage) = 57.14%

This means the bookmakers believe that there’s a 57% likelihood that the wager will win.

Tennis is one of those sports that has more side markets than many other sports. It’s often better to find side markets to trade on than the straightforward match result.

If you plan to maximise profits and minimise risk, you need to have a tennis trading strategy based on a combination of scientific theory and discipline.

Here are some other tips that will help you become a tennis betting expert.

Only bet where there is value. Find matches where you can see value from your analysis. This can take many forms, but you’re looking for a market the bookmakers have proceed up wrong, in your opinion based on your analysis, and for which you think there’s a profit (value) to be had.

Look for out of form top seeded players; especially true at grand slam events, a player may be seeded higher in a tournament despite poor recent form, online bookmakers will often follow the players’ ranking, not the form.

Servers vs Returners, do some research on the two players, some players are more dominant when serving, others when receiving.

Check the players’ form on the match playing surface. Some players perform better on different types of surface. Be aware of a players’ preference.

There you have it, some simple tips that will help you win more tennis bet markets. 

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Now we want to turn it over to you. Which of these tips will you find most useful? Are you going to look for probability percentage or a player’s preferred playing surface? Either way let us know in the comments.

Good luck in your sports trading and remember: ‘Stop Gambling and Start Trading! 😊

Until next time… Thanks!

Lay The Draw Exit Strategies for Sports Betting

Lay The Draw Exit Strategies for Sports Betting (Updated)

In this article we are going to share with you several top tips, you can use today to effectively exit your lay the draw trading positions.

While the method of lay the draw may guarantee profits, people still face a significant challenge. How do you know how and when to exit, that’s trade out, of a position? Is it when either team scores a goal, or do you let the game run up to the very end, or are there other options?

Deciding when to trade out, or exit a lay position, depends just as much on your attitude towards risk, as it does on how much profit you want to make.

As with all forms of trading, whether that’s sports trading, forex or day trading the stock market. There is no single exit strategy that works for everyone.

Before we get into that, let’s go over what the lay the draw system actually is.

Lay The Draw System

In simple terms, to lay the draw, you find a match with two evenly matched teams that have a recent form of conceding goals, you lay the draw early on in the match and then trade out once a goal is scored.

MBT Sports Pro Tip: Do not use this system with cup matches, since form and teams are more difficult to analyse and predict form.

Here’s a checklist of things to consider when preparing to trade a lay the draw selection.

First of all, make sure the match will be in play for trading during the match. You need to be able to trade out your lay bet during the match.

Make sure there’s good liquidity in the match market, you’ll need this in order to be able to trade out.

Next check the recent form of the two teams. Remember, when doing your analysis of the teams, that you make sure you are comparing league form in the competition in which the current match is being played.

MBT Sports Pro Tip: This is based on probability, not on form. If either team or both have played 2 consecutive drawn matches, the probability of a third is low. This improves your odds of a winning lay bet.

Next is to use a regular online bookmaker, not a betting exchange, and look at three sets of market prices for the match. The match result market of home win, draw, and away win. The Over 2.5 market. And the correct score market odds for 0-0.

For the match market, find the matches where none of the three outcomes back odds do not exceed 3/1 or 4.0 in decimal.

Now look at the over 2.5 goals market. You want to see that the odds for Under 2.5 are lower than the Over 2.5 goals market. This means the bookies expect that there will be goals.

Here’s an example in the Liverpool v Chelsea match:

The odds for 1X2 are 2.40, 3.25 and 3.0 and for under 2.5 goals is 1.8 and over 2.5 goals is 1.95. The bookies don’t expect many goals but since the over 2.5 goals is below evens it suggests that they expect a goal or two.

Next look at the correct score market, specifically the 0-0 scoreline odds, this is easy. Any 0-0 correct score odds at greater than 11.0 indicate bookmakers expect a goal.

