Web Scraping Tool for Odds Comparison
Paid on delivery
We are seeking a skilled freelancer to develop a web scraping tool that can compare odds offered by multiple betting websites and identify potential arbitrage betting opportunities. The tool will be built using Python and output the results to an Excel spreadsheet. It should allow for customization of the website list and prompt the user to login to those websites to ensure access to personalized odds.
Develop a web scraping tool using Python to extract odds data from multiple betting websites.
Customize the tool to allow users to input their preferred list of websites for odds comparison.
Implement a user authentication prompt to allow login to the websites before scraping.
Retrieve and parse the HTML content of the target websites to extract relevant odds information.
Calculate implied probabilities based on the extracted odds.
Compare the odds from different websites to identify potential arbitrage opportunities.
Output the results to an Excel spreadsheet for easy analysis and visualization.
Implement error handling and robustness measures to handle various scenarios, such as connection issues and website-specific errors.
Ensure efficient and reliable scraping by implementing rate limiting and appropriate delays between requests.
Document the code and provide clear instructions for usage and customization.
Web scraping using Python and libraries such as BeautifulSoup or Scrapy.
Customizable list of betting websites for odds comparison.
User authentication prompt for login to websites.
Retrieval and parsing of HTML content to extract odds information.
Calculation of implied probabilities based on the extracted odds.
Comparison of odds from different websites to identify arbitrage opportunities.
Output of results to an Excel spreadsheet.
Error handling mechanisms to handle connection issues and website-specific errors.
Rate limiting and delays between requests to avoid overwhelming websites.
Documentation and instructions for usage and customization.
Proficiency in web scraping using Python and relevant libraries.
Experience in working with HTML parsing and data extraction.
Strong understanding of odds calculations and arbitrage betting concepts.
Familiarity with Excel for data analysis and visualization.
Attention to detail and ability to handle dynamic website content.
Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills.
Strong communication skills and ability to provide clear documentation.
If you are interested in this freelance opportunity, please submit the following:
Your resume or portfolio showcasing relevant experience.
Description of your approach and strategy for developing the web scraping tool.
Estimated timeline for completing the project.
Any additional relevant information or past work examples.
We look forward to reviewing your application and discussing further details of the project.
Project ID: #36705723
About the project
24 freelancers are bidding on average $324 for this job
Hi, I am Senior Python script developer with 10 years of experience. I can build a script/bot by python with your instructions very short time. Can we discuss please? Thanks