|2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Odds: Most Gold Medals – Norway Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 08 January 2014 19:00|
2014 Olympics Gold Medal Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The 2014 Winter Olympics are just a month away. Here is a look at the odds to claim the Most Gold Medals at this year’s event.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Norway is the favorite to claim the most gold, as it has 8/5 odds. Other short odds to win are USA (7/2), Germany (5/1) and Russia (13/2).
Norway finished tied with the United States for third in golds at the 2010 games in Vancouver, claiming nine. Norway wasn’t even in the top 10 in 2006.
The United States won nine gold medals in 2010 to tie for third. The Americans did win the overall medal count, but only got the nine golds. The U.S. finished second in golds in 2006, winning nine.
Germany finished second in the gold medal chase in 2010, claiming 10. Germany did win the most golds in the 2006 games.
Russia won just three gold medals in the 2010 Winter Olympics, but is the host country for this Olympic games. Russia claimed eight gold medals in the 2006 games.
The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics begin on Thursday, Feb. 6 and run through Sunday, Feb. 23 in Sochi, Russia. For a look at the odds to win the Most Gold Medals at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Odds – Most Gold Medals
South Korea 30/1