Sportingbet.com Offers Hundreds of Olympic Wagers

August 8, 2008

Sportingbet.com is offering an unrivaled number of betting options for the Beijing Olympics, with well over 200 different wagers covering every sport.

And Sportingbet.com will have Live, IN:PLAY Betting available for several events daily, including Olympic Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Cycling and Volleyball.

Other sports open for wagering include dozens of Track and Field events, Swimming, Baseball, Boxing, Gymnastics, Diving, Badminton, Equestrian, Fencing, Handball and many others.

And in addition to individual sports, Sportingbet.com is also taking wagers for Most Medals and Most Gold Medals.

Host China is a slight favorite to win the most medals, at -125 odds, followed closely by the U.S. at -106. Russia is +2000. For most golds, China is a -334 favorite, while the U.S. is +220 and Russia is +3300.

In Men’s Basketball, the U.S. is the overwhelming favorite to take home the gold at -350. Spain is next at +360, followed by Argentina and Greece at +1200, and Lithuania and Russia at +3300.

In Women’s Basketball, the U.S. is a -400 favorite, followed by Australia at +300 and Russia at +750.

In the Men’s 100-metres, current world champion Usain Bolt of Jamaica is a +140 favorite. Tyson Gay of the U.S. is +210 and Asafa Powell of Jamaica is right behind at +225.

In the women’s 100-metres, Kerron Stewart is +300, Torri Edwards is +350, and Shelly-Ann Fraser is +450.

And in Men’s Baseball, Cuba is a -150 favorite, followed by the U.S. at +180 and Japan at +450.

At the Athens Olympics in 2004, the U.S. topped all countries with a total of 103 medals, including the most gold at 36. Russia was second with 92 medals (27 gold) and China was third with 63 (32).

Check out Sportingbet.com for a full list of events and odds.

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One Response to “Sportingbet.com Offers Hundreds of Olympic Wagers”

  1. Alfonzo Ochiltree Says:

    Hey, I just stumbled upon this site from Bing and just wanted to take a moment to say thanks for the tips that you’ve posted.


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