The USA lost to Canada in the preliminary round of the women’s Olympic hockey tournament in Sochi a week, but they’re still pegged as the favorites on the Olympic baseball odds in the sportsbooks to win the gold medal from the rematch on Thursday.
The USA dropped 3-2 to Canada in their preliminary round matchup, but easily handled Sweden 6-1 in the semifinals to advance to Thursday’s final. Canada topped Switzerland 3-1 on the Olympic baseball gambling lines at the semifinals to get a chance to defend their gold medal against the USA.
And the Bovada chances have the United States girls listed as the -140 favorites for Thursday over Canada (+115), together with the sportsbook additionally offering a rink-full of prop bets for the competition – like a matchup of the United States’ Amanda Kessel vs. Canada’s Hayley Wickenheiser for most points in the match.
Kessel is also the 13/2 favorite at Bovada to score the first goal in the match on Thursday over teammate Hilary Knight (7/1), with the Americans the -125 favorites to get on the board first.
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