Now compare the recent goals conceded form of each team. Make sure to check their last few matches, say up to 5 games. Do this for all matches as well as the most recent home matches for the home team and away matches for the visitors. Make a note of the teams they have played against and the position each team currently has in the league.

Now with all of this analysis completed, you should be comfortable enough to decide whether or not to lay the draw. You have a few options here.

Option 1.

You can let the first half play out, and at half time, if the teams are at 0-0 you could lay the draw and wait for the goal. Why wait until half time? By doing so, if it’s still 0-0 the odds for a draw will have shortened,, and since you are laying your bet your liability is lower.

MBT Sports Pro Tip: When laying 2nd half matches, check the teams 2nd half performances. You want to find teams who either score or concede goals in the second half, usually after 60 minutes.

Take a look for example:

At 3.5 Lay the draw the liability is £125

After half time at 0-0, around the 60th to 70th minute, the draw odds will drop as low as 2.0 and at this price your liability will be £50

That doesn’t matter much if you are going to trade out. But if you were to let it ride through the remainder of the match, if the match ends in a draw you lose your £50 (not £125). If it ends in a win for either side, you will profit by £50 less the exchange commission.

This strategy takes a bit more analysis to be done, you need to look at the stats for the first half to decide if there’s likely to be a goal in the second half. You can also check the 2nd half form of the two sides in their recent matches, both goals scored and conceded. All of this will help with your decision to lay the bet or move on to another match.

As you can see this approach works best at half time. And only if the score is 0-0. If you are confident that your analysis was right and a goal is expected, you could just let the match play out and take your full profit, rather than trade out and lose some of that profit. That is really your choice, based on your own experience and your appetite for risk. If you choose this strategy we recommend you stick only to 0-0 half time draws. A score draw is too high risk, remember you picked two sides that concede a lot, they may also not score too many either. If they are usually goal shy, you could well lose a score draw half time lay the draw trade.

Option 2

You place your trade either before kick off or after 10 minutes, by which time you’ve seen some movement in the match market. If a goal is scored in the first ten minutes leave the match alone and go to another on your list. Some days you’ll have several potential matches on which to trade and make decent profits.

Option 3

This requires you WATCH the match as you’ll be trading in play and most likely at a crucial point in the game.

Look for signals in the game; a team may be having a lot of attacking possession, or there’s an attacking substitution or maybe one team has a corner or attacking free kick. You have to have your trade ready to place before the betting exchange suspends the action. Usually when a team is in a good position to likely score, betting exchanges will suspend all markets until that event in the match is over.

If you’re just starting in trading we don’t recommend you start with this, you need to be in control of your nerves and be confident in your trading in play abilities.

Lay The Draw Exit Strategies

With any of the lay options above you have a few options; stay in to the end of the match in the expectation one side will go on to win the match. Or look to trade out the match either when a goal is scored or when you feel deadlock is going to be the result. In which case you want to minimise any loss.

The best time to trade out to lock in a profit is as soon as a goal is scored and the markets open up again in play. Here’s what happened to the odds in the Liverpool Chelsea game once Chelsea took the lead:

The odds moved out, this gives you a profit opportunity by trading out through backing the draw. 

Since you placed a lay bet at 3.5 with liability of £50

If your back bet wins you’ll make a profit of £25. Simply put you receive £150 for the back win and pay out £125 for your lost lay bet of £50. Making a net profit of £25 less some commission.

The underdog scores first

The scorer of the goal just might be the underdog. So where does that leave you? Do you expect the favourite to come back and score at least two goals? If you’ve been following the match you’ll have a sense of the play and a feel for the likelihood of that happening. What you do will also depend on the goal time. How much time is left for the favourite to score more than one goal? You decide what to do.

The favourite scores first

The other scenario is the favourite scores. In which case the reverse is true, you’ve been following the match and the stats. Do you expect the favourite to go on and score more goals? Again, what you decide to do will depend on the goal time. How much time is left for the favourite to score more goals, has the underdog looked likely to snatch a goal? The decision to trade out or ride the match for more profit is up to you.

