- The USA has -185 odds to beat Sweden in the opening match of the 2021 Olympics.
- The odds favor a draw over Sweden winning by a significant margin.
TOKYO – The 2021 Olympic odds heavily favor the United States to take home the gold in women’s soccer. Sportsbooks project a strong start to the event for USA as they are overwhelming favorites over Sweden.
Can Sweden Beat USA Again?
During the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Sweden beat the United States in the quarterfinals, ending the USA’s quest to win four straight gold medals. Now, as the United States attempts to get on track, they open the 2021 Olympics with a rematch against the team that beat them last time around.
Many online gambling sites heavily favor the USA.
United States vs Sweden Moneyline Odds
- USA -185
- Sweden +525
- Draw +290
The USA women’s national team is considered the best team in the world, and the odds reflect that. The odds favor a draw over a Sweden victory by a good amount, which shows just how good the USA is considering Sweden is ranked No. 5 in the world.
USA vs Sweden Over/Under 2, 2.5 Goals
The total for the game is set at an interesting spot considering some other team prop bets would signal the Over should be set a little higher.
The Over 1.5 USA team goals is favored with -125 odds and the Over/Under 0.5 goals for Sweden has -115 odds on either side. Despite this, the odds on online sportsbooks barely favor the Over.
USA vs Sweden Total Odds
- Over 2, 2.5 -120
- Under 2, 2.5 -110
The betting odds suggest that the USA is more likely than not going to score at least two goals as well as giving Sweden a 50% chance to score a goal. This results in good betting value on the Over as it’s possible that USA scores three goals themselves.
USA (-1) vs Sweden (+1) Spread
For those who believe that the United States will win in a convincing fashion, betting on the spread could be a beneficial move. The odds give both sides of the spread value, but it’s fair to believe that the more likely scenario is that the United States win by a goal or more.
USA vs Sweden Spread Odds
- USA -1 -110
- Sweden +1 -120