|2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Odds: Most Medals – United States Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 09 January 2014 17:00|
Olympics Most Medals Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – The 2014 Winter Olympics are on the horizon. Here is a look at the odds to claim the most medals at the Olympic games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, the United States is favored to claim the most overall medals, as the U.S. has 10/11 odds. Other short odds to win are Russia (9/4), Germany (3/1) and Norway (15/2).
The United States won the medal race in 2010, claiming a total of 37, which was 7 more than any other country. The U.S. finished second in the medal race in 2006, coming up with 25, which was four behind the leaders.
Russia claimed 15 medals in 2010, which put it sixth in the overall race. Russia finished fifth in the 2006 medal race, earning 22.
Germany recorded 30 medals in the 2010 games, which put it second overall. Germany claimed the most medals in 2006, earning a total of 29.
Norway scored a total of 23 medals in 2010, which put it in fourth place. Norway finished sixth in 2006, as it scored a total of 19 medals.
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 Medals at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Odds – Most Medals
South Korea 45/1
Czech Republic 300/1
Field (Any Other Country) 500/1