2021 Olympics Odds: US Women's Soccer Team & Megan Rapinoe The Oddsmaker's Favorites To Win Gold
2021 Olympics Odds: US Women’s Soccer Team The Oddsmaker’s Favorites To Win Gold
We’ve already written about the chances of the US Men’s Basketball team at the 2021 Olympics and now it’s time to write about another of Team USA’s best chances of a gold medal. Following success at the 2019 World Cup, the US Women’s soccer team is undoubtedly the team to beat at the Tokyo Olympics.
Team USA are the number 1 ranked women’s national soccer team and boast talent that includes Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan.
Now that betting on the Olympics is legal across the US, the sportsbooks have been quick to offer odds on nearly every event at the 2021 Olympics. This includes the Women’s Soccer and unsurprisingly make Team USA the favorites to win the gold medal.
The US are the favorites at odds of -165 to win the gold medal. Odds of -165 imply a percentage chance of victory at 62.3% and equates to 0.61/1 in fractional terms.
The biggest dangers to Team USA include the Netherlands and Great Britain, who are the second and third favorites respectively. View the outright odds for the US Women’s soccer below.
2021 Olympics: Women’s Soccer Outright Odds
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2021 Olympics: Sweden vs USA Women’s Soccer Odds
The first game for Team USA comes on Wednesday July 21 when they face Sweden. The US are unsurprisingly strong favorites to start their Olympics off with a W. Their moneyline odds for the game are -215 with Sweden priced up at +650. Odds of -215 imply a 68.3% chance of success.
Sweden vs USA Odds
Is Megan Rapinoe Playing At The Olympics?
Yes, Megan Rapinoe is playing for Team USA and will be the highest profile women’s soccer star at the Olympics. Rapinoe is looking to win a gold medal for the first time after a disappointing 5th placed finish the last time the US team played at the Olympics. You’ll be able to wager on Rapinoe to score first or at any time in each game as more and more sportsbooks offer different prop markets on the soccer at the 2021 Olympics.