- Tadej Pogacar has +325 odds and is favored to win the Cycling Road Race.
- Pogacar recently won the Tour de France.
- Primoz Roglic has +650 odds to win.
TOKYO – The Cycling Road Race at the Tokyo Olympic Games might be the perfect event to wager on as even the favorite, Tadej Pogacar, the reigning Tour de France Champion, has long odds.
These odds are perfect for fans betting on the Olympics as there is ample opportunity to cash in big. No matter who you place action on, the return on wagers will be major.
Betting On Cycling Road Race
Unsurprisingly, the most action is being on Tadej Pogacar to continue his cycling dominance in Tokyo. The shocking thing is how long his odds are at legal sports betting sites.
Cycling Road Race Winner Men
- Tadej Pogacar +325
- Primoz Roglic +650
- Wout Van Aert +650
- Remco Evenepoel +800
- Joao Almeida +1600
- Maximilian Schachmann +2000
- Simon Yates +2000
- Adam Yates +2500
- Alejandro Valverde +2500
- Michael Woods +2500
Pogacar is a two-time Tour de France winner, the youngest Tour de France winner, a two-time National Time Trial Championships winner, and scored PR on the Mikuni TCC.
— Tour de France™ (@LeTour) July 18, 2021
Tradej at +325 is possibly the best odds of the entire Olympic games. He has been the most dominant cyclist in the world since 2019 and has shown no signs of slowing down.
Pogacar holds the second-fastest all-time record for the Myojin Pass Climb, the second-fastest all-time record for the Mikuni TCC, and the second-fastest all-time record for the regular Myojin Pass event.
No other cyclist has dominated to this degree, so betting fans should jump onto these odds early before they shorten as betting fans recognize.
Longer Odds On Underdogs
For underdog betting fans looking for potential upsets, there are even longer odds on other big-name cyclists to look out for.
Primoz Roglic at +650 is a major potential big winner in Tokyo. Roglic didn’t compete in the Tour de France this year but was the biggest name in cycling the last time he was competing.
In 2019, Roglic came in first place in the Giro d’Italia Stages 1 and 9, Vuelta a España Stage 10, overall Tour de Romandie, overall Tirreno-Adriatico, and overall UAE Tour.
He also won the Tour de France in 2019.
Sports betting fans expect it to be a two-man race between Roglic and Pogacar; and with both racers having long odds, betting fans will cash in big either way.
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