|2014 Men's Olympic Hockey Odds - Sweden vs. Canada Gold Medal|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 21 February 2014 18:11|
2014 Olympic Medal Odds
SOCHI, RUSSIA (The Spread) - Following their victory over the United States on Friday, Canada is favored over Sweden in the Olympic gold medal game on Sunday.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Canada is -200 on the money line to beat Sweden in Sunday's gold medal game. Sweden is a +165 money line underdog, while the over/under for this matchup is currently sitting at 4.5 goals. Sweden is also +1.5 (-200) on the puck line, while Canada is -1.5 with +165 odds.
In the bronze medal matchup, the United States is a -190 moneyline favorite over Finland, who is +160. The over/under total is currently sitting at 4.5 goals, with the over carrying -130 odds and the under sitting at EVEN. USA is also -1.5 (+170) on the puck line, while Finland is +1.5 (-210).
Carey Price silenced the Americans in the semifinal round by saving all 31 shots that he faced in a 1-0 victory for Canada. The U.S. entered the semis averaging over 5.0 goals per game but Price and the Canadian defense was incredible. He now has a 0.74 GAA and .963 save percentage in four Olympic games. He's one victory away from securing his spot in Canadian hockey history.
Earlier on Friday, Erik Karlsson of the Senators scored the game-winning goal in Sweden's 2-1 victory over Finland. He continues to be one of Sweden's stars with four goals and eight points in five Olympic games. Loui Eriksson scored the other goal for Sweden, while Jonathan Ericsson, Nicklas Backstrom, Alexander Steen and Daniel Sedin each had an assist versus Finland.