LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) - The Women's World Championships for hockey will be here before you know it and Canada is favored to repeat as champions.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Canada is a 2/3 favorite to win the IIHF World Women's Hockey Championship while USA has the next-best odds at 11/10. Finland is also 22/1 while Russia is 25/1 and Sweden is 28/1.
The long shots to win this year's IIHF World Championships in women's hockey are Germany and Switzerland at 150/1, respectively, and Japan, which has the longest odds at 200/1.
Canada has received the most gold medals for women's hockey with 10, while the United States has collected five gold medals and 10 silver medals. No other country has won a gold medal in the sport, although Finland has nabbed 10 bronze medals.
IIHF World Championships Women 2015 - Outright Winner
Canada Women 2/3
USA Women 11/10
Finland Women 22/1
Russia Women 25/1
Sweden Women 28/1
Germany Women 150/1
Switzerland Women 150/1
Japan Women 200/1