FIFA Players recieve rewards for Division Rivals and Fut Champions on a Thursday at 7.45am BST and 8.00am respectively it causes a surge in supply of players on the market due to the amount of packs opened.
This can cause a temporary drop in prices and provide sniping/investment opportunities.
However it can also be more beneficial to invest in advance of this which we will discuss in more detail in this article. Lets have a look at Thursday Flipping – a very popular trading method to make coins in FIFA21!
There’s traditionally two schools of thought here
- those that invest during rewards via sniping investments and
- those that plan in advance and purchase ahead of time.
If you wish to snipe during rewards then check out the sniping article HERE
Those that plan in advance will purchase in the days leading up to rewards.
But what cards should we invest in, well let’s talk about that here
You’ve all seen the various patreons offering Thursday flips as a benefit to their services, but what makes them choose the cards they decide to invest in.
Heres a few key tips of what to look out for,
Check the popular tab on Futbin. This way you can see who are the most popular players and can give an indication of who players would use in their squads.
From this, over time it can help you work out which players will rise the most.
Links – players that are both useable and will link to the desirable special cards in packs that will be in rewards.
People who pack these cards will need to fit them into their weekend league squads.
Remember always diversify investments dont go buying 50 of the same player , spread the risk across a few options just in case the player doesn’t rise.
And ensure you keep your coin balance in mind, if you planning to trade most effectively you will leave enough to still be able to Flip cards (link to flipping article)
Obey the coin management strategy tips and only invest 40% of your total budget.
Of course you can go the route of sniping during rewards in which case the when to invest would be between 7.45 -9am BST Thursday morning.
But in order to find the best time to invest ahead of time you can use a few methods
Invest before the investors- can be risky if any sbc content is released that can affect prices or we get a sudden influx of supply such as promotional packs, anticipating these is key to avoiding losses so be mindful of promo dates.
Most patreons will invest wednesday evenings, some cards we can buy in advance during weekend league sell off – (sunday/monday) – (avoid investing in a special card if that player has put in another great performance) golds of potential special cards are OK as out of pack cards tend to rise anyway.
And finally when to sell your investments, this is usually between 3 and 5pm UK time on Thursdays in most cases.
PROs & CONs
- Can help you learn how to identify investment targets which is useful if you wish to become a trader
- Is a hands off trading strategy , once bought you just have to wait until sell time
- takes time to learn market trends
- Can take up significant space on your transfer pile and require you to go unassigned to make any meaningful profit
- Often requires sniping to obtain the best prices on your transfer targets