Where: Rio de Janeiro in Brazil
Opening date: 5th, August - 2016
Closing date: 21st, August - 2016
The Winter Olympics are last years news and now, Olympic betting fans will start looking forward to 2016 Summer Olympics.
This Summer Olympics will be fill with excitement, with the city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil playing host of the XXXI Olympic Summer Games, that will run from 5 - 21 of August 2016, with 19 days of competition, featuring a total of 306 events in 28 different sports as the action will be fast and furious, before the closing ceremony.
It will mark the first time a South American city hosts the event, the first to host the hemisphere's winter, and also the first time a Portuguese speaking country hosts the event.
The fast-approaching Rio de Janeiro Olympics are going to provide some strong betting opportunities. Some of the notable events include Soccer, Volleyball, Golf, Tennis, Metal Count, swimming, basketball, boxing, and track and field.
The Summer Olympics are only held once every four years ( the next Summer games are in 2020 ), you do not want to miss your chance to take advantage of all the different 2016 Summer Olympics betting odds that online sportsbooks are sure to offer.
The oddsmakers will hash out Summer Olympic betting odds for each of the individual events and offer betting options for gold, silver, and bronze medals for individual competitors in specific events.
The important point for sports bettors to understand about the medals table is that rankings are sorted by number of Gold, and only when tied, do silver medals (or if necessary bronze) come into consideration. The message is clear "it is all about the Gold".
In the months leading up to the 2016 Summer Olympics, there are only a few types of betting odds available. In most cases, sportsbooks are only offering odds on medal counts.
Basically, medal count betting odds consist of propositions and futures. On the prop side, bets such as ‘United States Over/Under Gold Medal Count’ are available. On the futures side, bets like ‘Country To Win The Most Gold Medals’ is up for wagering.
Serious Sports bettors would do well to do their own research and focus on two-way bets, the most obvious prior to the Olympics centring on the Medals Table betting, You can bet now at Bookmaker sportsbook on the total Olympics medals won for eight top countries - USA, China, Russia, Germany, Australia, Great Britain, Italy and France.
Stick with us and we’ll show you some of the more common ways to wager on XXXI Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics and eventually we’ll have the odds posted on this page as they become available.
Betting options throughout the 2016 Summer Olympics, will ensure the excitement stays alive no matter what you’re watching.
Bookmaker.eu has over/under’s available on the number of gold medals that various countries will win. For example, Over/unders for the United States is expected to finish with more gold medals than any other country.
The Americans, who finished second in the medal count to China last year, have an over/under of 38.5 and Russia rounds out the third most highest gold medal count at over/under 25.5.
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There are no shortage of ways to bet on medal counts and here are a few for reference:
Below are a few examples of some Olympic props bets:
More than half of Rio's Olympic venues are built, including state-of-the-art facilities constructed for the 2007 Pan and Parapan American Games: the magnificent Joao Havelange Stadium (the proposed 2016 venue for athletics), the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, the Rio Olympic Arena (which will host gymnastics and wheelchair basketball), the Rio Olympic Velodrome, the National Equestrian Center and its close neighbor, the National Shooting Center.
The final weekend of the games will feature gold medals in volleyball, basketball, water polo, modern pentathlon, field hockey, handball, sailing, gymnastics, football, diving, mountain biking, canoe sprint, boxing, archery, track and field and men's marathon.
It should be an exciting 2016 Summer Olympics, so if you are trying to bet on Olympics, then be sure to sign up at the sportsbooks that offer the most bang for your buck, and the most potential winnings of course!
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