To trade moving averages profitably you want at trend and support and resistance level in confluence.
What is confluence trading?
Confluence occurs when two or more technical analysis techniques give you the indication to trade.
This is very powerful for you as a trader because it can help you get better accuracy and profitability.
For example, confluence happens when support and resistance levels are closely in line with trend when you get a buy or sell entry signal. Fibonacci retracement and extension levels, round numbers, and previous swing highs and lows can also act as strong levels.
Confluence trading works on all time frames and no matter if you trade forex, stocks, commodities, etc.
The more techniques that confluence, the higher the probability trade setup you have.
Here are 3 techniques to find strong levels you can use in confluence with the moving averages: