What are the Odds that Bolt will Break 2 World Records
With the start of the Olympics only days away, this could be the last chance to get your Olympics bets in. In this edition, we’ll focus on Usain Bolt. In case you live in a cave, the Jamaican sprinter won 3 gold medals in the 2008 Beijing Olympics (100 m, 200 m and 4×100 m relay).
Will the Jamaican sprinter pull off a reprise of his 2008 performance? What are the odds that he’ll break even more world records? Thanks to the proliferation of mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, the 2012 Olympics offer more options than ever for betting on the go.
William Hill gives Usain Bolt 4/6 odds to win the men’s 100 meter dash. Bolt gets 7/4 odds to win the 200 meter dash. His main competitor and friend Yohan Blake gets 6/4 to win the 100 meters and 13/8 to win the 200 meter dash. For both events, the 3rd best odds are far away from Bolt and Blake. That tells you how assured the Jamaicans are to win gold and silver in both events!
Jamaica is given 6/1 odds to win the 4 x 400m relay. Only Team USA is ahead with 1/8 odds. And what are Bolt’s odds to win more than one event? Sports Bet gives Bolt 2.25 odds to win both the 100 and 200 meter sprints. He gets 2.80 odds to win the 100 meters, 200 meters and help his team win the 4 x 100 relay gold medal. Paddy Power gives bolt 5/4 odds to win both the 100 and 200 meter dashes and 9/5 odds to win all 3 events.
Will Bolt break any world records in London this summer? Sports Bet gives 3.75 odds that Bolt will break the world record in the 100 m or 200 m dashes. You can win a 9.00 to 1 jackpot if you’re willing to bet that Bolt with break both the 100 meter and 200 meter world records.