The 30th Thomas Cup will be held in Bangkok, Thailand as was agreed in the Badminton World Federation meeting. So do you want to know which country has a better chance to become the Thomas Cup 2018 winner? Your answers are here.
Occurring once every two years, Thomas Cup is a men’s badminton competition that determines the world talents. A total of 8 teams will be competing and it won’t be long before we find out the Thomas Cup 2018 winner.
The upcoming Thomas Cup is set to take place from the 20th to 27th of May, 2018. Online gambling news in Thailand reported that the location of Thomas Cup 2018 in Bangkok is rumoured as IMPACT Arena. However, it has yet to be confirmed. One thing is for sure; Thailand plans to spend over 3 million USD for the preparation of this world event.
Thailand Host Exudes Confidence
Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul (source: The Nation)
Online gambling sites in Thailand cannot be more thrilled about Thailand’s chance of winning after a statement given by the Badminton Association of Thailand President Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul. She believed that it is possible for Thailand to become Thomas Cup 2018 winner.
The President said “Now, we have athletes with great abilities as well as young star athletes who are further developing their skills. Under supervision of the Indonesian Coach Rexy Mainaky along with cheers from Thai people, we hope to give big encouragement and support to Thai athletes. That’s why we are confident that we will be able to finish in 1 out of the 3 places.”
Denmark and Malaysia’s Battle
In 2016, Denmark and Malaysia fought for the champion title. The scores in each set were always neck-to-neck. In the beginning, it looked as if the Malaysians were winning and the Danes were emotionally frustrated in the first two rounds. In the end, the Danes were able to flip the game around with great performance and won by 3-2 sets.
One of the most memorable moments in the last Thomas Cup was when Anders Skaarup Rasmussen broke his badminton racket to celebrate his team’s victory! So being the previous champion, Denmark definitely has a run on to be the Thomas Cup 2018 winner. According to online sportsbook sites, Denmark’s odds of winning are at (11/2) which is a lot higher than Malaysia at (20/1).
The Most Likely Thomas Cup 2018 Winner
Chen Long – one of the Chinese badminton players (source: DailyMail)
If you ask a random person on the streets who are the best badminton players, they’ll probably name a couple of Asian players. Just look at the records! China won a total of 9 Thomas Cups and 5 consecutive wins from 2004 – 2012. Sure enough the odds of China being the Thomas Cup 2018 winner are the highest of them all at (4/9).
If you would like to bet on the winning country, head on to Bet Victor Sportsbook now. For all new registrations, Bet Victor is ready to give you a welcome offer of 10 GBP in bonus money and 50 GBP in free bets upon your first deposit!