Waiting for the a 2nd goal lead

Not for the faint hearted and definitely for the more experienced trader. Simply put, if you feel the winning team will go on to score a second goal, stay in the market and trade out after the 2nd goal. You will lock in more profit in doing so.

MBT Sports Pro Tip – you can partially trade out of a lay bet by simply backing the draw at a stake amount enough to keep you in with winning more lay money and covering liability.

Deadlock, goal shy matches; heading for 0-0

But, what if no goal is scored as the game goes on? Then you have two options. Trust your analysis expecting one side to sneak a win and run the risk of losing the lay bet and paying out the liability, in the Liverpool v Chelsea example that’s £125.

Or you can trade out by backing the draw. And again you have two options here; either at 70 mins of the match played regardless of the odds. Or when the back odds for the draw are at 2.0. Either will limit your liability but not cover it.

Double Chance your way out of the draw

This exit strategy will remove all risk from the draw as soon as a goal is scored. You place a back bet on the draw sufficient to cover the lay bet to close to zero. Which effectively gives you a double chance back bet if either side wins. If the match ends in a draw you will not make a loss, but you won’t make money either.

These are just some of the exit strategies you can use when using the lay the draw strategy for in play football matches.

If you’re new to sports trading we recommend you start with the smallest stakes you can, and just consider your first trading as experience, any funds lost are just paid for lessons on how you will improve on the way. Take your time learning how to do this or any other new system. It’s better to lose small amounts while gaining experience than lose large at the start which will destroy your confidence and your betting bank!

Spread your risk – trade only one match at a time, you can do several matches during the day, if they meet the criteria. It’s always best to choose different kick off times or even to have two or three options so if you are able to trade out early you have another match, perhaps for Option one earlier, and trade at half time. With lunchtime, afternoon and evening kick offs you have a number of chances to trade on.

Remember the golden rules; ‘never trade (gamble) with money you can’t afford to lose’ and ‘when the fun stops – STOP’! Even with a good strategy, there are no guarantees of success in any form of trading, whether that’s sports, day trading or forex trading.

There you have it, our top exit strategies when Laying The Draw.

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Now we want to turn it over to you. Which of the exit strategies will you use first? Are you going to use after the first goal or have you got nerves of steel and you’ll trade out only when the winning team scores a second goal? Either way let us know in the comments section.

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How TO Always Win Football Bets

How To Always Win Football Bets (Updated 2021)

How To Always Win Football Bets is a big promise isn’t it?

But let’s be honest, no one has ever come up with the perfect 100% guaranteed sports betting or trading system.

Even though we believe that our own strategy; THE TWO TRAP GREYHOUND SYSTEM does come pretty close to it.

And if you’re already a member of MBT Sports membership site then you’ll see several other sports strategies that use the two trap greyhound system as part of it’s core systems.

But today, we are here to share with you How To Always Win Football Bets.

As we said earlier, we won’t make that bold promise.

But, what we can do is give you some tips on how to improve your chances of winning your football bets.

Get to know your Sport!

This is true whether we are talking about football or any other sport. It is even more true when looking at sports that don’t lend themselves to a probability system or strategy.

Research, research, research. You can go into piles and piles of statistics and team form in detail if you want to, in fact, many professional sports traders do just that, and they usually specialise in one or two sports and keep very detailed records with analysis on teams and individuals so that they can come up with probable winning bets.

With the power of the internet, many of the stats are freely available if you know where to look. It will take you time to research the ins and outs of matches,  the teams and their players. Using online resources, read and take note of the relevant stats and information.

Here’s a great reference site to use; it’s called http://www.whoscored.com. It is an absolute treasure trove of data with statistics on the best goalscorers, defenders, etc. Using the data available you can use this for the side markets in football. Here’s an example; you can research which teams score or concede the most goals before or after halftime; with that knowledge, you could place a bet on the Half-Time/Full-Time result.

