Bookmakers 30 nov 2023 at 10:53

Favorites of the women's sprint in Oestersund

Dean Hall
Favorites of the women's sprint in Oestersund

The biathlon season has already begun with the World Cup stage in Östersund, Sweden. So far, relay races and individual races for both men and women have taken place.

Ahead of us are sprints and pursuit races. Rating Bet offers insights into the favorites among the bookmakers for the women's 7.5 km sprint.

Swedish athlete Elvira Öberg is considered the most likely to win in this discipline on her home track. Bookmakers rate her success with odds of 3. Betting on Bréza, Vittozzi, and Tandrevold comes with odds of 6. Following closely with odds of 7 are Hanna Öberg and last year's World Cup winner, the Frenchwoman Julia Simon.

The complete list of favorites is as follows:

  • E. Öberg — 3
  • Bréza, Vittozzi, and Tandrevold — 6
  • H. Öberg and Simon — 7
  • Davidova — 15
  • Wierer — 18
  • Lampič and Jeanmonnot-Laur — 21
  • Johansen and Arnekleiv — 50
  • Preuss, Hauser, Magnusson, and Fjöld — 65
  • Schneider — 80

For all others, the odds for victory start at 100.

A reminder that this race consists of three laps of 2.5 km each, with two shooting segments. As usual, shooting is done while lying down and standing. The top 60 biathletes will run the pursuit race on Sunday, based on their best time.

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