Women's Volleyball Olympic Odds
Can the United States make a run at the gold in Women’s Volleyball at the 2016 Rio Olympics? Here is a look at the odds.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Brazil is the favorite to win the gold in these games, as they have +110 odds. The United States is listed at +270 to win, while China has +450 odds and Russia sits at +950. The Rio Olympics take place from August 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Brazil has claimed the gold medal in this sport over the last two Olympic Games and now they get to host the event. At the 2014 World Championships, Brazil came in third place.
The USA has come in with the silver medal in the last two Olympic games and are still seeking their first gold. They are coming off a championship in the 2014 World Championships.
China came in fifth at the 2012 Olympics and won the bronze in 2008. Their last gold medal came in 2004. The finished second to the United States at the 2014 World Championships.
Russia finished fifth at the 2012 Olympics. They haven’t won a gold in women’s volleyball since 1988, when they were part of the Soviet Union. They place fifth in the 2014 World Championships.