Look for Value

I’ll cover how to calculate value, also known as probability, in another article but essentially once you’ve identified value, i.e. if you’ve calculated that the probability of the event you’re trading on exceeds that which is indicated by the probability, then you have a good value bet. Then it’s up to you to decide if it’s worth betting or not.

Side Markets are where it’s at…

Looking for the markets with the best value? Then always have a look at the match side markets, or sometimes called specials. Here you’ll find an array of markets, from over/under, half time / full time, correct score, to name just a few.

It may seem counterintuitive to go for specials, but these are often the markets that can improve the probability of a win. Here’s an example of specials where you can improve your likelihood of winning, that is to say giving yourself an edge.

Looking at the two markets; both teams to score and the over 1.5 goals market. In these markets quite often you’ll be able to make a better profit (or at least the same) betting on over 1.5 goals instead of both teams to score. That’s because over 1.5 goals mean you win if there’s 2 or more goals scored, by either team. But both teams to score market relies on both teams scoring. The odds will reflect this, but which of the two markets do you think to have a higher probability of happening?

Speculate to Accumulate, well kind of….

Accumulators or multi bets are a good way of increasing profit when you are trading on what both you and the online bookmakers believe to be a high probability of success. The downside is that often the odds are shorter and really short in some instances.

So how do you turn a profit with shorter odds? Accumulators of course. 

Be warned though. As you know anything with humans (or animals for that matter) involved has an unpredictable edge to it. So having an 8-match accumulator with teams at 1.25 and below (some as low as 1.01) is destined for tragedy. We can almost guarantee that you would lose an 8-bet accumulator with 8 favourites on short odds.

No, if you are going to have multi-bets, keep it to trebles or 4-folds maximum, that’s our advice.

There you have it, a simple guide that will help you win more football match markets. 

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Greyhound Betting: Is It Worth It?

Greyhound Betting: Is It Worth It?

Let me welcome you to the MBTSports channel and in this episode I’m going to be discussing with you a question that comes up regularly and that question is; is greyhound betting worth it? Or put another way, is it worth spending time betting on greyhounds?

Just before we get into the video, time for a shameless plug. If you want to learn more tips and strategies for sports trading, then checkout our members area at mbt-sports.com, the link is in the description.

So let’s get started.

People who are experienced with sports trading struggle to see the value of greyhound betting. It’s usual for them to struggle to trade at the price they want, whether that’s to back or lay. Also, they find it more difficult to trade the racing and wonder why that is. Let’s answer those questions in this video.

Those of you who are familiar with my book; The Two Trap Greyhound System, will know that in greyhound markets, especially if you’re looking to trade in the traditional sense, the betting market for greyhound races has very little liquidity. The opportunities to trade at prices that you want are restricted by the liquidity of the market and whether your lay price will be matched.

Because of these small markets, greyhound racing has different characteristics than the mainstream sports markets such as football or tennis, as these markets are more popular with the general public.

As well as the size of the market, there are other factors that can influence pricing, not just the form of the dogs. Betting markets are particularly volatile and quite often the markets don’t move until around 5 minutes or less before the off.

Often trackside rumours will impact the market more so than the form. Additionally as prize money is so low for winning a race, trainers and owners look for other ways to supplement their income from a race, maybe even betting on or even against their own dog.

So, is it still possible to make money on greyhound racing? Absolutely yes.

BUT – you have to appreciate that greyhound racing as sport does not compete in the same way that other sports do, the external revenue received from sponsorship or TV is not reflective as say football or snooker, for example.

That’s why tracks will offer trackside entertainment like refreshments and dining in order to make a day or night out at the race track that more appealing. Betting on a dog race is almost secondary to having a good day or night out.

Another factor that influences the liquidity in markets is the number of races. Almost every day there are over 70 races that people can bet on. This spreads an already small number of followers across more and more races. Contrast that with football and generally speaking only a Saturday would have 70 or more matches on.

