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What I have been learning to do, which is relevant to this approach, is to enter my orders a bit optimistically and let the gamma movement of the waves of price movement wash back in my direction yielding a good fill price. This is especially evident when placing trades before the open (in a waiting state) to catch the wild swings of pricing at the open and near the close when other bidders begin to panic about missing the market close. While usually not a game changer for credit spreads the effect on risk/reward can sometimes be pretty good especially over many trades. I think that getting a better fill improves on the reason to make the trade in the first place and can help if/when adjustments or early closes become necessary.