Exchange: Can I see roughly what price I am likely to get before the off when I bet at SP?


You will not know what the Betfair Starting Price is until the event starts, as additional bets placed before then will affect the calculation of the price. However Betfair will offer two calculations of the projected SP:

  • Projected SP - which indicates what the SP would be if the market were to suspend now, this is also known as the 'Near Price' calculation.

  • Near/Far Odds - The closer it is to the start of the race, the more accurate these prices are likely to be due to more liquidity and up to date information.

Note: If there is no money wagered at the Starting Price, then the system would find the system would find the halfway point between the best available odds to back and lay and show this as the projected SP.