Rio 2016 Olympics – Football Betting Previews, Odds And Tips
This year’s Olympic Games host nation, Brazil, begin their quest for the only major international football trophy they lack: the Olympic title.
Their first game will take place on the 4th of August against a South African team which has only qualified for the second time for the Olympic Games, after their participation in 2000, in Sydney. Will the hosts get off to a winning start in their quest to obtain a gold medal?
04/08/2016 – Brasilia
The Brazilians do seem like heavy favorites for this clash. They feature some exceptionally talented youngsters, like Gabriel Jesus (who recently signed with Man. City) or Luan, not to mention the already famous Neymar, Douglas Costa, Felipe Anderson or Rafinha.
This Brazilian team is clearly one of the strongest of this year’s Olympic games, and has the biggest name of the competition among them: Barcelona-based powerhouse Neymar. He will be looking to lead the Brazilian offense all the way to the title.
On the other hand, the South Africans look like a much weaker team. Most of their players are based in the domestic South African league, with only a small couple playing abroad in less-than-exciting leagues or teams.
They are generally viewed as nothing more than a sparring partner in this year’s version of the games and are not expected to produce any kinds of fireworks and surprises, especially against Brazil.
The public will also back up the Brazilians quite a lot, after their rather disappointing exit in the 2014 World Cup.
From a betting perspective, this game has a clear winner: Brazil. They should also be more than able to put a few past the South African goalkeeper with the immense talent that they have available, especially in attack.
Although the odds might not be the best available for a Brazilian win, it’s still a good idea to consider them – and if you are looking for better odds, try a handicap victory (Brazil -2).
Total Goals 1st Half – Over 1.5: 1.95 or 20/21 with NetBet
Total Team Goals – Brazil Over 2.5: 1.57 or 4/7 with NetBet
Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Football Predictions & Tips
After countless games and encounters, ranging from the most spectacular and eventful to the dullest, we now know the names of the two teams fighting for Olympic Gold. Nobody could say their names come as a surprise – after all, Brazil and Germany are two of the teams with the largest history in all footballing competitions, including the Olympic Games. The final will take place just a few days after the 2 year anniversary of the dreaded Germany 7-1 Brazil in the World Cup. Will we see revenge? Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Football Betting Previews, Odds And Tips Betting Odds: Brazil 2.00 or 1/1 Draw 3.50 or 5/2 Germany 3.60 or 13/5 That is exactly what the Brazilians are…
With the Olympic Games football tournament coming to an end, fans from all over the world are looking forward to the finding out the answer to the most important question: which team will leave Rio with which medal? Out of the 4 contestants, only one team will leave Brazil without a medal, and the name of this team will be found out at the end of the 3rd place playoff. The contenders for bronze are Honduras and Nigeria. Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Football Betting Previews, Odds And Tips Betting Odds: Honduras 5.25 or 17/4 Draw 4.00 or 3/1 Nigeria 1.60 or 3/5 Being able to play with a medal on the table can be seen as a great achievement…
It’s now official: we’re down to the last 4 teams in the Olympic Games football tournament, out of which just one will leave home without a medal. On the 17th of August, all four teams will play their games – two of them will advance to the grand final, while the other two will be left to play for the bronze medal. Being so close to Olympic history must surely be exciting – let’s see how the teams will cope with it. Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Football Betting Previews, Odds And Tips The first semi-final pins Honduras against host nation Brazil. The Hondurans are the Wales equivalent of this Olympic Tournament. Their direct, counter-attacking football defeated team after team,…