Olympic Medals

  • Norway has -250 odds to lead the Winter Olympics gold medal count.
  • Canada and the United States have +800 odds to win the most gold medals.

BEIJING – The 2022 Winter Olympics are on February 4 and Norway is heavily favored to walk away as the leader in gold medals. They are followed by the United States and Canada who both sit with +800 odds.

Beijing 2022 Gold Medal Odds

  • Norway -250
  • Germany +300
  • Canada +800
  • USA +800
  • Russia +1000
  • China +3300

Norway The Giant

Legal betting sites are favoring Norway to lead in gold medals being that they have been the gold medal leaders in the Winter Olympics in the last two events. Norway won 14 gold medals in 2018 which was three more than second place and won 11 in 2014 which was just one more than second place.

What helps them the most is that they clean up in the cross-country skiing events as they have won 5+ gold medals in those events in the last three Winter Olympic Games.

Norway is also the all-time leader in Winter Olympic gold medals by a landslide with 132 total gold medals while they are followed by the United States with 105 medals.

A Case For The U.S. And Canada

Although sitting with +800 Winter Olympic odds, the United States and Canada have stayed in contention for the gold medal leader over the years.

Canada has come in second place for the gold medal leader in the last two winter games and came in first in 2010 where they led the way with 14 gold medals. Also, over the last five Winter Olympics, Canada has finished in the top five for the gold medal count.

As for the United States, they have fared well recently but last finished as the gold medal leader in 1932 where they won six. The U.S. came close in 2006 where they finished with nine gold medals – just two short of the top spot, Germany.

Something that hurts the U.S. though is that they have not reached double-digit gold medals since 2002 while Canada has hit double-digits in their last three outings.

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