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Lay the draw trade out methods.

lay the draw

lay the draw

Lay the draw trade out methods.

Lay the draw is one of the most popular market entry points in football trading.

I’m sure that you probably think you know that system already? Well I’m going to say that you probably don’t!

You see, laying the draw isn’t a system at all. It’s simply a market entry method.

The trouble in this day and age is many people, maybe even yourself will have had a search on the internet for a football trading system and come across a free download somewhere or maybe even read in a forum about trading the draw, with lots of people stating that it doesn’t work anymore and it’s out of date etc. This is usually based on the same information they’ve also read from doing the exact same search a few months before. Do you see the problem?

Lots of people don’t talk from experience, only what other people have experienced. As is often the case these days, it’s actually what someone experienced ten years ago on something that they downloaded for free and wasn’t even a system at all, then someone has read their thoughts, then someone has read the last person’s opinion and before you realise it, you’re reading an opinion that has passed through ten people’s ‘review’ without 9 of them even really knowing what they’re talking about.

So, what’s a system for laying the draw? Well a system is something that offers you exact rules, stats and boundaries as to when you should make a trade that starts with a lay of the draw market. Placing a lay on the draw means that you are willing to take someone else’s bet that they believe the game will end as a draw. You usually do this before or at kick off, however there are different systems (that you’ll find in the LAB) that have entry points at other times during a game.

The simple way to explain this method of trading is that let’s say Chelsea are playing Sunderland at home. You can lay the draw before kick off and place a lay of £10, if Chelsea score the first goal the odds on the draw market will rise, you then back the draw at the higher odds with between £4 to £6 in order to cover the liability from your £10 lay, you then keep the difference.

In the draw market there can be different entry criteria, different timings on trading out and even different trade out methods.

Now many people would actually see the above as a ‘system’ but I can assure you that it isn’t!

A genuine lay the draw trading system will give you the exact conditions, timing and odds to place your lay to enter the trade but will then offer your clear instructions on when and how to trade out if the game goes as expected but a genuine system will also give you clear instructions on what to do if the game goes other than you expect (as in the above example, if Sunderland score first).

Any genuine trading system for any market should always offer you the complete solution and set of rules and steps so that there is never a point that you’re unsure of what to do.

If you’re looking for a true system that includes trade out methods then you should take a look at what our LAB members get.

Benefits of football trading

Trading betfair for a living

Trading betfair for a living


Trading football markets offers many benefits over forex and financial trading.

Let’s start with information or research. If you are trading the share price on HSBC for example, you would buy it when you believe that the share price is set to go up due to good news, higher profit expectations on the quarter etc, the trouble is any information that you can read, watch or listen to is considerably delayed in reaching you when compared to the speed at which full time market traders, hedge funds and analysts have had that information, so you’re already at a disadvantage before you even begin.

The other downfall of financial day trading is that you need to be in front of your screen or trading terminal all day until either your trade out target has been met or your stop loss kicks in.

This can mean long days and of course if a share price plummets, it may pass right through your stop loss leaving you at a substantial loss.

If you look at the football markets with the same view as a share price you will have access to the same statistics and form as anyone one else, your information reaches you in real time, there are no delays, no disadvantage and of course during the game you’ll see or be alerted to a goal at the same time as anyone else.

The second plus of Football trading is that it is only a 90 minute trading window, you don’t have to be sat at your computer all day or keep an eye on the news for anything that may cause a drop in a share price. It’s basically a 90 minute stock market with all information reaching you at the same time as anyone else.

The third reason why the football markets are far simpler to master than financial ones is that if a share price drops you have no idea where it will stop, bad news may keep coming and the price may keep dropping. Whereas with football, the prices only change with certain events like a goal or a sending off. This means that a market will never bottom out and the markets are predictable even before kick off as no team can score three goals in one shot, they can only score one at a time (no matter how close together they come) this always gives you an option with your trade rather than sitting there hoping for a share price to stop falling.

Football trading, what is it?

what is football trading?

what is football trading?

What is Football Trading?

Football trading is a method of trading that involves backing and laying off several markets relating to a certain football game.

This can sound overly complicated at first, but don’t worry, it’s not.

You see before betting exchanges like Betfair came along, the only way that someone could make money from football betting was by either placing a bet on a winner or of course by being a bookmaker and always having an edge.

With betting exchanges, you now have the ability to back an outcome (state that an outcome will happen) but you can also lay an outcome (state that something won’t happen).

Or you can look at it another way, you can be the bookmaker and take other people’s bets by placing a lay bet, then when things are more in your favour, you can place a back bet for a smaller amount than your earlier lay bet, then keep the difference.

That is of course just one example, each market is traded in a different way.  How you would approach trading correct scores is the complete opposite of the approach you’d use on the match odds. Then, of course, you have the over & under goal markets and the approach to the over / under 2.5 goals market is very different to the over / under 4.5 goals market.

Football trading is like any other type of trading, be it financial markets, forex, cars or houses. It is simply buying for one price and when the price or market moves in your favour you can then sell and make a profit.

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