The winter sports calendar runs at the peak of summer and winter in Canada, as the events take place in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. The Winter Olympics is the crowning event of the winter sports calendar and remains one of the most televised sporting events in the world. With many viewers, comes a huge amount of wagers through the top-tier online sportsbook providers available in Canada.
As you’d expect with any type of sporting event, there are odds associated with the Winter Olympics which cover a variety of different betting lines. With a complete range of betting lines and prop specials for the Olympics and other major winter sports competitions, there is some real value to be found in the market. The Winter Olympics go on for quite some time, meaning odds are published around the time the event closes in—with the next event taking place in 2022. We’ll cover the full range of winter sports betting lines below.
Figure Skating Odds
Figure Skating is one of the most popular sports at any winter sports event, as it features a combination of strength and agility with the men's and women's events as popular as one another. The sport has a deep history and has many competitors that have become household names over the years, the likes of Brian Boitano, Andrew Poje, and Kurt Browning.
Figure Skating oddsare a hot topic during the winter Olympics as well as the world championships, so be sure to check back with us for the latest. The odds were last updated on June 4, 2021:
Ski Jumping is a real show. No matter if you know the competitors or you have never even seen it before, it’s a real box office event. From Eddie the Eagle to Matti Nykänen, the sport has seen some famous faces over the years and remains on the list of favourites among bettors every year.
Many winter sports fans take a great interest in ski jumping bets and this means the odds are especially hot leading up to major events. The odds were last updated on June 4, 2021:
Biathlon odds are always very popular, with Olympic legends like Ole Einar Bjørndalen drawing in fans from around the world to see his performances back in the day. Generally dominated by Nordic countries, the Biathlon is a favourite among the Scandanavian viewers, but there are historically competitors from all over.
Biathlon odds are hot around the Olympics, as it’s seen as one of the most important events. Much like the track events at the Summer Olympics, it’s one not to miss out on. The odds were last updated on June 4, 2021:
The Nordic combined odds are quite interesting, as they bring together two of the most popular events at winter sports events. Those being cross-country skiing and the ski jump. What makes this event unique is that it requires competitors to perform to a high level at two sports that are quite contrasting. A cross country is an endurance event, while the ski jump takes a lot of strength and technical ability—not to mention immeasurable courage, or is it insanity?
Right now, one of the top competitors in the Nordic combined in the past is Canadian Jason Myslicki. While he isn’t in the game anymore there is an excellent field of competitors. The Nordic combined odds were last updated on June 4, 2021:
Ice-hockey odds are undeniably important to bettors when it comes to winter sports, especially to those that reside on the North American continent. The NHL is a big part of that, as well as the fact that the vast majority of the best players in the world are from Canada and the USA. Old Canadian hockey legends like Adam Foote have played a big part in the success of the Canadian national hockey team. There are many young players that will be looking to fill his skates in upcoming competitions.
We expect to see some of the very best talents on display at the Winter Olympics in 2022. The odds are always very exciting and with top European nations like Germany and Finland performing as well as ever, it will be a real contest. Not to mention the Russians, who are producing some of the best talents in the world and the KHL is boasting a league almost as competitive as the NHL. The Ice-hockey odds were last updated on June 4, 2021:
The Luge is always a lot of fun. A real spectacle as competitors flies down an icy shoot at almost 100kmph. A sport that is admired the world over, with Olympic medal winners from the world over, it’s a real international competition. The Luge odds are especially popular a the Olympics, with some great female Luge athletes coming out of Canada right now—the likes of Alex Gough and Brooke Apshkrum.
While the odds for the Luge aren’t generally available until not long before the event, they still garner a huge interest from the betting public. The Luge odds were last updated on June 4, 2021:
When you think of winter sports, the first thing you normally think of is skiing. Skiing has a number of different disciplines, the main ones being the Slalom, Giant Slalom and Super G. The Super G is without a doubt the most impressive of the three, with competitors hurtling down steep slopes at speeds of up to 100kmph. The sport has seen champions from all over the globe, with many continental North American champions over the years.
Past and present, the sport has seen some big names over the years from West of the Atlantic, the likes of Alex Bellemare, Andi Naude, Mikael Kingsbury, and Alex Beaulieu-Marchand. We will explore the ski odds for all major events, with the big one being the 2022 Olympics Games. The odds were last updated on June 4, 2021:
Less traditional than skiing, but just as popular, snowboarding odds now attract a great deal of attention from bettors. With some top competitors in the game, the likes of Alexa Loo, Brad Martin, Baptiste Brochu, and Andrew Neilson, there’s an increasing amount of attention being paid to the sport. The popularity of snowboarding among recreational winter sports lovers has really driven things forward. Nowadays, it seems as if it’s almost a 50/50 divide between skiers and snowboarders on the slopes.
As always, the team at Canada Sports Betting will provide comprehensive coverage of the sport and ensure all things Snowboarding are displayed here. The snowboarding odds were last updated on June 4, 2021:
Without a doubt one of the crazier sports you’ll see at any winter games. The Skeleton involves sliding down an ice chute at high speeds, face-first. This is done on a small sled, or bobsled, which in this case is known as a skeleton. The frozen track allows the sled to reach extremely high speeds. The term skeleton is named after the bony appearance of the sled, but regardless of that, the name seems quite apt! Over the years, the skeleton has seen quite a few top competitors, the likes of Amy Gogh, Barrett Martineau, and Dave Greszczyszyn.
The Skeleton odds always come around for winter games events, with the team here updating them as they pop up on sports betting sites. Be sure to check back with us. The odds were last updated on June 4, 2021:
Speed Skating, like all other skating events, is always a very competitive event. It’s fast-paced and provides a real thrill for viewers, with regular crashes and some tight finishes. It’s quite similar to the velodrome, with teams moving in synergy and trying to get the edge over their opponents with the smallest of margins. Right now, Canada boasts some excellent speed skaters, names like Alexandre St-jean and Alex Boisvert-Lacroix are some of the best.
The speed skating odds aren’t readily available, but always pop around the time big winter sports events come around. We will always have this page up to date with the latest. The speed skating odds were last updated on June 4, 2021: