The 2020-21 IBU World Cup continues in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic where the best biathletes will compete in the next two weekends. The first set of races are held between the 4th and 7th of March. Including the sprint events for both the men’s and women’s fields. In the Biathlon World Cup Nove Mesto odds the Norwegian world cup leaders are the favorites, let’s see their odds now.
After the IBU World Championships, athletes will concentrate on the world cup events again with only three competitions left in the 2020-21 season. In the next two weeks Nove Mesto na Morave will host the World Cup with relay, sprint and pursuit disciplines. So far Norwegian athletes have been dominating in the season after leading almost in every discipline in both sexes. Johannes Thingnes Bo is leading the overall and sprint standing ahead of his compatriots, while Tiril Eckhoff is facing the biggest challenge from a Swedish athlete. With a victory in the sprint events both of them can strengthen their lead and make a big step towards winning the title.
Biathlon World Cup Nove Mesto odds favor Tiril Eckhoff in women’s sprint
The current overall and sprint world cup leader Tiril Eckhoff has won 8 races this season including 4 sprint events. Eckhoff continued her brilliant performance in the Biathlon World Championships as well. She won four gold medals, one silver and one bronze. It’s hard to think of anyone to be able to stop her. No wonder online sportsbooks in the Czech Republic offer the smallest odds, 3.22 for her victory. The Norwegian champion is leading the sprint standing 28 points ahead of her compatriot, Marte Olsbu Roiseland who can be one of her biggest rivals in Nove Masto too.
Even though Roiseland hasn’t won any medals in the individual events in Pokljuka, she was a member of the winning women and mixed relay teams. The 2020 sprint world champion has been in good form too this season. She won two races and finished four more times on the podium. Her odds to win her first sprint event of the season is 9.00 in the Biathlon World Cup Nove Mesto odds. While Austrian Lisa Theresa Hauser’s odds are similar, 8.00 on 22Bet. Hauser won the mass start in the world championship but only finished 9th place in the sprint. Swedish Hanna Oeberg has better results in this discipline after winning the first two sprint events of the season. Now her odds to win another race is 12.00.
Can anyone defeat Bo?
Johannes Thingnes Bo has been very consistent in the 2020-21 World Cup and leads both the sprint and overall standings. But in the World Championship he couldn’t win any individual event. He got the bronze in the pursuit race and won the gold with men’s and mixed relays. But to many people’s surprise he only finished 5th in the sprint. Now Bo can bounce back with another World Cup victory with the odds of 1.725 to do so.
Online gambling sites in the Czech Republic offer the same odds, 9.00 for the wins of two other Norwegian athletes, Johannes Dale and Sturla Holm Laegrid. They follow each other in the world cup standings with one-one race wins in the season so far. Dale finished in the better position, 4th place in the sprint in the world championship. While Laegrid got the victory in the individual and mass start events beside the two relay gold. With his performance he was the most successful male athlete in Slovenia. Where Swedish Martin Ponsilouma won the sprint race which was also his first World Cup victory. Now he has the odds of 18.00 to win his second in Nove Mesto.