On 26 October the Alpine Skiing World Cup 2020 starts in Sölden, Austria. After the retirement announcement from 11 times champion, Marcel Hirscher, many new sportsmen finally got their chances in a new season. According to Alpine skiing World Cup 2020 betting odds, Henrik Kristoffersen and Alexis Pinturault are the main favorites for the title.
The main idea behind the World Cup 2020 is to prepare contenders for the World Championship 2021 and Olympics 2022. More than 40 steps will take part in different countries of the world where skiers will compete for individual and team medals. Online sportsbook news in France has already made their predictions about most probable winners. Let’s have a closer look together.
The long battle between Hirscher and Kristoffersen is over
Henrick Kristoffersen is a 16 times winner of different steps of the World Cup, silver champion of the 2018 Olympics, and the main concurrent of Marcel Hirscher. After summer injury, young Norwegian leader hasn’t skipped any training sessions and definitely will be in shape by the beginning of the tournament. According to Alpine skiing World Cup 2020 betting odds, he is ready to show his best in a new season.
Kristoffersen`s main “headache”, Hirscher, finished his career in September, which makes Henrik a true leader with odds 3.00 on bet365. Marcel Hirscher walked away at a very peak of his power, giving an opportunity for youngers.
“My body is a bit tired after 12 years. It’s a very decisive argument. And the fact, of course, that I wanted to leave as a champion….I always wanted to quit at a moment where I knew I could still win races.“,-commented Marcel.
The most talented French skier, Alexis Pinturault, according to Alpine skiing World Cup 2020 betting Odds
Alexis Pinturault is a World Cup Alpine racer with 23 victories what is the most among French skiers in history. Also, he is an Olympic medalist and world champion in the combine in 2019. What is more, his main aim is to become a complete World Cup champion. Taking this into account, it is going to be hard to stop him this winter and he definitely will compete with Kristoffersen for the gold. Therefore, his odds (3.00) are the same as for Norwegian skier on bet365.
Dominik Paris is a potential dark horse in the upcoming tournament
Speed specialist and the current world champion of the super-G in 2019 Åre, Dominik Paris is among the best skiers nowadays. Because of the huge concurrence between main leaders, he barely had chances last year. The situation has changed and online sportsbook news in France consider him as one of the potential leaders in 2020. Therefore, his odds (8.00) are not that promising but it might be a risk worth taking.