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Top Britain Wrestler May Miss 2012 London Olympics

The USA Today put out their medal count predictor a few months ago, and projected the host city Britain to be around 21 gold medals for the entire 2012 London Olympics.

That’s about the same number Bovada’s Olympic Specials page has for the over/under for the country, too. Continue reading

U.S. Men’s Basketball Futures Betting Odds For May 1, 2012

The USA Men’s Basketball team has had its share of disappointments already, losing Derrick Rose and Dwight Howard to injuries during the NBA season.¬† Bovada’s Olympic Futures has been favoring the men’s team to win gold for a while, although lines aren’t currently listed. In fact, Bovada¬†picks the U.S. to win more golds than any other country this August, and the basketball team will certainly help in determining that. Continue reading

2012 London Olympics Get Social Media Upgrade

This isn’t completely odds related, but kind of cool.

Apparently the International Olympics Committee is dead-set on making the London Olympics a social event. For the first time ever, the games will be integrated with social networks, allowing fans rare access to the Olympic Village from home, as well as exclusive interviews with Olympic legends. Continue reading

Betting Odds For 2012 Olympics Men’s 100m Favors Usain Bolt

Sometimes we write words just to write words. Whether it’s to antagonize someone or really create some kind of buzz that otherwise is lacking. It’s human nature I guess to want there to be a story so badly, we’ll select the details we want to in order to shape the story we want.

We want Usain Bolt to flounder so badly we start looking into trivial details about a late start and use it to signal his demise. But then he goes out and runs this past weekend and proves that we’re all dopes that the only story we should be writing is the one about how easily he’s going to win over and over at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Continue reading

2012 Olympic Betting Odds Feature Gold Medal Lines With United States On Top

2012 should be quite a year for sports, especially with the Olympic Summer games taking place in London beginning in July.

And while that is still a little ways away, oddsmakers are already jumping in on the Olympic Games, installing some general odds. Continue reading