|2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Odds: Men’s Curling – Canada Favored To Win|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 18 January 2014 12:00|
Olympic Men's Curling Odds
SOCHI, Russia (The Spread) – One of the featured events of the 2014 Winter Olympics is the Men’s Curling event. Here is a look at the odds to win gold in this sport.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Canada is favored to win gold, as it has 2/3 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Sweden (3/1) and Great Britain (11/2).
Canada has been a dominant presence at the Olympics in curling. It won the gold medal in 2010 and in 2006 while taking silver in 2002 and 1998. Canada has also won the world championship in five of the last seven years.
Sweden hasn’t claimed a medal in curling over the last four Olympics, placing fourth in 2010 and in 2002. However, Sweden did win the 2013 world championship, beating Canada.
Great Britain also has struggled to medal in the Olympics. It placed fifth at the 2010 Olympics and fourth in 2006. Great Britain also hasn’t won a world championship.
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 gold in Men’s Curling at the event, see blow.
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Odds – Men’s Curling
Great Britain 11/2