Biathlon Betting Odds
Biathlon is an idolized sport in the Scandinavian countries as well as in Germany and Austria. The current Norwegian generation is crushing everything in its path. Whether it is the men's or women's biathlon, the favourites are all Norwegian athletes.
Having so many champions creates a stir among the Norwegian national team. Betting on a Norwegian winner in biathlon right now makes sense.
Things to consider when betting on biathlon
Biathlon competitions are regularly broadcast on many of the world's most popular sports channels. Thrilling winter sports like this cannot be ignored by betting fans, nor by sports betting.
In Biathlon, exclusively a winter sport, the preparation of athletes takes two forms: those who have one peak of form or those who have two peaks during the season.
Other factors to consider are shooting success and weather. Biathletes use a 22 Long Rifle with a target at a distance of 50 meters.
On the firing line, bad weather evens out the odds. On the track, speed can vary depending on track conditions.
From late November to mid-March, the 2021/22 season will be contested at ten locations and 28 events in all. The season will be cut short in February due to the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China. .
The Biathlon World Cup is divided into four events: Individual, Sprint, Pursuit and Mass Start, not to mention the relays.
Recommended bet on the Women's World Cup
For the past two seasons, Norway's Tiril Eckhoff has dominated the competition. Specialized in sprint and pursuit, she finished second two seasons ago and in first position last season. At the world championships, she won four gold medals in her total of six medals. For bettors, she will be the biathlete to beat. Bet on the Women's Biathlon World Cup with bwin. Bet on the number of medals during the Winter Olympics with bwin.
Recommended betting on the Men's World Cup
Since the 2018/19 season, Johannes Thingnes Bø has been multiplying his victories; the Norwegian has won the last three crystal globes in Biathlon. In addition to being a very fast skier, he has increased his shooting success percentages. As a three-time defending champion, he's a safe bet.
During the races, JT Bø's talent also extends to his older brother, Tarjei, who is also among the favourites according to the pundits. Make sports bets on the winner of the 2021/22 Biathlon season for the men's category.
The Bø brothers are the favourites for the 2021/22 season ahead of their compatriot Sturla Holm Lægreid. At the previous World Championships in 2021 in Pokljuka, Lægreid impressed by winning four gold medals, including the individual title and the mass start. For the World Cup, he was only beaten by Bø in the last race of the season.