The smaller markets will be influenced much more by even the smallest movement in betting on a dog, and as mentioned before, usually this sparks into life with under 5 minutes before the start of a race. Often within a minute of the off is when the market is at it’s most liquid, almost too late to get the price you want.

But don’t despair, you can still get the value on your greyhound trading. The challenge comes when trying to get your staking plan in place when the markets are not so liquid. You may find you have to place more stake if you can’t get the price you want. This is particularly true when laying your greyhound racing, whereas if you are backing you have more control and options to place your stake.

Is trading the best way to see a profit with greyhound racing? In general I’d say no. But when you have the right systems, the right staking plan and you treat your greyhound betting in a professional way, as an additional income stream, then the answer is yes. 

The Two Trap Greyhound System offers you the opportunity to see regular profits from backing greyhounds, and historically has thrown up long odd winners.

You can invest in the book but ideally, by subscribing as a member of MBT Sports, you’ll get access to the training, the MBT Sports calculator and also access to the research done for you greyhound racing alert service. 

As well as the greyhound system, you’ll also gain access to other sports betting strategies including football, horse racing, tennis and golf.

So that’s it for this video. I hope you enjoyed it. If you have any questions or need any clarification leave a comment below or send me an email. You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Remember, if you are not yet a member of MBT Sports, or you would like to get your copy of The Two Trap Greyhound System, click here.

How To Bet On Greyhound Racing At The Track

How To Bet On Greyhound Racing At The Track

in this episode I’m going to be sharing with you some tips on how to bet on greyhound racing when you are at the track.

Night time greyhound race meetings can be a great night out. And with these top tips there’s a good chance you will leave with some cash too.

Do remember though, that a night at the dogs should just be looked on as entertainment.

Under normal circumstances, if you take your betting seriously there are golden rules you must follow so that you remain focussed and have the best chance of making a profit. 

However a night at the dogs usually means many of these golden rules are broken because you are having a night out with friends eating and drinking. Even so, there’s still a chance you can end up covering the price of your night out and maybe even come away with a tidy profit.

The real rule to follow on your night at the dogs, is to only bet with money you can afford to lose. 

A night meeting may have up to 14 races, so make sure you don’t get carried away with the excitement by betting on every race.

Think of your betting bank for the evening as part of your overall budget, just as you do for your food and drinks, think of your stake money as part of your budget for entertainment.

Now that we’ve established that this is a night of fun, here’s some tips that may give you the chance to make a little bit of cash and impress your friends with your betting knowledge!

So that’s it for this video. I hope you enjoyed it. If you have any questions or need any clarification leave a comment below or send me an email.

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Can You Beat The Bookies If You Take A Professional Gambler Greyhound Racing?

In 2019, the bbc produced a short documentary broadcast on bbc three, where a reporter went along to a UK race track with a so-called professional gambler. I say so called, because if you’ve seen the video you’ll ask yourself how can he be considered a professional gambler when he loses a ton of cash in just a few races? You can watch the clip at the following link: 

Or go to the bbc iplayer and watch the complete documentary called; can you beat the bookies

Just before we get into the video, time for a shameless plug. If you want to learn more tips and strategies for sports trading, then checkout our members area at mbt-sports.com, the link is in the description.

Back to the documentary. 

The bbc video’s theme and narrative is set out in such a way that it leads to the conclusion that betting on greyhounds or any gambling for that matter, is a fools game. And in the way that the reporter and this professional gambler were seen making their bets – it’s easy to see why that conclusion can be met.

The clip probably takes everything out of context and the professional gambler is portrayed as a bit of an idiot. 

Although we don’t see how he makes his selections, given that he loses over £1,000 on a few greyhound races, suggests he has a very poor system and a questionable recovery strategy.

The saying; a fool and his money are soon parted, is very true in this respect. With too much cash and no obvious strategy either in selection or staking, you will go broke very quickly.

So can you beat the bookies? If you have the right systems, the right staking plan and you treat your betting in a professional way, as an additional income stream, then the answer is yes. 

