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We provide you with our top five 2021 FIS World Cup betting tips and picks. The event will consist of a combined total of 90 races which will happen in 3 continents. So, who will end up holding the crystal globes? Let us find out the top contenders.
Henrik Kristoffersen’s Missing Title
At the age of just 25 years old, Henrik Kristoffersen established himself as one of the best in the sport of skiing. One of the Norwegian’s best achievements is winning both the slalom and giant slalom in 2020. This achievement certainly enters him into the circle of the elite. Although Kristoffersen is yet to peak in his career, he owns many achievements in the sport. Out of 16 entries in the giant slalom and slalom events, Henrik has nine podium finishes and three wins in Badia, Levi, and Alta. Also, at the age of just 19, the Norwegian shocked the world by winning the race in Schladming, Austria. This win marked the introduction of one of the best skiers the world will ever see.
It is true that Henrik has achieved so much in his career; however, he is yet to win the World Cup overall globe. He always fell short of winning this prestigious prize. Talking about the next season, the professional skier said “I try not to think too much about it, but of course I’ve been second, third, second, third and third now, so I’ll be one of the competitors for sure. I made mistakes last year but, if I start at a higher level and learn from this year, I can do things even better.” With such statements and the impressive progress made, Henrik certainly tops our list for the 2021 FIS World Cup betting tips. On 1xBET, betting odds for him to be the combined total winner are 2.30.
2021 FIS World Cup Betting Tips: Alexis Pinturault
With a career that started in 2009 and still going strong, Alexis Pinturault is one of the most successful French skiers in history. In his trophies cabinet, Pinturault accumulated 27 World Cup victories. He participated in five World Championships and twice in the Winter Olympics. The French skier managed to win four bronze medals in the giant slalom. Although Pinturault won many medals in each year, 2019 was the highlight of his career so far. He captured the gold medal in the alpine combined in Åre.
This was an extraordinary achievement as he is the first Frenchman to win the gold medal in 37 years. Also, Pinturault won the World Cup crystal globe for two consecutive years in 2019 and 2020. The online sportsbook sites in Norway predict that Alexis Pinturault will be Henrik’s toughest opponent. For instance, the 2021 FIS World Cup betting odds on 1xBET for Pinturault to be the combined winner are 2.5.
2021 FIS World Cup Betting Tips: Ramon Zenhaeusern
Ramon Zenhaeusern comes 3rd in our 2021 FIS World Cup betting tips. He is a Swiss alpine racer who is famous for his specialty in slalom. Zenhaeusern participated in his first World Cup in 2012. He also participated in a few Olympic events winning medals in the process. For instance, in 2018, Ramon managed to win the silver medal in the slalom event and the gold medal in the team event. In the 2019 World Championships, Zenhaeusern came in fifth place in the slalom and won the gold medal in the team event as well. However, he came first place in the Grandvalira Soldeu, Kranjska Gora, and the Stockholm events. Betting odds for Zenhaeusern to be the combined total winner are 7.00.
Dominik Paris is Skiing Since He Was 3 Years Old
At three years of age, Dominik was already skiing when most people were barely walking at that age. He was trained by his father, a professional ski-instructor who helped him enter his first competition at just six years of age. Currently, he is an alpine ski racer whose specialty is speed events. Also, Dominik is the 2019 world champion for the super-G. After making his debut in 2008, the Italian skier won his first race at the World Cup four years later in 2012. Later in that season, he won the Bormio event and finished first place at the Streif track at Kitzbühel which he won again in 2017. Last season was Dominik’s best performance so far. He won the Streif event for the third time and claimed the golden prize in Åre. The 2021 FIS World Cup betting odds for Dominik to be the combined total winner are 12.
2021 FIS World Cup Betting Tips: Mathieu Faivre
Faivre is a French alpine ski racer who is known for his specialty in the giant slalom. Similar to Paris, Faivre was trained by his father who is a skiing instructor. As a result, he made his world cup debut at the age of just 18 years. The year 2016 witnessed the French first podium entry in the giant slalom in Japan. In 2020, Faivre managed to win the Sella Nevea after getting the first place in the super G event. Betting odds on 1xBET for him to win are 15.