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French Open Final Rafa Nadal v Dominic Thiem Preview

Martin Futter's picture
Jun 10, 2018

You will hear a lot today about Thiem facing the toughest test in tennis, beating Nadal on clay at Roland Garros. Nadal has only lost twice in his 80+ matches at this tournament, once to Djokovic and once to Robin Soderling (remember him?). For me the most incredible statistic about Nadal's success is that this is his 11th final and he has won all 10 before this. To win every final of a Grand Slam 10 times in a row is an incredible effort. 

Market Hype Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor

Martin Futter's picture
Aug 24, 2017

I often use what I refer to as 'market hype' to my advantage when trading. What I mean by market hype is a market that has been heavily effected by the 'hype' or promotion surrounding the event, in such a way that the odds become distorted. Think England football team in every major tournament since Betfair began!

So what is the number one sport for this phenomenon...Boxing! 

Yes that's right, the sport with the most 'smack talk' and sales nonsense ever known to man also happens to be the sport with the most distorted odds as a result. You know that time Sky and

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