Watch the video to know more as I explain why. But you have to be over 18 to watch the video. :)

So that’s it for this video. I hope you enjoyed it. If you have any questions or need any clarification leave a comment below or send me an email. You can find us on Facebook and connect with us.

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The Two Trap Greyhound System Results in October 2020

The Two Trap Greyhound System Results in October 2020.

The Two Trap Greyhound System Results in October 2020

Let me welcome you all, to the MBT Sports channel.

And in this episode, I want to share with you some of the successful results we’ve seen, using The Two Trap Greyhound System, during the month of October in 2020.

As a member of MBT Sports you get access to many sports trading strategies including The Two Trap Greyhound System.

As part of the membership, you receive a weekly Research Done For You Service email.

We check The Two Trap Greyhound System results every week. As part of our analysis and we thought we’d share some of October’s results with you, here today.

Here’s Henlow on Sunday 18th October, Trap 4 wins at 5/1, or 6.0 in decimals.

We had three wins on Monday, 19th October.

Perry Barr Trap 1 won, at odds of 6/1, that’s 7.0 in decimal odds.

Romford Trap 2 won, at 4/1, or 5.0 in decimal.

At Doncaster, Trap 3 came in at odds of 4/1, or 5.0 in decimal odds.

On Tuesday the 22nd The Two Trap Greyhound System gave us two winners that day.

Trap 2 won at Hove with odds of 6/1, or 7.0 in decimals.

That evening at Henlow, we had a winner in Trap 1 at odds of 8.0 in decimal, or 7/1.

The next day at Harlow there was a winner in Trap 3 at odds of 4/1, or 5.0 in decimals.

On Saturday the 24th October, there were another two winning tips.

The first was Trap 2 at Perry Barr, with odds of 5.0 that’s 4/1.

And later at Doncaster, Trap 3 won at odds of 6/1, or 7.0 in decimals.

These results, are just a few of the winning selections that The Two Trap Greyhound System has recommended during October. 

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6 Sports Trading and Betting Basics Explained

I’m going to share with you some of the basic terms and approaches for successful sports betting and trading

1) Fixed Odds betting – This is the most common form of betting. 

Fixed odds relate to the fact the odds don’t change once you’ve placed your bet. 

This is different from in-play trading or betting as the odds will move to reflect the performance, score, money in the market and other factors that could influence the odds.

2) A selection – this is simple, it’s just the bet or trade you placed on the specific market. For example, Chelsea to win is a selection, as is Chelsea to win 2-0 in the correct score market.

3) The stake – this is the amount of money you are prepared to wager on the selection. This should be a considered amount based on your overall betting bank, the odds and how confident you are in your selection.

4) Odds or SP – odds and SP, or starting price are the odds set by the bookmakers as a reflection of probability of an event happening or not happening depending on your selection.

Depending on your country and or your preference odds will be expressed as fractions, decimals or moneyline. I personally prefer decimals as it’s the simplest way to do the math. For example odds of 2.5 means you will get back 2.5 times your stake including your stake, in other words, 1.5 times your stake as profit.

5) Types of wagers; there are many different ways that bookmakers will offer in various markets and events. The most common ones being; overs and under, acca’s, and point spread or handicap. Overs and under markets mean you bet or trade on an event being over or under a certain number such as goals scored being over 1.5 is betting that more than 2 goals will be scored in a game, Similarly, you can have under 1.5, if you expect less than 2 goals to be scored.

6) Acca’s – accumulators; where you pick multiple selections to make up one bet with a single stake, so a 4-fold would be 4 selections with one stake bet and the odds would multiply up by all 4 odds assuming your overall acca is a success. And a point spread or handicap is where the market has a range (point spread) or one player or team has a handicap, usually in the form of goals or points (as in tennis).

These are much more like gambling as you are reliant as much on luck as you are on your own research and due diligence.

There you are, some basic terms of sports betting and trading explained.

I’m Peter Bright Author and founder of Two Trap Greyhound System and MBTSports, thanks for your attention.

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